Specialist Physio Services
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Podiatrist Year Finalist
2021 Allied Health
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Allied Health Awards
2020 Management & Leadership

Young Vic of the Year
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Podiatry Specialist of Year
2019 Aus Enterprise Awards

Your Hawthorn Physiotherapy Specialist

Embark on a revitalised journey toward recovery with Align Health Collective, your trusted physio near Hawthorn, where exceptional care is delivered by our doctor of clinical physiotherapy! Our goal is to ensure your recovery path is both smooth and enjoyable. With our straightforward bulk billing options, we guarantee your journey to healing is effective and economical.

At Align HC, we are committed to fast-tracking your health improvement using our award-winning methodology. Your well-being is our highest priority. We offer more than physiotherapy services; we are dedicated to creating a future where you can move freely and enjoy an active lifestyle.

What is a Doctor of Physiotherapy?

A doctor of physiotherapy is a healthcare expert with extensive education and expertise in diagnosing and treating intricate musculoskeletal system issues. They utilise a variety of methods to mitigate pain, enhance functionality, and avert further injuries.
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Hawthorn Physio Assessment & Diagnosis

Align Health Collective prioritises discovering the underlying cause of your discomfort prior to formulating a treatment strategy. Our clinic is outfitted with the latest in technology and is staffed by seasoned physiotherapists to ensure precise diagnoses. Each evaluation results in a bespoke treatment plan designed to meet your individual needs, propelling you toward recovery. Here, treatment goes beyond the physical; we strive to understand your health concerns comprehensively.

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Quality Sports Physiotherapy Access in Hawthorn, Melbourne VIC

Athletes in Hawthorn, Melbourne, must be in prime physical condition to achieve their best performance, yet injuries are an inherent risk. Align Health Collective, a premier sports physiotherapy provider near Hawthorn, Melbourne, is ready to assist. Our professional physiotherapists are committed to aiding athletes in recovering from injuries, boosting performance, and preventing future injuries. Understanding the specific demands of various sports, we customise our treatments to each athlete’s unique needs, incorporating cutting-edge techniques and preventative advice.

Chalerm Tuantab, Align HC Founder:
“Our aim is to provide the best evidence based care and outcomes for our patients”

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How does bulk billing work?

  • All you need is the EPC plan referral from your GP and you will be eligible for bulk billing at our clinic.
  • No concession card required.

Hawthorn Sports Physiotherapy Services

Sports physiotherapy is tailored to assist athletes and physically active individuals through diverse treatments, including:

Sports PhysiotherapyTreats sports-related injuries like muscle and joint sprains, using exercises and techniques to restore function and reduce pain.
Musculoskeletal PhysiotherapyFocuses on relieving pain and improving mobility in conditions affecting muscles and joints, including arthritis and spinal pain.
Geriatric PhysiotherapyAims at improving mobility, strength, and balance in older adults, addressing conditions like arthritis and posture issues.
Paediatric PhysiotherapySupports children with developmental delays, congenital disorders, and sports injuries to achieve optimal physical function.
Physiotherapy for Rehabilitation and Pain ManagementOffers strategies for managing chronic pain and aids in recovery post-surgery, focusing on restoring mobility and function.
NDIS Aged Care PhysiotherapyProvides targeted care for older individuals to maintain mobility, strength, and balance, under the NDIS scheme.
Workplace PhysiotherapyPrevents and treats work-related injuries through ergonomic assessments and addressing repetitive stress and posture problems.
Vestibular PhysiotherapySpecializes in treating balance and dizziness issues, including vertigo, through specific exercises and maneuvers.
Post Operative CareHelps patients recover from surgery, focusing on joint, muscle, and fracture rehabilitation.
Pre & Post Natal PhysioAddresses conditions related to pregnancy and postpartum, such as pelvic pain and back issues, enhancing comfort and recovery.
Poor Posture TreatmentCorrects posture problems and spinal misalignments through exercises and ergonomic advice to reduce pain and improve alignment.
Shoulder RehabilitationTargets shoulder conditions like impingement and rotator cuff injuries with exercises aimed at restoring mobility and strength.
Headaches & Migraines ManagementProvides relief for tension and cervicogenic headaches through techniques targeting the neck and shoulders.
Pre And Post-Surgical RehabilitationAids in preparation for and recovery from surgery, including joint and meniscal repairs, focusing on regaining strength and function.
Whiplash TreatmentOffers specific therapies for neck pain and mobility issues resulting from whiplash, typically from vehicle accidents.
Disc Bulge ManagementAddresses spinal disc issues and sciatica with exercises and techniques aimed at reducing pain and improving function.
Tennis Elbow TherapyTreats lateral and medial epicondylitis (tennis and golfer’s elbow) through targeted exercises and manual therapies.
Fractures & CastingSupports the healing process post-fracture and casting, focusing on regaining mobility and strength in the affected area.
Muscle Tear RehabilitationAids in the recovery of muscle strains and tears, particularly in athletes, using specific strengthening and flexibility exercises.
Arthritis & Osteoarthritis ManagementFocuses on reducing joint pain and stiffness while improving mobility in individuals with arthritis.
Spinal Pain TherapyTreats conditions causing spinal pain, including sciatica and scoliosis, with techniques to alleviate pain and improve posture.
Repetitive Stress Injury TreatmentPrevents and treats injuries like carpal tunnel syndrome, caused by repetitive motions, through ergonomic advice and exercises.
Shockwave TherapyA non-invasive treatment used by physiotherapists to promote healing, especially in conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. It's often used for chronic tendinopathies and other soft tissue disorders.
Clinical PilatesA form of exercise that focuses on posture, core stability, balance, control, strength, flexibility, and breathing. It is adapted by physiotherapists to suit individual needs, especially for rehabilitation and prevention of injuries.
Dry NeedlingA technique used by physiotherapists where thin needles are inserted into myofascial trigger points (painful knots in muscles) to relieve pain, decrease muscle tension, and improve mobility.

