Services

Injury Assessment & Management

Whether you’re a weekend warrior, an elite athlete or just trying to keep up with the kids, being injured is not only painful but it almost always stops you from doing what you love. Our physios are all highly trained in injury assessment and management. During your initial appointment our physios will take a thorough […]

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Physio for CrossFit

Three of the most important tools for CrossFit are; a strong mindset, a great coach to ensure your technique is spot-on and an experienced physio to prevent aches and pains so you can stay in the gym improving your fitness. Powerhouse is the go-to physio in Canberra for CrossFit and Functional Training enthusiasts. Our qualified […]

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ACHILLES TENDON INJURIES

Physiotherapy treatment is vital to speeding up the healing process, reducing the chance of repeat damage and getting you back in the game. The achilles tendon is one of the longest tendons in your body, stretching from the bones of your heel through to the calf muscle. Its major function is to allow you to […]

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ACL Injuries

An ACL tear is a relatively common sporting injury affecting the knee. Evidence supports that an extensive rehabilitation program is vital when treating any ACL injury. An anterior cruciate ligament or ACL injury can range from a small partial tear causing minimal pain, to a complete rupture resulting in significant pain and disability, requiring comprehensive rehabilitation and […]

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Shoulder Pain & Injuries

Many of us suffer some from some form of shoulder pain in our lives, often it comes and goes without much significance but there are times that it can really affect your day to day living.  Shoulder pain can be either acute or chronic depending on how long you have had the pain for.   An […]

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Remedial Massage

Massage is a manipulation of the soft tissues of the body – the muscles, tendons & ligaments, and is an important ingredient to enhancing body function, aiding the healing process, promoting relaxation and improving wellbeing. Our trained and experienced soft tissue therapist will identify the areas requiring attention, determine the condition of the tissues and […]

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Exercise Programs

If you’re wanting to get back into exercise after a hiatus we can help you get back, better, faster and stronger with designing a graduated return to exercise program.  Not only can our physio’s and massage therapist look after all your prehab and post-op needs but also general exercise needs including: Musculoskeletal Screenings (MSS) Strapping […]

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Post-operative rehab

Repairing your body from a substantial injury (sporting or otherwise) doesn’t finish once you’ve had surgery. Frequently, there is more work to be done after your surgery! Powerhouse Physio are experts at providing post-operative rehab care including rehab programs, as well as post-op injury assessment and management. The aim of the post-surgical program is regaining […]

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Sports Massage

What exercise takes away, massage will put back. Your body naturally stores tension and stress when under load. Regular massages will release tension leading to a reduction in injuries and improved performance.

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Dry Needling

Ever wondered what all the hype is about Dry needling?  It’s also known as Myofascial trigger point dry needling and works by carefully inserting thin acupuncture style needles into trigger points which are the cause of neuromuscular dysfunction, resulting in pain, reduced function or increased stress on surrounding structures. Our therapists use a segmental needling […]

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Musculoskeletal Screenings (MSS)

Musculoskeletal Screenings (MSS) involves the gathering of specific information about a person’s injury history followed by performing sport specific tests. These tests are designed to determine whether there are any issues with muscle strength, control, stability as well as joint integrity and function that may contribute to an increased risk of injury. MSS provide physios […]

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Cupping

Cupping has been around for thousands of years and is an ancient form of alternative medicine where special cups (glass, bamboo or plastic) are placed on your skin to create suction. One way to think about cupping is that it is the inverse of massage. Rather than applying pressure to muscles, the suction uses pressure […]

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Pre-habilitation

Prehab is an emerging health trend proven to keep athletes and active individuals away from preventable injuries and unnecessary surgeries.  It is a proven, common sense technique that helps prevent injuries before they actually occur, thereby improving quality of life.  Prehab is the most effective way of addressing preventable injury in sports.  It is a […]

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Falls Prevention

As we age, our sure-footedness declines and, at the same time, our bones become increasingly brittle.  Falls are one of the largest causes of harm in health care. Preventing falls and minimising their harmful effects are critical. As Physio’s we can design programs to improve your strength, stability and proprioception so we can keep you […]

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