Exercise rehabilitation following injury provides the best chance of a successful return to activity. However, exercising can be daunting for many if you are unsure of what to do and how much to do.
What We Offer
Having a physiotherapist design and supervise your program, means you are doing the appropriate exercises for your ability and injury. We also make sure you are doing them well. Our physio supervised group or individual sessions can play a significant role in helping you gain confidence and start to recover. Physio supervised classes are also covered by most private health funds.
Exercise Rehabilitation in the Clinic
- Physiotherapy Group Exercise Sessions
These sessions are suitable for anyone who needs to exercise to improve pain and function. The program will include Pilates-equipment exercises, light to medium weights, resistance bands, balance and fit ball exercises. We emphasise controlling movement, maintaining good posture, flexibility, balance and developing a strong core.
Classes For Knee and Hip Osteoarthritis- GLA:D Programme (Good life with Arthritis: Denmark )
The GLA:DTM Australia program is a 6-week education and supervised exercise program for hip and knee osteoarthritis. Current international guidelines recommend patient education, exercise and weight loss as the most effective first-line treatment for knee and hip osteoarthritis. The GLA:D® program incorporates all three components, All our Physiotherapists that supervise GLA:D® classes are accredited providers of this Internationally recognised program.
Physio Gym Programs
These sessions are suitable for those that need to get stronger, fitter and practice specific skills to return to sport or work. They are also useful for conditions such as osteopenia and osteoporosis to load the bones enough to improve bone mass. The program will include some cardio exercises, lifting of medium to heavy weights and sport specific agility skills.
Programs for home or at your gym
If it is best for you to exercise at home or in your local gym, then we will provide the necessary instruction and guidance to ensure you can do this safely. We use exercise video technology to help remind you how to do things when you get home. We also liaise with any trainers or coaches to ensure your progress stays on track.
Steps to get started on attending a Supervised exercise class at the clinic
- Book in with a physio for an assessment
- Have 2 or 3, one on one sessions with the physio to set up your program
- Attend one of our small classes supervised by the physiotherapist
- Reassessment every 3 – 6 months to re-examine individual goals and update program