Physiotherapy

​Visiting a physiotherapist and commencing treatment early can mean a quicker recovery with less time away from work, sport and recreation. At Mittagong Physio and Pilates our practitioners have a diverse and comprehensive knowledge of all musculoskeletal injuries.

 

Our practitioners are able to diagnose, management and treat all sporting and non-sporting conditions, injuries and post-operative rehabilitation.​

 
Your physiotherapy management may include:
• mobilisation of joints
• soft tissue techniques massage / deep tissue fascia releases
• acupuncture including dry needling
• ice / heat
• real time ultrasound assessment for spinal / hip “core” muscle function
• exercise prescription for the prevention and rehabilitation of injury
• taping to protect joints and injured tissues
• biomechanical assessment of movements through video analysis
• advice on training loads and techniques to assist in recovery
• motor control retraining to prevent recurring injuries.

Physiotherapy
Physical Therapy Session

Below is a list of common conditions treated by our physiotherapists:
• Whiplash
• Headaches
• Temporo-Mandibular Joint (TMJ-Jaw) conditions
• Neck pain
• Thoracic pain
• Lower back pain
• Pelvic/ SIJ dysfunction
• “Sciatica” – an umbrella term where identifying the cause is essential
• Shoulder pain
• Elbow pain (e.g. lateral epicondylalgia/ “tennis elbow”)
• Knee pain (e.g. patella-femoral pain, ITB compression syndromes, meniscal irritations)
• Hip pain and dysfunction
• Groin pain
• Foot and ankle pain (e.g. plantarfascitis, sprains, stress fractures)
• Tendinopathy (we now know “tendinitis” is a misnomer)
• Post-operative physiotherapy (e.g. Total Knee Replacement, Arthroscopy, ACL Reconstruction)
• Muscle strains/tears/contusions (“corks”)
• Ligament strains/tears (e.g Ankle sprains)
• Rehab post-dislocation/subluxation
• “Bursitis” – please note that bursitis is rarely the primary issue
• BPPV (Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo)
• Incontinence (Women’s Health)
• Mastitis
• Chest physiotherapy (airway clearance techniques and breathing exercises)
• Adolescent injuries (e.g. Sever’s, Osgood Schlatter’s)
• Arthritis
• Upper limb work-related injuries (aka RSI)
• Pregnancy related problems (pelvic pain, stress incontinence)
• Sports injuries
• Assessment of running/walking pattern
• Postural-related issues
• Musculoskeletal screening

• Head Injuries

• Balance problems


Amongst many other conditions not listed above.

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