MERMAID PHYSIOTHERAPY


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Mermaid Physiotherapy is located within the Mermaid Central Medical Clinic in the heart of Mermaid Beach on the Gold Coast.

We welcome private physiotherapy and rehabilitation clients, WorkCover, motor vehicle accident claimants, DVA, EPC, and industry specific referrals for occupational rehabilitation, physiotherapy and pain management. We provide rehabilitation and therapy for patients suffering from various injuries and conditions including those of back, neck, shoulder and knee injury, pre and post operation conditions as well as pain due to inflammation, sprain, strain or other type of injury.

Physiotherapy at Mermaid Central

At Mermaid Central Physiotherapy patient and physiotherapist work closely together to ensure safe and progressive loading of the injured tissue. Offering a comprehensive physio solution, we use a combination of physiotherapy treatment techniques that are specifically tailored to meet the needs and demands of the patient's body. These techniques often include, hands on manual therapy, biomechanical technique correction, targeted exercise programs, advice and education on activity modification and adjunct therapies like dry needling to promote stimulation and tissue recovery.

Pilates at Mermaid Central

Clinical Pilates is an exercise process that focuses on core stability, control and strength and often assists in recovery following back, shoulder and lower limb injuries.

Exercise Physiology at Mermaid Central

Exercise physiology services at Mermaid are targeted for tactical rehabilitation. Our exercise physiology programs are designed with the end target in mind, so from the onset, we have a clear path of steps in progression, recovery and expected time frames to achieve desired outcomes.

Hydrotherapy at Mermaid Central

Hydrotherapy is the use of water to relieve discomfort and promote recovery process. Hydrotherapy has the ability to soothe back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, painful or inflamed muscles and joints, rehabilitate injured limbs, provide assistance with headaches as well as promote relaxation.

Occupational Rehabilitation at Mermaid Central

Occupational functional rehabilitation benefits people with, or at risk of medical conditions or those with secondary cognitive complications that have arisen and those wanting to gain in-depth knowledge and understanding of the most effective ways to avoid musculoskeletal problems through empowered / active rehabilitation as well as lifestyle modification strategies.

Pain Management at Mermaid Central

We are an integrated healthcare provider specialising in injury management, rehabilitation and pain management for those suffering from complex musculoskeletal injuries and persistent pain presentations; as well as offering multidisciplinary treatment based services incorporating acute Physiotherapy, Psychology, Exercise Physiology, Clinical Pilates and Hydrotherapy services.

Back Rehabilitation at Mermaid Central

At Mermaid Physiotherapy we frequently treat painful back conditions such as lumbar facet joint irritation, which typically occurs during excessive bending, lifting or twisting typically from traumatic or repetitive/prolonged forces. Back pain most typically is greater on one side than the other, often associated with same side hip pain. Treatment for this type includes rest and anti-inflammatory medication followed by physiotherapy and manual treatment for muscle spasm and tightness, before commencing core stability, flexibility and mobility exercises.

Neck Rehabilitation at Mermaid Central

A common injury requiring neck rehabilitation is Whiplash - an injury typically associated with motor vehicle accidents or a severe force to the neck and upper back. Rehabilitation and treatment provided for a neck injury may include the Initial use of ice and/or heat and anti-inflammatory medication. Followed by physiotherapy treatment that includes active stretching exercises, local massage therapy, postural correction, ergonomic education, de-sensitising and neck strengthening.

Shoulder Rehabilitation at Mermaid Central

Shoulder Rehabilitation can be offered at Mermaid Central for conditions such as the Shoulder Impingement Syndrome, when shoulder pain develops from muscular tendons or bursa being “pinched” as they pass through the space formed between joints of the clavicle and scapular. Initially treatment consists of identification of aggravating activities to ensure minimization of same; whilst addressing local inflammation with ice and anti-inflammatory medication. Physiotherapy includes local massage therapy, correction of upper torso posture reduce soft tissue tightness and ergonomic training.




