Summer Hill Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic

Summer Hill Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic


I am so grateful to Stephanie who is one of the most amazing physiotherapist here. She is very genuine and caring and wants to ensure that all her patients get a good outcome. I highly recommend her and her team. You will be highly satisfied with her treatment. All the best to Stephanie and her team.

At Summer Hill Physiotherapy, we will provide you with treatment specifically tailored to help you get back to work, sport or everyday living as quickly and safely as possible.

We provide treatment for: Sports injuries Post surgical rehabilitation Musculoskeletal injuries Waterproof fibreglass casing Neck and back pain Medicare EPC Work related injuries General aches and pain Motor vehicle accidents Biomechanical anlysis of cycling techniques

Operating as usual

Hi there everyone,

Thank you for all your support in this difficult year. The team at Summer Hill Physio would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and hope that you are able to enjoy a very deserved break over this period.

We are open over the Christmas New Year period for anybody who needs treatment (hours listed below) and we will resume normal trading hours from 2nd January 2021.

Take care and stay healthy!

[03/17/20]   Hi everyone,

On behalf of my team, I would like to express our gratitude in trusting us with treating your physical injuries over the last 7 years.

I would like to inform you that we will be offering a telehealth service/ video consultation for anyone requiring Physio who are unable to make it into our clinic. This service will run like a normal consultation in which we will be able to assess you, give you a diagnosis , advice and guidance on exercises and rehab progression. Although telehealth services will mean that you won’t be able to get hands on treatment from us we are still able to instruct you on which muscles to foam roll, trigger point or massage and how to do it.

For anyone who is able to attend the clinic or would like to attend the clinic, I assure you that we are committed to providing care in the safest possible environment. We are sanitising our hands and washing our hands between each patient as we always do. All surfaces are have been thoroughly cleaned and are sanitised several times a day. Towels are single use and washed. We are also currently rescheduling patients who are unwell.

For anyone who would like to use our telehealth service please call the clinic on (02) 8068 8832 for further information. Our clinic hours are 7:30am to 7:00pm Monday to Friday, 7:30am to 1:00pm on Saturdays.

Summer Hill Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic

Glad I'm home after flight cancellations and delays. It was a great weekend in Brisbane helping teach at this course taught by a legend Sports physiotherapist!

If anybody is interested in a bike fit give the clinic a call for more information.

If there are any physios keen on learning to bike fit look out for Trish's courses run by the APA

And that's a wrap! Steph has had the privilege of completing the Sports Level 3 course at the AIS the past 8 days. It's been a great opportunity to learn from Physios who treat high performance athletes.

She will be back in the clinic, ready to treat from Monday!

Waking up early for day 2 FMS course. Such a great course for physios at any level!

Summer Hill Physio | Playing Soccer this Summer? Here is your perfect game day warm up

Are you playing Summer Soccer? Here are some warm up tips to help you prevent injuries as the season begins.

Written by Daniel Packer Most soccer players are aware of how important a warm up is in ensuring that not only can they play at the best but remain injury free whilst doing so. However it can be difficult to figure out exactly how to warm up, you might be asking yourself what exercises/skills do I do? In comes the FIFA 11+....

Introducing the newest Physio to join our team at Summer Hill Physio- Francois Luong

Francois has worked in both hospital and private practice settings. Recently he has assisted the Physiotherapy team at Canterbury Bulldogs. He has interests in Crossfit, cycling, oz tag and touch football.

For the month of August New Patients will get 10% off your initial consult if you book online with Francois (normally $95).

Use code: FLAUG in comments when book g online to redeem this offer. Link to online booking below:

Full Time Physiotherapist Private Practice Inner West Job in Sydney

Hi Guys,

Summer Hill Physiotherapy is looking for a full time Physiotherapist to join our team!

We have a strong connection with the community. We are goal oriented and focus on evidence based practice, manual therapy, exercises prescription and biomechanical analysis.

If you are interested or know someone who may be interested please send your cover letters and resumes to [email protected]. Full time Physiotherapist career opportunity in Summer Hill. Supportive environment working with two experienced musculoskeletal Physiotherapists.

