Physiotherapy, Massage & Pilates Burleigh Waters | Back In Motion

Back In Motion

Burleigh Waters

Opening hours

Mon:7:40am - 8:00pm

Tues:7:40am - 8:00pm

Wed:7:40am - 6:30pm

Thurs:7:40am - 8:00pm

Fri:7:40am - 7:00pm

Sat:9:00am - 2:00pm

Get in touch

If you wish to get in touch directly, we can be reached at burleighwaters@backinmotion.com.au.

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Treatment following your assessment is charged at the cost of a standard consultation. See our T&Cs for more information.

  • Book your Free Initial Assessment today

    Treatment following your assessment is charged at the cost of a standard consultation. See our T&Cs for more information.

Back In Motion Burleigh Waters

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Our Practice

Free Initial Assessment

Where other Physio's charge more for the initial consult, we do the assessment component for FREE. That way, we can truly ascertain whether Physiotherapy is the best treatment option for you. It also allows you to 'sus' us out before committing to treatment.

Why we're different

The biggest predictor of an injury is a previous injury. A "quick-fix" might sound good, but over time it's proven to be inconvenient, costly and ineffective compared to taking long-term preventative measures. Our Results4Life philosophy, keeps you on track towards optimal lifelong physical health.

Extended Hours

Convenience and accessibility are crucial to compliance to your rehab program. Conveniently located on Classic Way behind the Treetops Centre, our extended trading hours allow for treatment before or after work. We are open on Saturday's too!

Our Service Offering

Physiotherapy

Whether you have back pain, neck pain, flexibility or mobility issues, our physios at Back In Motion can help resolve your pain and improve the quality of your life. 

Find out why physiotherapy is a GP's most recommended health professional today.

What can Back In Motion physio do for me?

We'll use the latest clinical research and physio equipment to develop a personal treatment plan to help you recover for your specific condition.

You don’t need a GP's referral to see a physio, and often we'll work as part of a team to plan and manage treatment for your specific condition or injury.

How will a Back In Motion physio assess my injury?

We'll assess your condition to diagnose the problem and focus on how to help you heal with tangible tools like Results4Life®

What sort of treatments do Back In Motion physios use?

Treatments include:

- Exercise prescription
- Postural analysis and correction
- Soft tissue massage/mobilization
- Dry needling
- Management of lifestyle issues such as desk set up, pillow and gym programs
- Prescription of aids such as crutches, orthotics and braces

What else does Back In Motion offer? 

We’re a one-stop shop for allied health, and also offer related health services such as clinical/reformer Clinical Exercise, remedial massage, exercise rehab and more.

We work in partnership with you to identify how we can resolve your pain and condition, and then how to heal you and get you stronger to ensure it does not happen again. 

Clinical Exercise

Whether you’re wanting to improve your flexibility, core strength or your posture, Back In Motion offers Clinical Exercise and reformer Pilates facilitated by qualified physios.

Many gyms and exercise studios offer Clinical Exercise these days, but few places offer personalised and tailored programs to help you recover, achieve your goals sooner and help stay injury-free.

Why should I do Clinical Exercise & Pilates at Back In Motion?

Our qualified physios supervise you during class to offer you a safe and effective program.

When you do Clinical Exercise with us, you’re in a smaller class with an individual program designed just for you – so you’ll progress faster and are less likely to get injured.

What equipment is available at Back In Motion?

We offer a range of specialised Pilates equipment, including reformers, trapeze tables and floor-based exercises to help you progress and achieve your health and fitness goals.

Who will benefit the most out of Clinical Exercise & Pilates?

Clinical Exercise can benefit everyone – from the elite athlete wanting to improve their core strength, to a beginner seeking to improve their flexibility and muscle strength.

We recommend all of our Back In Motion clients try Clinical Exercise at least once. Once you see the results and feel the benefits, you'll be hooked!

What are the health benefits of Clinical Exercise & Pilates?

The health benefits of Clinical Exercise include improved flexibility, increased muscle strength and tone, core stability, improved balance, spine stabilisation and improved posture.

Semi-Private Clinical Exercise

Once you have completed a prescribed series of one-on-one Clinical Exercise sessions, your physio may recommend you commence semi-private Clinical Exercise classes. These classes have a maximum of five participants. You'll receive guidance and attention from the physiotherapist instructing the class in accordance with your individual Clinical Exercise program. Your program may include a combination of mat and reformer work.

