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All Physio Plus clinics achieve QIP Accreditation!

All Physio Plus clinics achieve QIP Accreditation!

Physio Plus has achieved prestigious accreditation by Quality Innovation Performance (QIP) at all clinic locations! Accreditation recognises the exemplary quality and safety of our practices.  The Melbourne (Footscray) and Whitsunday (Cannonvale) locations have followed the Mackay clinic which first achieved accreditation in 2009. QIP is part of Australia’s leading accreditation company managing programs for GPs (AGPAL), Physiotherapists, Optometrists, Podiatrists and … Read more

WorkCover & Occupational Health at Physio Plus

WorkCover & Occupational Health at Physio Plus

WorkCover & Occupational Health at Physio Plus There’s a reason why we have such strong partnerships with local businesses!  Our unique approach to injury management sets us apart from other services: 1. The patient will leave with more information and knowledge about their injury than when they arrived. 2. The treatment and management will incorporate a ‘hands on’ approach. … Read more

One month till… World Physiotherapy Day!

One month till… World Physiotherapy Day!

You’re never too young or too old to stay active! World Physical Therapy Day falls on 8th September every year, and is an opportunity for physiotherapists from all over the world to raise awareness about the crucial contribution their profession makes to keeping people well, mobile and independent.  We look forward to celebrating with you in one month!

Do glucosamine and chondroitin really help arthritis pain?

Do glucosamine and chondroitin really help arthritis pain?

Some people swear that dietary supplements called glucosamine and chondroitin ease arthritis pain, reduce stiffness, and protect joints from further damage. Others say they don’t help.   So what do we know?  A major study of glucosamine and chondroitin published in The New England Journal of Medicine concluded that how much relief a person gets depends on how … Read more

Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Guides

Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Guides

New pre-operative guides from Physio Plus At Physio Plus we continue to set the standard for excellence in orthopaedic rehabilitation.  Our team provide well-informed, compassionate and very enthusiastic patient-centered care, both for inpatients and outpatients. In our ongoing effort to ensure every patient remains well informed and has accurate insight and expectations before surgery we have recently reviewed our patient guides. … Read more

Ankle blues!

Ankle blues!

We are now approaching the business end of local Australian Rules Football, Soccer, Rugby, Netball, Basketball and Lacrosse seasons, and this, as you know, commonly leads to injuries. One of the most common of these is an acute ankle injury (Wikstrom et al., 2013). Even for the ‘simple’ lateral ligament sprain treated with conventional treatment … Read more

Welcome Zac!

Welcome Zac!

New physiotherapist joins the team!  In May we welcomed Zac Lowth to the PhysioPlus family!  Zac is now accepting appointments for occupational health, musculoskeletal, sports physiotherapy services in the Mackay and Whitsunday clinics.  Zac is a member of Occupational Health Physiotherapy special interest group.  Originally from North Queensland via Townsville, Zac is currently completing postgraduate studies in … Read more

QIP Accreditation!

QIP Accreditation!

Physio Plus has been Quality in Practice (QIP) accredited since 2007!  We were the first QIP accredited physiotherapy clinic between the Sunshine Coast and Townsville!  It provides our patients with assurance of the quality and safety of our work!