At Grand Slam Physio we are committed to optimizing your treatment outcome, getting you strong & active. We use innovative, individualized treatment techniques to achieve your goals
EXERCISE & REHABILITATIVE THERAPIES
We have a strong focus on exercise to get you strong, normalize movement and achieving your goals. Exercise therapy is strengthening exercises involving individualized programs of strength, endurance, power, speed, motor control, coordination, agility, proprioception and flexibility.
Belinda and Ben are both certified Australian Strength & Conditioning Association Level 1 coaches, and have both completed post graduate Exercise Science degrees. Belinda & Amrita also have Clinical Pilates training.
We have a decked out gym full of equipment to ensure excellent technique and teaching of exercises. Our gym includes weights, squat rack, benches, functional trainer, bike, treadmill, cross trainer to name a few. We will add Pilates equipment shortly watch this space.
Dry needling which has also been known as myofascial trigger point dry needling is a treatment technique that uses small filoform needles in an attempt to reduce tension in tight muscles. A small gauge needle is inserted into a tight muscle to relieve tension and muscle tightness.
A local twitch response may occur in a taut muscle that causes an analgesic effect and is thought to act on the nerves supplying the muscle to allow it to relax.
Belinda, Ben and Amrita are all certified in Dry Needling technique.
Taping may be applied to support, relieve pain, for postural correction or to improve joint stability. There are many different taping methods and types of tape, which are determined on an individual basis.
REAL TIME ULTRASOUND
Real time ultrasound is imaging that physiotherapists can assess and treat the way the deep muscles fire for low back and pelvic stability, hip function, and thoracic control.
Manual therapy comprises a number of treatment techniques to treat restrictions in the joints, skeletal muscles, connective tissue and nervous systems. Treatment techniques include joint mobilization, joint manipulation or cavitation of a joint, massage therapy techniques to soft tissue, muscle energy and neural mobilization.
We at Grand Slam Physio have a strong focus on normalizing tissue with individualized hands on techniques. Having worked with therapists from all around the world, Ben and Belinda have a great manual therapy skill base.