The very best in Physiotherapy care, using the most up to date Sports Medicine and Physiotherapy research available

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Physiotherapy

SquareOne Physiotherapists are experts in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal problems.

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Massage

SquareOne Remedial Massage Therapists are experienced in a wide range of soft tissue therapy techniques.

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Clinical Pilates

Clinical Pilates involves the conscious recruitment and control of muscular movements in the body.

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Physiotherapy

SquareOne staff strive to provide the very best in Physiotherapy care using the most up to date Sports Medicine and Physiotherapy research available.

SquareOne Physiotherapists are experts in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal problems. Our emphasis is on the correction of movement dysfunction which can be the cause of problems such as spinal pain, sports injuries or work related musculoskeletal problems. Taking a detailed history and establishing an accurate diagnosis to identify the cause of your symptoms is our initial priority. We will then prescribe a treatment program that may include evidence based methods such as:

  • hands on manual therapy (mobilisation, manipulation)
  • soft tissue release techniques
  • acupuncture/dry needling
  • taping
  • real time ultrasound (to see your muscles)
  • corrective exercise
  • rehabilitation programs
  • muscle energy techniques
  • ergonomic and postural advice
  • functional strengthening programs

With a wealth of experience and expertise in physiotherapy and sports injury management, we can assist with:

  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Sciatica
  • Sports injuries
  • Pre & post-surgery
  • Headaches
  • Jaw problems
  • Tennis & golfer's elbow
  • Shoulder injuries
  • Ankle sprains
  • Knee pain
  • Hip pain
  • Foot & heel pain
  • Core stability
  • Workplace injuries
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Pelvic dysfunction
  • Incontinence
  • You do not need a Dr’s referral to see us however we do work closely with many local GP’s and Specialists who we communicate with regularly.

    We welcome patients of all ages and abilities

     

    Mosman Women's Health

    Mosman Women’s Health has been a part of SquareOne since 2016.
    Our great team have all undertaken extra training to be able to provide Women’s Health specific Physiotherapy in our new purpose built rooms.
     
     
     
    Our Women's Specific Programs include: 
  • Mums and Bubs Pilates
  • Individualised Equipment pilates focusing on pre/postnatal and pelvic floor
  • Pregnancy reformer classes
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    We run specialised clinics for:
  • Postnatal check clinic - return to exercise, pelvic floor assessment, abdominal separation
  • Incontinence clinic
  • Prolapse clinic
  • Pelvic pain clinic
  • Pessaries clinic
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    We now offer our patients:
  • E-stim for dysynergies, incontinence, sphincter control
  •  Biofeedback (including external for adolescents and paediatrics)
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    Men’s pelvic health appointments are also available to assist with:

    • pre/post prostate
    •  sexual dysfunction
    •  pelvic pain
 

 Real Time Ultrasound

SquareOne Physio’s use Real Time Ultrasound (RTUS) as an assessment and teaching tool for core muscle retraining. Research has shown that activation of the deep lumbar stabilising muscles (transverses abdominis, multifidus and pelvic floor) is reduced in patients with a history of chronic lumbo-pelvic musculoskeletal dysfunction. Reactivation and strengthening of the deep stabilising muscles has been shown to result in reduced levels of pain and improved function compared to non-specific conventional abdominal strengthening exercises in patients with chronic lumbar spine dysfunction.

RTUS is a teaching tool that can be used in patients with conditions such as degenerative disc disease, facet joint arthritis, spondylolisthesis, post abdominal surgery, hip and pelvic pain, post pregnancy low back pain and non-specific low back pain related to motor control abnormalities. It allows patients to see their muscles on a screen as they learn to activate them and thus provides invaluable feedback for rehabilitation and motor relearning of these previously hard to visualise muscle groups. We also use Real Time Ultrasound as a retraining tool for certain hip and shoulder joint injuries.

 

  • Assessment
  • Diagnosis
  • Hands on manual therapy
  • Rehabilitation/exercise program

Physiotherapy Fees

  • Initial Consult (1 area)$98
  • Initial Consult (complex or 2 areas - 60 mins)$160
  • Standard Consult$88
  • Extended Consult (45 mins)$110
  • Extended Consult (60 mins)$145

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  • Happy Birthday Lauren!
  • Happy Birthday to our fabulous physio Lauren! We hope you enjoyed your cake and have a great day! 

  • Why are some injuries more painful than others?
  • Many times when we have pain we wonder how much damage there is involved, Most people probably think "the worse the pain, the worse the injury” or “if it doesn’t hurt, the problem is fixed”, but is that correct? Does pain equate to pathology? How can we tell whether our pain matches the tissue damage?

    Firstly, we need to understand that pain is a protective warning mechanism usually activated in response to a noxious stimulus such as cutting our finger or bumping our head.  But it is only when the brain concludes that the person is in perceived danger and action is required that we experience pain.
     
    The experience of pain can be totally different for different people and it is because it is modulated by particular beliefs, experiences, knowledge, social and educational backgrounds and many other cognitive factors that make pain complex.
  • How to improve performance and prevent injuries
  • 85% of netball injuries can be attributed to the knee and ankle. Research tells us that most of these occur due to a poor landing technique. Out of all of these injuries the one of most concern is a ruptured ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) which in most cases requires a surgical repair and a lengthy 6-12 month rehabilitation process.
     
    ACL ruptures are a significant problem to our girls. Females are 4-6 times more likely than males to rupture their ACL and the most at risk age group is 15-18 years. Whilst the rehabilitation process is at least an inconvenience, the real concern is that 65% of girls who suffer from an ACL rupture WILL NOT return to sport. And in 20 years they will have some form of osteoarthritis in their knee. (Insert shocked emoji!)
  • Let us talk basics: what is the pelvic floor?
  • The pelvic floor is the name of the group of muscles that support your pelvic organs at the bottom of your pelvis. Although showing some anatomical differences between genders, these muscles exist in both women and men and are responsible for the control of your bladder and bowel.


    In men, these muscles are also important for erectile function and ejaculation. In women, the pelvic floor contributes to sexual arousal, supports the baby during pregnancy, assists the birthing process and is also linked to orgasm.


    The pelvic floor is like a hammock that supports the pelvic organs in the pelvis (bladder, uterus and rectum). When working normally, they relax to allow urination, bowel movements and, in women, intercourse. When they contract, they close the urethra and the anus, stopping urine and faeces from exiting.

    Pelvic floor dysfunctions can result from:

    • Weakness
    • Over activity
    • Lack of coordination
    • Birthing trauma
    • Side effects of surgery in the pelvic region

    Pelvic floor symptoms might present as one or more of the following: 

  • When does muscle soreness becomes an injury - and what to do about it
  • If you’re not already running you’ll find training for minimos starts to enter into your minds over the next few weeks (well it should anyway!). With any new type of training you may develop some muscle soreness. A common question to us is “how can I tell the difference between a potential injury or just muscle soreness?”

    Here are a few facts about Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (commonly known as DOMS) which will help you decide whether you are injured or not and whether need to seek some advice from your Physio: