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.
News from the clinic:
Clinical research in the field of physiotherapy is as important to the profession as it is to any other in the medical field. Physiotherapists rely on information from such research to augment the knowledge they have already gained through their university education and continuing education courses. more »
Occupational rehabilitation is the process of restoring function to injured workers so they can return to work and is a necessary adjunct to the broad spectrum of health care. By taking advantage of this service, employees can prevent loss of wages due to injuries and can enjoy a more productive working environment and employers can preserve their bottom line by avoiding decreased man-hours and medical expenses. more »
A lumbar spine injury may take the form of a muscle strain, in which the muscles are stretched or torn; or a lumbar sprain may occur in which the ligaments are torn. A lumbar spine injury leads to low back pain and loss of function and is the cause of most hospital visits. more »
Athletic injury is common to all athletes and can happen at any time without warning, even up to few days afterwards. 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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