Services

Consultations for musculoskeletal injuries or dysfunctions, dance, circus arts, gymnastics, cheerleading, physical culture, calisthenics, figure skating, skateboarding, voice dysfunction, acting, musical instrument posture, back stage crew work, stunt performance, trampolining, diving and parkour.

Treatment methods include hands-on manual therapy, trigger point dry needling, Alexander technique, Feldenkrais technique, patient active therapy using movement and breath, exercise-based treatment, Clinical Pilates and education.

The Clinic

Gym

Fully equipped gym for your use prior to your physio sessions and may be used as part of your treatment during your physio consultations.

Clinical Pilates Equipment

Used for 1:1 sessions when rehabilitating or perfecting form.

Private Treatment Rooms

Enclosed rooms to ensure privacy and confidentiality.

In-house Specialist

Easy and quick referral to specialist if required.

Treatments

Headaches

  • Cervicogenic headache
  • Postural tension

Back pain

  • Disc compression
  • Central sensitisation
  • Spondylosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Pars fracture
  • Stress fracture

Pelvic pain

  • Deep hip pain
  • Pelvic floor function
  • Referred pain

Shoulder pain

  • Rotator cuff tears, impingement, instability, tendinopathies, referred pain

Neck pain

  • Cervical disc bulges

Post injection care following

  • PRP
  • CSI
  • Prolotherapy

Pre-post op recovery

  • ACL repair
  • Fracture healing
  • Ankle ORIF
  • Lateral retinaculum release
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Humeral head fractures

Sports injuries

  • Adolescent injuries associated with growth
  • Joint sprains
  • Muscle strains
  • Stress fractures: traumatic and chronic
  • Overuse
  • Dysfunctional movement patterns
  • Training overload
  • Rehabilitation back to sport

Dance physiotherapy

  • Ankle pain: lateral, medial and high sprains, impingement, stiffness
  • Foot pain: stress fractures, bunions, neuromas, plantar plate tears, metatarsalgia
  • Tendinopathies of the upper and lower limb: rotator cuff, biceps, lateral epicondylitis, patellar, Achilles, flexor hallucis longus, posterior tibialis, peroneal, gluteal
  • Hip pain: labral tear, hip impingement, snapping hip syndrome, retroverted femoral head
  • Adolescent dancers

Stunt physiotherapy

  • Brachial plexus traction, cervical referral, cervical disc injuries, facets sprains, thoracic stress fractures, carpel tunnel, wrist fractures, low back pain, traumatic fractures

Musical instrument physio

  • Migraines or headaches
  • Postural tension
  • Repetitive use injuries
  • Shoulder pain and tendonitis
  • Tennis elbow or epicondylitis
  • Back pain
  • Equipment set-up

Physiotherapy for singing

  • Loss of vocal range
  • Vocal fatigue
  • Breath control and support
  • Posture
  • Accessory muscle overuse

Onsite assessment

  • Assessing a work environment for safety or potential injury risk.
  • Evaluating a performer completing a task that is best analysed in their work or training environment.

Pre-pointe assessment

  • Thorough assessment of physical and technical capability to determine readiness for pointe and individualised training exercises to assist with pointe readiness.

Tertiary entry dance assessments

  • Using tertiary evaluation forms required for undergraduate dance programs.

Clinical Pilates 1:1

  • An initial assessment is required prior to the commencement of these sessions to ensure your class is targeted towards your physical requirements, ability and personal goals.

Medicare enhanced primary care plans with Dr referral

  • You may qualify for a care plan that is covered under Medicare. This allows five allied health visits each year that are subsidised by Medicare. A GP referral is required.

Telehealth

  • If you are unable to attend your appointment due to illness or locality, a video of phone consultation can be arranged.

Workcover injuries

  • Covered for the care, planning and rehabilitation of an injured worker returning to full duties.

Frequently
Asked
Questions

What happens in my first session?

All treatment sessions begin with an initial consultation. In this consultation;

  1. A history is taken about your injury/concern, general health and previous history. Sport specific questions will be asked about your training and regime to understand your task load.
  2. A clinical examination is performed with special tests specific to your presentation. It is asked if possible, that you bring your training prop or instrument with you to the consultation so you can be thoroughly assessed. For example: if you are a musician, bring your instrument with you. If this is not possible, bring in a video of you performing the concerning task in your training environment.
  3. After a history and assessment is conducted, a provisional diagnosis is discussed.
  4. Treatment is commenced based on clinical reasoning.
  5. A plan is put in place to manage your injury/concern.

Other services that may occur during the initial consultation include referral for imaging, liaison with teachers, coaches, doctors or case managers.

Do I need a referral to see a physiotherapist?

No. A physiotherapist is a primary care practitioner therefore no referral is required.

What do I wear?

Wear clothing such as singlets and shorts so more can be seen upon examination.

What do I bring to my appointment?

Please bring any imaging you have that is relevant to your problem. If your problem is related to your dance, sport or instrument, please bring your instrument or videos or photos performing the task a task that reproduces your problem.

How much rebate do I get on my private health insurance?

Every health fund is different and also has different levels of cover within that health fund. You can contact your health fund provider to get an idea of how much treatment cost is covered under your private health insurance.

Does Medicare cover treatment?

Medicare does not cover treatment unless your doctor has referred you under an enhanced primary care plan. In this case, please bring your referral with you.

Where can I park?

There is a public car park in between 7th and 8th avenue. From the car park, walk through the arcade to get to the entrance of the clinic.

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