ADDRESS
Mermaid Central Physiotherapy
Mermaid Central Medical Centre
2431 Gold Coast Highway
Mermaid Beach QLD 4218

PHONE

EMAIL

OPEN
MON to FRI 8am - 5pm
Extended hours and Saturday appointments available - please call

Mermaid Physio Contact Form

Full Name*

Email*

Daytime Contact Phone*

Message / Enquiry

Get Core Newsletter   



We will always try to accommodate same day appointments for clients with acute injuries that need urgent treatment and advice.

No referral required

Cancellation of Bookings Policy

Non-attendance or cancellation within a 24 hour period (unless an emergency) will attract full or partial payment of the booked session. If your appointment is rescheduled with the same provider within a 48 hour period no fee will be charged.

Please respect and value our practitioner’s time.
Other physiotherapy and rehabilitation centres near Mermaid Central:
Mermaid Beach
Mermaid Beach Medical Centre, 2506 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach QLD 4218

Mermaid Physiotherapy Centre Practitioners
FEATURED THERAPISTS:
Drew Singleton - Consultant Pain Management Physiotherapist at Mermaid BeachDrew Singleton - Consultant Pain Management Physiotherapist
Founder and Managing Director of Core Healthcare Group, and the Clinical Coordinator of Core's Occupational Rehabilitation Programs. Drew is a Consultant Pain Management Physiotherapist with fifteen years clinical experience in private practice, focusing on the management of patients presenting with complex musculoskeletal injuries, and persistent pain presentations.

In his role as Managing Director of Core Healthcare Group, Drew has established and developed strategic rehabilitation partnerships with several middle and large scale organisations including WorkCover QLD, The Australian Defence Force, Toll Holdings, Wesfarmers Group, Sonic Healthcare, Australia Post, James Hardie, Medibank Health Solutions and Queensland University of Technology.

Drew holds a Post-Graduate Masters of Medicine (Pain Management) and Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance; has been a Guest Lecturer at University of Queensland, and Clinical Mentor for Physiotherapy Students from Griffith University and Bond University.
Johnny Tawhara - Physiotherapist at BeenleighJohnny Tawhara - Physiotherapist
Johnny graduated from The University of Otago in 2011. He is primarily a musculo-skeletal physiotherapist and has extended knowledge in sports injuries, chronic pain, exercise prescription and work/workplace injuries. He is currently studying towards his Masters in Sports Physiotherapy, learning from some of the best sports physicians and physiotherapists around. This gives him cutting edge knowledge of the latest advances in Sports Physiotherapy.

Johnny has applied his interest in Sports Physiotherapy, not just clinically, but also outside the clinic, with many years involvement as physio to elite athletes such as the Coomera Crushers Rugby Union team and the national champions in Mixed Martial Arts. He is also a keen athlete himself, enjoying golf, touch football, surfing and weight training. Along with his passion for Sports Physiotherapy, Johnny enjoys seeing a large variety of patients. He is passionate about helping people achieve their goals and surpass their expectations, whether it be as an elite athlete, weekend warrior or the non-athletically inclined!
Taryn Barton - Physiotherapist at Mermaid BeachTaryn Gough - Physiotherapist
Taryn graduated from Griffith University in 2014 with her Masters in Physiotherapy and Bachelor of Exercise Science. She has worked with Core Healthcare Group since 2015.

Taryn specialises in those who experience headache and migraine. In 2016 she completed the Watson Headache Approach, Level 1 course. This course focuses on replication of your headache and reduction of symptoms.

Taryn has also completed Clinical Pilates training and utilises pilates-based exercise frequently, to help her patient with their treatment goals. Whether you are after specific strengthening, general health and fitness or injury prevention and management, Pilates is great at helping you achieve your goals.

Taryn can also help to treat low back pain, sports and general musculoskeletal complaints. Education, manual therapy, dry needling, taping, and exercise prescription will be utilised to tailor your treatment and recovery towards your own personal goals.

