Our physiotherapists with their expertise and experience will have you diagnosed and treated accurately, enhance your recovery and return to your pre-injury status using their skills including hands-on approach, appropriate injury specific exercise programs, dry needling and evidence-based approach.
Physiotherapy can be used to treat a range of musculoskeletal conditions including:
- Back and neck pain
- Sprained ankles
- Injured knees
- Ligament injuries
- Arthritic pain and stiffness
- Shoulder pain
- Tennis elbow
- Tendon problems
- Muscle tears
- Hand and foot problems
- Post fractures
- Before and after joint replacements
- Before and after joint and bone surgery
- Muscle and ligament strains
Our physiotherapists will note your history including mechanism of injury, assess your condition, diagnose and help you understand your problem and will work together to treat it. We often need to work with your doctor / specialist to achieve best results for you.
Besides treating your injury, we also help you with various strategies including self-management to prevent injuries.
We use various manual therapy techniques to treat musculoskeletal injuries including spinal and peripheral joint mobilisation, deep tissue release, soft tissue massage, trigger point therapy, passive stretching, etc. These techniques help to relieve pain, improve joint movement and flexibility.
At Physio Elements we offer Group Clinical Pilates and Exercise therapy classes in our well-equipped purpose-built studio. We have Pilates reformers, trapezes, multigym squat rack with smith machine, exercise bike, exercise balls, foam rollers, Pilates rings, etc.
We target recovery from injury or assist to improve strength, balance, coordination, conditioning and fitness. Our classes are also beneficial for pre-natal and post-natal women’s health. One on one and small group sessions of maximum 5 members are taught by our physiotherapists and you will be doing your own individual program under the supervision of one of our rehabilitation exercise and Clinical Pilates trained physiotherapists.
- Preventing and managing spinal injuries
- Improving core stability
- Building muscle strength
- Improving mobility
- Improving flexibility
- Improving muscle tone
- Improving body awareness
- Improving balance
- Improving coordination
- Managing arthritis of hips and knees
- Helping encourage good posture, sports performance and injury recovery
- Helping prevention of osteoporosis
- Conditioning the body, which helps prevent injury
- Stimulating the mind and improving mood
- Improve mental concentration
- Improve pelvic stability during pregnancy
One or two private one on one consultations are required before attending a group session to enable assessment, develop a tailored program for your specific needs and to familiarise you with the equipment and exercises so that you perform them safely. Individual re-assessments may need to be performed to ensure good outcomes. Individual re-assessments may also be needed if you are re attending our classes after a long break.
We also have over 60s and over 70s group exercise classes tailored to your specific goals and needs. Most of our clients attend once a week or twice a week class sessions.
Group Physio Exercise is claimable through private health fund extras as long as the exercises do not consist solely of Pilates exercises. WorkCover and TAC also fund gym and clinical Pilates programs.
GROUP CLASS TIME TABLE
Exercise therapy / Pilates Classes FAQs
Class duration: 45 minutes classes ; Tailored to all age groups and abilities
Maximum group members in a class: 5; Initial 1 on 1 assessment is required before classes
Private health fund benefits apply. Call 9729 7777 ask reception for more details.
If you do not see a group with a suitable time for you, please call us and let us know, we are always adding new groups depending on clients demands.
Fees Structure (from 1st July 2019)
|Initial assessment /one on one session||$79.00|
|Pay as you go group session||$36.00|
|5 sessions pack||$155.00|
Contact Physio Elements on 9729 7777 today to find out how Group Physio Exercise and Clinical Pilates can help you.
Physio Elements is well designed and set up so our well experienced Physios can assist you with your rehabilitation needs. We can help improve and restore function following reconstructive surgery, spinal surgeries, joint replacement surgeries, post orthopaedic surgery, etc.
Pre-habilitation: Recovery time following surgery can also be improved with pre-habilitation. We can prepare you for surgery with exercises and education to ensure the best possible outcome and add quality to your lifestyle.
We also use our exercise studio as part of your rehabilitation program to aid strengthening to specific muscle groups.
Good Life with Arthritis: Denmark, is an education and exercise program developed by researchers in Denmark for people with hip or knee osteoarthritis symptoms and is world’s best first treatment for hip and knee osteoarthritis. We have now joined the growing list of physiotherapists across Australia participating in this program.
It is for all individuals who experience any hip and/or knee osteoarthritis symptoms, regardless of severity. Research shows symptom progression reduces by 32%. Other outcomes include a less pain, reduced use of joint related pain killers.
Watch this space for more updates on related information.
Dy Needling is a western form of acupuncture wherein needles are generally inserted into points in muscles at tensed myofascial trigger points. Dry needling can also be used on ligaments, joints and along superficial nerve pathways to aid in restoration of movement, improvement in circulation and relief of pain.
It is used alongside hands-on treatment and is effective treatment for muscle spasm and tightness, sports muscle soreness, stiff ankles and shoulders, headaches, etc
Besides our hands-on and exercise based approach, we use some electrotherapy modalities to assist with treatment such as therapeutic Ultrasound treatment for various soft tissue injuries. Ligament injuries such as ankle sprains and knee sprains, muscle strains and plantar fasciitis, all respond well to ultrasound.
TENS is also used for pain management, relieving pain with its stimulating effects and relieving muscle spasms. This can be extremely useful in acute and nerve pain syndromes.
Our physical screenings can help employers assess a potential job candidate’s suitability for a manual position involving testing of all major muscle groups and joint regions in the body. We can identify any existing or potential physical problems that the job candidate may have thereby minimizing risks of Workcover claims.
Exercising on hard surfaces can often take a toll on our joints. You can modify your workouts by incorporating hydrotherapy into your exercise regime. Not only do they help alleviate the pressure on our joints, they also help build strength and endurance.
At Physio Elements we can provide you with an efficient self-managed pool exercise program for your condition or needs simplified with a laminated sheet of exercises that you can take with you to your local hydrotherapy pool at your own time.