MANUAL THERAPY

Winter Sports Physiotherapy has an 'APA Titled Musculo-Skeletal Physiotherapist' to ensure the very best in manual therapy techniques are available. Musculo-skeletal physiotherapists are world-leaders in diagnosis, treatment and prevention of muscle and joint problems, especially low back and neck pain.

There is a myriad of skilled manual techniques that can be applied to your problem(s) and the physiotherapy team at Winter Sports Physiotherapy will discuss these with you.

Evidence based research confirms acute and sub-acute spinal pain responds favourably to manual therapy.

(Conditions Treated : Headaches, Whiplash, Back pain and Sciatica, Referred arm and leg pain, Locked joints, Spinal stiffness)

SPORTS PHYSIOTHERAPY

Winter Sports Physiotherapy has 'APA Titled Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists' who have experience, knowledge and skills in assessment, diagnosis, treatment and management of sports injuries. 

Titled Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists use effective 'hands-on' management techniques to assist injury recovery and prevent recurrence.

Titled Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists have access to the most recent advances in the sports and muscuoskeletal physiotherapy field through clinically orientated professional development. All titled 'Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists' at this practice travel with Australian national teams including Olympic Winter Institute (OWI) athletes and Winter Olympic athletes.

The practice is endorsed as a quality physiotherapy practice by the OWI. The team has a genuine interest in alpine skiing, freestyle skiing, ski cross, x-country skiing, snowboarding, short track speed skating, ice dancing, ice hockey, all football codes, swimming, cycling and running sports, with all practice principles being actively involved or passionate about all of these sports.

(Services available : Sports Injury Screening, Screening Assessments for the Olympic Winter Institute of Australia, Return To Sport Testing, Sports specific exercise rehabilitation programs, Knee rehabilitation, Shoulder rehabilitation, Sports specific core conditioning programs, Taping, Get Fit To Ski programs, Myo-fascial treatment, Dry needling treatment, Concussion testing/retesting and treatment programs)

CLINICAL PILATES

All physiotherapists at Winter Sports Physiotherapy have been highly trained professionally to teach Pilates to ensure you receive personalised/ problem orientated programs.

Nicholas Allan is a principle educator for Polestar Pilates International and runs courses and continuing education workshops for physiotherapists, chiropractors and osteopaths in Australia and Internationally.

Cathy Derham has also trained with a number of Pilates training groups and is a Polestar certified rehab pilates instructor.

Before commencing a program, a physiotherapy assessment is essential to identify problem(s) and to determine appropriate exercise goals and strategy. Your physiotherapist will discuss your overall program thoroughly with you. Pilates programs provided at Winter Sports Physiotherapy are always specific to client assessment findings and personal goals.

Pilates programs available:
- Private Rehab Pilates with Studio Equipment
- Semi-private Rehab Pilates with Studio Equipment (2 people maximum in a session)

(NB: All sessions are supervised by Physiotherapists with postgraduate qualifications and training in the Pilates Method. Sessions receive a rebate with 'extras' under private health funds. Check with your private health fund to see how much you will get back.)

MASSAGE THERAPY

At Winter Sports Physiotherapy massage therapy is an integral component of the manual treatment techniques that our therapists apply and includes sports, remedial and relaxation styles of massage.



Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy | Sports Physiotherapy | Injury Management
Clinical Pilates (Studio Equipment and Matwork Classes) | Personalised Exercise Programs | Manual Therapy & Massage