Established in 1989, Sorrento Physiotherapy has been committed to the health and wellbeing of the Mornington Peninsula community for the past 25 years.
At Sorrento Physiotherapy we pride ourselves on making your health a priority, and being local residents, we are available for consultation by appointment 7 days a week. Sorrento Physiotherapy specialises in the treatment of acute & chronic spinal & sporting conditions, paediatric and adolescent conditions, women’s & men’s health, as well as general musculoskeletal injuries.
Physiotherapists at Sorrento Physiotherapy have a long history of providing service and treatment to some of Australia’s leading athletes and sporting groups including:
• Hawthorn Football Club
• Collingwood Football Club
• Footscray Football club
• Victorian Senior Men’s Hockey team
• Australian Men’s Hockey team (Kookaburras)
• Australian Women’s Hockey team (Hockeyroos)
• Australian Olympic teams
• Australian Commonwealth Games teams.
• Victorian Institute of Sport
• Australian Institute of Sport: Men’s Hockey division, Golf division
Physiotherapy assessment and treatment has a strong scientific basis and offers effective, rapid and safe solutions for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of spinal pain, sports injuries and pain of musculoskeletal origin such as osteoarthritic joint pain, muscle strain, ligament sprain and tendonitis.
Physiotherapists specialise in assessing and treating musculoskeletal injuries. Following a thorough assessment a Physiotherapist will determine a cause for your injury and provide you with advice and education on how to manage it. Physiotherapists will then aim to treat your injury using a variety of techniques with a focus on manual and exercise therapy. Manual therapy techniques include mobilisations, manipulation, massage and stretching.
Physiotherapy can also assist with treatments including ultrasound, electrotherapy, massage, bandaging, taping, and bracing.
The Physiotherapists at Sorrento Physiotherapy are qualified and proficient in the following areas:
• Mobilisation of joints.
• Soft tissue techniques.
• Exercise prescription for the prevention and rehabilitation of injury.
• Taping to protect joints and support injured tissues.
• Assessment of tight soft tissues.
• Assessment and treatment of postural and spinal alignment.
• Biomechanical assessment of movements.
• Proprioceptive and balance exercises.
• Core stability exercises.
• Electrophysical modalities for acute inflammation – interferential therapy, therapeutic ultrasound, laser.
• Graduated return to sport
• Techniques to assist in recovery from training and competition.
• Retraining to prevent recurring injuries.
• Preparation, pre-event, post-event for sporting participants.