Margaret McCartney: Doctors should care about cycling We need commitment, infrastructure, public buy-in, and encouragement to create cycling friendly cities

British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM)

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British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM)

Looking to advise patients on a low-impact, high-reward activity? Look no further #Swimming

Summer Hill Physio | Healthy Shoulders: The importance of scapular position in your upper body workouts to ensure optimal movement patterns.

This week, Daniel talks about the importance of positioning your shoulder blade to prevent injury from upper body workouts Lets begin today’s blog post with a basic recap of the structure of the shoulder joint with emphasis on the shoulder blade AKA scapula. The shoulder joint is a “ball and socket joint” and it has the greatest range of motion of any joint in the body. The scapular (shoulder blade) provides the “socket...

Pain: What You Need to Know and 4 Things to Start Doing Now for a Better Recovery

Interesting and informative article on pain. It starts with knowledge and then taking action. You can change your pain situation.

Summer Hill Physio | ACL Injury Prevention

In our latest blog post, Physiotherapist Emily Williamson discusses the use of the PEP program in ACL injury prevention. Are you a soccer, rugby, netball player, or an avid spectator of any or all of the above sports? If so, you have no doubt heard about Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries, and the impact it can have on players, coaches and fans of the beautiful game(s).

Summer Hill Physio | Sever’s Disease- Arm yourself with the correct information for your child

Does your child suffer from heel pain? It might be Sever's disease. Read the following blog by our Physiotherapist Daniel Packer. Whilst the name might make it sound worrying, Sever’s (otherwise known as calcaneal apophysitis) is a normal part of growing up! It is characterized by pain felt in the back of the heel, worse with increased activity and first thing in the morning. It often occurs in the most active children.

Summer Hill Physio | Why doing your Physiotherapy exercises is important for your recovery?

Ever wonder how practicing your Physiotherapy exercises make you move better? There's a great Ted video in this blog which shows you how. Often in Physiotherapy, patients present with pain caused from overusing the wrong muscles to achieve a movement goal e.g. running, throwing. This means that a muscle or a group of muscles have been incorrectly and repetitively used to achieve a movement, instead of the right muscles because we are…

Evidence Based Exercise & Therapy

Recurrent ankle sprains? Check this out...

Have you or do you know someone that suffers from recurrent/previous ankle sprains?

McHugh et al. (2007) conducted a study whereby high school football players balanced on a balance board for 5 minutes on each leg, 5 days per week, for 4 weeks in preseason and twice per week during the season - the results? McHugh et al. (2007) found a 77% reduction in injury incidence with a balance board training program post testing.

According to McKay et al. (2001), Braun, (1999) & Gerber et al. (1998) UP TO 70% of people have persisting symptoms of pain and instability after a simple ankle sprain - rehabilitation is important once an ankle sprain has occured and should not be overlooked as insignificant!

Credits, Video: & Article: Rethinking Physiotherapy

Braun BL. Effects of ankle sprain in a general clinical population 6 to 18 months after medical evaluation. Arch Fam Med 1999;8:143-8.

Gerber JP, Williams GN, Scoville CR, Arciero RA, Taylor DC.Persistent disability associated with ankle sprains: a prospective examination of an athletic population. Foot Ankle Int 1998;19:653-60.

McHugh MP, Tyler TF, Mirabella MR, Mullaney MJ, Nicholas SJ. The effectiveness of a balance training intervention in reducing the incidence of noncontact ankle sprains in high school football players. Am J Sports Med. 2007;35:1289-94.

McKay GD, Goldie PA, Payne WR, Oakes BW. Ankle injuries in basketball: injury rate and risk factors. Br J Sports Med 2001;35:103-8.

Ladies and gents, did you know that as little as 2 mins of strength training per day has been proven to significantly reduce neck pain?

Exercise and other positive lifestyle factors such as sleep (see TED talk post) etc play an important role in reducing persistent pain.

At Summer Hill Physiotherapy we develop a tailored plan that is specific to you.

Why do we sleep? | Russell Foster

Interesting talk on sleep.

