We follow the best practices as described by the book. We not only treat our patients, but also enlighten them on the journey they will be going through. We work in the best interests of our patients and always strive towards achieving normalcy so that they can return back to their lives
Otherwise known as orthopaedic physiotherapy, treatments that fall under this category focus on restoring function to the musculoskeletal system, including all muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments and bones. Your physiotherapist will assess if these skeletal components are all working well together to ensure your body is moving at its optimum. Many injuries are as a result of the musculoskeletal system not working well as a whole.
Chronic pain, especially lower back pain are also caused by the musculoskeletal system being out of alignment in different areas. Our musculoskeletal treatments focus on:
Our sports physiotherapists are closely involved in the care and wellbeing of athletes, from weekend warriors to seasoned professionals and active children alike. This area of practice includes management of athletic injuries through:
Physiotherapy for women mainly addresses issues to the female reproductive system, childbirth, prenatal and postnatal care and issues with infertility.
Our specialist physiotherapists assist women with:
We also offer a range of specialist prenatal and postnatal services including pregnancy Pilates classes, physiotherapy sessions and pregnancy massage to help you through all stages along your journey to motherhood.
Geriatric physiotherapy focuses on the unique movement needs of older adults. There are many conditions that affect people as they grow older such as arthritis, cancer, osteoporosis, Alzheimer’s disease, joint replacements and balance disorders.
The goal of our geriatric physiotherapy treatments is to help:
Actively ageing with the help of physiotherapy, is paramount in ensuring your future is pain free and as independent as possible. At Graceville Physio, we offer a range of classes and programs specifically designed for seniors seeking to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle. Keep that spring in your step, no matter your age!
Children’s sport injuries can also be effectively assessed and treated with physiotherapy. As musculoskeletal and joint injuries can impact the growth and development of your child, it is important to seek a specialist who will look at your child’s overall physical structure and development rather than examining just the injury on its own.
The children’s sport services we specialise in at Graceville Physio include:
Other than the management of sports injuries, we also assist our athletes and their teams to enhance recovery after training and to make the most out of each of their training sessions.
Neurological physiotherapy targets disorders affecting the nervous system including head injuries, stroke, spinal cord damage, sciatica, aneurysm, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease and neurological balance issues signalled by vertigo.
Treatments focus on rebuilding correct neural pathways, motor control, balance and coordination. Physiotherapy may also assist in rehabilitation after brain surgery.
Our range of physiotherapy treatments (provided in the clinic or during a home visit) includes:
Paediatric physiotherapy focuses on the physical needs of infants, toddlers, children and adolescents with a variety of developmental, neuromuscular, skeletal or other physical disorders.
Early detection is key when children experience problems that inhibit movement and their natural state of being. Physiotherapy is used for children who are affected by diseases or injuries including:
Our physiotherapy treatments help children with:
If you’re suffering from chronic pain, are due for surgery or if you’ve recently had surgery, this type of physiotherapy focuses on getting you back on track to a pain free lifestyle.
Treatment prior to surgery focuses on exercises that will strengthen your body and prepare you for post-operative rehabilitation. After surgery or injury, reducing pain and swelling is the first priority and then gentle exercises to improve function with the aim of getting you back on track as soon as possible.
Cardiorespiratory physiotherapy specialises in the prevention, rehabilitation and compensation of people suffering from diseases or injuries affecting the heart, chest and lungs. Treatments include:
People who suffer (or have suffered from) from asthma, chronic bronchitis, pneumonia, emphysema, heart attack, hypertension or other conditions affecting the heart and lungs will benefit from this type of physiotherapy. If you’ve had heart or lung surgery, physiotherapy will also be able to assist you in your rehabilitation.