The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is the peak body representing the interests of Australian physiotherapists and their patients. The APA is a national organisation with non-autonomous state and territory branches and specialty subgroups. The APA corporate structure is one of a company limited by guarantee. The organisation has approximately 11,000 members, some 70 staff, and over 300 members in volunteer positions on committees or working parties. The APA is governed by a Board of Directors elected by representatives of all stakeholder groups within the Association. The Physiotherapy Research Foundation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the APA, strives to promote and facilitate physiotherapy-related research.
Reservoir Leisure Centre has state of the art facilities with friendly and knowledgeable staff to ensure that a fitness program is developed which is tailored to your needs and interests. However do not be surprised if you see ‘mowing the lawns’, ‘going for a ride with the kids’ or ‘taking the stairs at work’ appear on your program, because we are not just limited by our facilities. We think outside the square to help you maintain an active lifestyle that you will be able to maintain for life.
Footy fever came to Ivanhoe a century ago when the district’s energetic townsmen decided to form their own football club. Local sportsmen met in the schoolroom of St James Church of England in Ivanhoe on the night of April 11, 1910. According to a report in the Heidelberg News, there were 25 founding members and a steering committee was appointed. The Rev James Wilson was elected interim chairman, Frank Holt was secretary, and R.Boese, was treasurer.
On the 24th of April, 1964, The Old Ivanhoe Grammarians Football Club took to the field for the first time in the VAFA. The team had been allowed to join the amateurs in the F Grade competition and did not have a reserves team until 1966. In our first game we played St Patricks at the Herbert Onley Reserve at Yarra Bend. We started well. John Dawson kicked the first goal for the game and the club, however St Patricks took over after that.
Warringal Private Hospital is located in the Inner Northeastern Melbourne suburb of Heidelberg and opposite the redeveloped Austin Health Campus which includes the Mercy Hospital for Women and the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Centre. The hospital has 145 beds and is an acute Medical/Surgical facility. Services offered include Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, General Medicine, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Oncology, Orthopaedics, Urology and Gynaecology.
Western Private Hospital is located in the inner suburb in the west side of Melbourne. It is currently the only private hospital in the west and right next to Footscray Public Hospital. It offers services encompassing the areas of medical, surgical, cardiology and oncology.The hospital has a total of 70 beds and has recently opened a new cardiac unit and ICU in Eleanor St. It is an acute medical/surgical and cardiac facility. Other facilities include cath laboratory, day surgery and day oncology unit. Services include Cardiology, General Medicine, General Surgery, Opthamology, Orthopaedics, Urology, Gynaecology and plastics surgery to name a few.
Fluid Movement Podiatry is a fully registered health provider for Podiatry based services, open to all age groups. It offers a comprehensive list of Podiatry services in Melbourne, in particular the surrounding community of Heidelberg, Eaglemont, Ivanhoe, Rosanna, Viewbank and Bulleen. All Fluid Movement Podiatrists are registered with the Podiatry Board of Australia and are members of the Australian Podiatry Association. We are able to treat and manage referrals from a broad range of referrers.
Hypnotherapy is a simple, effective way to create the change you want. Through special relaxation techniques, the practitioner will help you to enter into a deeply relaxed state, called the ‘theta state’, where our brainwave signals are a lot more organised and less random. In this state the power of suggestion is magnified enormously.
Myotherapy is a multiskilled physical therapy within the allied health profession. It involves a comprehensive assessment, and treatment is aimed at reducing and preventing myofascial pain, injury and dysfunction. Myofascial pain affects the body’s soft tissue structures, which include muscles, ligaments, tendons and the connective tissue sheath encasing muscles. Myotherapy treatment may consist of deep soft tissue massage, trigger point therapy, dry needling, TENS, myofascial cupping, ice/heat, taping and stretching.
Klint is a dedicated neurological, vestibular and facial rehabilitation and physiotherapy service for people aged between 9 and 99 with neurological disorders. They offer intensive therapy blocks or
periodic consultations depending on the needs of your clients. They work closely with neurological speech therapists, occupational therapists, optometrists, and dieticians to ensure clients receive a holistic and a coordinated approach to their care. Klint will be consulting through the Heidelberg rooms and also provide home visits.
Medical Foot Care have been providing comprehensive podiatry care to Melbourne’s western suburbs since 2007. They will be operating through our Footscray practice in mid July. They offer a wide range of services including podiatry treatment of Medicare and Veteran Affairs patients, diabetes assessments, sports medicine, biomechanical assessments, foot orthoses prescriptions, footwear advice, ingrown toe nail care and surgery, wart and fungal infection treatment, and primary foot care including nails, corns and calluses. Being both a sport and family orientated podiatry clinic, Medical Foot Care welcomes patients of all ages and activity levels. They consult patients from toddlers to seniors.
Aura Health is a place for comprehensive and integrated natural approach for your health and well being. At Aura Health Concepts you can experience medicine as it really should be, at the mental, physical and emotional levels of a being to bring about long term benefit to the suffering individual while treating the presenting symptoms.
Aura Health Concepts is not merely about using alternative therapy instead of drugs. It is about restoring core values related to health, back into the society where the highest duty (honor) of a practitioner lies in the revival of his patient to good health.