Physiotherapy, Massage & Pilates Mudjimba | Back In Motion
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Back In Motion

Mudjimba

Opening hours

Mon:7:00am - 3:00pm

Tues:7:00am - 1:00pm

Wed:7:00am - 4:00pm

Thurs:7:00am - 2:00pm

Fri:7:00am - 4:00pm

Class Timetable

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
7:00am
Semi-Private Clinical Exercise
Gavin

7:20am
8:00am

40 minutes
8:00am
9:00am
Semi-Private Clinical Exercise
Samara

9:00am
9:40am

40 minutes
Semi-Private Clinical Exercise
Samara

9:00am
9:40am

40 minutes
10:00am
11:00am
Semi-Private Clinical Exercise
Samara

11:20am
12:00pm

40 minutes
12:00pm
1:00pm
Semi-Private Clinical Exercise
Samara

1:00pm
1:40pm

40 minutes
2:00pm
Functional Training
Samara

2:00pm
2:40pm

40 minutes
3:00pm
4:00pm
5:00pm
6:00pm

Tuesday

Wednesday

Friday

Our Partners

Get in touch

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

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TELEHEALTH

Telehealth consultations are available for those are in a position where they are unable to attend in person. This can be provided to Private,  Medicare, DVA, and WorkCover clients. You can ring to book, or utilise the on-line booking facility. 

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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, Exercise Physiology, Massage and Clinical Exercise Rehab to Mudjimba and surrounding suburbs. We provide a range of services and because they are delivered by registered allied health professionals 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 and exercise physiology care, customer service and outcomes. If you are not 100% satisfied with your experience at Back In Motion, we will refund your money on you last session and deliver your next session free.

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. 

Exercise Physiology

Accredited Exercise Physiologists are university trained, recognised allied health professionals who design and deliver exercise interventions for the prevention and management of a range of musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, metabolic, neurological, cancer, pain and mental health conditions.

They can also provide advanced health and physical activity education, advice and support to promote a healthy and active lifestyle. Exercise Physiologists are responsible for conditioning clients to higher levels of physical fitness and improved health, while staying aware of safety issues that can be associated with exercise in those with but not limited to, acute, sub-acute and chronic conditions.

Podiatry

Whether you have plantar fasciitis, an ingrown toenail, bunion or problems with your gait, we can help.

Our podiatrist is trained to assess, diagnose and treat foot and lower limb problems to help you look after your feet, improve your posture or help you to manage foot complications related to medical conditions such as diabetes.

Osteopathy

Osteopaths take a history of each patient including general health, previous injuries or health problems and events leading up to presentation. They observe how the patient’s body functions when they sit, stand and lie down, as well as physically examine the patient by using palpation to determine which areas of the body are healthy and which are in pain.

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.

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.

Acupuncture

Our qualified traditional acupuncturists at Motion Health can help decrease your aches and pains and enhance your body’s healing with acupuncture and cupping.

Acupuncture targets meridians (channels or pathways of energy) in the body which are linked to specific internal organs and systems. During an acupuncture session, very fine needles are inserted into meridian points in the body to redistribute flows of energy and help bring your body into balance, harmony, improve your health, reduce pain and help with its natural healing process.

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.

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.

Clinical Pilates

We offer individual and small group clinical Pilates classes taught by qualified professionals and physiotherapists. Unlike group classes at a gym, our approach to Pilates is clinically proven and specifically tailored to your needs. These tailored exercises target problem areas ensuring greater results and minimising the risk of injury re-aggravation.

You will use a combination of specialised Pilates equipment including reformers and trapeze table complimented by floor-based exercises depending on your needs. This brings about better targeting and resistance as you progress in your Pilates program.

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.

Telehealth

Telehealth – your online Physio now available 

Need to see your Physio but unable to get into the practice?

We now have an alternative! We have launched Telehealth, an online Physio service to provide Physiotherapy consultations over video

Meet the team

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Samara

Accredited Exercise Physiologist

Samara

Accredited Exercise Physiologist

Samara is co-director of the Mudjimba practice. She was born and raised in the busy city of Hong Kong where, she completed her high school education before moving to Australia for her tertiary studies. She now lives on Bribie Island. 

She graduated from the University of the Sunshine Coast with a Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Science in 2016. Samara is a member of Exercise & Sports Science Australia. Through multiple clinical, hospital and gym based practicum; focusing in Musculoskeletal, Cardiopulmonary/Sleep and Neuromuscular rehabilitation, Samara has been able to build a growing interest in each. 

Samara takes pride in tailoring her exercise prescription towards each clients’ individual goals, whilst motivating them to be the best versions of themselves. She continues to stay up to date with current research, to ensure her treatment is evidence based and gets results. Some specialised areas include Cardiac Rehabilitation, Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Diabetes Education and Exercise, and Clinical Exercise. 

Having competed in high level sports, her interests include field hockey, rugby, and soccer (essentially any sport under the sun!). She also enjoys playing the piano and guitar in her free time. 

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Gavin

Physiotherapist/Accredited Exercise Physiologist

Gavin

Physiotherapist/Accredited Exercise Physiologist

Gavin is co-director of the Mudjimba practice. After completing his Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy, In 2006, Gavin entered the hospital system, working across three states over four years (W.A., QLD and VIC). He worked in most areas of the hospital system including  Rehabilitation wards, Outpatients, Community Health and Paediatrics. Some specialised areas included Cardiac Rehabilitation, Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Diabetes Exercise Groups and Orthopaedic Outpatients. Since 2009 Gavin has been working exclusively in Private pracitce. 

