Enhanced Performance, Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation

The Sports Physico

APA Titled Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist

What is Sports Physiotherapy?

Sports physio is a demanding element of physiotherapy which involves experienced therapist taking on additional post graduate university training.

It encompasses the prediction of injury to an athlete through poor posture or musculature motion and the prescribing appropriate strengthening exercises to prevent it from happening.

A great experienced sports physiotherapist will be able to assess the true cause of injury and offer the quickest rehabilitation for repair and strengthening.

Physios that have taken on this additional training and passed exams by the Australian Physiotherapy Association may hold  title of ‘APA Sports Physiotherapist’

The APA Title acts as a specialist mark of distinction in the area of Sports Physiotherapy.

The Sports Physico provide a range of bio-mechanical analyses depending on your sporting discipline that can consist upper body movements to stride as well as running assessments. Our physio therapists deal with professional and amateur athletes to develop a personal program to deal with abnormal activity patterns, enhance general athletic performance as well as  ergonomic problems.

Why wait until you’re injured to take care of your body?  Our physiotherapy can help you focus on strengthening any weaknesses to enhance performance and help prevent injuries. Using a combination of manual therapy, neuromuscular re-education, exercise, and motor control retraining, our highly experienced, highly qualified therapists can balance can align your body to reach a more optimal state

Sports Physiotherapy deals with injuries and issues connected to sports individuals. Sports injuries are different from normal injuries. Professional athletes require high degree of efficiency, which stress their muscular tissues as well as bones and joints.

Keep your body at its best by allowing our physio to maintain your balance and alignment. By creating individual plans designed to strengthen, our therapists draw upon extensive knowledge and qualifications to ensure you keep making informed decisions to support your continued improvement. The custom created plans and exercises constructed by our professional will prevent you from slipping back into an injury or a damaging habit.

Physiotherapists aid professional athletes to get fast recuperation from sporting injuries, and also provide education as well as resources to stop these recurring.

With years of experience at the highest levels, you can expect our therapists to achieve great results in treating a variety of  athletes and professional competitors across many sporting disciplines.  Addressing both your most obvious symptoms and identifying underlying issues, our professionals are trained to provide you with individualised treatment that will continue to heal and align your body. Whether you are dancing professionally, playing rugby for Queensland or swimming for Australia you deserve to function at your best.

Who we work with

Non Professional and Weekend Warriors

With a passion for helping keep the community healthy, we provide the Sunshine Coast sports physio services to junior, amateur and active coastal residents.

Professional Athletes

We work with both high performance individual athletes and teams, with strong links to both the high performance programs at the University of the Sunshine Coast and Queensland Academy of Sport.

National and International Teams

We are often called upon to provide physiotherapy services at national and international competitions for the Australian Tennis and Swim teams.

In addition The Sports Physico’s Owner, Dr Jo Brown often lectures to Physio teams around the world on around her special interest in upper limb and overhead sporting injuries.

Workshop & Presentations

Endorsed by Swimming Australia, Dr Jo Browns PHD involved working closely with swimming athletes and investigated the precursors to injury in the swimmer’s shoulder and has subsequently become one of the leading specialists in this field.

If you or your team could benefit from further understanding in this area please connect with us on the contact form

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