Family Fit

Family Fit is our latest service to be launched at Malvern East Physiotherapy. Our team prides itself on keeping the community active and injury free and this is even more pertinent throughout this COVID-19 period. With school, club and representative sports being postponed for the indefinite future, our team is keen to keep your skills [...]

By |2020-05-12T14:31:30+10:00May 12th, 2020|Children's Health, Exercise, Prehabilitation, Preseason Training, Strength Training|Comments Off on Family Fit

Telehealth appointments are now available at Malvern East Physiotherapy

Malvern East Physiotherapy is pleased to announce our telehealth appointments. You can be assured our physiotherapists will provide the same individualised care and best possible treatment plan that leads to long-term health and injury prevention. What is a telehealth appointment? A telehealth appointment is delivering your usual physiotherapy services through a video-call or telephone. It [...]

By |2020-04-30T12:32:12+10:00April 2nd, 2020|Online Physiotherapy, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on Telehealth appointments are now available at Malvern East Physiotherapy

What is the correct lifting technique?

Low back pain is a common complaint that affects 80% of the population. Commonly, people present for physiotherapy treatment with a back complaint completely unaware of the cause. Frequently patients report having recently been lifting or moving heavy items with what is thought to be the correct lifting technique. This can commonly cause either acute [...]

By |2020-02-25T17:40:05+11:00February 25th, 2020|Clinical Pilates, Exercise, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on What is the correct lifting technique?

Are you doing enough exercise?

Do you know how much exercise you should be doing? Our physiotherapist Sarah Yule highlights the recommended minimum guidelines for physical activity that we should all be doing.  A recent survey performed by the Australian Bureau of Statistics identified that only 17% of adults aged between 18 and 65 years of age met the National [...]

What is hydrotherapy and how does it work?

Did you know individuals who have a limited capacity to perform exercises on dry land are most suitable for hydrotherapy?  Our physiotherapist Vernon explores how hydrotherapy can benefit you. What is hydrotherapy? At Malvern East Physiotherapy (MEP), hydrotherapy is performed at the Harold Holt Swim Centre. Hydrotherapy (also known as aquatic therapy, water therapy or [...]

By |2019-07-31T15:25:30+10:00July 31st, 2019|Exercise, Physiotherapy|2 Comments

What to do if you have a tendon injury?

Our physiotherapist Vernon Mittal discusses what to do when you have a tendon injury (tendonitis or tendinopathy) and highlights the treatment you can seek from our physiotherapists. What is a tendon injury? Most tendon injuries occur near joints, such as the shoulder, elbow, knee, and ankle.  Tendinopathy (previously referred to as tendonitis) is characterised as an [...]

By |2019-05-19T19:49:34+10:00May 17th, 2019|Exercise, Physiotherapy|0 Comments

Pilates – can I claim on private health?

Malvern East Physiotherapy takes a holistic approach to supervised exercise using a range of pilates exercise using the reformer, trapeze, weights and cardiovascular equipment.  Our physio-supervised exercise programs are specifically tailored and individualised for your needs and rehabilitation.   You may be aware that as of the 1st of April, the government is implementing new [...]

By |2019-03-27T10:57:04+11:00March 27th, 2019|Clinical Pilates, Physiotherapy, Strength Training|0 Comments

Is hydrotherapy functional?

Hydrotherapy can be a great form of exercise and rehabilitation.  The buoyancy of the water allows you to perform a range of exercises which may not be able to performed in a weight bearing fashion due to pain or stiffness.  This can be especially useful during the early stages of post-operative rehabilitation or for the [...]

By |2018-10-08T19:02:31+11:00October 8th, 2018|Physiotherapy|0 Comments

Top questions to ask your physiotherapist

At Malvern East Physiotherapy, we see a range of conditions from sore necks and backs; sporting injuries; through to rehabilitation following surgery from a range of conditions.  In addition assessment and treatment, our mission is to guide and empower you throughout the recovery process.  Open dialogue and learning more about what's going on will help [...]

By |2018-08-16T22:33:01+10:00August 16th, 2018|Physiotherapy|0 Comments

When should I get a scan?

Medical technology is advancing rapidly year after year. Developments in medical imaging and scans (eg. MRI, CT, ultrasound etc.) provide clinicians with a huge amount of useful information regarding a patient’s presenting condition.  As physiotherapists, in conjunction with a thorough assessment, we can use this information to guide our treatment plan and to judge if onward referral is needed.  This ensures best practice within a [...]

By |2018-06-15T11:07:17+10:00June 15th, 2018|Physiotherapy|0 Comments