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The Sports Medicine Centre
Suite 8/5 McKay Gardens
McKay Street
Turner ACT 2612
Tel: (02) 6247 7033
1 other location

Physiotherapy in Canberra

Welcome to The Sports Medicine Centre

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:

  • Joint mobilisation
  • Soft Tissue Massage
  • Muscle Energy Techniques
  • Dry Needling
  • Ultrasound
  • Interferential
  • Taping & Strapping
  • Kinesio Taping
  • Stretching & Strengthening Exercises
  • Pilates Exercises
  • Individualised Home Exercise Programs

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.

News from the clinic:

  • TSMC would like to welcome aboard their new locum physiotherapist Phil Patton.  Phil is a titled APA Sports Physiotherapist with over 10 years of work history, including an extensive experience managing international and national level athletes.  Phil will be working in our Turner Clinic from the 18 of August to the 30 of September, while Alexia is away on annual leave. Call our Turner Clinic on      02 6247 7033 to make an appointment with Phil today.   
  • Check out the new taping videos for ankle, patello-femoral and low-dye strapping techniques.  Videos located under Services and then Patient Handouts!!!
  • Rebecca McRae has completed her Dry Needling qualifications under Andrew Hutton, a titled Sports Physiotherapist from Tasmania.  The new technique is called Dry Needling Plus, which is a neuro-myofascial approach that targets anomalies in tissue to elicit a change in tissue physiology and function.  It uses a variety of needling techniques and applies them to specific tissue changes in the body.

Featured articles

  • Benefits of physiotherapy

    Benefits of physiotherapy

    Physiotherapy aims to restore proper functioning to the body or, in the case of permanent disease or injury, to reduce the impact of any dysfunction. Contrary to popular belief, physiotherapists aren’t limited to the rehabilitation of sports injuries and back pain. more »

  • Post operative rehabilitation

    Post operative rehabilitation

    Pain management during rehabilitation is an important consideration to allow the person to begin moving the injured part as quickly as possible and physiotherapy can play a very important role. more »

  • Muscular injuries

    Muscular injuries

    Muscular injuries may stem from a direct blow or trauma, sudden forceful movement or from overuse. In more severe injuries, the muscle may not respond to treatment and surgery may be necessary. more »

  • Skiing injuries

    Skiing injuries

    Skiing injuries are quite common, especially among occasional skiers. Most injuries occur as a result of falls; concussions, shoulder injuries and fractures being common. more »

  • Soft tissue therapy

    Soft tissue therapy

    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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(02) 6247 7033
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Contact details

The Sports Medicine Centre
Suite 8/5 McKay Gardens
McKay Street
Turner ACT 2612
Tel: (02) 6247 7033
1 other location

Business hours

Mon 8.00am - 6.00pm
Tue 8.00am - 6.00pm
Wed 8.00am - 6.00pm
Thu 8.00am - 6.00pm
Fri 8.00am - 6.00pm
Sat Closed
Sun Closed

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