Seek immediate injury assessment from the Trainers
If the injury is to the arm, wrist, hand, finger, knee, foot, toe. Apply ice for 20 minutes every 2 hours for 2 days.
Seek further assessment from,
Which Service should I use?
You should use the Emergency Department for assessment of the injury if you have uncontrolled pain with despite taking Panadol or Nurofen, uncontrolled bleeding or a head injury with confusion or vomiting or if you or your family are worried about your injury.
You should use the Physiotherapist for assessment of all injuries, which involve muscles or ligaments.
See below for the preferred Physiotherapist.
Any players in football or netball that occur during competition on the weekends or training the club recommends that you see a suitably qualified sports physiotherapists ASAP to insure that the injury is a short term injury.
Any players in football or netball that occur during competition on the weekends or training the club recommends that you see a suitably qualified sports physio ASAP to insure that the injury is a short term injury.
Wallan Physiotherapy centre will make sure that they can see ASAP on Mondays after the weekend injury, please phone the listed number over the weekend and someone will contact you regarding a suitable time on Monday.
Wallan Physiotherapy Centre
Unit 5/88 Watson Street Wallan (next door to Contours)
Phone 5783 3422
Treating neck and back pain, work and sports injuries. Evidence based treatments to get you back on track.
Phone – If you wish to have a claim form sent to you by post, phone Echelon on 1800 640 009.
Complete all relevant sections of the Claim Form
Send your completed form to Echelon within 180 days from the date of injury (earlier is preferable)
Echelon will confirm receipt of your claim and/or make contact with you should they require further information
The Health Insurance Act (Cth) 1973 does not permit the Trustee or Insurer to contribute to any charges covered by Medicare (including the Medicare Gap).
Personal Injury coverage through your club is limited by the Health Insurance Act. As such, JLT Sport encourage participants of AFL football to investigate the benefits of private health insurance. FIT Health Insurance is a private health insurance policy specifically designed to cover the injuries sustained by football players. For further information please visit their website at www.fithealthinsurance.com.au
To assist clubs ensure players are aware of the benefits of private health insurance, there is a Private Health Audit available from the Downloads section of this website.
Examples of Non-Medicare Medical items.
Examples of items covered by Medicare.
Claimable as per the Policy Wording.
We can not reimburse you for these costs.
Private Hospital Accommodation
*Please note: MRI scans are generally claimable through Medicare, however sometimes the referrer and/or provider is not registered with Medicare. Please check with your treating physician prior to lodging your claim.
In addition, there will be no refund in respect of:
Any expenses recoverable by You from any other insurance scheme or plan providing medical or similar coverage or from any other source except for the excess of the amount recoverable from such other policies/plans.
Any expense to which the National Health Act (Cth) 1953 or any of the regulations made there under apply.
For more information about the Wallan Football and Netball Club policies, please click on the links below