OUR CORE PURPOSE Our core purpose is “to empower our clients to manage pain, injury and disability successfully and to live active and healthy lives” OUR VALUES Being the best we can be: Our team is constantly enhancing our knowledge and techniques with a commitment to continuous professional development.
Let me paint a picture It’s a gorgeous Sunday afternoon in this beautiful but remote part of Australia. Alice Springs is hot, really hot, and dry, so dry that it’s hard to speak. There are irritating flies everywhere. The nearest natural water source is about fifty kilometres away at
Tim: Hi Johnny and welcome to your role as Chronic Pain Physiotherapist at Excel. It’s great to have you here and to have this opportunity to work alongside someone who has spent so much time studying in the chronic pain management field of Physiotherapy. Johnny: Thank you Tim, it is great to
People Oriented The most exhilarating thing about being a physiotherapist is not the physical part of the job. It is the problem solving, clinical reasoning, and communication with patients. Everyone that walks into my room all come with a different injury, story, and personality that keeps me on my toes.
Physiotherapy might not deliver that same ecstasy, but your Physiotherapist will get to the heart of the matter: identifying the exact source of pain and managing appropriately. A Physio wouldn’t do the same treatment if woke up one morning with ‘a crick in your neck’ as they would if you had
Seeing Patients Get Better This is one of the most rewarding points I find that drives me to be a Physiotherapist. It is seeing patients get better over a course of treatment and/or rehabilitation and achieving their goals. Helping patients to be able to do the most simple and practical
Being allowed to help rehabilitate, through touch and exercise prescription, and to motivate and inspire people to give their best. Touch is my favourite and, in my opinion, one of the most important senses. One can live without most senses but studies have shown that babies without being touched die
This human machine allows for the execution of simple day to day life activities as well as complex elite performance in music, art, and sports. Humans are arguably the most complex organisms to walk this earth and just like cars, printers, and computers, we need a lot of care and
Where did you go and why? I recently went to Bali for two weeks with four of my friends. It wasn’t your typical ‘holiday to Bali’ but we used our holiday with a different purpose in mind. After a year of planning, my friends and I, who are all health
What is actually happening within your body whilst wearing heels? Posture is adversely affected as your centre of mass is pushed forward. This takes the hips and spine out of alignment. Hyperextending the lower back can shorten hip flexors and lead to lower back pain. Wearing high heels can