‘Hands on’ physiotherapists serving our local community since 1987

Our Services

City South Physiotherapy provides physiotherapy services to assist with recovery from injury and pain. We offer a personalised and professional service, providing expert advice to assist with management of your condition and to obtain the quickest path to recovery. We can provide referrals for diagnostic tests and recommend further opinions from other doctors or specialists if needed. With our excellent manual therapy skills we are very ’hands on’ practitioners.

Physiotherapy treatment techniques include joint mobilisation; massage and other soft tissue techniques; taping to protect injured joints and soft tissues; stretching; exercise programs; postural re-education and retraining to prevent recurring injuries.

Also offered:

Clinical Pilates

Pilates exercise can be done individually or in a class with groups of 2-3. These exercises focus on muscle control and can be performed using equipment such as reformers and trapeze in our exercise / rehab room. An initial assessment will be required and personalised programs will be developed suitable for your needs or injury. These exercises aim to improve core stability and recruit deep postural muscles which improve posture and poor mechanics which may contribute to injuries.

Pilates Sessions (1:1) and Pilates Classes -Family/Friends (max 2) can be made at many different times to suit you, so please call 03 9696 2180 to arrange a suitable time.

Pilates Classes can be added at many different times, so please call us to organise a suitable time for you.

Dry Needling

Fine needles are inserted into muscles in region of ‘trigger points’ to release muscle tension and reduce pain.

Real Time Ultrasound Imaging (RTUI)

Real Time Ultrasound is used for the assessment and retraining of specific muscle activation around the lumbar spine and pelvis. The deep muscles in your back, lower abdominal area and pelvis and their activation can be assessed and retrained to assist with recovery.

Exercise Programs

An important part of rehabilitation programs and can be used to improve movement, strength and function and help prevent further injuries.

Rehabilitation

Assistance with recovery following surgery or injury with development of individualised treatment programs

Referrals

Physiotherapists can refer you for diagnostic testing such as X-rays and MRIs or provide you with advice and assistance if referral to specialist doctors, such as orthopaedic surgeons, is required.

HICAPS

This means you can claim your rebate directly if you are covered for physiotherapy under your private health insurance. All you need to do is bring along your private health fund card so that you can make your claim and then you only have to pay the gap amount.

Medicare

You may be entitled to receive five Medicare treatments per year with an Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) referral from your doctor. These are generally for people with a chronic musculoskeletal conditions such as back pain, neck pain, shoulder or knee pain. We will be able to process your Medicare claim electronically, so you can be reimbursed directly from Medicare for these treatments.

Types of patients treated:

  • Private – with or without private health insurance
  • Workers compensation
  • TAC
  • Medicare
  • Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA)
  • Pensioners
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