Back In MotionMount Barker, SA

Opening hours

Mon:8:00am - 7:00pm

Tues:8:00am - 7:00pm

Wed:8:00am - 7:00pm

Thurs:8:00am - 7:00pm

Fri:8:00am - 7:00pm

Sat:8:00am - 12:00pm

Class Timetable

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Get in touch

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

Book a consultation

To request a booking in one of our group classes please contact Back In Motion Mount Barker directly via mountbarker@backinmotion.com.au or (08) 8391 3377 to ensure you have completed the required pre-class assessments.
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    Treatment following your assessment is charged at the cost of a standard consultation. See our T&Cs for more information.

Our Practice

Who we are

We provide physiotherapy, massage, clinical Pilates, and exercise and rehab to Mount Barker and surrounding suburbs. We have one-on-one and semi-private classes and because our services are delivered by physiotherapists you can claim them on private health insurance with extras cover.

Why we're different

A "quick-fix" for your pain or injury might sound good, but over time is proven to be inconvenient, costly and ineffective in comparison to taking preventative measures. Our unique clinical approach, Results4Life, keeps you on track towards optimal lifelong physical health.

Our guarantee

We are committed to your satisfaction and delivering the very best in physiotherapy care, customer service and outcomes. If you are not 100% satisfied with your experience at Back In Motion, we will refund your money and deliver your next session free.

Our Service Offering

done Physiotherapy

Whether you have back pain, neck pain, flexibility or mobility issues, we can help. We work in partnership with you and take a holistic view of your health to help you achieve lasting results and help get you back to doing what you love.

Our qualified staff use the latest clinical research and physio equipment to develop a personal treatment plan to help you improve flexibility, mobility and strength.

done Massage

We know your body and can identify the causes of aches, pains, and soreness, ensuring a better result every time. A massage conducted by our physios will see a reduction in your aches and pains, whether caused by sport, injury or the stresses and strains of everyday life.

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

done Clinical Pilates

Our clinical pilates and reformer pilates classes are taught by qualified physiotherapists and tailored to your needs. This helps to ensure you achieve faster clinical results and minimise the risk of re-injury. We use a combination of pilates equipment, including reformers, trapeze tables and floor-based exercises.

Our qualified staff use the latest clinical research in the development of your personalised clinical pilates plan to help you improve flexibility, mobility, and strength.

done Exercise and Rehab

Whether you have lower back pain, neck pain or a shoulder injury, exercise rehabilitation can help. Our exercise programs can help with increasing fitness, weight loss, injury rehabilitation, endurance training or strengthening, in a safe way that minimises risk of injury.

Our qualified staff use the latest clinical research and physio equipment to develop a personal exercise plan to help you improve flexibility, mobility, and strength.

done Vibration Therapy

We offer side-alternating, high frequency vibration therapy using a vibration platform. You can experience results not only as treatment for an existing health concern but as a preventative measure for a diverse range of health issues including back pain, falls prevention, core strength, and elite performance.

done Aquatic Physiotherapy

Our hydrotherapy classes are ideal if you are going through injury rehabilitation or if you have long-term injuries. Our physios will guide you through gentle group and individually-tailored water-based exercises in the water with buoyancy devices as needed.

done 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.

done Mums & Bubs

Our Mums and Bubs classes are designed to meet the needs of you and your new baby. You will enjoy a safe, rewarding and fun environment while regaining lost fitness and strength and interacting with other mothers and their babies. As these classes incorporate your bub, they provide a fantastic opportunity for them to play, interact and enhance their social skills.

done Mums In Motion

Prepare your body for the rigours of labour, improve your aerobic fitness, and reduce your recovery time in a fun, social atmosphere with other mums-to-be! Guided by your physio, this exercise class also includes education on back care, posture, and relaxation specific to pregnancy.

done Women’s Health

We provide effective, tailored programs to support women during all stages of their lives. Talk to us about pregnancy and post-natal care, fitness and exercise classes; pelvic floor physiotherapy, pain and incontinence; and musculoskeletal conditions.