Shockwave Therapy

Whether you have plantar fasciitis, tennis elbow or an injury that won’t heal, shockwave therapy can help.

Back In Motion offers a free initial assessment that is obligation free – so if you do not decide to go ahead, then there is no cost for that assessment.

Shockwave therapy – also known as Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) – is a non-invasive therapy that uses low-frequency, acoustic shockwaves generated via a handheld device that kick starts the body’s natural healing response in tissue that may not have responded to medication, rest or other therapies.  

If you have tried rest, medications, other therapies or even steroid injections to overcome the  injury, and are now considering surgery, then Shockwave Therapy could be a good option for you.

Up to 92% of patients report significant improvement in their tendon pain after a course of shockwave therapy.

Find out more about Shockwave Therapy at Back In Motion

Remedial massage

Whether you’re wanting to loosen tight muscles, soothe your body or simply relax, Back In Motion offers a range of massage services.

There are many places that offer massage these days, but few offer highly-qualified and trained physios with extensive knowledge of the human body to help your body heal.

Why should I have a remedial massage at Back In Motion?

We take a tailored approach, targeting key areas of your body chosen by you and your physio and it’ll be completed in a safe and professional environment.

Our highly-experienced physios have spent more than four years at university learning about human anatomy and biomechanics. We know your body and can identify the causes of aches, pains and soreness, ensuring a better result every time.

What remedial massage services are offered at Back In Motion?

We offer a range of massage services including remedial massage, sports therapy massage and deep tissue massage, so you can benefit from qualified physios and their extensive knowledge of the human body.

What are the benefits of regular remedial massage?

Massage is beneficial to the body in many ways, both physically (tissue manipulation) and emotionally (relaxation). A regular massage can provide check ups with your physio, treat niggles, prevent new injuries/pain and help with maintenance.

Sporting clubs, athletes, and massage devotees see our expert physios and therapists for a reason: because we know your body and can identify the causes of aches, pains, and soreness, ensuring a better result every time.

GaitScan® Assessment

Back In Motion’s scientific GaitScan® assessment technology allows your physio to closely analyse your foot mechanics. This is done by measuring timing sequences, mapping foot pressure and providing an in-depth visual report that you can take home.

Using GaitScan®, your Back In Motion physiotherapist can then determine whether faulty foot function is the cause of your discomfort and whether custom orthotics will benefit you. If so, the results of your assessment are used to create customer orthotics moulded and manufactured specifically for your needs.

Custom Orthotics

When a small problem develops in your feet, a subtle change in the way you walk can cause a chain reaction that alters your posture and movement mechanics. The symptom of poor foot mechanics can include localised foot pain, bunions, arch or heel pain, leg or knee pain, hip or back pain – and even neck pain. Custom orthotics have been shown to correct these issues, giving you improved balance, posture, and general wellbeing.

Dry needling

Whether you have back pain, neck pain or other musculoskeletal injuries, dry needling with acupuncture needles can be an effective part of your treatment plan.

Dry needling can help reduce muscle tension and pain levels and trigger a healing response in injured tissues within the body. As opposed to acupuncture, dry needling works directly on the injured body part, not meridian or energy flows.

GLA:D - Good Life with Arthritis: Denmark

Now available at Back In Motion, GLA:D Australia is an 8 week education and exercise program for knee and hip osteoarthritis, provided under the supervision of a GLA:D certified physiotherapist.

What is GLA:D?

This education and exercise program reflects the latest evidence in osteoarthritis (OA) research. It includes feedback from people with OA as well as what works in the real world to help manage OA symptoms.

GLA:D training consists of:

  • A first appointment explaining the program and collecting data on your current functional ability.
  • Two education sessions to teach you about OA, how the GLA:D exercises improve joint stability and how to retain this improved joint stability outside of the program.
  • Group neuromuscular training sessions twice a week for six weeks to improve muscle control of the joint which leads to reduction in symptoms and improved quality of life.

Is GLA:D for me?

