About

Welcome to Beaches Physio.

Pain and discomfort can be debilitating. When you're unable to come to us, we will come to your home or office. Our service is affordable, convenient and fully eligible for medicare and private health insurance rebates.

Sharmine Dewhurst B(Physio) Msc(Man Ther)
 

Sharmine qualified 22 years ago as a physiotherapist and has extensive experience including 15 years of experience working in the UK both in private practice and as an Extended Scope Physiotherapist caring for the local community.

 

She completed a Masters Degree in Manchester, UK in 2005 and is a dynamic physiotherapist with a high level of clinical skill in musculoskeletal assessment and diagnosis enabling  a holistic treatment approach.

 

Sharmine has completed further post-graduate training in the following areas:-

  • Acupuncture/dry needling

  • Posture and muscle imbalance

  • Pilates

  • Muscle energy techniques

  • Assessment and diagnosis of shoulder, hip, neck back and pelvic pain

  • Women's Health Physiotherapy including pelvic floor assessment and examination

 

Sharmine has undertaken voluntary work in the past and is driven by equality. She aims to provide support to disadvantaged women in the Pacific Islands as part of her work.

Acupuncture

 

Acupuncture/ Dry needling can be used in various conditions such as muscle injuries, neck pain, headaches, back pain, osteoarthritis, shoulder, wrist, elbow, knee and ankle pain and tendinopathy.

Acupuncture is used as an adjunct to other physiotherapy treatment techniques to speed up recovery and to treat longstanding problems. 

Acupuncture helps to link 'maps' in the brain to more distal areas e.g. low back or the leg and can help facillitate quicker return to sport and help to recover from long-term pain.

Contact us to find out more about acupuncture and treatment.

Physiotherapy

 

  • Exercise rehabilitation including strength, balance and core stability training

  • Neck, back and pelvic pain

  • Ligament strain/ muscle tears

  • Adolescent growth related pains

  • Pre-surgical/ post-operative rehabilitation

  • Joint pains and stiffness

  • Ante and post natal back pain, abdominal divarification, mastitis and recovery from perineal tears

  • Pelvic floor strengthening for pelvic organ prolapse, bladder and bowel incontinence