We have experience managing a wide variety of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions, from general everyday aches and pains, to workplace injuries, sporting injuries, joint osteoarthritis, and orthopaedic surgery. See below for a list of the services we provide.
Our primary goal with sporting injuries is simple- to keep you in the game. Our physiotherapists have completed additional post-graduate training in Sports Physiotherapy and will help you to recover as quickly as possible, limiting your time away from sport or recreation, and also help you avoid re-injury.
We are an approved Worksafe provider and you will have no out of pocket expenses. In addition to fixing your work injury we will communicate with your employer and insurance company to ensure that your return to work is both safe and appropriate.
As well as reducing your pain it is also crucial to keep you moving. We use a combination of hands-on techniques, exercise (both stretching and strengthening, with a focus on core muscles), and education to settle your symptoms and to help you stay mobile.
Poor sleeping postures, poor workplace ergonomics, and sport / motor vehicle accidents are all common causes of neck pain and stiffness. Many headaches can also be attributed to neck problems as well. Like the treatment for back pain, we employ a combination of treatment options- hands on techniques, exercise, education- to help you.
We can teach you how to manage your arthritic joint(s) and improve their function. We'll discuss with you all of the valid treatment options, show you how to reduce the symptoms, and how to maximize your lifestyle, all based on the current best evidence.
If your muscles are feeling tight or sore after exercise or work, remedial massage can offer fantastic relief. Our physiotherapists have a great understanding of the muscles, their function, and why they may be becoming sore in the first place. We offer relaxation massage, remedial massage, deep tissue massage and trigger point therapy.
Over 20 years of clinical work in both public and private hospitals has given us plenty of experience in helping recover from all types of orthopaedic surgery. We are familiar with most post-op protocols and will liaise with your surgeon as needed. It may be possible to visit you in your home if travelling to our clinic is difficult.
Going into surgery strong and confident can make the recovery afterwards so much easier. We have programs to help you strengthen the relevant muscles, and we can also teach you how to use crutches or frames, as well as supply and fit these items (and other equipment).
Accidental falls often result in significant injury, but their incidence can be reduced by a carefully prepared balance and strengthening program.
Although the majority of our work is performed in our clinic, we have the flexibility to be mobile.
If you can't make it to our clinic, and you live within half an hour of Prahran, we can come to you. This can be a great option in the early weeks after orthopaedic surgery, or if family / friends aren't available to provide transport.
If you'd like to find out why you're getting pain at work, or want to make sure a return to work is safe, we can perform a workplace assessment of the ergonomics and the physical demands of your job. (Please check with your employer first if they're happy to have a visitor on-site).
If you're having problems with your gym program, or you need to visit one to regain your strength and fitness, we can perform consultations on-site. We can review your exercise technique, program composition, and assess your overall workload to ensure your workout is both safe and effective. (Please check with your gym manager first that they are happy to allow a visitor).
New technology is making online consultations via platforms such as Zoom or Skype a great option for home bound or distant customers. Whilst we miss out on the hands-on element of treatment, a lot can be achieved through live on-screen observation of movement and exercises, education and teaching of self-management principles.
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