Professionally since graduation he has been very proactive in professional development having attending many courses in specialised areas. These include  the spine, shoulder, respiratory, Clinical Exercise, trigger point dry needling, western acupuncture, extracorporeal shockwave therapy, and physiotherapy instrument mobilisation.

Gavin has advanced training in dry needling/acupuncture, radial shockwave therapy with international accreditation with ISMST and very extensive training in Clinical Exercise. A Senior rate applies for his services.

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Jon

Sports Physiotherapist

Jon

Sports Physiotherapist

Jon is a British titled Sports Physiotherapist with a Bsc (Hons) in Physiotherapy from the University of Brighton, a Postgraduate Certificate in Sports Physiotherapy (Merit) from the University of Bath and a FIFA Diploma in Football Medicine. 

Whilst based in Oxford, Jon spent several years as the physiotherapist for Oxford University’s sport’s teams and athletes, working with the Men’s, Women’s and Lightweight rowing teams, OUAFC (Oxford University Athletic Football Club), the Women’s Rugby Football Club (OUWRFC), hockey players, skiers, triathletes and many more. Outside of the university he worked privately with several high profile sports personalities in their preparations for the Olympic Games, Common Wealth Games, The World Athletics Championships, a successful solo 24-hour karting world record attempt and racing drivers of the GP2 Series, British Formula 3, EuroFormula Open, Le Mans, FIA World Championship and Audi R8 LMS Cup. 

After Oxford, Jon spent 5 years working in the Austrian Alps, in the World Cup Ski Resort of Bad Kleinkirchheim. There he worked alongside professional skiers, ice hockey players, mountain boarders and a World Nordic Walking Champion. Here he was able to build on his physiotherapy techniques with Dynostics analysis, Vo2 Max Testing and cell gym to maximise patient performance. 

After 5 years of snow, Jon is looking forward to swapping his snow boots for thongs and working as part of a multidisciplinary team and treating a wide range of clients on Bribie. With previous experience in elderly, amputee and stroke rehab and respiratory wards, Jon has a wide base knowledge that he hopes to use in the community. Of course he has a keen interest in sports and is looking forward to working with some local teams too.

In his free time Jon enjoys a variety of sports, he is a member of Balmoral golf club, enjoys skiing, was previously a Winger for the Reading Abbey RFC and has completed the Reading Half Marathon twice on behalf of Cancer Research UK and competed in the HSBC Sprint, Heaver Castle and Thorpe Park Sprint Triathlons. He is looking forward to golfing on the island and finding a local sports team to join. Jon also has a keen interest in photography and wildlife and enjoys combining the two.

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Evy

Podiatrist

Evy

Podiatrist

Born in Belgium and growing up around the EU capital Brussels allowed Evy to become fluent in French, Flemish (Dutch) and English.   

She completed her first bachelor’s degree in “Fine Arts” at The School of Arts, Gent Belgium.Wanting to combine her creativity with a more health related role and having a big interest in anatomy and sports led Evy to choose a career in Podiatry, with a special interest in Muscular Skeletal (MSK) and injury rehabiilitation medicine. .  

  

She completed her  BSc in Podiatry at the University of Artevelde in Gent, Belgium. During her studies she was exposed to the latest technologies in gait analysis. After graduating Evy relocate to Sheffield in the UK, where after completing a conversion course she worked in Private practice and the National Health Service (NHS). Whilst working as a podiatrist in the UK for 4 years, She also completed her MSc in Theory of Podiatric Surgery at The University of Huddersfield, UK, where Evy graduated with Distinction and published her first article in “Podiatry Now” in March 2020.  

  

Having worked in a multi-disciplinary team at my latest position as a MSK Specialist Podiatrist and having experienced the benefits of client centered approach to treatments by working in such a setup, along with Physiotherapist’s and Exercises Physiologists is what peaked her interest to work at Back in Motion, Australia.  

  

I am a self-motivated person who is eager to learn/ stay up to date with the latest technologies. I am also very friendly, love to help and value an open and transparent approach and good communication.   

Outside of the workplace Evy enjoy Hickes, am part of a Thai boxing club, enjoy running and swimming and Volunteer at Australia zoo Wildlife hospital on my days off. 

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Cole

Osteopath

Cole

Osteopath

Cole grew up in the small town of Bunyip located an hour east of Melbourne. He completed his Bachelor of Science (Osteopathy) and Master of Health Science (Osteopathy) at Victoria University in Melbourne. Cole recently made the big move up north to the  Bribie Island region. 

Cole enjoys utilising a variety of hands-on osteopathic techniques, such as manipulation, mobilization and massage, as well as exercise rehabilitation and lifestyle advice. Cole aims to find the cause of your complaint with a thorough assessment and get you returning to your daily activities.

Cole’s interests include playing AFL football and cricket and is a keen fan of almost every sport. In his spare time, Cole also enjoys going to the gym, reading and enjoying the outdoors. 

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Abbi

Remedial Massage Therapist

Abbi

Remedial Massage Therapist

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Mitch

Exercise Physiologist

Mitch

Exercise Physiologist

Mitchell was born in S/E QLD, went on to study his Bacehlor of Clinical Exercise Science at the University of the Sunshine Coast. 

He graduated in 2020, and is a member of Exercise & Sports Science Australia. He has a growing interest in the musculoskeletal areas of rehabilitation. 

Mitchell takes pride in prviding the most up to date evidence based prescription for his clients, to help them achieve their goals. 

Mitchell is an avid surfer and has special interest in basketball.