Sports Injury Rehabilitation Melbourne

Eltham Physiotherapy Centre has affiliations with many local and Melbourne based sporting clubs. We pride ourselves of providing excellence in physiotherapy care to help adults and children participate in the sport they love.

Sport, lifestyle and leisure activities are an important aspect of life that are essential for good health and well-being. Keeping you in your sport / activity is our passion.

Our Physiotherapists and Podiatrists have experience across all sports, in particular AFL, Basketball, Netball, Tennis, Track and Field, Gymnastics and Dance. Whether elite, social or simply for fitness we are committed to working with you to achieve your individual goals.

Identifying, treating, managing and then preventing sports injuries keeps you active for longer.

Appropriate referral and co-ordination with other sporting professionals is important. A comprehensive team provides the best outcome to ensure all aspects of you injury or condition are addressed. Our on site Podiatrists are experts in Lower Limb biomechanics and feet. We have close working relationships with GP’s, Sports Physicians, Orthotists (Camwalkers) and Orthopeadic Surgeons to assist with medical and surgical management.

Treatment Modalities:

  • Education to help you to understand your condition/injury
  • Joint and soft tissue mobilisation
  • Taping
  • Stretching
  • Strengthening and control programs
  • Electrotherapy (including Bodyflow*)
  • Trigger point therapy and Dry needling
  • Exercise and prevention programs
  • Managing and modifying training loads
  • Fitting braces, cam boots and crutches
  • Liaise with your whole management team (eg. Coach, GP)

*Bodyflow, as recommended by Cate Boyd on SEN and OneHD, is one example of these modalities. By using the Bodyflow recover faster technology, the Bodyflow machine helps to drain fluid from acute injuries and post op injuries.

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