At Progressive Sports and Spinal Physiotherapy Penrith, we are able to assess, treat, educate and manage all musculoskeletal injuries. We focus on hands-on treatment, exercise prescription and self management techniques tailored to your specific needs. We utilise evidence based treatments to maximise your outcomes.
We can provide Physiotherapy services under Workers Compensation, Compulsory Third Party, Medicare, Department of Veterans Affairs, NDIS and all private matters. A Doctors referral is not required for private matters, for which you are able to receive rebates from your health fund.
We are able to provide Physiotherapy for:
We also offer mobile services which can be conducted in your home or work, at your convenience.
Please contact us for information on pricing and claiming rebates from your health fund.
At Progressive Sports and Spinal Physiotherapy Penrith, we help clients living with disability in the Nepean, Blue Mountains and Hawkesbury region.
We commit to the wellbeing of our clients living with disability. Our belief is that every person deserves to reach their full potential when it comes to their individual health goals.
Our experienced team will support your journey every step of the way.
We bring relief to clients with a range of conditions, including:
At Progressive Sports and Spinal Physiotherapy Penrith, we understand that in order to play better, improving your movement will benefit you out on the course.
Our golf-focused physiotherapy treatments are aimed at educating amateur golfers to industry professionals on the importance of the body and how it relates to the golf swing.
We also focus on minimising and preventing golf-swing related pain. Our TPI Accredited Golf Physiotherapist Jordan, will aim to analyse your specific swing and provide a tailored program to maximise how to get the most out of your body during a round.
We also take your injuries seriously and provide bespoke treatments to ensure that your future days on the green are pain-free.
Our hydrotherapy programs are designed to be performed in a temperature controlled pool. The buoyancy of the water provides a partial weight bearing environment to exercise.
Hydrotherapy is recommended as a stepping stone into progressing to a land based exercise program.
It is perfect for:
Our programs are tailored to your individual condition so you can begin your rehabilitation at a separate local Hydrotherapy facility, subject to their entry fees.
Please contact us for information on pricing and claiming rebates from your health fund.
Our programs are tailored to your individual condition so you can begin your rehabilitation at a local Hydrotherapy environment.
Progressive Sports and Spinal Physiotherapy have qualified Occupational Physiotherapists who are expertly equipped to deal with all work related injuries.
Conducting workplace assessments at your place of employment is what makes us stand out between us and the competition. The return to work transition must be safe and appropriate and we ensure your rehabilitation journey is kept up to date with your doctor and other medical providers.
Our worker’s rehabilitation process:
Lymphoedema is a common condition affecting many Australians characterised by swelling in various parts of the body, often seen in the limbs. Lymphedema is estimated to affect over 300,000 Australians at any given time.
Progressive Sports & Spinal Physiotherapy are passionate about assisting those living with this condition to assist in its management, at any age or stage. Physiotherapy can help Lymphoedema sufferers combining a few methods of treatment, best suited to your individual case, such as:
Our Lymphoedema specialist physio, Josh, has extensive training in Lymphoedema physiotherapy and is a qualified Lymphoedema therapist for upper limb, breast, lower limb, genital, and abdomen. Josh can provide you with a tailored treatment plan to assist in the management of your Lymphoedema in its current stage and prevent it from becoming more severe.
Get on top of your Lymphoedema with Progressive.
Lymphedema is a common condition affecting many Australians characterised by swelling in various parts of the body, often seen in the limbs. Lymphedema is estimated to affect over 300,000 Australians at any given time.
Progressive Sports & Spinal Physiotherapy are passionate about assisting those living with this condition to assist in its management, at any age or stage. Physiotherapy can help Lymphedema sufferers combining a few methods of treatment, best suited to your individual case, such as:
Our Lymphedema specialist physio, Josh, has extensive training in Lymphedema physiotherapy and is a qualified Lymphedema therapist for upper limb, breast, lower limb, genital, and abdomen. Josh can provide you with a tailored treatment plan to assist in the management of your Lymphedema in its current stage and prevent it from becoming more severe.
Get on top of your Lymphedema with Progressive.
Take your recovery to the next level with our recovery equipment hire. We understand that your journey deserves the best physios and even the best tools. That’s why, we’re thrilled to share that you can now bring the benefits of cutting-edge equipment right into the comfort of your own home. Our recovery equipment hire includes:
Talk to our physios this week about hiring the best tools to accelerate your recovery at home.
Vestibular physiotherapy, also known as vestibular rehabilitation, is a specialised branch of physical therapy that focuses on treating disorders and dysfunctions of the vestibular system.
The vestibular system is a complex network of structures within the inner ear and brain that plays a crucial role in maintaining balance, spatial orientation, and eye movement control.
Suffering from Vertigo, Dizziness or Headaches? We can locate and assist using state-of-the-art technology such as:
The team at Progressive Sports and Spinal Physiotherapy have experience tending to high level athletes like the Penrith Panthers, all the way to the olympic level.
