Sports Physiotherapy


We manage sports injuries from the weekend warrior to the elite sportsperson

Sports Physiotherapy can help you sort out your sporting injury with an accurate diagnosis, evidence-based treatment, hands-on therapy, prevention strategies and exercise prescription. We not only resolve your symptoms but also fix the cause of your problem so that you never have to see us again for the same injury – a real solution and not just a band-aid solution.

We aim to get you back on the sporting field fast!

At Sport & Spinal Physio, we give our clients from Gungahlin, Canberra City, and the wider Canberra community a fast and effective resolution for a wide range of sporting injuries including:

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  • Low back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Headaches
  • Sciatica
  • Disc lesions
  • Knee pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Children growing pains
  • Adolescent growing pains
  • Elbow pain
  • Wrist and hand pain
  • Hip pain
  • Foot & ankle pain
  • Ligament injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Posture problems
  • Muscle strains
  • Joint sprains
  • Post-op rehabilitation
  • Osteitis pubis
  • Disclocations
  • Meniscal injuries

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We use our unique ‘phase-based rehab system’ to ensure that the healing process is most effective and your return to sport is successful. This step by step approach allows us to:

  • Control inflammation and swelling
  • Restore joint range
  • Restore muscle length
  • Improve muscle control
  • Correct muscle imbalances
  • Improve sporting technique
  • Improve biomechanics
  • Improve joint awareness (proprioception)
  • Achieve advanced muscle strengthening through the use of our gymnasium
  • Introduce cross-training activities to maintain your fitness
  • Guide a progressive return to your chosen sport

Our therapeutic techniques for sports injuries include: ice or heat therapy, therapeutic ultrasound, electrical stimulation, exercise prescription, sport specific retraining, real time ultrasound, footwear advice, acupuncture dry needling and gym rehabilitation.

At any time our sports physios may refer you to one of our other services to achieve the best outcome for your sports injury. Your treatment is always about you – we focus on your individual needs to return you to your chosen sport as soon as possible.

Why choose Sport & Spinal Physio for your sports injury?

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  • We listen, we care and we get results
  • We fix the cause of your injury and not just the symptoms
  • We have physiotherapists who have special training in sports injuries having completed further studies
  • We have extensive experience in all types of sporting injuries, including treating athletes with disabilities
  • Our therapists are passionate about sport and engage in an active lifestlye
  • We understand the demands and technique involved in all sport types
  • Our therapists have been recognised for their expertise having been national sporting team consultants
  • We can combine physio with podiatry to sort out any lower limb sporting injuries
  • Our physios and podiatrists can recommend the ideal footwear to suit your foot type
  • Our podiatrists can improve lower limb biomechanics and alignment with orthotics
  • Our massage therapists can work on your tight muscles
  • We can achieve advanced muscle strength through the use of our gym
  • We use real time ultrasound to get optimal core stability – an ideal asset for all sport
  • Many of our physios work with local, state, national and international teams and athletes
  • We give you cross training activities so you can maintain your fitness whilst injured
  • We provide you with the tools to look after your health long after you leave our care
  • We provide you with a guided return to sport with any technique modifications or training restrictions

Having the latest computerised scanning equipment enables our physios to accurately diagnose and effectively manage a broad range of sports injuries. We strive for excellent results and this certainly gives us the edge – especially with elite athletes looking to enhance their performance in every way possible.