MERMAID PHYSIOTHERAPY


mermaid physiotherapy and exercise centre new logo
Mermaid Physiotherapy is located within the Mermaid Central Medical Clinic in the heart of Mermaid Beach on the Gold Coast.

We welcome private physiotherapy and rehabilitation clients, WorkCover, motor vehicle accident claimants, DVA, EPC, and industry specific referrals for occupational rehabilitation, physiotherapy and pain management. We provide rehabilitation and therapy for patients suffering from various injuries and conditions including those of back, neck, shoulder and knee injury, pre and post operation conditions as well as pain due to inflammation, sprain, strain or other type of injury.

Physiotherapy at Mermaid Central

At Mermaid Central Physiotherapy patient and physiotherapist work closely together to ensure safe and progressive loading of the injured tissue. Offering a comprehensive physio solution, we use a combination of physiotherapy treatment techniques that are specifically tailored to meet the needs and demands of the patient's body. These techniques often include, hands on manual therapy, biomechanical technique correction, targeted exercise programs, advice and education on activity modification and adjunct therapies like dry needling to promote stimulation and tissue recovery.

Pilates at Mermaid Central

Clinical Pilates is an exercise process that focuses on core stability, control and strength and often assists in recovery following back, shoulder and lower limb injuries.

Exercise Physiology at Mermaid Central

Exercise physiology services at Mermaid are targeted for tactical rehabilitation. Our exercise physiology programs are designed with the end target in mind, so from the onset, we have a clear path of steps in progression, recovery and expected time frames to achieve desired outcomes.

Hydrotherapy at Mermaid Central

Hydrotherapy is the use of water to relieve discomfort and promote recovery process. Hydrotherapy has the ability to soothe back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, painful or inflamed muscles and joints, rehabilitate injured limbs, provide assistance with headaches as well as promote relaxation.

Occupational Rehabilitation at Mermaid Central

Occupational functional rehabilitation benefits people with, or at risk of medical conditions or those with secondary cognitive complications that have arisen and those wanting to gain in-depth knowledge and understanding of the most effective ways to avoid musculoskeletal problems through empowered / active rehabilitation as well as lifestyle modification strategies.

Pain Management at Mermaid Central

We are an integrated healthcare provider specialising in injury management, rehabilitation and pain management for those suffering from complex musculoskeletal injuries and persistent pain presentations; as well as offering multidisciplinary treatment based services incorporating acute Physiotherapy, Psychology, Exercise Physiology, Clinical Pilates and Hydrotherapy services.

Back Rehabilitation at Mermaid Central

At Mermaid Physiotherapy we frequently treat painful back conditions such as lumbar facet joint irritation, which typically occurs during excessive bending, lifting or twisting typically from traumatic or repetitive/prolonged forces. Back pain most typically is greater on one side than the other, often associated with same side hip pain. Treatment for this type includes rest and anti-inflammatory medication followed by physiotherapy and manual treatment for muscle spasm and tightness, before commencing core stability, flexibility and mobility exercises.

Neck Rehabilitation at Mermaid Central

A common injury requiring neck rehabilitation is Whiplash - an injury typically associated with motor vehicle accidents or a severe force to the neck and upper back. Rehabilitation and treatment provided for a neck injury may include the Initial use of ice and/or heat and anti-inflammatory medication. Followed by physiotherapy treatment that includes active stretching exercises, local massage therapy, postural correction, ergonomic education, de-sensitising and neck strengthening.

Shoulder Rehabilitation at Mermaid Central

Shoulder Rehabilitation can be offered at Mermaid Central for conditions such as the Shoulder Impingement Syndrome, when shoulder pain develops from muscular tendons or bursa being “pinched” as they pass through the space formed between joints of the clavicle and scapular. Initially treatment consists of identification of aggravating activities to ensure minimization of same; whilst addressing local inflammation with ice and anti-inflammatory medication. Physiotherapy includes local massage therapy, correction of upper torso posture reduce soft tissue tightness and ergonomic training.


