Physiotherapy Sydenham

Physical Healthcare are conveniently located throughout Melbourne in Preston, Lalor, Gladstone Park, Bulleen, Thomastown, St Kilda and Sydenham.

Expert Physiotherapy Care

What is Physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy is a healthcare profession dedicated to the treatment and management of muscle, joint and nerve disorders, aimed at restoration of normal function that may have been compromised through injury, aging, disease or environmental factors. Physiotherapists are highly trained in assessment and management/treatment of sports injuries, occupational injuries (work related), motor vehicle injuries and general physical injuries. Physiotherapists also play a critical role in rehabilitation following more serious injuries, especially after surgery.

Your initial consultation will incorporate a thorough assessment of your condition. Our physiotherapist will then discuss treatment options with you, which will often include a tailored exercise and rehabilitation program to assist you with your recovery.

Why Physiotherapy?

Physiotherapists employ a variety of treatment techniques targeted at the muscles, joints and nerves to relieve pain, restore range of movement, improve muscle strength and endurance and accelerate the body’s natural healing process to have you feeling better, faster. By determining the underlying biomechanical cause of a condition and correcting these factors, the physiotherapist is also able to help you prevent recurrence of injury.

What conditions do Physiotherapists treat?

Physiotherapy is a viable treatment option for a number of physical conditions, including:

  • Neck pain and stiffness including whiplash and wry neck
  • Headaches
  • Back pain including disc injuries and pinched nerves
  • Sports injuries
  • Workplace injuries
  • Post-operative rehabilitation
  • Sciatica
  • Muscle and ligament tears and strains
  • Joint conditions including arthritis, bursitis, impingement and instability

Due to the large number of conditions that physiotherapists are able to successfully treat, it is best to consult with a Physiotherapist and allow them to perform a thorough assessment to determine if physiotherapy will be an effective treatment option.

What Treatments techniques do Physiotherapists use?

Our physiotherapists use a wide range of techniques to improve your physical health, including:

  • Joint mobilisation and manipulation
  • Soft tissue massage and trigger point release
  • Exercise programs including Clinical Pilates
  • Electrophysical agents e.g. therapeutic ultrasound, interferential, TENS
  • Taping and bracing
  • Dry Needling/Accupuncture
  • Educational advice on posture, lifestyle, fitness and diet.

Preferred providers at most locations. For details please ask our receptionist when booking your appointment.

How to Find Us

Please call our central reservations number on 1300 581 625 for your nearest location and to arrange your physio appointment.

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