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Physiotherapy – Pilates – Psychology

// Who are we?

At  Higher Function Physio & Pilates, located in Canberra City (Civic), we determine the cause of your physical problem and prescribe specific evidence-based therapeutic exercises and manual therapy to treat them. Our Physiotherapists and Exercise Physiologists have the clinical knowledge and experience to improve your body function and performance. We treat musculoskeletal, sports and neurological conditions. We offer individual and small group therapy.

We keep up to date with the latest scientific research in musculoskeletal and sports medicine, and incorporate new advances into our treatments and Clinical Exercise Classes (claimable from most Private Health Insurance Funds).

Other services include Psychology, Remedial Massage Therapy and Qi Gong.

For more information, call us on 02 6262 9664  

Click HERE to book your appointment online

Click HERE to see our Clinical Exercise Class Timetable and Prices.

 

 

Do you sit for more than 8 hours per day ?

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The science behind your exercise

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Directional Preference

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Abdominal Stabilization

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