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Our Services

At Goonellabah Physiotherapy Centre we use evidence based treatment to maximise your physical potential. An appointment with one of our physios will supply you with a diagnosis, education on the diagnosis, a plan to overcome the diagnosis, hands on physiotherapy, treatment and self management advice. 

Physiotherapy
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Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy assessments will incorporate face to face history taking and clinical assessment of the body and injured area. Following this, a treatment plan will be set and may include education, soft tissue massage and mobilisations, exercise based therapy, taping and more.

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DVA

Physiotherapy services provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) are tailored to support veterans and eligible individuals in managing and improving their physical health and well-being. DVA recognizes the unique needs of veterans, particularly those with service-related injuries or conditions, and provides funding for physiotherapy as part of their comprehensive healthcare benefits.

WorkCover and CTP claims

If injured at work or in a motor vehicle accident, physiotherapy can help you to recover from your injuries and assist return to work & life. We liaise with doctors, specialists and your work place to help improve the return to work process.

NDIS

Physiotherapy under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) aims to improve the physical function, mobility, and overall well-being of individuals living with disabilities. NDIS provides funding for physiotherapy services to eligible participants, enabling them to access personalized care and support tailored to their specific needs.

Sports Injury

Sports Injuries

Sport injury physiotherapy involves the assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries sustained during athletic activities. Physiotherapists specializing in sports injuries work with athletes of all levels, from recreational enthusiasts to professional competitors, to help them recover from injuries and return to their sports safely and efficiently. Our team has high level experience and passion for all levels of athletes.

Physical Therapist

Chronic Pain

Physiotherapy for chronic pain involves a comprehensive approach to managing persistent pain conditions that affect individuals over an extended period, typically lasting three months or more. Chronic pain can result from various factors, including injuries, medical conditions, or underlying musculoskeletal issues.

Wrist Brace
Kinesiology Taping
Massage Therapy

Lympoedema Treatment

Physiotherapy plays a crucial role in the management of lymphedema, a condition characterized by swelling in one or more limbs due to impaired lymphatic drainage. While there is no cure for lymphedema, physiotherapy interventions can help reduce swelling, improve limb function, and enhance the overall quality of life for individuals living with this condition.

Casting/Splinting/Bracing

Our physiotherapists have extensive knowledge in all things casting/splinting/bracing. Casting includes water proof and non water proof fibreglass casting. Bracing can be from the simple wrist brace to the complex ACL/PCL braces. Splinting includes thermoplastic moulding for hand injuries and more.

Taping

Taping in physiotherapy refers to the application of specialized adhesive tapes to support injured joints, muscles, or soft tissues, as well as to improve biomechanical alignment and promote healing. There are various taping techniques used in physiotherapy, each serving different purposes and addressing specific conditions.

Yoga Class

Exercise Classes

Physiotherapy-led exercise classes offer a structured and supervised environment for individuals to improve their physical function, mobility, and overall health under the guidance of a qualified physiotherapist.

Class: BAS (balance and strength)
Time: 10-11am
Day: Thursday
Venue: Goonellabah Physiotherapy
Instructor: Jacob Follent

Call us about this class.

More classes to come 

Acupuncture

Acupuncture

In physiotherapy, acupuncture is often used as a complementary treatment alongside other modalities to address various musculoskeletal and neurological conditions.

Jacob Follent is our resident Acupuncturist.

Athlete Stretching Legs

Athlete Injury & Load Management

Athlete injury and load management in physiotherapy involves strategies to prevent injuries, optimize performance, and facilitate safe return to play for athletes of all levels. This approach recognizes the importance of balancing training loads, recovery, and individual athlete factors to minimize the risk of injury and enhance long-term athletic success

Stretching Exercises

Prevention Programs

A prevention program in physiotherapy aims to reduce the risk of injury and promote overall health and well-being through targeted interventions and education. These programs are designed to address specific risk factors, improve movement patterns, and empower individuals to take proactive steps to maintain their physical health and function.

Physical Therapy Session

Post Operation Rehab

Post-operative rehabilitation in physiotherapy is a crucial component of the recovery process following surgery. Physiotherapists play a key role in designing and implementing tailored rehabilitation programs to help patients regain mobility, strength, function, and independence after surgery.

Soccer

Return to Sport Testing

Return to Sport (RTS) testing in physiotherapy involves comprehensive assessments and evaluations to determine an athlete's readiness to safely return to competitive sports following an injury or surgical intervention. These tests are designed to assess physical function, strength, stability, neuromuscular control, and movement quality to ensure that the athlete can meet the demands of their sport and minimize the risk of re-injury.

Leg Injury

CAM boot, Crutches and further Equipment

CAM boots (controlled ankle motion boots), crutches, and other assistive equipment are commonly used in physiotherapy to aid in the rehabilitation process following injuries, surgeries, or conditions affecting the lower extremities. 

We have a large range of equipments from small therabands to the access of ordering bikes, braces and more.

First Aid Kit

Injuries managed and not limited to the below list

  • Cervicogenic Headaches

  • Lower Back Pain

  • Neck Pain, Knee Pain, Ankle Pain, Hip Pain, Thoracic Pain

  • Radiculopathies/Nerve Pain

  • ACL Injuries

  • BPPV

  • Osteopenia/Osteoporosis

  • Cancer (lymphedema)

  • Muscle Tears

  • Tendinopathy/Tendinosis

  • Hand/Wrist injuries

  • Foot Conditions

  • Balance training

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