Our qualified staff use the latest clinical research and physio equipment to help you improve the quality of your life, mobility and strength.

done Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave therapy uses low-frequency, acoustic shockwaves through injured tissue via a handheld device to accelerate the body’s natural healing response, reduce pain, and increase blood flow into the treated tissue. Shockwave therapy can be used on plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendinitis, frozen shoulder, jumper’s knee (patella tendinitis), hip bursitis, tennis and golfer’s elbow, Dupuytren’s contracture, shin splints and painful muscular trigger points.

done 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.

done Continence Physiotherapy

Continence and pelvic floor physiotherapy is a specific field of physiotherapy. The focus is on the treatment of pelvic floor related disorders like incontinence and prolapse by restoring muscle function to the pelvic floor. Back In Motion offers discrete treatment for both women and men.

Meet the team

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Jeremy Hobbs

Practice Director and Physiotherapist

Jeremy Hobbs

Practice Director and Physiotherapist

Jeremy has been a physiotherapist since 1998 and completed his Masters in Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy in 2005. His clinical interests are in movement disorders of the shoulder and lumbo-pelvic regions and he has worked with numerous VFL and SANFL football clubs, as well as at national tennis and triathlon events. In 2018, Jeremy was selected to be a Physiotherapist at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. 

Along with having taught undergraduate students in the field of clinical musculoskeletal physiotherapy, Jeremy's interest in treating low back pain and shoulder pain has seen him teaching on these topics within the Back In Motion network and at community seminars. Outside work, Jeremy loves spending time with his wife and 4 kids, is a passionate district basketball coach and regularly cheers on the mighty Adelaide Crows.

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Greg Goh

Practice Director and Physiotherapist

Greg Goh

Practice Director and Physiotherapist

Greg completed his studies in Physiotherapy at UniSA and has a keen interest in the musculoskeletal area which stems from his love of sports, particularly Basketball, Tennis and Swimming. Having been subject to many injuries himself over the years, Greg knows the difficulties and challenges an injury can bring and therefore loves helping his patients get back to living and enjoying life through achieving their goals. In his free time Greg enjoys playing sports, catching up with friends and loved ones, travelling the world and is a keen amateur photographer.

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Ruth Tung

Physiotherapist (Clinical Services Co-Ordinator)

Ruth Tung

Physiotherapist (Clinical Services Co-Ordinator)

Ruth graduated from the University of South Australia with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and completed her post-graduated certificated in Continence and Women’s Health at Curtin University. She has a strong interest in Continence and Women’s Health issues along with general musculoskeletal and sport injuries. She is particularly passionate about providing great pre- and post-natal care and incontinence management. She has worked with various football and netball clubs as well as non-health related industries which has provided her an opportunity to identify and understand common types of sport and occupational-related musculoskeletal problems. At Back In Motion, along with providing patient centred care, Ruth also teaches Pilates classes as well as our Mums and Bubs and Mums In Motion pre-and post-natal classes.  She loves arts and crafts, adventures and travelling and exploring the world.

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Cat Thomas

Physiotherapist (Clinical Associate)

Cat Thomas

Physiotherapist (Clinical Associate)

Cat is from North Wales and graduated from the University of Salford in 2007. Her interests are in movement analysis, the spine and the lower kinetic chain, acute soft tissue and sports related injuries. She spent 4 years working with an amateur and semi-professional rugby team. She is passionate about self management and exercise and maintaining a positive attitude whilst guiding her patients through the rehabilitation process. She’s always laughing and has a smile on her face. In her spare time she enjoys going to the gym and swimming, watching movies, reading, learning about cars and motorcycles, face-timing with her family back home and taking her fur-baby to the beach

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Jade Newman

Physiotherapist (Clinical Associate)

Jade Newman

Physiotherapist (Clinical Associate)

Jade has grown up in the local Adelaide hills enjoys the opportunity to work with all ages of our community. She likes working with people to help improve their pain levels, functional ability and most importantly, return to doing the things they love.
After finishing her Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the University of South Australia in 2015 Jade has worked in private practice, aged care and also worked with a local hills football club.
In her down time she enjoys playing netball and tennis, spending time with her friends and family and getting back to her family’s farm.

