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Feel Better For Life

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What is it?

When you injure a muscle, joint, tendon or ligament causing pain, stiffness or restricted movement, your doctor will most likely recommend a good Physiotherapist. After surgery or hospitalisation, physio’s are experts at rehabilitation and helping you get back to full health. Physio’s are trained to assess, diagnose, treat and help prevent a broad range of health conditions and movement disorders.

General practitioners refer more patients to physiotherapy than any other healthcare profession. That being said, you do not require a doctors referral to see a physiotherapist. Simply book an appointment online or call and make an appointment that is suitable for you.

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What happens when you get treatment?

Your first appointment will be a longer appointment allowing your physio to understand your injury history, assess your condition and make an accurate diagnosis. At this point your practitioner will suggest some suitable treatment options and make some recommendations. Treatment of most musculoskeletal injuries or aggravations will generally require 3-6 visits, more if the condition is severe.

Your treatment could involve a combination of soft tissue techniques, manual therapy, lifestyle advice, therapeutic cold laser, homes exercises,  education and electro-physical modalities.

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Why are we different?

Our practitioners are both holistic (focused on your whole body, not just your symptoms) and integrated (they work as a team where advantageous) in their treatment approach. Your physiotherapist works alongside chiropractic, podiatry, acupuncture and remedial massage and often co-treat to improve outcomes, at no extra cost to you. 

Utilising assessment and treatment techniques derived from latest research your physio is committed to providing the most suitable and effective treatment for your condition. 

Our physiotherapy team are members of the Australian Physiotherapy Association, Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Australia and Sports Physiotherapy Australia. Updating their knowledge, skills and awareness of the latest advances in treatment assists them to offer the most current treatment techniques.

While you’re with us, you’ll enjoy:

  • Friendly, warm and helpful receptionists
  • Experienced Physiotherapists and Physio assistants
  • Individualised holistic care
  • Complementary tea and coffee
  • Minimal waiting times
  • Fully equipped rehab gym for when required

Physiotherapy services available:

Physiotherapy is heavily reliant on evidence-based research.  Our physiotherapists use their knowledge and skills to improve a range of conditions associated with different systems of the body, such as:

  • Neuromusculoskeletal (back & neck pain, headaches, whiplash associated disorders, sports injuries, arthritis, osteoporosis, tennis elbow, carpal tunnel, sprains and joint problems)
  • Cardiovascular (chronic heart disease, rehabilitation after heart attack)
  • Respiratory (asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cystic fibrosis)
  • Neurological (stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's)
  • Women's Health Physiotherapy
  • Hydrotherapy

Lauren Poulter

Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Lauren was drawn to her career in physiotherapy from a desire to help people recover from injury and improve their quality of life.  With over 10 years of experience in the hospital and private sector, Lauren has excellent clinical skills to treat a diverse range of musculoskeletal and orthopaedic conditions.  Since becoming a mother herself, Lauren has done advanced training in women’s health physiotherapy, including pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence management. 


Stephanie Hillier


Steph is a caring and compassionate physiotherapist with over 10 years broad experience. She has a special interest and passion for working with people suffering from persistent pain. Steph understands how ongoing pain can affect every aspect of life which is why she offers a pain science informed, holistic whole-person approach to recovery.


Takuzo Kimura

Doctor of Physiotherapy

Taku is a free-spirited Japanese American who came to Australia to complete his Doctorate of Physiotherapy at The University of Melbourne in 2021. He has had the pleasure of working with a diverse patient population across the lifespan, from children with intellectual disabilities to seniors and patients from varied cultural backgrounds.  Taku’s practice of judo and freediving deepen his appreciation of the mind-body connection and the power of the brain to treat pain.  


Connor Gilliland

Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Connor is an experienced Physiotherapist with a real passion for helping his patients achieve their goals.  Having health professionals as parents, Connor always wanted a career built on the premise of helping people.  With a sporting back ground in rugby, basketball and swimming he sought the help of physiotherapy for injury rehabilitation, where his learning began.  His approach with patients is to minimise the impact pain has on their day-to-day lives or returning them to an optimal level of function, Connor loves being involved in the process every step of the way. 


Why Choose Physiotherapy?

  • Physiotherapy adopts a multiple-systems approach to musculoskeletal disorders.  This means treating joints, muscles, nerve tissue and others.
  • Our Physiotherapists provide treatment of spinal pain (neck or back), sport injuries (such as tennis elbow or ankle sprains), neck-related headaches, whiplash injuries, arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, overuse injuries etc.
  • Our Physiotherapists provide instruction on long term self management of chronic musculoskeletal conditions.
  • Physiotherapy can enhance recovery from acute injuries.

Physiotherapy patients participate in a complete system of assessment and treatment, which aims at treating all of the different aspects of the condition.  Physiotherapists utilise broad varying techniques, which depend on the individual’s requirements.  The overall goal is to resolve symptoms, retrain altered movement patterns, and prevent recurrence.  Your treatment program will take into account the nature of your condition and your own personal commitments to provide you with the best possible outcome.


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Initial Consultations

Your first visit for any new problem will be a comprehensive consultation.  We cater for extra time, if needed, to fully assess your condition and ensure you receive the most effective treatment possible.  If you haven’t seen a Physiotherapist at our Practice before, it would be appreciated that you arrive ten minutes prior to your appointment to fill in a new patient form.

Each comprehensive consultation consists of a detailed discussion regarding your symptoms, assessment of different movements (which may require some degree of undressing), and some specific tests.  Once a diagnosis has been reached, treatment options will be discussed and carried out – keep in mind that you are a key player in the management of your condition.

Standard Consultations

Standard follow-up appointments with your physiotherapist include discussion on progress since the previous appointment and reassessment of problematic movements or positions before treatment continues

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Post Consultation

At Tyack Health the physiotherapists are here to assist in complete recovery from your musculoskeletal condition.  We believe that your care continues after you have left your appointment – you are a valued patient and will continue to be nurtured back to full health. This is why follow up appointments are sometimes recommended – so that the job isn’t left half-done!

As a patient of Tyack Health Centre’s Physiotherapy Department, you are invited to phone and speak directly with your practitioner concerning any exacerbation of pain, difficulty with exercises and any other treatment-related questions you may have.  If the physiotherapist is unable to attend your call, all efforts will be made to contact you as soon as possible.

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Department Hours & Fees

Department Hours

Monday           8.00am - 7.00pm

Tuesday           8.00am - 5.00pm

Wednesday      8.00am - 5.00pm

Thursday         8.00am - 6.00pm

Friday              1.00pm - 6.00pm        Hydrotherapy 1.00pm - 3.00pm

Saturday          8.00am - 2.00pm

If you are seeing the physiotherapist for a new condition, please inform reception so they can ensure you receive the additional time needed. 

Consultation Fees
Initial Consultation           $108
Standard Consultation        $95

Women’s Health

Initial Consultation (60 minutes)           $165
Extended Consultation (40 minutes)      $145
Standard Consultation (30 minutes)       $105

Hydrotherapy - Friday 1.00pm-3.00pm @ Sleeman Chandler

$25/participant/class – entry fee additional (to be paid by participant at door)                           


Persistent Pain Physiotherapy

Initial and Follow Up Consultations (50 minutes)           $150

Health Fund Rebates Available

Cancellation Policy
We understand that life is unpredictable and you may not always be able to make your scheduled appointment. If you can’t make an appointment please contact our reception at least 24 hours prior to cancel or arrange for another time.

Missed appointments and appointments cancelled without 24 hours notice may be charged the full consultation fee.

Contact our Reception team on (07) 3249 5333 for further information.


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