Services – What can be Treated?


Physiotherapists are health professionals primarily concerned with the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of spinal and muscular disorders. They utilise their knowledge of normal movement and the function of bones, joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments to determine if they are performing effectively and normally.

How Physiotherapy Assists Me?

Physiotherapy aims to restore normal and pain free function with the use of manual physical treatments including joint mobilisation, massage, electrotherapy, joint manipulation and exercises complemented by advice and education.

At Physioworks Health Group Pakenham clients who benefit from physiotherapy range from athletes recovering from a sporting injury to a worker rehabilitating from a back injury; from a young person experiencing growing pain to an older person coping with the aging process.

Manipulative Physiotherapy:

Manipulative physiotherapy is the term used for special handling techniques to promote healing of soft tissue. These techniques may include myofascial release, craniosacral techniques, joint mobilisation and massage therapy to name a few. Our specialist practitioners will cater to your needs if this service is required to rehabilitate your condition.


Hydrotherapy can offer a perfect adjunct to physiotherapy, to assist strengthening, mobilisation and movement. Hydrotherapy involves gentle exercises in warm water with programs, conducted by a physiotherapists, individually tailored to each person’s particular needs. At Physioworks Health Group Pakenham, Hydrotherapy classes are conducted at Cardinia Life YMCA Pakenham, by Physiotherapist Millie Berkhout.

Clinical Pilates:

Clinical Pilates is a special series of exercises performed in our gym to assist in core and limb strengthening, restore flexibility and improving posture. At Physioworks Health Group Pakenham Clinical Pilates is performed either individually or in small group classes with one of our qualified physiotherapy team.


Physioworks Health Group maintains a complete service ethos in the provision of our range of health care and well-being services, including offering Yoga at Physioworks Health Group Pakenham.

Dry Needling:

Involves needling to altered or dysfunctional tissues in order to improve or restore function. This may include needling of myofascial trigger points, periosteum, or other soft tissue. It can be used as an adjunct to your normal physiotherapy treatment.



What Can Be Treated?

  • Sports Injuries
  • Paediatric Conditions
  • Whiplash
  • Headaches
  • Jaw Pain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Hip Pain
  • Shin Splints
  • Muscle strains and tension
  • Workcover and T.A.C claims
  • Ankle Sprains
  • Knee Pain
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Neck Pain and Stiffness
  • Biomechanical Problems
  • Chronic Pain
  • Referred Pain
  • Post Fracture & Surgical
  • Rehabilitation