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

Mudjimba

Opening hours

Tues:7:00am - 5:00pm

Wed:7:00am - 5:00pm

Fri:7:00am - 5:00pm

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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  • 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.

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 preventions and management of a range of musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, metabolic, neurologic, 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.

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.

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.

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.

Semi-Private Exercise and Rehab

If you're looking for an alternative to Clinical Exercise, you might like to explore semi-private exercise classes. These classes take no more than four participants which means you'll get lots of attention from the physio instructing the class. In a semi-private exercise class you'll undertake a supervised, full training program which will address any concerns you may have in regards to exercise technique, motivation, accountability and exercise progression.

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

Aged Care Services

We can attend your residential care facility at least four times per week, helping reduce and better manage your resident’s pain, improve their quality of life and reduce incidence of challenging behaviours. Better pain management can increase mobility, sleep as well as reduce depression, anxiety and pharmaceutical use.

Aged Care Physiotherapy

We provide a range of physiotherapy services for seniors and residencies in the community. We support aged care facilities, supported residential services, and retirement villages. We can also visit clients in the privacy of their own home.

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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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.