Physiotherapy at Graceville
At Graceville Physio, we have a team of experienced physiotherapists who work together to put a stop to your pain.
Physiotherapy has been servicing the local community for the last 24 years.
Physiotherapy goals are to ……..
- Improve the quality of your life
- Reduce chronic pain
- Rehabilitate injuries
- Balance your body so that it works most efficiently
- Get you back to doing the things you love without pain
We have developed a team dedicated to service and who have special interests in the following areas …
- Sports Injuries – Children and adults
- Back and Neck pain
- Workplace injuries
- Ante-natal and post natal care
- Respiratory conditions
Our new rooms are spacious and equipped with state of the art exercise and therapy equipment. Our large exercise room has been designed to cater for all types of physiotherapy rehabilitation. It is equipped with a large bar for participants in balance classes, and also includes a Pilates reformer and other specialised equipment.
Our physiotherapy treatments focus on the patient as a whole. During your initial assessment the whole body is taken into account, not just the injury site. This ensures you get back to your pre-injury self, maybe in even better shape that before. In striving for this excellence, further injury is then less likely.
Post treatment programs are in place to support you following your injury. We offer email support, maintenance programs, ie Once a month tune-ups and exercise sessions in our onsite gymnasium. This way we can follow your progress from initial assessment through to rehabilitation and pain / injury free state.
Our treatments always have a hands on approach as we feel that this is important in the healing aspect.
We use …
- joint mobilisations
- Dry needling
- Heat and cold therapy
- Quadripolar magnet therapy
We hear the saying all the time ‘I should have called you earlier’ Don’t put up with pain … make a physiotherapy appointment today
Chronic Pain Physiotherapy Brisbane
Chronic pain is a persistent pain in your body that lasts for longer than three months, or longer than the typical healing time of your injury. this kind of pain can be caused by a variety of factors, such as musculoskeletal issues, injury, surgery, or in some cases there can be no apparent reason at all.
The treatment and management of chronic pain is oftentimes a joint effort between physiotherapists and the rest of your healthcare team, in order to find the right combination of physical treatment and medication (if needed) to ensure you can life a relatively pain free life.
Pool-Based Physiotherapy Brisbane
In the warm weather, it is also natural to gravitate towards the water, with swimming pools providing a great option for exercise. No matter your age or ability, swimming can be good for your body rerdless of potential injuries or pains.
Primarily, swimming laps is a great low impact cardiovascular exercise that anyone can undertake. However, there are also other water-based exercises that can help with strength, balance, mobility, and endurance. These include:
- Floating on your back
- Balancing on a single leg
- Walking laps in the shallow end
- Against-the-wall push ups
- Mini squats
- Deep water running
The physiotherapists at Graceville Physio, Pain Slayers are trained to tailor water-based training programs for individual patients needs. Typically, the patients that benefit most from this include those recovering from lower-back or leg surgeries, elderly patients prone to falls, and kid with reduced muscle tone. It’s also great for athletes looking for a low impact, cross-training option.
Typically, we will recommend a series of ‘land-based’ exercises to compliment the pool-based routine for a well-rounded treatment program. If you’re interested in create a pool-based treatment program, get in touch with our team of physiotherapists today to book your consultation.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the different types of physiotherapy?
There are several different types of physiotherapy that you can benefit from, including sports physio, paediatric physio, respiratory physio, pregnancy and women's health physio, and much more.
When should I see a physiotherapist?
There are a variety of reasons why you should see a physiotherapist. If you're experiencing ongoing pain, particularly in the neck or back, jaw, or heaven recurring headaches, a physiotherapist can help you relieve the pain and get on with living life.
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