Welcome to Sylvania Heights Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic
Sylvania Heights physiotherapy has been looking after the local community for nearly 30 years.
Our current staff consists of 4 female physiotherapists who are all trained in Pilates rehabilitation and teach various classes and sessions throughout the week.
Our dedicated team aim to provide the highest quality treatment and most up to date techniques to not only treat your pain and get you moving better, but educate and prescribe exercises to prevent recurrences and manage the cause of the injury.
The girls working here at Sylvania have backgrounds in a wide variety of sports and activities including soccer, rugby league, Oz tag, AFL, snow and waterskiing, golf, bowling, gymnastics, swimming, dancing, and dragon boat racing.
For those that are not the sporty type, our girls are experts in assessments and treatment plans for postural complaints, long standing or complex pain issues, pre and post pregnancy advice, treatment and rehabilitation also exercise programs for balance, joint stiffness or mobility problems. We are happy to do home visits to the local area and give specific advice and exercises for clients to do safely at home
Here is a glossary of commonly used terms in physiotherapy to give you a better understanding of what they mean and how they may relate to you. Read more →
A great part of the physiotherapy treatment protocol has to do with injury prevention. Let’s take a look at some ways we can help you prevent injury. Read more →
Fracture of the clavicle is one of the most common fractures seen in sport and is either caused by a fall where the person lands on the side or point of the shoulder or by a direct blow to the clavicle with another player or piece of sporting... Read more →
The largest percentage of wrestling injuries occurs during take down, with sparring being the second most common cause of injuries. Read more →
When a physiotherapist manipulates a joint, it means we take the joint to its end of range and then we perform a quick thrust movement to which takes the joint past its normal range of movement. Read more →
When the rotator cuff muscles become injured, certain everyday functions such as raising your arm above your head become difficult or impossible. Read more →
Upon being discharged from physiotherapy treatment, your physiotherapist will very likely give you a home exercise program of exercises to follow. Read more →
Exercises for arthritis centre around gentle stretching movements, such as are done in Yoga, tai chi and Pilates. Read more →
Swimming, bowling and computer use are some activities that eventually lead to muscle adhesions as a result of overuse. Read more →
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