We take Sports Injury and Screening seriously. Individuals and sporting clubs of all levels and abilities can use this system.
Musculoskeletal Injury Screens are conducted by our experienced physiotherapists to identify individual factors that may increase your risk of injury and/or limit your athletic performance.
At Progressive Sports and Spinal Physiotherapy, we will conduct a thorough individual assessment and provide you with a detailed report of the findings. We will also provide you with a rehabilitation program to target the insufficiencies identified in the screen.
In addition, we use the Axit System to measure athletic performance. The Axit System measures force and power production, which can help us identify and determine if there is a potential deficit, which may cause injury.
We use a revolutionary machine called The Game Ready Med 4 Elite to help you on your journey back from injury.
The Game Ready Med 4 Elite provides heat, cold and compression. Depending on the state of your injury, this can help to reduce the time spent in the acute inflammatory phase. Research shows that it’s use in acute injuries helps to:
Another major benefit of this revolutionary piece of equipment is that since it also provides heat, it can also be used later on in your rehabilitation journey to help free up any stiff muscles and joints that you may have.
Watch the video to learn more about The Game Ready Med 4 Elite.
Elin, is an alumni of St. Edward’s University and holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology, furthered her academic journey by attaining a Doctor of Physiotherapy from Macquarie University in 2022.
Her passion for sports, particularly football (soccer), is evident in both her academic pursuits and personal endeavors. Specialising in the comprehensive well-being of athletes, Elin focuses on restoring them to peak performance while actively preventing future injuries.
Elin’s professional expertise is centered on musculoskeletal rehabilitation, with a specific emphasis on addressing and preventing knee injuries. Her approach integrates expert treatment with a commitment to educating and empowering patients, fostering their active involvement in enhancing their health and overall quality of life.
As an active participant in NPL football with SD Raiders, Elin brings firsthand experience and a profound understanding of the sport’s demands. Beyond the field, she extends her influence by contributing sports coverage over the weekends.
Christopher (Chris) Han graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy, and then completed the Doctor of Physiotherapy program at Macquarie University in 2018. Chris is currently undertaking his PhD at the University of Sydney and Institute for Musculoskeletal Health in the field of low back pain and is due to complete this in early 2024.
Chris is currently an assistant Physiotherapist for the NRL Referees. Chris has previous experience as the head Physiotherapist at Panthers Premier League Netball and a number of elite sporting athletes in the private setting.
Through Chris’ experiences, he has a particular interest in all areas of the body and musculoskeletal physiotherapy, sports, vestibular rehabilitation, and Men’s Health (pre and post prostate surgery).
Suzanne graduated from Western Sydney University with a Bachelor of Health Science (Sports and Exercise Science) in 2015. She then went on to continue her studies at Macquarie University graduating from the Doctor of Physiotherapy post-graduate degree in June 2019.
Since graduating, Suzanne has worked in the local Penrith area in both private practice and Sports Physiotherapy. Suzanne has worked with sporting teams including Penrith District Netball Association, Mt Druitt Rangers (NPL), Penrith Valley Figure Skating Club, and local dance and cheer schools.
Suzanne has a particular interest in working with artistic athletes including cheerleaders and dancers. She has a professional background in both cheer and dance and has previously worked as both a cheer coach and dance teacher. Suzanne’s previous experiences are an invaluable resource to her as a physiotherapist, as she has a thorough understanding of the level of physical fitness and skill acquisition that these athletes must have in order to be successful on stage and in competition.
Suzanne’s other areas of clinical interest reside in lower limb musculoskeletal injuries, spinal pathologies and women’s health.
Nathanial graduated as a physiotherapist in 2012 which saw him work in private practice and hospital settings gaining experience in all areas of physiotherapy including hand therapy, splinting/casting, pre/post-operative care, Men’s Health and general musculoskeletal, occupational and sports physiotherapy. Since then he has gone on to complete further studies in physiotherapy enabling him to be the only dual titled Musculoskeletal, Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist in Penrith.
Nathanial has a strong background in sports physiotherapy achieving accreditation with NSWIS as a service provider and working with many elite sports teams.
Nathanial has a particular interest in working with elite athletes, complex cases and in particular assessment and management of knee, hip and shoulder pain.
Andrea graduated from the Australian Catholic University completing her Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science in 2018 and Master’s of Clinical Exercise Physiology in 2020. After graduating she attained accreditation with ESSA as an Exercise Physiologist.
During her studies she gained clinical experience in both hospital and private practice settings, in cardiac rehabilitation, neurological conditions, cancer and chronic musculoskeletal injuries.
Since working at Progressive, Andrea has a specialist interest in treating musculoskeletal injuries, helping people in the mid-late stage of rehab to get them to return to sport or work. As well as helping people manage chronic conditions such as arthritis, osteoporosis and diabetes.