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Lyndsey Edmunds

Physiotherapist (Clinical Supervisor)

Lyndsey Edmunds

Physiotherapist (Clinical Supervisor)

Lyndsey studied a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the University of South Australia. She particularly loves treating sports related musculoskeletal injuries and being involved in long term chronic condition management, helping people achieve their goals, both in sport, and in their every day life. In her spare time she loves cycling, racing regularly, having raced national level in her high school years and currently racing with Norwood Cycling Club, long distance running and netball. When she isn’t flat out working or playing sport, you will find her either in the kitchen trying out new exotic recipes, or with her nose stuck in any book she can get her hands on.

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Bhargav Gaglani

Physiotherapist (Clinical Associate)

Bhargav Gaglani

Physiotherapist (Clinical Associate)

Bhargav is an Australian trained, titled APA Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapist with a Masters degree in Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapy (UniSA); He has been a physio for about 9 years and believes in analysing your unique biomechanics to determine the actual cause of your pain.  Therefore, treatment can not only alleviate the immediate symptoms, but also prevent the pain from returning by addressing the underlying factors responsible for the pain.

He has worked as a sports physiotherapist at the Netball World Cup (Sydney, 2015), and for the South Adelaide Football Club (U16s – U19s - SANFL), SACA - South Australian indoor cricket team (juniors, Opens and Masters), and the South Australian indoor netball team.

He has been fortunate to work as lead physiotherapist at the recent USA vs Canada ice hockey game (Adelaide entertainment Centre – 2016) and Australian master’s indoor cricket team touring Birmingham, England (2016).  A career highlight has been the opportunitiy to work with Fleetwood Mac at their  Adelaide Concert in 2015.

Outside working hours, Bhargav loves spending time with his 2 kids, gardening, swimming and going for a run. 

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Nicolle Kuchel

Practice Manager

Nicolle Kuchel

Practice Manager

Nicolle joined our practice August 2012. Previously working in a Medical Clinic has given her much knowledge and experience dealing with all the different clients and situations that may arise. Nicolle has studied at TAFE SA, achieving a Certificate II and Certificate IV in Business. As well as working hard Nicolle also enjoys going to music festivals, cooking and experimental cooking. But most of all she loves baking cupcakes and writing her own cupcake recipes.

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Jana English

Administration

Jana English

Administration

Jana worked as a hairdresser for 8 years and is now taking a new path with Back In Motion Mount Barker as a receptionist.  With Jana’s 8 years as a hairdresser she has a fun, bubbly personality and great communication skills.  As well as doing hair in her spare time, Jana loves travelling and 4x4.  Jana has travelled to Africa, Hawaii and Thailand, with hopes of going back to Africa and Antarctica.  Jana likes to eat cheese.

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Angela Kuchel

Administration

Angela Kuchel

Administration

After over 40 years in the hairdressing industry, Angela decided that she needed a new career path , it is so nice to see people after they have completed treatment at Back In Motion being comfortable and free from pain . She is married with 2 married daughters and 1 granddaughter and a German shepherd that keeps her walking . Loves travelling around the world and hope to see more of Australia in the coming years.

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Stacey Bannister

Administration

Stacey Bannister

Administration

I’ve been working as a nanny full time for the past three years but was ready for a change of scenery. I still continue to nanny casually as working with children is something I have always loved. I love a good road trip (tunes, snacks, naps and all) going camping and travelling with hopes to travel overseas and eventually move over and live in England. Food is a passion and you can usually find me daydreaming about my lunch.