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 an area of rehabilitation geared towards helping individuals who have been disabled through illness or injury regain function. more »
Good posture is not just good for your appearance; it affects your general health as well. Postural correction may be necessary in patients who have had a neurological dysfunction, but it may also be helpful for persons who do not have a clinical complaint. more »
Achilles tendonitis is a common injury among runners, but may also occur in people with pronated feet, high arches, tight calf muscles and those who wear inflexible running shoes. Overuse of the Achilles tendon at the back of the heel occurs in the case of dancers, runners and walkers who exert a lot of stress on the tendon during their activities. more »
Tennis players become injured while playing either from a sudden impact or from overuse of muscles and joints. 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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