Visit our Physiotherapy Essendon Clinic
With a focus on delivering exceptional care and lasting results, we are dedicated to helping you overcome pain and injuries through physiotherapy treatments.
From musculoskeletal conditions to sports-related injuries, Australian Sports Physiotherapy offers a range of evidence-based techniques, manual therapies, and targeted exercises to alleviate pain, restore function, and enhance your overall quality of life.
Physiotherapy Essendon Clinic
Located within SIA Essendon Medical Centre, Australian Sports Physiotherapy is your local provider of Essendon Physiotherapy services. We offer a wide range of Physio treatments to the communities surrounding Strathmore, Moonee Ponds, Aberfeldie, Niddrie, Brunswick West and Maribyrnong.
Take care of all your injuries by booking an appointment today!
Wednesday 8:00AM – 12:00PM
Friday 8:00AM – 12:00PM
How we help
Our Physiotherapy Services
When things go wrong and you’re in pain, you want to know that your care and support is in the right hands. That’s why we’re here.
We can help you.
Hip & Groin
If you’re currently suffering from hip and groin pain, our physiotherapists have specialist expertise in helping you reduce that pain, rehabilitate, and improve your wellbeing.
Pre & Post Operative Physiotherapy
Combining both Preoperative Physiotherapy and Postoperative Rehabilitation
can be the best decision you make around your surgery.
We’re here to promote healing and to help you recover from the odd niggle to exercise, work, or sports related injuries, and to help reduce the potential of future injuries.
Return to Sports
& Work Assessments
Formulated in-house by our physiotherapists, our Return To Sport Assessment is a set of thorough testing used to help examine an initial baseline level of mobility, power and control, enabling us to assess your readiness to return to your specific level of activity/performance.
Ergonomics in physiotherapy involves designing or arranging workplaces, products, and systems to fit the people who use them. Our goal is to help reduce your risk of injury by advising an ergonomic setup specifically tailored for your home or office space.
We're Your Local Essendon Physio Clinic
Why Choose Australian Sports Physio?
We believe that you are the most important part of your treatment plan. Our team is here to listen and provide a thorough assessment, tailored just for YOU!
At Australian Sports Physio, we believe that every patient deserves treatment in their own language. We’re here for you no matter how big or small your pain is and have a diverse range of experience to handle different types of injuries.
At this physio clinic based in Essendon (and many more throughout Melbourne), all patients are given support for all your physiotherapy needs including education and advice, hands-on mobilisation and manual manipulation, massage and stretching, tailored exercise programs, balance and coordination retraining, and strength and conditioning.
No matter how big or small the injury, we have the expertise to handle a diverse range of pain conditions.
Physiotherapy treatment for patients of all ages
What To Expect When You See Us
As part of the in-depth consultation process, our Essendon physiotherapists will determine the exact cause of your injury and develop a customised plan to best manage your pain moving forward.
When you see us, you can expect:
- 30 min standard consultations
- Thorough physical examination and diagnosis
- Professional advice & interpretation of medical imaging & tests
- Hands on mobilisation and manipulation
- Massage and Stretches
- Education and advice regarding your diagnosis
- Tailored and progressive exercise programs
- Clinical Pilates (one on one consultations) if necessary
- A close relationship with GPs, class leading Orthopaedic surgeons and Sports doctors
- Efficient referrals for testing & medical imaging including Bone Scans, Blood Tests, MRI & CT Scans if needed
No prior referral is required. Note: EPC/Team Care arrangements, TAC, Workcover or DVA clients require a referral from their doctor
Essendon Physio FAQs
No you don’t need a referral to see a physiotherapist. Simply call and book and appointment online. Just like your GP, Physiotherapists are first contact practitioners which means that you don’t need a referral to see us. However, we will engage with your other health practitioners including your GP as required.
A GP referral is necessary if you have a WorkCover/TAC claim, NDIS plan, Veteran Affairs client, or have a CDM plan (formally EPC).
All our consultations including Initial and Standard consultations are for 30min. Sometimes your physiotherapist may discuss with you about other consultations like a return to sport assessment that may require more time.
Unfortunately there is no Medicare rebate for physiotherapy. This is unless you have a referral for a CDM plan from your GP. To find out more information, please refer to the FAQ regarding CDM.
Yes we accept private health insurance rebates if you have extras cover. We have an onsite HICAPS terminal at our Ivanhoe location that simplifies the rebate process and allows receive an instate rebate at the time of transaction.
Alternatively, at locations without a HICAPS terminal, you can make an instant claim using your private health funds app on your smartphone.
The amount of rebate varies between health funds and your level of cover. Please speak to your private health fund for further information.
Australian Sports Physiotherapy is committed to providing our clients with exceptional care. Therefore, please endeavour to give us 24 hours’ notice when rescheduling or cancelling appointments, allowing other clients the opportunity to benefit from this time.
Failure to notify of cancelation or arrival will incur a cancellation fee.
Yes, we do treat WorkCover, TAC and Veteran Affairs patients. However, please be aware that are a private billing practice, and will require full payment after your consultation.
Alternatively, we can bill WorkCover and TAC directly provided that you have an accepted claim number and met your TAC medical threshold. However, there will be a gap fee to cover the rest of the consultation fee.
Our physiotherapists can also treat self-managed NDIS clients.
Essendon Physio Clinic
Clinic at 1136/1140 Mt Alexander Road
Essendon has great transport connections, sitting about 8km north-west of the city. In here you’ll see the three train stations (Essendon, Glenbervie, and Strathmore – all on the Craigieburn line) and a tram line (route 59). Additionally, it has easy access to two of the city’s main arterial roads – Tullamarine Freeway and Citylink.
Check out these best-rated restaurants in Essendon including Jacks Satay Bar, Esca Grill, Philhellene, Demazzi’s Restaurant, Khao San Road, Max’s Corner, Tookaiya, Friends of Ours, Hey Jude, and Andy’s Place.