Extra Services

ORTHOTICS

With an extensive knowledge of foot biomechanics our physiotherapist can provide customised orthotics to fit your needs. Poor foot posture has been shown to be a major contributing factor in many lower limb dysfunctions and injuries. Orthotics are commonly prescribed to alleviate symptoms in conditions including plantar fasciitis, poor foot posture and hip or knee joint pain.

CASTING / SPLINTING

Having undertaken post graduate training in thermoplastic and fibreglass casting Nathan is our resident specialist in all casting types. We offer a wide range of services in regards to casting and immobilisation. Services available include:

– Waterproof fibreglass casts
– Plaster of Paris
– Custom made thermoplastic splints
– Walking boots
– Wrist splints

DRY NEEDLING

Trigger point dry needling is a treatment technique, which uses small filament type needles to release tight muscles with the goal of permanently reducing muscle pain and dysfunction. Our physiotherapists are now using this technique to effectively treat acute and chronic orthopaedic and musculoskeletal conditions.

GALILEO

Whole body vibration therapy is a relatively new training technique used to achieve an enormous range of health and fitness benefits. Having been developed in the Soviet Union to treat bone density problems in Cosmonauts, the technology has spread to elite athlete’s world wide. From F.C Barcelona to Collingwood football club this technology is being incorporated into injury rehabilitation, prevention and performance.