Physiotherapy

If you are looking for a physiotherapy near you, Star Health is a leading provider of primary health services in Victoria and especially physiotherapy services.

If you are looking for a physiotherapy near you in Melbourne, our centres are conveniently located in St Kilda, Prahran and South Melbourne. All our physiotherapists are highly trained and qualified professionals with vast experience.

Physiotherapists can assess and treat any joint and muscle injuries, help with your balance and mobility, and give you advice on the right type of exercise for you. We offer treatment and advice to help improve your health and wellbeing.

Star Health’s Physiotherapy Clinic

At our clinic, we can help you with:

  • Muscle or joint aches and pains
    We will help to assess your muscle strength, and the range of movement in your joints, as well as advise on techniques and exercises to reduce pain in both the short and long term. We will support you to learn and progress with the programme to make sure you get the most from your treatment.
  • Chronic pain
    Chronic pain can affect how you function, including your ability to work and your sleep patterns. We will look to provide you with treatments that help to reduce the pain intensity and reduce the impact of pain on your overall quality of life. This may include relaxation techniques, goal-setting and introduction of ways to improve sleep quality.
  • Arthritis
    Arthritis can cause joint stiffness and muscle weakness, and it may even affect your day-to-day activities. Our team of South Melbourne physiotherapists will assist in improving your condition; providing the knowledge and exercises to help with your general mobility and self-confidence. With a programme and the use of special equipment or training, the physiotherapy treatment will gradually help to increase your strength.
  • Diabetes
    There are many ways to prevent and manage diabetes. Our physiotherapists will assess your conditions and craft a well-designed programme to help you burn the calories, enhance circulation and enable your body to manage insulin more effectively.
  • A management of musculoskeletal injuries
    Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy includes the treatment of disorders that affect how your muscles and joints work together. We will develop a treatment plan to relieve or reduce your pain; providing you with the right strategies to manage your conditions. With physiotherapy, you can improve flexibility, muscle strength and coordination.
  • Posture assessment and education
    To achieve and maintain a good posture, you will need to have the right lifestyle habits, as well as learn the correct movements and positions. With our specialised techniques and suggested changes to your day-to-day activities, you will be able to improve your posture and even avoid potential medical bills in the future.
  • Difficulty walking or doing daily activities
    With physiotherapy treatment, your daily task and activities will seem much easier. Whether it’s walking or going up the stairs, our individualised physiotherapy treatments will be able to help you build your strength, movement skills and improve your balance.
  • Assessing and prescribing walking aids
    After the thorough assessment of your cognition, cardiovascular, balance and gait, our physiotherapists in South Melbourne will make the decision, of whether or not to prescribe you with walking aids. They are beneficial for those falling frequently, and struggling with stability and balance.
  • Improving strength and fitness, balance or unsteadiness
    Your physiotherapist will assist in creating a program tailored to your needs; whether it’s to increase range of motion and flexibility, improving muscle strength and endurance, or helping you with your balance.
  • Individual exercise prescription
    Our Melbourne team of physiotherapists will be able to tailor exercises to help improve your conditions. Certain exercises target large muscle groups while there are also others that help with blood circulation to the muscles and heart functioning. Ultimately, we will create an exercise prescription that is suited to your specific needs.

Our Physiotherapy services including:

  • One to one treatment in our centre-based clinics
  • Exercise groups including clinical Pilates or gym programs
  • Individual home exercise programs
  • Hydrotherapy and warm water exercise
  • Home visits
  • Outreach work in various community locations

As well as providing the physiotherapy services above, we can also link you with any other service(s) that you may need. Star Health provides a wide range of health services. As Star Health is a leading provider of a full range of health and wellbeing services, we ensure a coordinated and multidisciplinary approach to best meet your needs.

All our staff are highly experienced and qualified health professionals.

How do I access Physiotherapy services?

Anyone can access physiotherapy services. They are available from Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm.

Our physiotherapy services based in Melbourne are offered at our sites in:

  • St Kilda
  • Prahran
  • South Melbourne

Certain exercise groups are run at various local gyms.

How much will it cost? You can view the physiotherapy fees on our Fees page.

Why choose Star Health Physiotherapy services?

  • 40 years of experience.
  • Commitment to providing you the help that you need to reach and maintain optimal health.
  • Specialised techniques to ensure that you are provided with the most effective treatment tailored to your pain or injury.
  • Long term goal and focus on proper strengthening and rehabilitation.

Request an Appointment

To make an appointment with our South Melbourne Physiotherapist, call 03 9525 1300 or fill in our request an appointment online form. Here at Star Health, we also offer a wide range of other services to cater to your needs. If you are looking for a GP doctor, dietitian, podiatrist, or dental care, contact us today and our friendly team will be happy to assist you.

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