Physiotherapy using the Bobath Approach

Named after Berta and Karel Bobath, a Physiotherapist/Neurophysiologis couple, Bobath treatment is a way of assessing and treating disorders such as MS, Stroke, Parkinson' s Diseasea and other neurological conditions. It is a hands on technique focused on functional movement, problem solving neurological injuries or ailments to enhance the patients movement. The core of the treatment is the brains neuro-plasticity, or ability to recognise the signals being sent to the patient's limbs, back, neck or other areas of injury or dysfunction.


Physiotherapy for Neurological Conditions

Physiotherapists at Bespoke have specific expertise and training in the management of many neurological conditions. Our aim is to provide you with practical solutions that are tailored to you and your goals.

Neurological physiotherapy treatment may include hands-on therapies including Bobath technique, specific exercise prescription such as Neuro Pilates, education and a home exercise program.

Common Neurological Conditions treated at Bespoke include:

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  • Multiple Sclerosis

  • Stroke

  • Spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries

  • Cerebral Palsy

  • Parkinson’s disease

  • Movement Disorders

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Physiotherapy for Balance, Dizziness and Vertigo

Our Physiotherapists are expertly trained to assess, treat and diagnose vestibular conditions. They will work with you to improve body awareness, minimise vestibular symptoms, and also to treat secondary problems, such as visual fixation, and neck and thoracic stiffness.

Balance is something many people take for granted.  Suffering from vestibular dysfunction such as decreased balance, dizziness or vertigo can be really scary and provoke anxiety and stress.  Our Physiotherapist allow time in your consultation to educate you about the vestibular system and the symptoms that you are experiencing, as well as using evidence based treatment techniques that include vestibular rehabilitation exercises, sensory integration work through facilitated exercises and soft tissue work for those with cervical discomfort and stiffness often associated with vestibular dysfunction.  They may provide you with techniques that you can perform at home when experiencing symptoms as well as a home exercise program.

At Bespoke we offer Balance and Posture classes in a small group setting. This group is especially helpful if you have ongoing balance difficulties. Classes are specifically designed to improve balance in a safe and controlled environment and addresses anxieties that are often associated with Vestibular dysfunction.

Physiotherapy for Post Surgery Recovery

Our Physiotherapist at Bespoke  are experts in rehabilitating clients after:

  • Back Surgery including Microdiscectomies, Laminectomies and Lumbar Fusions

  • Neck Surgery including Foraminotomies, Anterior Discectomies and Fusions (ACDF)

  • Brain Surgery including Acoustic Neuroma

  • Orthopaedic Surgery including Hip, Knee and Shoulder Surgery

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Physiotherapy for Return to Sport

Our Physios are passionate about getting you back to the activities you enjoyed before your injury, surgery or diagnosis.

Our Physios have particular interest and expertise in the following activities:

  • Nordic Walking

  • Return to Golf

  • Return to Cycling

  • Return to Running

  • Return to Swimming

  • Return to Ski


Physiotherapy for Back, Neck, Hip and Knee Pain

Our team of Physiotherapists at our North Melbourne Clinic are highly trained and skilled in the treatment and Management of:

  • Acute and Chronic Neck Pain

  • Acute and Chronic Back Pain

  • Injury Management of Neck, Back, Hip and Knee

  • Sciatica

  • Rehabilitation following Neck, Back, Hip or Knee Surgery

Physiotherapy for Headaches, Migraine and TMJ