Welcome to Beachside Physiotherapy

Conveniently located at 672 Brighton Road, Seacliff Park, South Australia, Beachside Physiotherapy is 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.

Book online or phone 8298 8664 for an appointment and follow us on Facebook facebook

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 and peripheral joint mobilisations, electrotherapy, strapping/taping techniques, acupuncture/dry needling, pain science education, stretches, home exercises and advice/education on modifying/changing lifestyle factors.

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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 The Australian Physiotherapy Association
  • Qualified in Dry Needling
  • Interest include: treatment of lower limb tendinopathies, pain science education and soft tissue injuries
  • Qualified Swimming Instructor

Opening Hours

Monday – 9am-8pm
Tuesday – 9am-8pm
Wednesday – 9am-8pm
Thursday – 9am-8pm
Friday – 9am-5pm
Saturday – Closed
Sunday – Closed

Your first appointment

Time for your first appointment

  • Allow 40 to 50 minutes for your initial appointment and 20 to 30 minutes for follow up appointments.
  • 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 scans (X-Rays, MRI, CT or ultrasounds) 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.
  • Initial consultation maybe gap free for registered health fund clients, clients can ring and check with their private health provider (if applicable) for their particular level of physiotherapy cover to see if a gap payment is applicable. For follow up appointments there is usually a gap payment which varies depending on your level of extras (e.g. physiotherapy) 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 pay your account in full at the time of treatment.

Department of Veteran Affairs

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

Medicare

  • Medicare may cover for up to 5 physiotherapy sessions if your doctor has completed the appropriate Enhanced Primary Care (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.
  • There is a $5 gap payment for all Medicare billed treatments, which can be paid via cash, EFTPOS or cheque.
  • Your privacy will be respected at all times.

Finding Us

  • We are located at 672 Brighton Road, Seacliff Park which is the eastern side of Brighton Road and a few meters south of Thomas Street, the pedestrian lights and bus stop 42.
  • Free onsite parking is accessible from Brighton Road as you are driving south (i.e. from Glenelg or Brighton); however, driving north (i.e. from Hallett Cove) you will need to do a U-turn at the safest point after the pedestrian crossing. Alternatively you can park on Thomas Street or Arthur Street and take a short walk to the clinic.

Remedial Massage

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Karen decided to retrain as a Remedial Massage Therapist after 20+ years working in an office environment and gained her Diploma in February 2021. She has always been interested in massage and gains great satisfaction in helping people feel better. Outside of her work Karen enjoys gardening, running, and swimming.

Remedial Massage is the application of a range of techniques in the treatment of a specific injury or ailment that has affected normal muscle function. The techniques used can include deep tissue massage, sports massage, trigger point therapy, stretching and joint loosening.

Relaxation Massage as its name suggests focusses on relaxing muscles through the application of gentle massage techniques and can be very beneficial in the reduction of stress as well as in helping to keep muscles moving as they should. Relaxation massages are a perfect gift for a friend or family member and gift cards are available for special occasions.

Contact Karen (Sulis Remedial Massage) on 0450 487 347 to book an appointment.

Karen works at Beachside Physiotherapy on:

Monday           11:30 – 18:30

Tuesday           9:30 – 16:30

Prices:                                                                                         Standard        Seniors (Over 60s)

Remedial Massage *                           60 minutes                  $80                  $70

Relaxation Massage                            60 minutes                  $80                  $70

Relaxation Massage                            75 minutes                  $95                  $85

*Health Fund Rebates may apply for Remedial Massage depending on your own personal policy. Please check rebate eligibility with your Health Fund prior to making an appointment and remember to bring along your health fund card if applicable.

Josh has been involved in the health and wellness industry for over 10 years, working as a Personal Trainer and Physio Assistant, to further his knowledge and ability to help others, he gained his Diploma in Remedial Massage Therapy in September 2020. Outside of work Josh is studying his Bachelor of Psychology, and enjoys photography, hiking, gaming and professional wrestling.

Massage services: Relaxation – Remedial – Cupping Therapy – Deep Tissue 

Josh works at Beachside Physiotherapy on:

Friday            9:30 – 16:00

Contact Josh (Lucia Health Services) on 0414 995 659 to book an appointment.

 

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 centers 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

E-mail

admin@beachsidephysio.com.au

Fax

8298 8979

Opening Hours

Monday – 9am-8pm
Tuesday – 9am-8pm
Wednesday – 9am-8pm
Thursday – 9am-8pm
Friday – 9am-5pm
Saturday – Closed
Sunday – Closed

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

Beachside Physio at Morphett Vale

Beachside Physiotherapy also operates from rooms at Morphett Vale Allied Health which works in association with the Morphett Vale Family Practice at 1 Doctors Road Morphett Vale. For all enquires and bookings for this location please ring 8382 2355.