Why is Fixio the place to go for Back or Neck Pain?
Fixio is led by a Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist.
The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) defines a Titled Physio as “highly qualified physiotherapists with expert knowledge and skills. They achieve and maintain exceptional standards of clinical experience and knowledge.”
To put it simply, your regular physiotherapist is a GP – a practitioner with general skills, knowledge and treatment plans. A Titled Physiotherapist is a specialist, with deep knowledge of physiotherapy, pain management, and more treatment options to choose from. Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists have completed a four year undergraduate degree in physiotherapy, then go on to complete a two year Masters of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, making a substantial contribution to the field academically in their chosen area of research, before undergoing a minimum of two years full time clinical experience, focused on the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions. That’s close to a decade of study and applied training right there. It is no wonder that less than five percent of physiotherapist reach this level of distinction.
So here at Fixio Sports Physio and Pain Solutions, our physiotherapists are mentored and led by a Titled Physio – an expert in back pain, neck pain and unsolvable cases. Our physiotherapists have an advanced understanding of anatomy and biomechanics and have years of practical experience providing multi-pronged programs designed to combat a number of spinal conditions.
We take a holistic hands-on approach.
Very rarely is there “one thing” causing long-standing back or neck pain in an individual. Hence we take a deep dive in your initial appointment to see what else will be contributing to your symptoms so that we can address the whole issue, not just “do some exercises”. Don’t worry, there’ll be plenty of exercise to do, but we have to take a multifaceted approach. When we say hands-on, we don’t just mean that we are a manual therapy clinic. Yes, you will get the hands on expert treatment to get you moving again, but we take a very hands-on approach to tackling your pain and getting you pain solutions that you haven’t had before.
Regular Advanced Treatment Courses
Not only are our physiotherapists mentored and trained by a Titled physiotherapist, we also undergo regular clinical spinal courses to stay up to date with the latest science and treatment. Our physiotherapists have undergone extra coursework and training relating to the spine, such as:
- APA spinal level one course
- APA spinal level two course
- Treatment of pelvis and lumbar spine level one
- Treatment of pelvis and lumbar spine level two
- Exercise retraining for lumbo-pelvic stability and functional recovery
- Pilates instructor training
This means we have a variety of different assessment and treatment modalities in our toolkit that we can tailor to treat your spinal pain with.
We are a spine-focused clinic.
We are very experienced in seeing patients with spinal related pain and provide best treatment methods to improve the speed of your recovery. We go above and beyond to work closely with other healthcare practitioners you have including Sports physicians, pain specialists, psychologists and personal trainers. We also have a Pilates studio on site that ensures you have the best possible treatment options to get the best possible outcome.
This multifactorial expert led approach to spinal pain allows our physiotherapists to accurately diagnose your injury and assess contributing factors to your spinal condition. This deep dive into your physical health allows Fixio Physios to design a bespoke rehabilitation program with short, medium and long term outcomes to ensure success and a pain free future.
We understand the science of pain.
We are fortunate in Australia to have the world’s best researchers into chronic and longstanding pain living in our backyard. This means that the latest cutting edge techniques and science behind how to move forward when your pain seems unbeatable have been studied by our clinicians. You can learn the techniques to manage the pain yourself at home; and we can teach you. We know that you’ve tried everything else under the sun. But you haven’t been to Fixio. Call us today to speak to the best back and neck pain expert in the Northern Beaches.