What is occupational physiotherapy?

Occupational Physiotherapy services are part of the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) and WorkSafe Victoria’s (WorkSafe) commitment to achieving better health and return to work outcomes for TAC clients and injured workers.

Physiotherapists have an extensive array of expertise, and are able to treat an array of conditions such as spinal conditions and sporting injuries.

Spinal Conditions

Physios are experts in the assessment and treatment of back and neck injuries using mobilisation, manipulation, massage, electrotherapy and exercise prescription. They have the training and expertise to manage all forms of spinal problems and to provide relief and management strategies to patients with back and neck pain. All CBHG Physiotherapists are experienced in spinal care.

Other forms of back care available are: 

  • Gymnasium
  • Electrotherapy
  • Clinical Pilates
  • Exercise-based programs

Sporting Injuries

CBHG has physiotherapists with superior qualifications and experience in the diagnosis and management of sporting injuries. Over the past twenty-one years, physios from our clinics have been involved with all senior and professional sporting teams and associations in the Geelong region, including:

  • Geelong Football Club
  • Geelong Supercats Basketball
  • Geelong Flyers Netball
  • Geelong Baseball
  • Geelong Hockey Association

The Physios at CBHG have been dealing with many local sporting teams in the Geelong region and have a long standing reputation to provide accurate diagnosis and treatment to ensure the player returns to the sport at the earliest possible opportunity.

Other conditions which can be treated with physiotherapy include:

  • Headaches
  • Lymphodoema treatment
  • Women’s health
  • Pilates
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Post-surgical rehabilitation
  • Shoulder injury management
  • Industrial / Workplace injuries
  • Veteran Affairs

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