Specialist Services

Long term injuries

We specialise in the management of difficult and long term injuries. We are trusted by many of Melbourne’s specialists and consultants to provide rehabilitation guidance to patients who have struggled to find a solution to manage their injuries. You will be seen by an a physiotherapist who specialises in managing difficult injuries who will combine expert clinical and research knowledge to offer you an accurate, realistic and lasting solution to your problem. Read more

Running injuries

At Complete Sports Care, we specialise in the management of running injuries. Our team leads an international research collaboration with the goal of improving the management of common running injuries. Read more

Tendinopathy

There are many ways to treat these conditions and approach will depend on the presentation of the condition at the time. At Complete Sports Care we specialise in the management of tendon injury. The care plan is progressive, and involves conservative treatment (exercise and physiotherapy) initially. If this fails injections and surgery are another option but most patients respond to conservative treatment. Read more

Shockwave Therapy

Shock wave therapy, also referred to as Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT), is a promising treatment for tendon injury. There is research evidence supporting the use of shock wave therapy in treating common tendon injuries, such as Achilles tendinopathy, plantar fasciitis and shoulder calcific tendinopathy, including work done by members of our research group. Read more

Patellofemoral Pain

At Complete Sports Care, we specialise in patellofemoral pain treatment (View the patellofemoral pain blog here)

Patellofemoral pain (pain around or under the knee cap, or at the front of the knee) is the most common running injury. It is also very common amongst people who are less active. Pain is often experienced during simple daily activities such as sitting, squatting and walking up and down stairs. Read more