Musculoskeletal injuries include those that affect muscle, tendon, ligament, nerve and bone. Injury may occur from an accident, repetitive movements, overuse, postural overload or following prolonged immobilisation.

• Back pain or nerve impingement 
• Neck pain 
• Headaches 
• Shoulder pain for impingement, rotator cuff tendons, frozen shoulder 
• Following shoulder surgery for rotator cuff, impingement or instability 
• Knee pain including meniscus, patellofemoral joint pain and ligament injuries
• Knee or hip osteoarthritis 
• Plantar fasciitis (plantar heel pain), arch pain, big toe pain or metatarsalgia
• Problems in and around tendons such as Achilles tendinopathy, ’tennis elbow’, gluteal bursitis (lateral hip pain) 
• Posture related pain 
• Workplace injuries 
• Following prolonged immobilisation such as a cast, moon boot or sling.
Sports injuries can affect muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerve and bone. Injury may result from direct trauma or chronic overload. Sports Physiotherapy is not just concerned with rehabilitating these injuries, but also on improving performance and preventing future injury.

• Muscle strains
• Ankle sprains
• Groin pain with change in direction sport
• Achilles tendon stiffness or pain
• Stress fractures
• Shin pain with running or impact
• Knee ligament injuries (eg. ACL) from sport or repair post-surgery
• Knee injuries and swelling from gym
• Knee pain with running or jumping
• Shoulder injuries in swimmers or throwing sports
• Following shoulder surgery for dislocation
• Elbow injuries with throwing sports
• Wrist injuries with gymnastics or weight-bearing exercises
Rehabilitation & Neurological Disorders may involve the central nervous system which affects the brain, spinal cord, and nerves independently or in conjunction with more complex conditions. Objectives of rehabilitation are to optimise patient function, well-being and enhance participation in their preferred activities of daily living.

• Stroke
• Acquired brain injury
• Spinal cord injury
• Peripheral neuropathy
• Cerebral Palsy
• Multiple sclerosis
• Muscular dystrophy
• Parkinson’s disease
• Post- operative deterioration
Promoting wellness and exercise in kids and teenagers in combination with preventing and treating musculoskeletal injuries.

• Growth related injuries – knee, heel, and groin
• Sporting injuries
• Spinal pain and scoliosis
• Eating disorders
• Chronic fatigue
Patient symptoms can include vertigo, dizziness, visual disturbance and poor balance due to an inner ear or balance condition.

• Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)
• Labyrinthitis
• Vestibular Neuritis
• Meniere’s Disease
Physical activity to suit all levels of fitness and health conditions. Exercise classes are patient centred and tailored to individual or group preference. At AllCare, we have an Exercise Physiologist, Pilates Instructors and Physiotherapists all running our Exercise and Clinical Pilates classes.

• Clinical Pilates
• Mat Pilates
• Post-natal Pilates
• Pregnancy Pilates
• Exercise physiologist for one-on-one assessment and exercise sessions
• Strength and rehabilitation classes
• Running Exercise Classes
• Cardiovascular equipment
• MOTOmed
Working with patients that have a disability or permanent impairment condition and are qualified under the NDIS to promote participation in activities, as well as optimising physical health and wellbeing.

• Intellectual disability
• Autism
• Cerebral Palsy
• Genetic conditions
• Spinal cord injury or brain injury
• Permanent blindness
• Permanent bilateral hearing loss
• Deaf, blindness
• Amputation or congenital disorder
This includes symptoms around the jaw, head or upper neck. Headache pain has many causes and these may include muscle and joint problems in the upper neck or around the jaw (Temporomandibular dysfunction/ TMD). It is important to differentiate the source as management will vary.

• Temporomandibular pain including jaw, head, ear or facial pain
• Difficulty chewing or opening the jaw, clicking or locking of the jaw
• Clenching or grinding at night
• Neck pain
• Headaches – tension, migraine, neck related (cervicogenic)
Working with patients prior to pregnancy, during a pregnancy and post-partum to enhance their experience, reduce pain or injury and achieve their goals.

• Pelvic pain or injury
• Lower back injury
• Hip pain
• Shoulder and neck pain
• Pelvic floor exercise
• Abdominal muscle rehabilitation and rectus diastasis management
• Education on manual handling
• Post-natal exercise assessment and Pilates classes
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