Treatmentsoffered by South Coast Physiotherapy

 

Physiotherapy

Our experienced Physiotherapists will be able to diagnose, treat and manage all musculoskeletal injuries. They have the knowledge and skill set to carry out manual treatment techniques such as joint mobilisations and manipulations as well as soft tissue treatments including myofasical release, trgger point release and deep tissue massage. They can implement both home and gym based exercise programs to restore function and compliment any manual treatments.

Our Physiotherapists will be able to order and request investigations such as x-rays or scans when necessary or interpret any that you may already have. In doing so they will work alongside your Doctor or any other health professional who maybe involved.

All our physiotherapists are fully accredited to Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Performance Psychology

The pace of life it is getting faster. We are being asked to work quicker, be more efficient, productive, skilled. But at the same time we need to be more human, empathetic, understanding and compassionate. Performance Psychology can help us with these demands.

Performance Psychology takes the latest advances in the world of neuroscience, positive psychology and sports science and applies it to our performance - in work, sport and our personal life. It looks at what makes us flourish, perform at peak levels and get the most out of our lives. Performance Psychology isn't only for the elite. It will give you the edge.

Myotherapy

Myotherpay consists of assessing, treating and managing pain associated with soft tissue injury. Treatments can include;

  • Soft tissue manipulation
  • Myofascial stretching
  • Dry needling
  • Cupping
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Trigger point release

Myotherapy treatments can be used as both preventative and corrective measures towards injury management.

Exercise Physiology

Our Exercise Physiologists are fully qualified Allied Health professionals who specialize in exercise prescription to manage medical diseases, rehabilitate following injury or to simply maximize general health. They are much more than personal trainers with advanced degrees at university.

They will be able to design and deliver exercise interventions for people with acute or chronic medical conditions including;

  • Obesity
  • Arthritis
  • Diabetes
  • Depression
  • Asthma
  • Osteoporosis

Our Exercise Physiologists are fully accredited and therefore sessions may eligible for health fund rebates.

South Coast Physiotherapy Blog & News

  • Is Running Safe for my Knees?

    Is Running Safe for my Knees?

    For a long time running has been associated with increased risks of degenerative hip and knee injuries, in particular Osteoarthritis (OA). This association has been so ingrained into public and professional perception that health practitioners have gone as far as advising people to avoid running in a bid to reduce the risks of OA changes. However these beliefs have been recently questioned when researchers compared a sedentary group of non runners with a group of recreational runners and found that the non runners suffered significantly more OA changes than the running group. It is important to note that these studies

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