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Physiotherapy involvement doesn’t end when your injury is resolved, or your pain is gone. We go the extra mile to ensure you return to your optimised state – and stay there. We achieve this through an active, individualised approach to assessment, diagnosis and treatment equipping you with the tools to turn injury in to opportunity, not a threat. We work closely with your health performance team to ensure those benefits don’t just stop in the gym, but flow on into daily life, work and sport. 

 Eighty8’s Physio is led by Performance Edge Physiotherapy, who have been providing Canberra’s community and renowned sporting teams with quality physiotherapy since 1996. They cater to all sports and general physiotherapy needs, including workers compensation and insurance patients, Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) patients, the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) and the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

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Michaela is the Principal Physiotherapist and Director of Performance Edge Physiotherapy Belconnen and joins the team at Eighty8 with a Bachelors degree in Exercise Science, a Masters Degree in Physiotherapy, a FIFA Diploma in Football Medicine, Level 1 and Level 2 Certificates in Sports Physiotherapy as well as Certificates III and IV in Fitness.

Michaela has a background in Football (soccer) which includes representing her country at international level, and her professional interests in private practice involve acute sports injuries particularly of the ankle and knee. Michaela has previously worked in aged care as well as in the ICU, Orthopaedic and Medical Wards at the Calvary Hospital.
Michaela is currently the Head Physiotherapist of the Canberra United Foxtel Youth League team, Capital Footballs Talented Sports Program as well has Capital Football National Premier League first grade squads Tigers FC, Canberra Olympic, O’Connor Knights and Belconnen United. She has also been lucky enough to work with the Young Matildas, Canberra United in the W-League, the Canberra Cavalry in the Australian Baseball League, Boomerangs FS in the Futsal F-League and has attended 10+ Nationals Championships as a physiotherapist for Canberra’s representative sides.



Sport-specific rehabilitation to get you back on the field sooner and performing at your best. We have Physiotherapists that specialise specifically in Rugby Union, Rugby League, Football (soccer), Futsal, Triathlon, Tennis, Cricket, League Tag and Oztag to name a few. 


PEP’s Belconnen clinic is available to all Eighty8 members and houses remedial massage therapist, Tammy, who can cater to all your massage needs. She specialises in remedial massage, pregnancy massage, lymphatic drainage massage as well as cupping and Kinesio Taping.


Our physiotherapists are all qualified to provide private supervised hydrotherapy sessions. We can also provide individualised hydrotherapy programs based on a comprehensive assessment. 


General and post-operative Physiotherapy to get you back in the game of life as quickly as possible no matter what your goals are.


Our physiotherapists are qualified Dry Needling practitionersincluding some in Advanced Dry Needling.


Eighty8 members have access to the Tuggeranong clinic which houses an AlterG Treadmill to help progress your recovery and keep your fitness levels up while you rehabilitate from injury where you can’t fully weight-bear.  


Sport-specific and general musculoskeletal screenings to aid in injury prevention and performance enhancement for your upcoming sporting competition or if you are simply curious as to how you are put together!


Running Assessment qualified Physiotherapists use slow-motion video analysis to perform a gait check. We also utilise GaitScan technology from PEP’s Belconnen clinic. After your assessment you will be provided with gait coaching, running technique tips and if needed, a running program to help you reach your running goals. 

Contact our physio team

Need help booking a treatment or want to speak to someone? Call us on 6249 7778,  

Email us on, or fill out the contact form below.  

 Please note Physiotherapy is only available at Eighty8’s Brindabella Business Park location. 

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