Back In MotionPoint Cook, VIC

Opening hours

Mon:8:00am - 8:00pm

Tues:8:00am - 8:00pm

Wed:8:00am - 8:00pm

Thurs:8:00am - 8:00pm

Fri:8:00am - 8:00pm

Sat:9:00am - 1:00pm

Class Timetable

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Get in touch

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

Book a consultation

To request a booking in one of our group classes please contact Back In Motion Point Cook directly via pointcook@backinmotion.com.au or (03) 9395 0319 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 Point Cook 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 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 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 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 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.

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 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 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 Semi-Private Exercise and Rehab

If you're looking for an alternative to Pilates, 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.

done Semi-Private Pilates

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

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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Vanila Somalinga

Practice Director & Principal Physiotherapist

Vanila Somalinga

Practice Director & Principal Physiotherapist

Before starting her own private practice, Back In Motion Werribee and Back In Motion Point Cook, Vanila spent more than a decade working for a number of tertiary public and private hospitals throughout Melbourne.

Vanila strongly believes that client centred treatment approach is the best way to achieve a realistic and significant outcome towards recovery. She believes in working collaboratively with her referrers/colleagues such as GPs, surgeons and other healthcare providers to achieve the best outcome for her clients.

Vanila has a keen interest in continence, pregnancy & postpartum conditions, pelvic floor conditions, prolapse and general women's health physiotherapy.  Vanila has a Post Graduate Certificate in conservative management of pelvic organ prolapse from University of South Australia and also completed many advanced training in womens health.  Vanila is also currently in the process of completing her Masters in Clinical Physiotherapy (Continence & Women's Health) from Curtin University.

Her special interest in the Physiotherapy include the following: 

Vertigo / Vestibular Rehabilitation
Post-surgical rehabilitation
Pregnancy and Postpartum
Women’s Health
Incontinence and Pelvic Issues
Management of pelvic organ prolapse
Complex neurlogical conditions

Vanila is also APPI Level 2 trained Pilates Instructor and incorporates clinical Pilates as part of her injury management.

Vanila enjoys reading books and enjoys spending quite time with her two kids/family!

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Immanuel Yam

Physiotherapist

Immanuel Yam

Physiotherapist

Immanuel moved to Melbourne from Shepparton in 2016 to further his Physiotherapy career.  He grew up in Canberra and studied a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the University of Newcastle.

Immanuel enjoys working with a variety of different conditions that present in private practice, and has a particular passion for musculoskeletal injuries.  Immanuel special interests in Physitoherapy includes the following:

  • Sports injuries and post-surgical rehabilitation
  • Shoulder and neck pain
  • Knee pain 
  • Foot and ankle pain
  • Dry needling

Immanuel can also speak fluent Cantonese.

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Amanda Gunawardena

Physiotherapist

Amanda Gunawardena

Physiotherapist

Amanda graduate from University of Melbourne's Doctor of Physiotherapy program.  Priort to completing her Physiotherapy studies, Amanda completed a Bachelor of Biomedcine also at the University fo Melbourne.

Amanda has a vested interest in musculoskeletal injuries, in particular, conditions around the knee and shoulder.  In addition, she also has strong belief that providing ergonomic advice and providing postural education greatly helps with recovery in the long-term.

Outside of work Amanda stays very active.  She enjoys dancing, hiking and daily jogs.  She also spend time catching up with her family and friends over the weekends.

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Anusha Charla

Physiotherapist

Anusha Charla

Physiotherapist

Anusha has completed Masters of physiotherapy from Latrobe university, Melbourne. She is interested in treating wide variety of musculoskeletal injuries with a keen interest in back/spinal problems and post-operative rehabilitation. Anusha is passionate about providing a holistic approach to patient-focused care to achieve the best possible outcomes. She aims to integrate her manual skills with an exercise- based approach to help speed up patients’ recovery and restore their functional goals.

Anusha has completed the APPI Pilates Mat level 1, 2 and 3 and APPI Equipment level 1 which she particularly likes to use in rehabilitation of her clients.

Outside of work, Anusha enjoys travelling, cooking, Pilates and spending time with her family and friends.

Anusha can also speak fluent Telugu and Hindi.