By Ross Baines – Physiotherapist & Ron Cain- Personal Trainer @ PhysioPlus
With age or injury your fitness program will need to be customised to meet your needs and your goals.
The BodyFit program is designed to:
- Review Fitness – where you are now and what could be improved – weight /cardio / strength / spinal mobility
- Rehab Injuries – exercises specific to your rehab designed by an experienced physiotherapist and personal trainer
- Restore Ability – specific to your needs
- Reach Goals – modified goals that are realistic and important to you
BodyFit is suitable for conditions such as:
- Post operative rehab – to get the best function after joint replacements or spinal surgery.
- Medical Conditions – such as diabetes or heart disease.
- Chronic Injuries – like shoulder instability, tendonitis or patello-femoral pain.
- Multiple Trauma – fractures and multiple soft tissue injuries benefit from customised exercise.
Our physiotherapists understand orthopaedics; the orthopaedic protocols, the importance of post-op protection, and graded rehabilitation.
Our personal trainer Ron Cain is a great communicator and coach. His focus is on the active older adult who wants to regain fitness and function to enjoy their “prime time.”
The BodyFit program will involve a physiotherapy consultation to plan your specific exercise rehabilitation and communicate this with the personal trainer. Personal training will take place in our onsite gym or the adjacent Parkside gym & pool where ongoing memberships can be purchased to continue exercise independently. A 20 punch card can be purchased at the Parkside Hotel for $80 and lasts 6 months.
For more information or to book an appointment, click the button to contact us!
Caleigh ( Athlete and student )
“After two sprained ankles within twenty-four hours of one another, intensive physiotherapy got me off crutches and to an overnight snowshoe camp and European soccer tour within weeks.”
Nell (Educator and (again, thanks to Ross) considerably more knowledgeable Cricket Spectator)
“I was referred to Ross by my doctor, originally, for treatment of shin splints. When Ross could see my progress was not as expected, he communicated with my doctor regarding the possibility of a tibia fracture – a subsequent CT scan confirmed it was. Thanks to Ross’s professional experience and keen attention to underlying symptoms, my injury was more accurately diagnosed and is now, with his physio support, healing well. Ross’ quiet sense of humour and steady encouragement have made my physio treatment experience very positive”.
Peter ( still strolling along. )
“Ross took the time to understand the impact heel pain had on my activities and analyze the mechanics and footwear that aggravated the pain. With therapy and the custom orthotics he prescribed and recommended footwear I was able to happily stroll through the villages and countryside of Italy this Summer.”
Paul Gray ( active dad and running enthusiast )
“My experience at PhysioPlus was extremely positive. 3 days after tearing my ACL playing soccer I had my first visit. I walked in on crutches and was wearing an immobilizer knee brace for stability. Ross was able to help me regain confidence to bear weight on my injured leg and I was able to walk out with the crutches in one hand and the knee brace in the other.
Ross was able to confirm from his assessment of my knee that I had, in fact, ruptured my ACL which had not yet been confirmed, being prior to an appointment with the orthopaedic surgeon or an MRI.
Ross had me work through a program pre-surgery to regain as much mobility and stability I could without having the ACL intact. After the reconstructive surgery was completed we worked through a program to continue to increase mobility and strength. Having access to the exercise room complete with equipment was extremely helpful. Ross was able to explain and demonstrate how to effectively work through the exercise routines.
Within one year of my surgery I have returned to running and have started some hiking. I would highly recommend PhysioPlus to anyone requiring treatment. The atmosphere is calm and everyone is extremely friendly and caring.”
Lisa Wren (Age 55)
“After completing an extensive painting project, I ended up with a frozen right shoulder, which was extremely painful and debilitating. This is when my introduction to Physioplus occurred. My physiotherapist, Ross Baines, was instrumental in getting me back to good health. Ross used various interventional techniques to encourage movement in the shoulder joint, always providing me with ample information about each. He was always professional and communicated thoroughly with the rest of my medical team. I have every confidence that the care Ross provided expedited my return to normal activity. I would not hesitate to recommend Ross and the entire team at Physioplus!”
Bruce Cook – previous hard core triathlete
“Most highly recommended for physio and rehab. Ross is a knowledgable and caring practitioner, going above and beyond to help you. Easy going personality and very supportive. Ross is easy to talk to with incredible results. A+ from me.”