Physiotherapy

What is a Physiotherapist?

Physiotherapists are trained health professionals who can assist with a multitude of concerns including diagnosing and managing injuries, pain and mobility difficulties.

 

Physiotherapists are able to diagnose your injury, assist you to maintain your independence and prevent further injury. Physiotherapists will work with you to develop goals and utilise assessments to develop and provide an individualised treatment program for you targeting your concerns to work towards your goals.

 

Physiotherapists work within a multidisciplinary team to best manage many conditions through holistic, evidence-based care. 

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Physiotherapy at Body Smart Health

The Physiotherapy team at Body Smart Health have a breadth of knowledge and skill. This allows them to deliver great clinical outcomes for a diverse range of clients presenting with a wide array of conditions.

Our Physiotherapists all have areas of special interest including neurological rehabilitation, sports, musculoskeletal, vestibular rehabilitation, paediatrics, women’s health and persistent pain. Therefore you can expect high level professional care after being linked with a physiotherapist who has a genuine interest in getting to know you and how your condition affects you.

Within our state of the art clinics which are purpose built with private treatment rooms, complete rehabilitation and performance gyms, hoists, neurological plinths and paediatric and sensory spaces, our physiotherapists are best placed to provide cutting edge evidence-based treatments.

Body Smart Health Studios are complete with the most technically and medically advanced equipment. Our facilities are guaranteed to be spotlessly clean and our equipment in perfect working condition.

Treatment Modalities

Our Physiotherapists use an array of treatment modalities to generate great outcomes for our clients including: 

  • Gait (walking) retraining
  • Motor control exercises 
  • Soft tissue massage 
  • Joint mobilisations 
  • Dry needling 
  • Taping
  • Pilates
  • Strength and conditioning
  • Neurological rehabilitation focussing on functional task retraining 
  • Aquatic Physiotherapy (Hydrotherapy)
  • Airway clearance techniques and chest physiotherapy
  • Vestibular rehabilitation
  • Return to play testing and rehabilitation 
  • Workstation, postural assessment and recommendation 
  • Return to work rehabilitation
  • Assistive technology prescription 
  • Paediatric gross and fine motor skill development

“If you are in pain, injured or have difficulty with movement due to your health condition then seeing a Physiotherapist is a great place to start.” (Adrian Kelly – APA Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist)

What you can expect from your initial Physiotherapy consultation at Body Smart Health:

  1. Prompt access to an appointment with one of our physiotherapists at your preferred clinical location across South East Queensland
  2. Attend your appointment with a qualified physiotherapist who has an interest and skill set which matches your particular presentation.
  3. There will be a thorough subjective examination where we find out about you, your condition, how it affects you and your goals for seeking physiotherapy management.
  4. Our Physiotherapist will then perform an objective examination which will be specific to your concerns. This allows our practitioners to set up baseline measures and provide further information required for appropriate treatment planning.
  5. Our physiotherapist will then discuss with you the outcomes of the assessment, diagnosis and the recommended treatment plan to work towards achieving your goals.
  6. Adding value to our clients is important in our treatment planning, our physiotherapists can provide you with options to continue your treatment plan between sessions with specific exercises to complete at home to maximise on your therapy time.
  7. You will have a touch point to your practitioner through email or via the customer experience team if you are unsure or have a question.
  8. Following your initial session, our physiotherapists are able to communicate with or refer to other members of your team such as your GP, specialist or support coordinator amongst others.

Conditions treated at Body Smart Health include, but are not limited to:
Musculoskeletal injuries - including acute and chronic injuries

Neurological conditions - including stroke rehabilitation, spinal injuries, acquired brain injuries, Parkinson disease, multiple sclerosis and more

Paediatric developmental - including global developmental delay, autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy, hereditary genetic conditions and more

Return to work injuries - management of acute and chronic workplace related injuries to get you back to work

Women’s health - helping you through prenatal and postnatal injuries and pelvic floor changes

Vestibular rehabilitation - treatment of dizziness and vertigo

Body Smart Health Therapists are highly experienced in working with clients under the Australian Worker’s Compensation Scheme, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and The Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA). 

How can we help you?

The team at Body Smart Health are ready to help you today. Call us on 1300 630 204 or complete the form below, and one of our friendly staff will be in touch shortly.