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February 10, 2021

GLA:D® Program

Is your hip or knee pain so bad that you are considering surgery? Try GLA:D® First. GLA:D®, Good Life with osteoArthritis: Denmark, is an education and exercise program developed by researchers in Denmark for people with hip or knee osteoarthritis symptoms. Research from the GLA:D® program in Australia shows an average pain reduction of 36%, reduced […]

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January 20, 2021

Stay Snow Fit

Whilst sadly we may not able to travel overseas for the Northern snow season due to COVID-19 and travel restrictions, it is still important to stay ‘snow fit’, so you are ready to hit the slopes for our 2021 season! 6 Week Program 2 Feb – 9 Mar 2021 – Tues 5.30pm – 6.30pm at Higher Function […]

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August 10, 2020

Strength for Life (COTA)

Strength for Life program At Higher Function Physio & Pilates – Tier 1 Strength for Life is an exciting new evidence-based exercise program in the ACT, created to help people over the age of 50 (over 40 for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders) improve their physical strength and fitness, at an affordable price. Funding from […]

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July 21, 2020

The Mysterious Science of Pain – Joshua W. Pate

Explore the biological and psychological factors that influence how we experience pain and how our nervous system reactions to harmful stimuli. — In 1995, the British Medical Journal published a report about a builder who accidentally jumped onto a nail, which pierced straight through his steel-toed boot. He was in such agonizing pain that any […]

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March 25, 2020


CHANGES TO SERVICES DUE TO COVID-19: (updated 18 June 2020) We are open for Physiotherapy and Exercises Physiology services – offering both face-to-face and Telehealth appointments. Clinical Exercise Classes and Independent Gym Sessions are available. We are following infection control and physical distancing guidelines for the ACT and will update our patients as regularly as we can. Physiotherapy Face-to-face and […]

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February 13, 2020

Follow us on social media

Follow us on our social media platforms to keep up to date with what’s happening at our Practice, download Clinical Exercises Classes to do at home, read interesting evidence-based articles and join in on the fun and conversations !

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October 30, 2019

Get Ready for the Northern Snow Season

Get Ready for the Northern Snow Season – With a 6 week ‘Snow Fit’ Programme 12 Nov – 20 Dec 2019 Tue  5:30pm-6:30pm at Vertikal Indoor Snow Sports Thur 5:30pm-6:30pm at Higher Function Physio & Pilates 1 hour Snow Fit Class at Higher Function Physio & Pilates Ski / Snowboarding specific strength, stability & flexibility Focus on plyometrics […]

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July 1, 2019

Semi Private Group

Join a small group of up to 3 participants to work through your own individual program under the supervision of a physiotherapist. This is a great option to transition to an Independent Gym Program or if you prefer a smaller group setting. Individual programs are tailored to you by your physiotherapist and utilise small and large Pilates […]

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April 15, 2019

2019 Snow Fit Program with Vertikal Indoor Snow Sports

GET SNOW READY WITH A 7 WEEK ‘SNOW FIT’ PROGRAM Tue  5:30pm-6:30pm at Vertikal Indoor SnowSports Thur 5:30pm-6:30pm at Higher Function New Clients must have Physiotherapy Assessment before starting program $75.00 (normally $175) $635.00 or $560.00 for returning clients 1 hour Snow Fit Class at Higher Function Physio & Pilates Ski / Snowboarding specific strength, stability & […]

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February 10, 2015

The science behind your exercise

The highly qualified Physiotherapists and Exercise Physiologists running the exercise classes base their assessments and  treatments on the correct APA and ESSA approved evidence.   The APA (Australian Physiotherapy Association) states that: “Physio sessions are a mixture of clinically appropriate exercises, which may include exercises delivered on Pilates equipment or exercises drawn from Pilates that […]

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