We strive to strengthen the Northcote community with our integrated physiotherapy and strength & conditioning programs at Kieser Northcote.
Our focus at Kieser Northcote is on functional improvement irrespective of pursuits, age or condition. Our Kieser Northcote facitility does not have the traditional fitness environment. At Kieser Northcote, we believe our clients should be able to train in a clean, bright, uncluttered space, free of any distractions so the focus can be solely upon strength training and rehabilitation. This is why our Northcote clinic has no music, no mirrors and no distractions. We believe this creates a non-intimidating environment that welcomes clients from all levels of physical ability.
Strength training at Kieser Northcote
Strengthening your body can help promote an active, pain-free and healthy life. At Kieser Northcote we treat each client as an individual. At Kieser Northcote we are able to design a strength and conditioning program for whatever is important to you, whether you're looking to prepare yourself for your day-to-day work and its effects on your back, building muscle for sport or simply looking to remain strong and pain-free.
Physiotherapy at Kieser Northcote
Creating long term health results through exercise is the cornerstone of physiotherapy at Kieser Northcote. Pain inhibits muscle activity no matter what the cause, so our Northcote Physiotherapists treat a wide variety of physical conditions in our fitness and rehabilitation facilities including spinal conditions, pre/post surgery, peripheral injuries/ pain (shoulders, knees, hips, ankles, etc.), scoliosis and many more.
Our focus at Kieser Northcote is on functional improvement irrespective of pursuits, age or condition. All Kieser Northcote clients begin their journey with an initial consultation with one of our Physiotherapists, who will prepare a comprehensive treatment plan to reduce any muscle aches and joint pains and start the process of reconditioning. After the initial physiotherapy treatment phase they will be introduced to one of our Northcote Exercise Scientists who will develop a customised training program.
If you have never seen a Kieser clinic, we invite you to visit Kieser Northcote and personally experience the Kieser difference.
Location & Parking
Kieser Northcote is located on the first floor inside the Northcote Central Shopping Centre at the corner of Separation Street and High Street. There is free client parking available in labelled spots in the Northcote Central parking.
FAQ's for an Initial Assessment at Kieser Northcote
What happens at an Initial Assessment?
- When you first arrive for your initial assessment, you will be greeted by our reception team.
- You will have received a patient information form to complete online. If you do not complete the form online, please arrive 10 minutes early.
- Next, your physio will come out to greet you and show you around our state-of-the-art facility.
- During your initial assessment your physio which will go through a detailed assessment of your condition & medical history.
- If appropriate, your physio will also conduct a back strength test on our Lumbar Extension machine. This test will objectively measure the strength of your lower back muscles and provide a benchmark for your treatment.
- Finally, your physio will provide you with a treatment plan for your condition.
What should I wear to my Initial Assessment?
Please wear comfortable clothes for your Initial Assessment. You will not be required to do any vigorous exercise during this session, however you may be asked to do some stretching. Be sure to wear close-toed shoes and please refrain from wearing demin pants or singlets in a Kieser clinic for the hygeine and comfort of other clients. We have change rooms at Kieser Northcote with complimentary lockers if you need to change or store anything during your session.
Do I need a referral to see a Physiotherapist?
No, you don’t require a referral from a medical practitioner to see a Physiotherapist in Australia. If your specialist has provided you with a referral with specific information then please bring it along to your appointment.
Kieser Northcote does accept Chronic Disease Management Plan referrals from General Practitioners along with referrals from WorkSafe, TAC, NDIS and the Department of Veterans' Affairs.
What should I bring with me?
Please bring any x-rays or scans with you that you think may be relevant to your treatment. We accept private health rebates on all Physiotherapy sessions so please bring your private health insurance card as full payment will be due at the end of the session.