Aquatic and land physiotherapy for babies, children & young people
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November 19, 2019
Shayna Gavin, Physiotherapist for babies and children
I had a great time teaching on the Level 1 Aquatic Physiotherapy course, for the Australian Physiotherapy Association this past weekend.
I regularly join colleagues to present these courses in Melbourne, and this time covered the risk management and treatment techniqu...
May 23, 2019
I presented professional development for the Australian Physiotherapy Association's Aquatics and Disability groups, alongside skilled colleagues, Samuel Curtis and Kelly Gibson.
Samuel presented a case study highlighting use of informed decision making and the dignity...
February 25, 2019
The team at the Royal Children's Hospital presented a fantastic professional development day updating physios on current management for children with SMA.
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...
January 12, 2018
We are looking forward to starting our bike riding intensive 22nd January 2018 and then all physiotherapy services January 29th 2018.
So far we have 2 physiotherapists and 2 physiotherapy assistants ready to start playing towards your goals. We are still recruiting a f...
December 21, 2017
Celebrating a fantastic year with Splash families and our team!
We had a great time at our end of year pool party, and had all our fun toys in the pool for the last week.
We wanted to share some of our favourite photos with you!
Splash end of year pool party on the Inte...
November 3, 2017
What's the difference between distraction and engagement? Why does the difference matter? How is it related to how we learn?
What's the difference between distraction and engagement?
Distraction is when you’re giving a child an immunisation on one side, and p...
October 28, 2017
It's time for our end of year pool party again!
Save the date!
Sydenham Street Swimming School
Sunday 3rd December 2017
11am - 1pm
We will have:
lots of toys in the water
underwater cameras for a novel family photo
quiet games in the waiting room for those...
September 7, 2017
September 8th is World Physiotherapy Day
The Australian Physiotherapy Association has released videos talking about the strong links physiotherapists have with GPs, who refer to us more than any other health professional.
Shayna Gavin is a physiotherapist who is passion...
July 30, 2017
I had the privilege of presenting this poster at the Congress of the World Confederation of Physical Therapy, in Cape Town, South Africa.
It is presented in 3 columns:
the approach used
Roy at 13 months of age
Roy at 2.5 years of age
You can see th...
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