Clinical Exercise and Aged Care Embracement

Our clinic is at the forefront of clinical exercise programs for the elderly, focusing on gentle yet effective rehabilitation exercises to foster an active lifestyle.

Innovative Rehab and Pain Management

We employ advanced rehabilitation techniques, focusing on essential movement patterns and spinal health, for a comprehensive approach to treatment.

We Prioritise Your Health

We offer home visitation services under the NDIS scheme for those who are unable to visit our Hawthorn location, ensuring everyone has access to quality physiotherapy.

Physiotherapy Excellence in Hawthorn and Beyond

While our main clinic is based in Hawthorn, we extend our services to the community of Ivanhoe and beyond, always committed to delivering the highest standard of care.

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At Align Health Collective, we’re committed to provide our physio services and help as many as possible, to promote better quality of life in the local communities of Australia.

  • Review Author: Rita Gucciardo Review Score: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Review Body: After having a sore hip and back for 2+ years 😖, my doctor recommended the team at Align under a medicare care plan. I saw Rhys the podiatrist for my orthotics and Andrew for some physio and I am now pain-free 🎉. Thank you, boys, for your excellent care and support! 🙏👨‍⚕️👨‍⚕️.
  • Review Author: Henry Illingworth Review Score: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Review Body: Andrew is a great physio! Really worked with me to understand and achieve my goals 🎯.
  • Review Author: Minas Con Review Score: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Review Body: I was dealing with shoulder pain which inhibited my ability to train 💪, up until I saw Andrew. He was extremely knowledgeable and has a very calming nature which gave me faith that I would get back to full strength again 💪🙌. I would definitely recommend him to anyone with any kind of sports injury 🏃‍♂️.
  • Review Author: Akiva Stathopoulos Review Score: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Review Body: Andrew helped my shoulder injury so much. Was in pain for almost 2 months and his rehabilitation program got me back to exercising within 2 weeks! 🌟🏋️‍♂️.



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Bulk Billing

We offer fully bulk-billed Medicare consult and do not charge a gap fee.

45 Minute Initial Consults 

Results based. You aren’t just a number and a time.

Multidisciplinary (MDT)

At our Melbourne physio clinic, we offer Podiatry, Physiotherapy, Exercise Science, Dietetics…

Open Saturdays!

We’re open on Saturdays every week, at every location!

Expert and Award Winning Physicians

4x Award-winning clinicians with over a combined 40+ years of experience.

We Care

We genuinely care about you, your past, your injury and your outcomes.

Align HC – Hawthorn Physiotherapy

We are conveniently located just 10 minutes drive from Hawthorn, with plenty of parking available nearby.

Address: Shop 1/56 Cotham Rd, Kew VIC 3101 (click for maps)

Tel: (03) 9853 7836

Email: [email protected]

Public Transportation:
There are bus stops (Transperth stop ID 14265 & 14257) directly outside the practice which are serviced by bus numbers 286, 287, 380 and 935.


Frequently Asked Questions Physio Hawthorn

How to choose a physio in Hawthorn, VIC?

When selecting a physiotherapist in Hawthorn, VIC, it’s important to consider their qualifications, experience, and area of specialisation. Reading reviews or seeking recommendations can also be very helpful.

What makes your physio clinic stand out from other Hawthorn physiotherapists?

Our clinic in Hawthorn, VIC, distinguishes itself through a dedication to personalised, high-quality physio services, with therapists who specialise in a variety of treatment techniques.

Does Physiotherapy in Hawthorn, VIC, offer services for runners?

Yes, our clinic caters to runners and athletes, with a focus on injury recovery, performance enhancement, and prevention strategies for various conditions.

What happens during the first physiotherapy session?

The initial session involves a comprehensive assessment to diagnose your condition, including a review of medical history, physical examination, and the development of a tailored treatment plan.

What are some common Physiotherapy techniques?

Common physiotherapy techniques include manual therapy, exercise therapy, remedial massage, clinical Pilates, dry needling, and sports physiotherapy.

What are the 3 types of Physiotherapy?

The main types of physiotherapy are musculoskeletal, focusing on conditions affecting bones and muscles; sports, addressing sports injuries; and paediatric, aimed at the physical development and issues in children.

Still have questions? Email our friendly team at [email protected] or give us a call.