Physiotherapist Peta Johnston available Tues/Thur to 7PM and select Saturday mornings
The independent physiotherapists are experts in Musculoskeletal, Sports and Orthopaedic care.
You do not need a referral to access a physiotherapist. The Physiotherapists work collaboratively with other allied health practitioners and surgeons to achieve high quality and efficient results for clients.
Physiotherapists assess acute injuries and have a clear understanding of what is required to avoid surgery or what to do before and after surgery.
Treatments and services available from Physiotherapists include:
You can read about our treatment options below.
The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is the peak body representing the interests of Australian physiotherapists and their patients. The APA is committed to professional excellence and career success for physiotherapists, which translates into better patient outcomes and improved health conditions for all Australians. The APA has an excellent online resource that covers all areas of the body, injury types and frequently asked questions. ACCESS HERE
APA Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist, Advanced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist. B Physio, M Sports, MACP.
Luke Blunden is a highly qualified and experienced Physiotherapist.
He comes to us with a long history of working in both private practice and at the Ballarat Base Hospital, where he has worked closely with our orthopaedic surgeons for many years in senior orthopaedic and advanced musculoskeletal roles. He brings a clear sense of what is needed both pre- and post-operatively to get the best outcome from your surgery, or to do what may be needed to avoid surgery where possible.
He also has a strong sporting background. He has been an athlete himself and completed additional qualifications as a Master of Sports Physiotherapy, during which he worked at the Australian Institute of Sport and the Western Bulldogs. He is an accredited Athletics Coach and a level 1 strength and conditioning coach. Luke has been a key treating Physiotherapist for Australian Olympic Gold medallist Jared Tallent and many other elite Australian and international athletes. He has gained the advanced status of APA Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist, a title that requires many years of extra study and work in the sporting field.