Russell Foster is a circadian neuroscientist: He studies the sleep cycles of the brain. And he asks: What do we know about sleep? Not a lot, it turns out, fo...

Here's how to avoid dormant bottom syndrome A lazy butt or dormant bottom syndrome is increasingly becoming an issue as we spend more time sitting down. It can even lead to other injuries.

Summer Hill Physio | What to do if you need Physiotherapy treatment following a car or motor bike accident

If you have been in a car or motor bike accident see our quick guide to help you obtain Physiotherapy treatment as soon as possible. If you need Physiotherapy treatment following a car or motor bike accident, you are able to receive treatment covered under CTP regardless of who is at fault. You need to see your doctor and get referred to us You will also have to fill out a form to initiate the claim. You can access this form at: ...

Happy World Physiotherapy Day (yes there is a thing!) Today is used by Physiotherapists around the world to promote the benefits of Physiotherapy and our roles in the prevention and treatment of injuries to help #addlifetoyears.

5 common myths about chronic pain

Fantastic article about chronic pain by one of the leading pain researchers in Australia and globally: Dr. Tasha Stanton.
De-Myth-Defying Chronic Pain Chronic pain that sticks around for longer than three months affects one in five of us. But there are many misconceptions about this common condition.

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This 3D-printed cast is revolutionizing how we heal broken bones.


You are never too old to get fit. Just wish we could perform some of these moves ourselves!!

I can only dream I'll be close to what this gentleman does in the gym at 80 years old

Summer Hill Physio | Can this simple exercise help you improve your kicking power and accuracy?

A bit of a delay but this is a really good exercise to improve kicking accuracy. I often see soccer players with groin pain or pain at the front of their hip. This can affect your ability to kick and might be happening if you are unable to activate your gluteus medius well. The gluteus medius muscle is one of three gluteal (buttock) muscles. It has an important role in stabilisi...

Summer Hill Physio | Blog 2

Hey guys,

This year, as a team we are hoping to bring you valuable advice and treatment strategies to help improve your active lifestyles.

First up is a video guide to help you tape up your ankles.

Shoot us an email if you have any topic requests for us to cover.

Stephanie, Feliano, Emily, Arthur and Jasmyne Ankle Taping This video is an aid to be used for taping lateral ankle sprains. If you experience any ankle problems adequate assessment and treatment from a Physiotherapist should be sought. 03/05/2016BlogBy admin

[05/01/15]   Who else has spent this rainy week hiding under the covers thinking “should I skip my morning run?”
There are studies suggesting that poor weather conditions may make us work harder, causing an increase in fat metabolism. So as chilly as it's getting, try and get yourself outdoors and moving this weekend!
Don’t forget, you can book an appointment with our physiotherapists for an analysis of running technique, as well as for a variety of treatments for running injuries.

[04/21/15]   We are excited to welcome our new Physiotherapist Rick Kang to Summer Hill Physiotherapy! Rick is available for consultations all day Tuesday, Thursday and Friday afternoons.

Call us on (02) 80688832 if you would like to either book in with Stephanie or Rick.

Read up on Rick's profile here:

[08/28/14]   We had a great day at the Summer Hill Physio BBQ on Sunday. We were able to raise $250 for Summer Hill Public School. Congratulations to Harry who won the prize from the raffle containing: Foam roller, Heat pack, Therabands and Sports Tape!

It's a good day for a BBQ! We're here between 11 to 2pm. Come on over!

BBQ at Summer Hill Physiotherapy for our First Birthday! | Summer Hill Physiotherapy & Sports...

Just a friendly reminder that our 1st birthday BBQ is on this Sunday (24th August) between 11am and 2pm. The BBQ will be in front of the clinic so if you are free pop by for a snag! There will also be a package of Physio items to be raffled off. All proceeds will go to Summer Hill Public School.

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Shop 3, 50 Carlton Crescent
Summer Hill, NSW

Opening Hours

Monday 07:30 - 19:00
Tuesday 07:30 - 19:00
Wednesday 07:30 - 19:00
Thursday 07:30 - 19:00
Friday 07:30 - 19:00
Saturday 07:00 - 13:00
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