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.
Alexia Missen has just returned from 2015 Touch World Cup which was held in Coffs Harbour. Alexia held the position as head physiotherapist for a referee contingency of over 110, including males and females attending from 25 different countries.
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 direct, hands-on profession that has as its base the restoration of movement disorders and addresses many areas of physical function. more »
Core stability trains all the muscles to contract together at the right time before any movement of the extremities takes place - and thus prevent injury. more »
Compartment syndrome is a condition caused by swelling within the space or "compartment" that contains muscles, nerves, blood vessels and bones. more »
Athletic injury is common to all athletes and can happen at any time without warning, even up to few days afterwards. more »
Soft tissue consists of the fascia, connective tissues, muscles, tendons, fat and organs that lie beneath the skin. When these become injured pain and decreased function are the result. more »
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