Physiotherapy Ballarat

Ballarat Sports Medicine Physiotherapy

The Ballarat Sports Medicine Physiotherapy team are experts in Musculoskeletal, Sports and Orthopaedic care.

We are a private physiotherapy clinic, part of Ballarat Sports Medicine, located in the Novar building. You do not need a referral to access our service. Our Physiotherapists work collaboratively with the wider team at Ballarat Sports Medicine and BallaratOSM to achieve high quality and efficient results for clients.

Our team assess acute injuries and have a clear understanding of what is required to avoid surgery or what to do before and after surgery.

Treatment methods and services provided can include (but are not limited to):
We treat conditions in all areas of the body.
Treatments and services available from our team include:

You can read about our treatment options below.

Luke Blunden​

APA Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist, Advanced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist. B Physio, M Sports, MACP.​

Luke Blunden, Physiotherapist, Ballarat Sports Medicine Physiotherapy

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.

Luke will be consulting in our Sports Medicine Department 5 days a week from June 11 2019. You can book to see him through our on-line booking system, or call us.

Peta Johnston

Physiotherapist, B Physio, Member Australian Physiotherapy Association

Peta Johnston is a skilled Physiotherapist studying her PhD

Peta graduated from the Bachelor of Physiotherapy with Honours at La Trobe University in 2006. Since graduating she has worked clinically as a physiotherapist throughout western Victoria. Peta is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association and is currently undertaking her PhD into outcomes following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery. Peta strives to apply evidence-based practice to help improve movement patterns and functional performance and real life outcomes for her clients.

Treatment modalities

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