PHYSIOTHERAPY SERVICES

Research-based, protocol driven, outcomes focussed.

At First Choice Spinal and Sports Physiotherapy, we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care to help you live, work, perform, play and enjoy the activities that you love to do.

We are a local, family owned practise and take pride in offering a personal and individualised service in a family-friendly environment.

Our research-based, protocol driven and outcomes focused model allows you to feel confident that you are in the best possible hands to get the right answers and reach your goals.

 

Coming to a local, family owned clinic you can be assured that you will be treated as an individual, and your presenting symptoms will be always be seen as a unique set of symptoms that require a thorough investigation.  

At First Choice Spinal and Sports Physiotherapy, we are experts in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal and sports-related injuries, general aches and pains, headaches and migraines, as well pre- and post-surgical rehabilitation and workplace injuries.

What else do we see?

  • Muscle tension;

  • Muscle tears;

  • Sprains and strains;

  • Lower back pain;

  • Nerve impingement (nerve pain), including Sciatica;

  • Shoulder impingement;

  • Rotator cuff injuries;

  • Headaches and migraines;

  • Pre- and post-surgery rehabilitation;

  • Fractures;

  • Tendinopathies;

  • Arthritis;

  • Osteoarthritis;

  • Whiplash;

  • Bulging disks;

  • Frozen shoulder;

  • And much more.

Some of the treatments used include:

  • Hands-on, manual therapy (mobilisations, manipulations);

  • Soft tissue release;

  • Taping (rigid or kinesiotape);

  • Dry needling;

  • Balance assessment and training;

  • Running assessments;

  • Ergonomic and postural assessments and education;

  • Functional strength training programs;

  • Rehabilitation programs and exercise classes;

  • Clinical pilates classes.

Sports Injuries

 

Elite professionals or weekend warriors. Traumatic injuries, overuse injuries or strains.

We're here for you.

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Elite sportspeople or weekend warriors, we are all athletes, and no athlete likes being injured.

At First Choice Spinal and Sports Physiotherapy, we will take the time to understand your presenting symptoms and injury history to ensure you receive an accurate diagnosis so a precise and targeted treatment plan is formulated to meet and exceed your goals.

We are dedicated to getting you back to your best and stronger than before.

 

Injuries we treat and rehabilitate include:

  • Muscle injuries;

  • Fractures, including stress fractures;

  • Tendinopathies;

  • Ligament sprains and tears;

  • Shoulder instabilities/rotator cuff injury;

  • Wrist, hand and thumb injuries;

  • Hip joint injuries/labral pathology;

  • ACL, meniscal and ligamentous injuries in knees;

  • Ankle injuries and syndesmosis injuries;

  • Foot & heel pain;

  • Exercise related back pain;

  • Lumber Spine stress fractures;

  • Osteoarthritis in athletes;

  • Pre- and post-surgery treatment and rehabilitation.

Musculoskeletal Injures

Musculoskeletal injuries have the potential to cause significant pain and immobility, preventing us from performing at our daily best.

Musculoskeletal injuries can impact bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons and nerves and they can also be acute or chronic conditions. These injuries can be activity related, age-related or trauma-related, due to overuse or underuse, and cause discomfort, pain, mobility issues and much more.

First Choice Spinal and Sports Physiotherapy spend the necessary time with you, discussing your injury and the symptoms you've been experiencing. We also ensure to understand your injury history to ensure you receive an accurate diagnosis so that an effective treatment and rehabilitation plan can be formulated with you so that your goals are met and exceeded, and we get you living and performing at your best.

Common musculoskeletal injuries that we see include:

  • Back pain;

  • Neck pain;

  • Sciatica;

  • Osteoarthritis;

  • Pre & post-surgical conditions and rehabilitation;

  • Headaches and migraines;

  • Jaw problems;

  • Shoulder injuries;

  • Knee pain;

  • Hip pain;

  • Foot & heel pain.