Aquatic and land physiotherapy for babies, children & young people
Blog, news & resources
January 20, 2018
Shayna Gavin, Physiotherapist
Get your bike ready to ride!
Make sure your bike is safe and ready to go before your bike riding physiotherapy
1. Does your helmet fit?
Your helmet should fit snuggly, and not move when you shake your head!
Here's some tips:
2. Is your bike safe and working?
A check the t...
December 14, 2015
Here's some tips I've discovered for accessing the water around Melbourne this summer.
1. Accessible beaches
Altona and Williamstown beaches are trialling accessible points at their beaches this summer.
Rubber matting will be laid out along the sand. The trial will be ma...
May 31, 2015
Supportive equipment helps us participate
Every minute spent in therapy, education, equipment prescription or service coordination is aimed at helping your child participate in their daily lives.
When chosen well, supportive equipment will do just that.
It's all about t...
May 23, 2015
Global Accessibility Awareness Day #GAAD
Global Accessibility Awareness Daywas May 21st. It aims to "get people talking, thinking and learning about digital (web, software, mobile, etc.) accessibility and users with different disabilities".
Here's a little round up of so...
November 13, 2014
Shayna Gavin, Physiotherapist (updated 8/4/18)
Baby walkers continue to be sold in toy shops and used in child care centres. However I strongly discourage their use, as does the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne and the Australian Physiotherapy Association. In fact, sale and ownership of baby walkers has been...
September 19, 2014
From swim nappies to sunsuits, bathers and wetsuits, swimming caps, headbands and clips, earplugs and goggles... We've got advice about all of these tricky questions to help you out :-)
What should my child wear to aquatic physiotherapy sessions?
See you in t...
Assessing how babies move, from birth to 4 months
March 19, 2017
What bathtime games can help children get used to water on their face?
October 18, 2014
Do we use distraction? Or engagement?
November 3, 2017
awareness/ celebration/ action day
first person advocacy
learn to ride a bike
learn to sit
learn to swim
learn to walk
specific learning needs
table top activity
world cp day
Aquatic Physiotherapy in times of Covid
July 14, 2020
NDIS planning inquiry interim report released
December 5, 2019
Teaching in aquatic physiotherapy
November 19, 2019
Disability related health supports
October 26, 2019
Core supports for physio
What is separation anxiety?
Medicare physiotherapy item price rise
July 2, 2019
New funding for children waiting to access the NDIS
New NDIS price guide & policies
Outcome measures in bike riding physio
June 29, 2019