Physiotherapy

Get moving again…

by improving mobility and decreasing pain.

Physiotherapy consists of a variety of techniques to help provide a solution to what’s really causing your pain. We offer holistic treatment programs for a wide range of problems including postural issues, sports injuries and work-place rehabilitation support, which integrate a number of techniques for long-term results. As with all therapies, your complaint and necessary modes of therapy are always discussed to ensure you are well informed in your treatment selection.

Benefits

Physiotherapy may help a wide variety of musculoskeletal and sporting injuries including:

✓ Neck pain
✓ Mid back pain and discomforts
✓ Lower back pain
✓ Peripheral joint (ankle, knee, hip, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand) complaints
✓ Address running biomechanics
✓ Sporting injuries
✓ Carpal Tunnel
✓ Tennis Elbow

Techniques can vary from stretching, applying pressure in various forms, education/advice, dry needling, strapping/taping and exercise prescription depending on the presenting complaint.

Embrace Life’s Physio Nicole Hitchman provides Physiotherapy services, as part of BUPA’s Member’s First network.  Adults with BUPA health insurance booking with Amy Leung, can still claim their Physio service with BUPA, however there will be a gap to pay.

Embrace Life also accepts other health insurance funds via HICAPS.

Meet our Physiotherapy team here.

Physiotherapy for Children & Babies

At Embrace Life, our experienced Physio’s can assist your child with musculoskeletal concerns, neurological conditions, sporting injuries and recovery.

When should your child see a Physio?

 Your child has an unusual walk or foot posture

✓ Your child is bottom shuffling and you would like some further advice

✓ Your baby isn’t tolerating ‘tummy time’ at any age

✓  Your baby has a flat spot on their head or their head has an uneven shape

✓  You are concerned that your baby is favouring turning their head to one side

✓  Stiff/floppy babies and toddlers

 Clumsiness with running, jumping or ball skills

✓  Excessive falling or tripping over, poor balance and co-ordination

 Aches or pains with activity or rest

 To help with recovery after injury or surgery

✓  If your child requires serial casting

 Concerns regarding your child’s posture

 To help with sports performance & recovery

BUPA health fund members with the appropriate Hospital & Extras cover, may be eligible for GAP FREE Kids Physio, with our Physio Nicole Hitchman*.

*Please note: Appointments booked with Dr Amy Leung (Phd MPhty PDPhty APAM and Australian Physiotherapy Association Titled Paediatric Physiotherapist), do not qualify for BUPA GAP FREE Kids Physio.  Amy Leung has a different fee schedule, which reflects Amy’s 30+ years of experience and knowledge as a Paediatric Physiotherapist (Australian Physiotherapy Association Titled Paediatric Physiotherapist).  If you have BUPA health insurance, you can still claim for Amy’s Physio services with BUPA, but there will be a gap to pay.  Embrace Life also accepts other health insurance funds via HICAPS.

Physiotherapy at Embrace Life
Kids Physio