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).
MEET MICHAELA THORNTON
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.
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 a 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 practitioners, including some in Advanced Dry Needling.
ALTERG ANTI-GRAVITY TREADMILL (OFFSITE)
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.
INJURY PREVENTION SCREENING
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 email@example.com, or fill out the contact form below.
Please note Physiotherapy is only available at Eighty8’s Brindabella Business Park location.