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Centre Of Health Ivanhoe

201 Banksia St
Ivanhoe VIC 3079

Servicing area: Ivanhoe, Thornbury, Preston & Fairfield, Northcote, Fitzroy, central, northern and eastern suburbs, Melbourne VIC

Centre Of Health Ivanhoe
We are Workcover, TAC and DVA approved. We also service EPC Plans – Enhanced Primary Healthcare Plans as referred by your GP.

Centre of Health - Physiotherapy


What Is Physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy is a clinical health science and profession that aims to rehabilitate and improve people with movement disorders by using evidence-based, natural methods. The most common of these natural methods includes:
  • Massage
  • Manipulation
  • Stretching
  • Cupping
  • Electrotherapy
  • Trigger point therapy
  • Exercise
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Conditions That Can Be Treated with Physiotherapy

A range of health conditions can be treated with Physiotherapy, with the most common issue we address including:
  • Pain relief
  • Sports injuries
  • Headaches & migraines
  • Neck pain & stiffness
  • Shoulder pain including Rotator cuff tendonitis, frozen shoulder, shoulder bursitis
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Tendonopathy
  • Carpal tunnel, De Quervains tendonitis, Dupuytren’s contracture
  • Lower back pain, lumbar disc prolapse, sciatica
  • Hip pain, groin strain
  • Knee pain
  • Post-surgical rehab
  • Knee & hip replacement management
  • TMJ problems
  • Arthritis & Joint problems
  • Pilates style rehabilitation
  • Repetitive strain injury, RSI
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Stroke management

Meet our Practitioners:

Matthew Radford - (B App Sc (Physiotherapy); B App (Chinese Medicine)
is the founder of the Centre of Health, Ivanhoe.
A Physiotherapist, Acupuncturist and Traditional Chinese Medicine Doctor with over 25 years of clinical experience, Matt’s holistic combination of Eastern and Western Medicine enables his patients to access unique solutions for a comprehensive range of acute and chronic health problems. His practice extends to treating families, elite athletes, professional dancers, acrobats and performers, fellow health practitioners, ‘office’ workers, shift workers, students and others who are juggling multiple commitments of work, study and/or family.
Matt has worked and studied in China, and has lectured at RMIT University, Melbourne University, Southern School of Natural Therapies and has also provided student placements and mentoring. He was one of the first qualified Pilates instructors in Australia, and is qualified to teach the ground breaking Wim ‘The Iceman’ Hof breathing technique which he practices daily and shares with particular patients.
In keeping with a holistic approach to life and health, Matt is also a surfer, musician and father.
His practice hours are Monday, into the early evening: Tuesday til 3pm; Wednesday afternoon/evening, Friday and alternating Saturdays.

Milos Zika - B App Sc (Physiotherapy)
  • Physiotherapist

  • Sports Massage Therapist

  • Dry Needling Practitioner

  • Personal Trainer

  • Rehabilitation Program Specialist

Milos is an experienced Physiotherapist who is a qualified Gym Instructor and Personal Trainer. He has a special interest in treating sports injuries and rehabilitation.  Milos offers a highly personalised and targeted health care plan, and has years of experience working in gyms and health education.
In keeping with Centre of Health's holistic philosophy, Milos has a keen interest in permaculture and natural building techniques and has done several trips to work as a volunteer therapist in a remote village clinic in India. He is currently building his own ‘tiny’ house and teaches a range of related skills in formal training settings.
He is available on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.

Ready to book your next Physiotherapy treatment? Still want to know more about the benefits that Physiotherapy can bring to your health and wellbeing? Then just give us a call or click on the 'Make an Enquiry' button today to talk to one of our team members today.

Qualification Details


Our Physiotherapists are University qualified and are also qualified Gym and Pilates instructors:

Matthew RadfordB App Sc (Physio), Lincoln School of Health Sciences, La Trobe University

Milos ZikaB App Sc with Honours (Physio), La Trobe University

See Also...

CENTRE OF HEALTH - Physiotherapy & Chinese Medicine Ivanhoe, Melbourne - Physiotherapy - Acupuncture - Chinese Medicine - Myotherapy - Sports Injury Therapy - Women's Health.
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