Physiotherapy

Our expert physiotherapists are here to help you feel stronger, better and faster.

Sydney's largest and best sports medicine facility.

We have some of Australia’s  best physiotherapists on staff, including APA Sports physiotherapists, Pilates-qualified physiotherapists, and more with specialist training. So you’ll have the right treatment – from assessment to diagnosis and your personalised rehabilitation program – to see you safely back on deck.

A refined and caring approach.

Everything we do for you is with care and concern. We ask you questions. We listen to you. We analyse, and we examine you. Then we recommend. For example:

We ask questions​

We ask you questions to ensure we really understand your pain.

We listen

We listen to your explanation of what happened, what you were doing at the time.

We analyse, and examine​

We carefully analyse the cause of your pain, then conduct a physical examination to confirm.

We recommend​

We recommend the best course of treatment for you.

Your physiotherapist may use a variety of treatment methods.

Physiotherapy can address a wide range of muscular and skeletal issues that cause you pain and discomfort. Depending on your particular issue or the extent of your injury, you physiotherapist may use a variety of techniques, exercised and methods to address the problem.

Joint mobilisation​

Slow movement of your injured joint within its normal range of movement.

Muscle stretching​

Gradually stretching your painful muscle to improve its elasticity.

Joint manipulation ​

A rapid single movement to help restore the normal function of your joint.

Soft tissue mobilisation​​

Used to relax your painful muscles and promote their healing.

Taping and bracing​

Both methods restrict the movement of your joint to encourage its healing.

Balance exercises​

Exercises, such as for lower body strength, can improve your balance.

Pilates

Pilates helps to balance your body through core strength, flexibility and awareness.

Muscle strengthening

We design exercises to improve your muscle groups and restore their strength.

Book online now or give us a call to discuss what kind of appointment you need

Our practitioners can help solve the cause of your pain.

Balmain Sports Medicine has some of Australia’s top physicians who specialise in sports medicine. If you have an injury or are experiencing pain, one of our expert practitioners can help.

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Denise Berg

I am a mum to 2 beautiful girls! I enjoy a weekly game of netball at Five Dock and lunching with ‘the girls’ on a Friday. My special …

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Gavan Sticka

I am lucky enough to live in beautiful Five Dock Bay / Russell Lea. I enjoy all sports and have played many but fell in love with …

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Polly Levinson

I am a Rozelle local and enjoy cycling around town with my family on the weekends. I love to run and my goal is to run a marathon …

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Mariana Ojurovic

Born and bred in Canberra I grew up playing my weekly Saturday morning sports, walking up mountains or around the lakes …

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Andy Farley

Born and raised in Sydney and currently living in Balmain. I grew up playing cricket and soccer, but these days when not in clinic, I …

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Stephanie Kyrgias

Steph completed her Master’s degree in Physiotherapy at University of Technology with a background of Sports & Exercise …

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Samantha Shearman

Originally from Melbourne, I grew up competing as a rower and alpine ski racer, where I was lucky enough to compete internationally for …

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Mark Stockdale

Mark brings over 25 years of physiotherapy experience to Balmain Sports Medicine, 17 of those as a director of a busy inner …

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Kate MacDonald

Growing up in Lismore in the Northern Rivers, I was active from a young age playing tennis and dancing. I began dancing at the …

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