Welcome to Beachside Physiotherapy

Conveniently located at 672 Brighton Road, Seacliff Park, South Australia, Beachside Physiotherapy are a locally owned and operated evidence-based practice. We offer the local community and visitors a quality, professional hands-on approach within a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Open until 8pm Monday – Thursdays.

Initial consultation is gap free for registered health fund clients.

Book online or phone 8298 8664 for an appointment.

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Beachside Physiotherapy are a preferred provider for Health Partners, Bupa and HCF.

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Our Services

  • Hands on manual treatment including acupuncture, trigger point therapy and soft tissue techniques
  • Treatment for cervicogenic neck related disorders including headaches and migraines
  • Sports injuries including sprains, tendon pathologies, pre and post-surgical rehabilitation
  • Neck and Back problems including facet joint injuries, wry neck, disc irritations and sciatica
  • Muscle strains and tears including postural and overuse injuries
  • Motor Vehicle Accident claims
  • Workcover / Return To Work SA referrals
  • Children’s musculoskeletal sporting injuries
  • Referrals for Department of Veteran Affairs and Enhanced Primary Care Programmes
  • National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) referrals accepted

Physiotherapy

At Beachside Physiotherapy we assess and treat patients with a wide range of Musculo-Skeletal complaints including low back pain, neck pain and headaches as well as sporting injuries.

Treatment can consist of hands on soft tissue techniques. spinal joint mobilisations, electrotherapy, strapping/taping techniques, acupuncture/needling, stretches and home exercises.

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Damian Smith

Over 25 years experience in private practice and public and private hospitals.  On-site Industrial Physio at numerous state and national companies.

  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Physiotherapy
  • Member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association
  • Qualified in Dry Needling
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Henry Smith

Physiotherapist at Beachside Physiotherapy since 2016, with previous contract work within The Royal Adelaide Hospital’s Orthopaedic Inpatient Department.

  • Bachelor of Applied Sciences (Human Movement)
  • Postgraduate Masters of Physiotherapy
  • Member of Australian Physiotherapy Association
  • Qualified in Dry Needling
  • Qualified Swimming Instructor

Opening hours

Monday – 9am-8pm
Tuesday – 9am-8pm
Wednesday – 3pm-8pm
Thursday – 9am-8pm
Friday – 9am-4pm

We are registered with all health funds and are preferred providers for Health Partners, BUPA and HCF.

You can view appointment times and book an online appointment with Damian or Henry using Health Engine.

Your first appointment

Time for your first appointment

  • Allow 30 and 45 minutes for your consult. For a follow up appointment you will generally need between 20 and 30 minutes.
  • Please try to arrive a few minutes before your first appointment as there is paperwork to be completed upon your arrival.
  • If you are running late please call us to let us know and we will try to accommodate. There is a fee for non-attendance and short notice cancellations.

What to bring

  • Any doctor reports, letters or X-Rays relating to your condition.
  • Private health fund card if applicable.
  • Doctor’s referral if applicable.
  • Please wear loose fitting, comfortable clothing that allows easy access to the affected area.

Payment

  • We require payment at the time of treatment. When you bring your health fund card, we are able to bill the fund directly via the HICAPS system.
  • In most cases, the initial consultation is gap free for registered health fund clients.For follow up appointments there is usually a gap payment which varies depending on your level of funded extras cover. Gap payments can be made with cash, EFTPOS or cheque.

Work cover / Motor Vehicle Accidents

  • We require doctor’s referral or prior approval from your third-party insurance provider before we start treatment.
  • If you do not have the above, we ask that you settle your account at the time of treatment.

DVA

  • You will need a doctor’s referral for physiotherapy (D904 form).

Medicare

  • Medicare may pay for up to 5 physio sessions if your doctor has completed the appropriate EPC form. Please ask your GP about this service before booking your appointment.
  • When arriving for your appointment please have the appropriate doctor’s referral if it has not already been forwarded by your doctor.
  • Your privacy will be respected at all times.

Finding Us

  • We are located at 672 Brighton Road, Seacliff Park. This is the eastern side of Brighton Road a few metres south of Thomas Street, the pedestrian lights and bus stop 42.
  • Onsite, free parking is available.  The driveway is accessible from Brighton Road as you are driving south (i.e. from Glenelg or Brighton).  If driving north (i.e. from Hallett Cove) do a U-turn at the safest point after the pedestrian crossing

Remedial Massage

Remedial massage deeply relaxes your muscles and maximises the body’s potential for regeneration and recovery. It can:

  • lessen pain
  • help you sleep better
  • help ease stiffness
  • assist with tight and painful muscles

Josh Rance is a qualified sports trainer and is currently working with the Adelaide Crows Football Club and has previously worked with the Channel 7 Brighton Jetty Classic swim race.  He has a both a Certificate IV and a Diploma of Massage Therapy.

Josh consults from Monday through to Friday.

You can book an appointment with Josh by phoning 0425 296 709.

Health fund rebates may apply.

Dietitian

David Finnin is an accredited Practising Dietitian and Nutritionist and can help you with:

  • Tailor a weight loss plan to your individual needs and requirements
  • Manage type 1 and type 2 Diabetes and blood sugar levels
  • Manage health issues such as IBS, Coeliac Disease, Gluten/Wheat intolerance, Lactose/ Fructose intolerance
  • Identify problem foods and reduce symptoms of food allergies and intolerance

David has vast experience helping individuals reach their nutritional goals. He has worked in a variety of settings including hospitals, rehabilitation and community health centres and privately run medical clinics.

You can book an appointment with David by phoning (08) 7070 1663 or visit the Diet For You website.
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Contact

Beachside Physiotherapy

Location

672 Brighton Road, Seacliff Park,  SA  5049

Appointments

View and book appointments online

Phone 8298 8664

Opening hours

Monday – 9am-8pm
Tuesday – 9am-8pm
Wednesday – 3pm-8pm
Thursday – 9am-8pm
Friday – 9am-4pm

Home visits and further after hours appointments are by arrangement only.