Is your mobility slowing you down?

What is a mobility concern? Mobility concerns can affect a range of age groups, from babies to athletes and the elderly. Essentially, mobility is the ability to move – this could be running, walking, navigating a wheelchair or walking with aids like crutches or walkers. Your mobility may have deteriorated due to an injury, accident, operation or a disease. Our Hoppers Crossing Physiotherapists can assist with your mobility concerns to get you moving as safely, efficiently and confidently as possible....

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Holiday & Injury Prevention

Wow, it’s almost the end of another year! Where did the time go?  Many of us take time out over the Christmas and New Year break which can involve new activities or activities you haven’t partaken in for a while. Holiday injuries are common as a result, during the holiday season when we tend to get relax more than usual or get more active than usual – both triggers for some of the common injuries below. Our experienced Hoppers Physio...

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Vegan Lemon & Blueberry Cheesecake

We're excited to share this delicious vegan cheesecake recipe with you. This raw dessert is delicious, simple to prepare and is perfect for sharing with loved ones at Christmas time. You can also make it ahead of time and keep it stored in the freezer for up to 3 months (just make sure to transfer it to the fridge for about 1 hour before serving!). Vegan Lemon & Blueberry Cheesecake Serves: 12Prep: 25 mins + overnight soaking + 3 hours freezer time...

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Summertime exercising

Daylight savings (love it or hate it) can affect us all in different ways.  Losing that initial hour of sleep may have impacted your mood that first Sunday – but an extra hour of daylight every day until early April next year can be inspiring.  If the cooler mornings or evening sunshine have encouraged you to get active (or increase your activity) with daily walks, bike rides or even swims, it would be beneficial to check in with one of...

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What is Hydrotherapy?

Many people have heard the word ‘Hydrotherapy’ but don’t really know what it involves.So, our Hoppers Crossing Physiotherapy team at Hoppers Physio want to take the opportunity to take a little dive into what hydrotherapy physio is all about… Hydrotherapy is a specific form of physiotherapy treatment conducted in a heated pool with one of our Hoppers Physio qualified physiotherapists. It is a gentle and therapeutic approach that uses aquatic exercises designed to aid in the rehabilitation of various injuries and...

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Spring back into action!

Spring is upon us and with it comes the beginning of longer days and warmer weather. It's a great time to start moving your body again if you've been hibernating over winter. There are numerous activities that can get you moving out in the inviting weather, from a long run, to a walk on the beach, or even just tending to your garden and getting the veggie patch ready for planting. Here at Hoppers Physio in Melbourne's west, we are...

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CASUAL POSITION – RECEPTIONIST

Our busy Physiotherapy practice in Hoppers Crossing requires an experienced Receptionist who can work in a team environment but also independently.  Our ideal candidate should possess excellent customer service and communication skills, be able to manage and multitask telephone calls in a professional manner whilst scheduling of appointments, providing information to patients and processing payments. Good tying skills and use of a dictation machine are also required with knowledge of Microsoft packages, Hicaps and Medicare. Experience using Nookal would be an advantage.  The position is Casual with split shifts Monday – Friday between 7am – 9pm and occasional Saturday mornings between...

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Running Recovery Tips

Running is a fantastic way to get your blood pumping and let off a bit of steam. It can be a great way to get some alone time if you're always surrounded by work colleagues or young children, or it can be a fun way to fit in a work out whilst spreading your social butterfly wings with a group of like minded exercisers. Whilst it is important to move your body, the question is are you guilty of doing...

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What is inflammation?

Have you ever broken a bone or sprained your ankle? Did you notice that the area became swollen, red and warm, and it hurt a lot? Did you ever wonder what that's all about? Today we're talking about inflammation and what, if anything, you need to do about it. The body has a first line of defence when it comes to injury. It senses when some sort of damage has occurred to the cells and tissues in your body and...

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We’re Hiring – Full-time Senior Physiotherapist Role

Full-time Senior Physio Role -  Be in charge of your future and be part of a large multidisciplinary clinic in the fastest growth corridor of the Western region Specialised therapists with post grad qualifications preferred, including Women’s Health, Musc, Sports, Paeds Varied role including MSK, Sports clubs, Pilates, Hydrotherapy Excellent admin support Professional 25+ year old community clinic with friendly genuine culture This large expanding practice is seeking a senior physiotherapist to join their team. The practice is built upon...

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