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Institute of Sports and Spines
Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Massage Therapy, and Exercise Physiology.
Institute of Sports and Spines
Institute of Sports and Spines is located at 820 Old Cleveland Road Carina. The facility is aimed at combining the ability to conduct performance testing with clinical treatment and management as well as rehabilitation and training programs for both the athlete and general public.
Institute of Sports and Spines has one of the most comprehensive analysis protocols in the country. A comprehensive and systematic physical examination will assess your current condition, benchmark where you are at present and plan where you want to be. Your goals are our goals. Our passion is helping you achieve the results you are seeking.
Our drive is to create a patient centric experience, which is outcome driven, in a fun and interactive environment. Our patients benefit from proven treatments based on the latest scientific research and provided with care and understanding.
Our facility aims to be patient centric, driven by your goals, so that we achieve the outcome you desire. With a 20 year history involving both competing in, training and treating elite athletes and the general public, Don Williams and his team of professionals are more than happy to discuss your healthcare needs.
Services provided include; Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Remedial Massage, gait analysis, sports performance testing, video bike fitting, video gait analysis, rehabilitation program development (pre and post operative).
Conditions treated; General aches and pains, back pain, neck pain, disc injuries, shoulder injuries, elbow injuries, hip pain and injuries, knee pain and injuries, muscle tightness and pain, arthritis, tennis and golfers elbow, whiplash, scoliosis, headaches and migraines, sports injuries, running gait issues, bike position issues, stability and postural dysfunction, repetitive strain injuries, nerve root entrapments
When muscles and tendons become damaged or impaired; knotted, tense or immobile, Remedial Massage helps to free up shortened tissues and restore the muscles to their healthy resting length.
Remedial massage combines a number of different techniques including; massage, trigger points, myofascial release and lymphatic drainage techniques to work on damaged or sore muscles, soft tissue or joints.
Accredited exercise physiologists (AEPs) are allied health professionals who specialise in the delivery of exercise for the prevention and management of chronic diseases and injuries. AEPs provide support for clients with conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, mental health problems, cancer, arthritis, pulmonary disease and more. AEPs are eligible to register with Medicare Australia, the Department of Veterans’ Affairs and WorkCover and are recognised by most private health insurers.
Focusing on the relationship between structure (primarily the spine) and function (as coordinated by the nervous system) that affects your health. We use a variety of techniques, depending on your individual’s requirements, to achieve an overall goal that resolves symptoms, retrains altered movement patterns, and prevents recurrence.
The use of Acupuncture has a long history spanning over 2000 years in China and Japan. Since the 1970’s it has becoming increasingly utilized in the west in the management of a variety of health conditions and in the treatment of pain, stiffness and traumatic injuries. It has seen special interest in the treatment of chronic pain conditions and functional organ disturbances that are notoriously difficult to treat with conventional methods.