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.
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.
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.