The Sports Medicine Centre
Suite 8/5 McKay Gardens
Turner ACT 2612
Tel: (02) 6247 7033
1 other location
The Sports Medicine Centre is the longest standing physiotherapy practice in Canberra. The Sports Medicine Centre provides high quality physiotherapy to both athletes and non-athletes in and around Canberra – from the most elite to the school cross-country runner or morning jogger.
Our hands-on approach to providing high quality physiotherapy treatment involves assessing the underlying causes to joint, muscle, tendon, ligament and nerve injuries and providing effective and appropriate treatment.
We use a wide range of established physiotherapy techniques to relieve pain, restore movement and prevent further problems.
Physiotherapy techniques include:
We work closely with other Canberra health professionals, such as medical practitioners, sports physicians, orthopaedic specialists and podiatrists to ensure that you receive the best possible management.
Felicity re-joins us in a locum capacity after nearly 5 years in the United Kingdom working in Professional Rugby for Newport Gwent Dragons, Wales Under 20’s and the Cornish Pirates. In this time Felicity has been lucky enough to be mentored by numerous respected British surgeons and physiotherapists and has travelled to two Junior Rugby World Cups with Wales 20’s. Felicity completed her Bachelor in Physiotherapy at CSU in 2003 and followed that with a Masters in Sports Physiotherapy in 2010 from LaTrobe University. Felicity is set to return to her post as Head Physiotherapist to the Cornish Pirates for the commencement of the 2015/2016 season.
Check out the new taping videos for ankle, patello-femoral and low-dye strapping techniques. Videos located under Services and then Patient Handouts!!!
Many types of accidents occur in the home and elsewhere because of a lack of safety. In many cases these accidents could have been avoided if the persons were aware of and implemented proper safety practices. more »
Joint injuries are among the most common problems experienced by physiotherapy patients. The goal of physiotherapy is to assist the injured to reduce pain and return to a prior level of function. more »
Many athletes make the mistake of thinking that more is better, but this is not always the case. more »
Athletic injury is common to all athletes and can happen at any time without warning, even up to few days afterwards. more »
Exercise and stretching form an integral part of most rehabilitation programs. Exercise helps to increase energy and range of motion, strengthen the muscles, bring blood to the extremities and improve cardiovascular health. Stretching is essential not only for muscle, but for the soft tissue as well. more »
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