ADDRESS
Mermaid Central Physiotherapy
Mermaid Central Medical Centre
2431 Gold Coast Highway
Mermaid Beach QLD 4218

PHONE

EMAIL

OPEN
MON to FRI 8am - 5pm
Extended hours and Saturday appointments available - please call

Mermaid Physio Contact Form

Full Name*

Email*

Daytime Contact Phone*

Message / Enquiry

Get Core Newsletter   



We will always try to accommodate same day appointments for clients with acute injuries that need urgent treatment and advice.

No referral required

Cancellation of Bookings Policy

Non-attendance or cancellation within a 24 hour period (unless an emergency) will attract full or partial payment of the booked session. If your appointment is rescheduled with the same provider within a 48 hour period no fee will be charged.

Please respect and value our practitioner’s time.
Other physiotherapy and rehabilitation centres near Mermaid Central:
Mermaid Beach
Mermaid Beach Medical Centre, 2506 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach QLD 4218

Mermaid Physiotherapy Centre Practitioners
FEATURED THERAPISTS:
Drew Singleton - Consultant Pain Management Physiotherapist at Mermaid BeachDrew Singleton - Consultant Pain Management Physiotherapist
Founder and Managing Director of Core Healthcare Group, and the Clinical Coordinator of Core's Occupational Rehabilitation Programs. Drew is a Consultant Pain Management Physiotherapist with fifteen years clinical experience in private practice, focusing on the management of patients presenting with complex musculoskeletal injuries, and persistent pain presentations.

In his role as Managing Director of Core Healthcare Group, Drew has established and developed strategic rehabilitation partnerships with several middle and large scale organisations including WorkCover QLD, The Australian Defence Force, Toll Holdings, Wesfarmers Group, Sonic Healthcare, Australia Post, James Hardie, Medibank Health Solutions and Queensland University of Technology.

Drew holds a Post-Graduate Masters of Medicine (Pain Management) and Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance; has been a Guest Lecturer at University of Queensland, and Clinical Mentor for Physiotherapy Students from Griffith University and Bond University.
Johnny Tawhara - Physiotherapist at BeenleighJohnny Tawhara - Physiotherapist
Johnny graduated from The University of Otago in 2011. He is primarily a musculo-skeletal physiotherapist and has extended knowledge in sports injuries, chronic pain, exercise prescription and work/workplace injuries. He is currently studying towards his Masters in Sports Physiotherapy, learning from some of the best sports physicians and physiotherapists around. This gives him cutting edge knowledge of the latest advances in Sports Physiotherapy.

Johnny has applied his interest in Sports Physiotherapy, not just clinically, but also outside the clinic, with many years involvement as physio to elite athletes such as the Coomera Crushers Rugby Union team and the national champions in Mixed Martial Arts. He is also a keen athlete himself, enjoying golf, touch football, surfing and weight training. Along with his passion for Sports Physiotherapy, Johnny enjoys seeing a large variety of patients. He is passionate about helping people achieve their goals and surpass their expectations, whether it be as an elite athlete, weekend warrior or the non-athletically inclined!
Taryn Barton - Physiotherapist at Mermaid BeachTaryn Gough - Physiotherapist
Taryn graduated from Griffith University in 2014 with her Masters in Physiotherapy and Bachelor of Exercise Science. She has worked with Core Healthcare Group since 2015.

Taryn specialises in those who experience headache and migraine. In 2016 she completed the Watson Headache Approach, Level 1 course. This course focuses on replication of your headache and reduction of symptoms.

Taryn has also completed Clinical Pilates training and utilises pilates-based exercise frequently, to help her patient with their treatment goals. Whether you are after specific strengthening, general health and fitness or injury prevention and management, Pilates is great at helping you achieve your goals.

Taryn can also help to treat low back pain, sports and general musculoskeletal complaints. Education, manual therapy, dry needling, taping, and exercise prescription will be utilised to tailor your treatment and recovery towards your own personal goals.