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!!!
Physiotherapy is a specialised area of medical field and as such it uses terms that are inherent to the profession. This article presents a glossary of commonly used terms in order to give you a better understanding of what they mean and how they may relate to you. more »
Scoliosis is a condition in which a person’s spine is curved from side to side and appears as an “S” or a “C” on an x-ray film. It occurs and worsens most commonly in adolescents and affects more girls than boys. more »
Sports hernia is a tear in the muscles of the lower abdomen. Men are more prone to this condition than women. Diagnosis of the condition can be difficult since it may stem from injuries to the lumbar spine, the hip joint, the abdomen or the genitor-urinary system. more »
Seasoned martial artists are more likely to sustain a catastrophic injury whereas amateurs are likely to suffer contusions, sprains and strains. more »
Joint mobilisation involves performing an assisted and involuntary back and forth oscillation of the joint in order to restore motion. more »
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