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 and exercise prescription depending on the presenting complaint.

Embrace Life is a Physiotherapy Member’s First Centre with BUPA*.  Ask BUPA today if your cover provides NO GAP Physiotherapy for children on your policy.

*Please note that Women’s Health Physiotherapy services provided by Mummy & Co are not included

Paediatric Physiotherapy

At Embrace Life, we have the experience of Paediatric Physiotherapist Natasha Furmie to assist your child’s development or to help them with sporting injuries and recovery.

When should your child see a Paediatric Physio?

 Your baby feels ‘floppy’ or ‘stiff’ with handling

 Your baby isn’t tolerating ‘tummy time’ well by 4 months of age

 Your baby has a flat spot on his / her head or prefers to look to one side only

A delay is present in achieving physical milestones

 Not sitting by 9 months

 Not trying to stand up by 12 months

 Not walking by 18 months

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

 Your child has an unusual walk or foot posture

 Clumsiness with running, jumping or ball skills

 Aches or pains with activity or rest

 To help with recovery after injury or surgery

 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.