Welcome to Anchorage Drive Physiotherapy
Anchorage Drive Physiotherapy Centre is located inside Mindarie Keys Medical Centre, on Anchorage Drive, minutes from Mindarie Marina.
Our physiotherapists are experts at early diagnosis and treatment of sporting injuries; back and neck pain, strains and stiffness; work-related injuries and rehabilition; motor-vehicle injuries; chronic conditons (such as arthritis, chronic back pain etc); and muscle and joint pain and stiffness.
We are highly skilled with manual techniques, and tailor treatment, exercise and advice to your specific needs and goals.
Methods of treatment include:
- Joint mobilisation and manipulation
- Myofascial release (muscle release)
- Electrotherapy and ultrasound
- Exercise prescription.
Preventative treatment is as important as post injury care. Our physiotherapists are highly qualified in exercise prescription. They can assist in strength and conditioning training, and preparation for sporting events and reduce the incidence of injury.
Here is a glossary of commonly used terms in physiotherapy to give you a better understanding of what they mean and how they may relate to you. Read more →
Joint injuries are among the most common problems experienced by physiotherapy patients. These injuries may result from trauma such as injury or from wear and tear to the joint as in the case of arthritis. Read more →
Fracture of the clavicle is one of the most common fractures seen in sport and is either caused by a fall where the person lands on the side or point of the shoulder or by a direct blow to the clavicle with another player or piece of sporting... Read more →
The largest percentage of wrestling injuries occurs during take down, with sparring being the second most common cause of injuries. Read more →
Joint mobilisation is a "hands on" physiotherapy technique commonly used in a clinical setting to improve the range of movement of a joint in order to lessen stiffness and pain. Read more →
When the rotator cuff muscles become injured, certain everyday functions such as raising your arm above your head become difficult or impossible. Read more →
Upon being discharged from physiotherapy treatment, your physiotherapist will very likely give you a home exercise program of exercises to follow. Read more →
Exercises for arthritis centre around gentle stretching movements, such as are done in Yoga, tai chi and Pilates. Read more →
Swimming, bowling and computer use are some activities that eventually lead to muscle adhesions as a result of overuse. Read more →
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