Our Services Neck Pain Neck pain is a very common musculoskeletal complaint and many people will experience some form of neck pain within their lifetime. Neck pain can result from several different things, including muscle strains, sprains, arthritis, nerve damage, car accidents and posture. Back Pain Lower back pain is one of the leading causes of pain and disability around the world. Physiotherapy is a very effective way of managing this pain and dysfunction. Lower Limb Conditions including Hip, Knee and Ankle Lower limb has a number of joints including hip, knee, ankle and foot. Unfortunately, many people will experience a lower limb injury and often they can be quite debilitating and affect your mobility, and ability to work and perform at your best. Hydrotherapy Hydrotherapy is exercise in the water and provides an option for people to exercise in a comfortable, social environment with minimal pressure on their bodies. All ages can benefit and the good news is you don’t have to know how to swim! Men's Health Recent studies have suggested that only one third of men with such problems seek help, here at Downs Physiotherapy, we have a discrete, professional male therapist qualified to help you get back on track. Dry Needling Dry needling uses a solid, filament needle similar to that used in the practice of acupuncture. While this sounds nasty, the process is relatively painless. Shoulder Pain Anyone who has experienced shoulder pain knows how painful and debilitating it can be. It can disturb your sleep, restrict your everyday activities due to pain and stiffness and limit your ability to work, exercise and play sport. If shoulder pain has been getting you down, Downs Physiotherapy can help. Vestibular Physiotherapy Vertigo and balance disorders can be very debilitating. The good news is physiotherapy can help! Physiotherapy Physiotherapy is a profession concerned with the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of the body and its injuries to restore physical function and performance. General Musculoskeletal Complaints and Injuries Musculoskeletal physiotherapy focuses on muscle and joint conditions, helping to reduce and relieve pain in these areas. Post Surgical Rehabilitation Downs Physiotherapy is happy to provide a full rehabilitation service to patients who are having orthopedic surgery, from pre-operative assessment, inpatient management at St Andrews, and rehabilitation following discharge including home visits and outpatient care. Chest Conditions Chronic and acute chest conditions can be very debilitating and can drastically affect our day-to-day life. Just like any other function in the body, exercise and guidance from our experienced team can help you get back to your full potential. Sports Injuries Our team at Downs Physiotherapy offer you a detailed assessment of your injury or concern, a diagnosis, appropriate treatment and rehabilitation, and discuss with you your goals and the progression back to full activity again. Speech Pathology Our speech pathology service caters paediatric speech conditions, adult swallow assessments, learning to read and write, and NDIS referrals.