Physiotherapy

Our experienced team of physiotherapists will assess, treat and manage all of your musculoskeletal complaints. This includes any injuries to your muscles, bones, ligaments, tendons and cartilage.

We complement our ‘hands on’ treatment with detailed and individualised exercise programs designed to get you better quickly and also ensure you have no recurrence of your symptoms.

For those who suffer from chronic conditions – our Physiotherapy don’t just treat the source of pain, we educate you and empower you to self-manage you injury: long-term success is about constant management and we will support you on this journey.

Our expert team can assist you in any of the following areas:

Sport Injuries

Sport injuries

We will assist to treat and rehabilitate any injuries or complaints sustained during sporting activities. These may be either acute injuries resulting in fractures, tears or bruising, or overuse injuries such as inflammation, tendinitis, and muscle spasm.

Early and accurate diagnosis is essential in these cases to direct appropriate management. Where necessary our therapists will refer you on to the appropriate practitioners for further examination or investigations such as MRI scan, X-Ray, Ultrasound, etc.

Our therapists will also outline a detailed sports-specific program to restore full mobility, control and strength to the injured limb as well as the fitness required to ensure the seamless return to your sporting activities without any further symptoms or relapse of your injury.

Neck & Back Pain

Neck & Back Pain

Neck and back pain is one of the most common complaints in modern society and one of the biggest causes of absenteeism and disability in our society. Unfortunately many still don’t understand how to manage this condition and the role that a physiotherapist can play to help treat and resolve your symptoms.

Our therapists can provide an array of treatments to relieve your neck or back pain and furthermore will teach you how to look after your back to prevent future episodes. An individually prescribed strength and core stability program will further help to protect your spine against the rigors of our daily lives.

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Post Operative Rehabilitation

POST OPERATIVE REHABILITATION

Following any orthopaedic procedure a guided rehabilitation program is crucial to a successful outcome. Our physiotherapists will work to help avoid any potential complications post-op and also to guide you towards returning to your full function as quickly and safely as possible.

We will work with you closely to set specific goals of your rehabilitation program and these will vary depending on your needs – whether it is to return to high level sports or simply be able to complete your daily tasks of living.

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Dry Needling

DRY NEEDLING

This is an increasingly popular modality in the physiotherapy field which is used to treat muscle spasm and pain in both acute and chronic injuries.

Dry needling involves inserting acupuncture needles into sensitive ‘trigger points’ in muscles which relieves tension and pain and restores the normal function of the muscle. Our experienced physiotherapists will assess your injury and determine whether dry needling can assist in your recovery.

Casting & Splinting

CASTING & SPLINTING

We are able to provide and fit you with a selection of splints, braces, casts and crutches for a large array of injury types and for various body parts.

Work Injuries

Work related injuries & third party

Workplace injuries are very common and may be debilitating. They can occur as a result of a fall or incident but quite often are due to overuse and the repetitive nature of one’s work.

Our physiotherapists are very experienced in not only rehabilitating your injuries but in advising you on the correct work strategies and exercises to ensure a safe and durable return to work. All our therapists are WorkCover approved. As part of managing your injuries, we will work closely with your treating doctor, insurance case managers and employers to help streamline the return to work process.

Our management may also require a worksite visit and ergonomic assessment. Our sister company – In Touch Physiotherapy – has provided onsite physiotherapy and injury services to various organisations around Australia including one of Australia’s most iconic brands Qantas. For further information about some of our workplace services visit the In Touch Physiotherapy website.

Core Stability & Pilates

CORE STABILITY & PILATES

Pilates exercise emphasises the balanced development of muscles in the body to improve core strength, stability and flexibility. Through guided exercises either on a floor mat or on our Pilates Reformer equipment we will help you to return to your normal mobility as quickly as possible following injury and also help to protect you against further injury.

Pilates based rehabilitation is suitable for people of all ages and is an excellent program for people with chronic or recurrent neck or back pain, hip and pelvic pain, post-surgical conditions and also pre or post-pregnancy.

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Pre-Employment Screening

Pre-Employment Screening

Pre-employment functional assessments are an integral component of any recruitment strategy and a leading injury prevention solution. Our pre-employment screening examinations reduce the incidents and severity of injuries in your workplace by matching the physical demands of the job with the physical capabilities of the employee. Our testing of physical capabilities includes:

  • Functional capacity and lifting tolerance
  • Lifting technique/work postures
  • General mobility and strength
  • Aerobic fitness
  • Identification of risk factors for injury and also pre-existing conditions

For further information about pre-employment screening and some of our other workplace services please visit the In Touch Physiotherapy website.

Athletic Screening

Athletic Screening

All of our experienced physiotherapists have worked at the highest level in a range on sports allowing us to be at the forefront of athletic screening. Through our detailed assessments we are able to identify risk factors for injury as well as key competencies which allow for elite athletic performance.

Our tailored screening protocols are designed to be specific to your individual sport. Based on our findings we will design a program to address any deficiencies in order to limit or avoid injuries and to help you excel and reach your full potential in your chosen field.

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Exercise Prescription

EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION

Following on from our specific and detailed screening, whether it is for your chosen field of work or sport, a tailored exercise program is the most important component to help prevent injury and help you achieve your maximum potential.

Following any injury exercise therapy is a key component of rehabilitation and helps to prevent the re-occurrence of that injury. Our therapists will also outline a detailed and specific program to restore full mobility, control and strength to the injured limb as well as the fitness required to ensure the seamless return to your normal activities.

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