GLA:D is a program for all individuals who experience any hip and/or knee osteoarthritis symptoms, regardless of severity. You may participate in the program if your hip or knee joint problem resulted in visiting a health care provider. You may not be able to participate in the program if:

  • You have other reasons for your hip and/or knee pain, including; tumour, inflammatory joint disease, previous hip fracture, soft tissue or connective tissue problems.
  • You have other symptoms that are more pronounced than the osteoarthritis problems (for example chronic generalised pain or fibromyalgia).
  • You are unable to understand and communicate in English.

OA Treatment in Australia

Treatment usually focuses on surgery. The GLA:D program offers a better and safer alternative. Research from the GLA:D program in Denmark found symptom progression in participants reduced by 32%. Other outcomes include less pain, reduced use of joint related pain killers and decreased sick leave. GLA:D participants also reported high levels of satisfaction with the program and increased.

Why is it important?

  • High levels of physical inactivity are reported in Australians with osteoarthritis.
  • Exercise can provide symptomatic relief and improve the quality of life for Australian's with osteoarthritis
  • Prolong the need for joint replacement

This program is unique. The education and exercises provided can be applied to everyday activities. By strengthening and correcting daily movement patterns, participants will train their bodies to move properly, prevent symptoms and reduce pain.

Pricing

Please call our practice to discuss pricing and program running times. You do not need a doctor’s referral, however you may be eligible for a rebate from Medicare for some of the cost of the program (at the GP's discretion).

Meet the team

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Perry Ho

Director & Senior Physiotherapist

Perry Ho

Director & Senior Physiotherapist

Perry graduated as a physiotherapist in New Zealand in 2010, and has worked in different states of Australia before joining Back In Motion Bundall where he has worked as a Clinical Mentor for the past 2 years.

As a Director, Perry has launched Back In Motion Burleigh Waters.

In addition to musculoskeletal conditions, Perry specialises in the treatment of Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (jaw pain). He has previously worked alongside various organisations, providing occupational physiotherapy including manual handling training, job/risk assessment, return to work programs, workplace assessments, ergonomic assessments and presentations.

In addition, Perry has extensive experience working with national elite athletes in various sports such as, running, netball, AFL, rowing, basketball, swimming and soccer.

Perry believes that there is nothing better than a happy and healthy life, which he can assist his clients to reach their optimal wellness and achieve their goals.

Perry is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese.

Perry Ho - Physiotherapist, Clinical Exercise, Acupuncture & Dry Needling

BPhty (Uni of Otago), APAM

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Justin Mistry

Director

Justin Mistry

Director

Back In Motion Burleigh Waters joins Back In Motion Bundall in Justin's portfolio of Physio practices.

Justin is available for treatment at the Bundall practice only.

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Naomi Blissett

Physiotherapist

Naomi Blissett

Physiotherapist

Naomi graduated from Griffith University with her Masters of Physiotherapy, Bachelor of Exercise Science and was received an academic excellence award for her studies in Physiotherapy.

Before joining our team at Back in Motion, Naomi worked across both the private sector and within the community setting treating a range of clientele and conditions. She has also completed additional training for lumbar spine, hip, sacroiliac, shoulder and neck conditions.

Naomi understands that everyone’s experience of pain and recovery is unique, and consistently strives to provide her clients with best possible care to ensure they achieve their treatment goals and you will always be greeted with a friendly smile!

When away from work you’d be able to find Naomi relaxing at the beach, rock climbing, dancing (like no one’s watching) and spending time with family and friends. 

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Belle Bennett

Receptionist

Belle Bennett

Receptionist

Originally from Tasmania, Belle has been a member of the Back In Motion Bundall team since 2016. Belle will bring this experience with her to the Burleigh Waters practice. She is currently undertaking a Degree in Nutrition.

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Grace Hickling

Receptionist

Grace Hickling

Receptionist

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Meg Tonkin

Receptionist

Meg Tonkin

Receptionist

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Danae Croft

Receptionist

Danae Croft

Receptionist

Danae is passionate about great customer experiences, and enjoys seeing client’s reaching and exceeding their health goals.

Coming from a varied background in tourism, hospitality, music and co-working, she has started a new journey in the Health industry, joining us from the Back In Motion Network Support Office in Melbourne.

Danae loves to research and plan the perfect getaway (regardless of whether she actually gets to go…), hunt for an amazing beach spot or relax at home with her family.