Physiotherapy in Melbourne

Our Melbourne CBD Physiotherapy Clinic prides itself on active therapy, be it hands on treatment, dry needling, guided exercises and stretching or rehabilitation, we work with you to get the most out of every minute you are with us.

All our sessions are 30-45 minutes and we use that time to full advantage.

Manual Therapy

  • Mobilisation
  • Manipulation
  • Massage
  • Trigger Points Therapy
  • Stretching
  • Myofascial release
  • Muscle re-education
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Dry Needling

What is Dry Needling?

Dry needling is a physiotherapy treatment option which involves the use of a sterile, single-use filament needle (also known as a acupuncture needle). It’s a fantastic form of treatment to relieve muscle tension, reduce pain and stimulate circulation with minimal pain.

How Does Dry Needling Work?

Dry needling reduces localised muscular pain and helps to increase function by assisting the muscle to lengthen and shorten normally. This is done via myofascial trigger points.

When Should Dry Needling Be Used?

Dry needling can assist in the treatment of:

  • Muscular aches and pains
  • Muscle knots
  • Restoration of natural movement in a joint

Does Dry Needling Hurt?

During the treatment you may feel a slight pinch as the needle is being inserted and removed. This slight discomfort shouldn’t last more than a second.

Are There Any Risks With Dry Needling?

A physiotherapist will assess your needs and explain any risks associated with dry needling before recommending any course of treatment.

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What Is Electrotherapy?

Electrotherapy is the use of ultrasound to relieve pain and swelling.

Does It Hurt?

Frequencies at which an ultrasound machine works at are so high that you will not feel the machine working at all.

Is It Safe?

Yes, it is safe when prescribed by a qualified physiotherapist. Here at QV Physiotherapy, we assess you before presenting any treatment options.

What Can Electrotherapy Treat?

Electrotherapy can treat a range of conditions which include:

  • Neck pain
  • Back pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Acute injuries
  • Workplace postural pain
  • Disc bulge
  • Sciatica
  • Muscular spasm
  • Acute wry neck
  • Headaches
  • Whiplash
  • and more…
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  • Muscle strengthening
  • Conditioning programs
  • Stretching Programs
  • Core Training and Pilates
  • Balance retraining
  • Plyometrics
  • Fitball
  • Post-surgical strengthening
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