PHYSIO + REHAB​

EMPOWERING YOU TOWARDS RECOVERY AND A HEALTHIER LIFE. ​

Medsana Physiotherapy Services

Are you suffering from back pain, neck pain or pain in other areas of your body?
Or perhaps you were injured in an accident or fall? 

Our qualified team of Brisbane physiotherapists are able to provide you with a range of holistic advice, physiotherapy related methods and exercises to help you towards recovery or improved lifestyle outcomes. 

Improving Physical Well-being

Our Physiotherapy team can retrain your body to regain physical ability and independence.  We also have specific skills in assessing and managing pain. 

Some of the modalities we use include:

  • motor relearning
  • therapeutic exercises
  • functional electrical stimulation
  • splinting and casting
  • postural and positioning advice
  • aquatic physiotherapy (hydrotherapy)
  • prescription of aids
  • orthosis and equipment
  • acupuncture
  • electrotherapy, and more.

Our medical clinic is located in Eight Mile Plains but we service patients across the greater Brisbane and Logan regions. 

Bulk billing/Private sessions:

  • Standard Initial Consult (30 mins session) – $87
  • Standard Subsequent Consult (30 mins session) – $77

How Can A Physiotherapy Benefit You?

A physiotherapist can treat you if you have a problem with pain or movement. Physiotherapy could help you become more mobile and make you more comfortable.

Depending on the reason for treatment, the benefits of physical therapy include:

  • Pain management with reduced need for opioids
  • Avoiding surgery
  • Improved mobility and movement
  • Recovery from injury or trauma
  • Recovery from stroke or paralysis
  • Fall prevention
  • Improved balance
  • Management of age-related medical problems
  • Manage diabetes and vascular conditions

Physiotherapy allows you to be active in your treatment through the use of simple but focused exercises and actions as prescribed by your physiotherapist.

As you progress, you should find yourself more able to lead an active life.

Physio rehab workout

"There is no shortcut. It takes time to build a stronger better version of yourself."​

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What Does A Physiotherapy Do?

A physiotherapist can diagnose and manage a broad range of conditions with the bones, muscles, cardiovascular system, nerves and other parts and systems of the body.

Physiotherapists can help people to manage chronic diseases, give lifestyle advice, prescribe exercises and aids to help people manage better, and give advice.

When you go to see a physiotherapist, they might:

  • massage areas of your body;
  • manipulate your joints;
  • stretch your muscles;
  • give you exercises to do.

A physiotherapist will assess your condition and help you with physical problems. These might have come about because of an accident or injury, or you might have had them most of your life.

When Should I See A Physiotherapist?

There are a wide range of reasons that may lead you being referred or choosing to see a physiotherapist. This includes everything from sports injuries to chronic health conditions. Some typical reasons to see a physiotherapist include:

  • Diabetes
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Obesity
  • Stroke and other neurological illnesses such as Parkinson’s disease or multiple sclerosis
  • Cancer, palliative care and lymphedema
  • Musculoskeletal and sports injuries
  • Occupational health
  • Pain management
  • Sports injuries and prevention

Need TO SEE A BRISBANE physiotherapist?

Call to book an appointment today with one of our friendly, qualified physiotherapist who will provide you with a personalised approach towards your needs.

Our Physiotherapists

Jo Mak Physiotherapist Rehab

Joanne Mak

APA Titled Neurological Physiotherapist
(BPhty, MSc (Rehab))

With vast experience in her profession, Jo has several skills available to her patients. These skills include vestibular therapy, gait retraining using functional electric stimulation, balance retraining, running training for the neurological population.

Today, she is the principal of My Rehab Team. She is also a clinical tutor and delivers lectures at UQ.  Additionally, she is the secretary for Queensland Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Network (QPRN).

Jacob Cavanagh Physiotherapist

Jacob Cavanagh

Physiotherapist
(BPhty)

Jacob’s skills and interests include dry needling, musculoskeletal intervention and spinal conditions.

Covid 19 vaccine provider - eligibility checker

1. Checking when you can receive your COVID-19 vaccine

To find out when you are eligible to receive the vaccine, visit https://covidvaccine.healthdirect.gov.au/eligibility and complete the COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Checker. 

This will tell you which phase of the rollout you are in.

2. Booking your COVID-19 vaccination appointment

When it is your turn to get vaccinated, you can call us on 07 3852 4878 to book your appointments to get your first and second doses of the vaccine. 

You can also book online on our website, or come to Medsana Medical Clinic. Make sure you book an appointment for your first and second doses of the vaccine. Please call us if you need to confirm what the timing should be between the appointments.

3. Getting ready for your appointment

Please do not come to your vaccination appointment:

  • if you are feeling unwell with fever, cough, runny nose or other symptoms that could be from COVID-19
  • if you are waiting for COVID-19 test results, or have tested positive for COVID-19
  • if you are a close contact of someone with COVID-19, or
  • if you are in quarantine.

If you have had another vaccine in the 14 days before your COVID-19 vaccine appointment, please let us know as we may need to reschedule your appointment.

If you cannot make it to your vaccination appointment, please contact us to arrange a new appointment.

You can also read this patient factsheet developed by the Australian Government Department of Health:  https://www.health.gov.au/resources/publications/covid-19-vaccination-preparing-for-covid-19-vaccination