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News //

Exercise as effective as surgery for massive rotator cuff repairs.

21 June 2022

A new report in Musculoskeletal Science and Practice shows that exercise is as effective as surgery at improving pain and disability for large to massive rotator cuff repairs. 

So if you have a rotator cuff tear, why not try Physiotherapy first?

More evidence that torn ACL's can heal!

18 June 2022

Another paper released from the KANON trial that showed over 50% of partcipants had a healed ACL at 2 years post-injury without surgery.

Video //

Explaining pain

Pain is a bit more complex than we think.

 

This is a 30 minute video that does a great job of explaining how the pain system works and some new science that helps us understand pain and how to treat it.

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Your Physiotherapist

Greg Pfeiffer has over 30 years experience in the profession. Greg has worked in hospital settings, aged care, private practice, musculoskeletal and orthopaedic physiotherapy and in Occupational Rehabilitation and Return to Work roles.


Greg has worked with sporting teams in triathlon, rugby union, rugby league, AFL, indoor cricket and soccer.

Do I need X-rays / scans before attending?

 

In most cases, Physiotherapy treatment can commence safely without the need for X-rays or scans.

If the Physiotherapist feels that the results of investigations are needed before commencing treatment, they wil inform you.

What conditions are treated?

* Neck and back pain / stifness / sciatica

* Thoracic outlet syndrome

* Carpal tunnel syndrome

* Sports injuries, sprains and strains of     muscle, tendon or ligaments

* Achilles tendinosis

* Knee, shoulder, ankle or hip joint pain

- Bursitis

* Arthritic pain

* Workplace injuries

* Foot, ankle and heel pain / Plantar fasciitis

* Rotator cuff injury / pain

* ACL injuries - non-surgical management

* Orthopaedic surgery e.g. rotator cuff repair,      ACL reconstruction, hip and knee                   replacements

* Immobilisation after fractures

* Whiplash injuries

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Do I need a Doctor's referral to attend for treatment?

- No, you don't need a referral to attend as a Private Patient.

- You will need a referral if attending under DVA or  under CTP insurance.

- You may be eligible for up to 5 Medicare rebated services each calendar year. Check with your GP for details.

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Back Pain
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Neck pain / Whiplash
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Joint pain / Arthritis
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Shoulder pain, rotator cuff injury and bursitis
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Foot, ankle and heel pain
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Workplace and overuse injuries
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Sprained ankles
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Sports Injuries
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Orthopaedic Surgery Rehabilitation
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