Dr Jo Brown leads a team at Sunshine Coast Sport and Exercise medicine to bring you cutting edge, evidence based sports physiotherapy and rehabilitation solutions. All practitioners at our clinic strive to provide the best in patient care. We have a special interest in the assessment and management of sporting and non-sporting musculoskeletal injuries.

 

Physiotherapy management

  • Joint mobilisation and manipulation
  • Soft tissue therapy
  • Acupuncture or dry needling
  • Taping and bracing
  • Postural advice
  • Strengthening exercises
  • Motor programming and proprioceptive retraining
  • Clinical pilates
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Other services offered

  • Bike fit and cycle specific strength retraining
  • Swim stroke assessments and strength programs
  • Post op physiotherapy
  • Return to work programs
  • Return to sport programs
  • Real time ultrasound assessments and retraining
  • Dance care, pointe assessments
  • Gait anaylsis

 

Our principal physiotherapist Dr Jo Brown has worked extensively with 8 different sports at an elite or international level and brings not only experience but a background in research and a unique understanding of evidence based practice. We may be your first choice for assessment and management of your injury however we pride ourselves on diagnostics and being an experienced second opinion.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a referral?
No, a referral is not required but patients are encouraged to obtain one prior to the first consultation.


What should I bring?

Comfortable sporting shoes and clothes to change into.

Previous relevant investigations including

  • X-rays, MRI scans, CT scans

Relevant referral


How long will the session take?
Most sessions are 30 minutes long.


Can I get a Medicare rebate?

A Medicare rebate may apply to the session if there is a Chronic Disease Management Plan, organised by your GP, in place


Can I get a Private Health Insurance rebate?

Patients with Private Health Insurance that include ‘Extras Cover’ may be covered for Physiotherapy services. Please check with your health fund. 


Can my physiotherapist refer me for x-rays and scans?

For selected regions of the body referrals for x-rays made by physiotherapists attract a Medicare Rebate. Physiotherapists may refer patients for MRI and ultrasound scans but they do not attract Medicare Rebates.


Call 07 3063 0500 to make an appointment with our team.