Physiotherapy Rehab Cairns


Are you recovering from an injury, illness, recent procedure or managing a chronic condition and need help with movement and physical function?

Our expert team of physiotherapists at Royal Rehab LifeWorks Cairns can assist. They will work closely with you to understand your needs and develop a program that aims to enhance your ability to move and function effectively, improve your overall health and help you achieve your goals.

Physiotherapy employs a range of techniques and strategies, including exercise, stretching, and task-specific practice, to help promote, maintain, and restore movement and physical function.

Interested in finding out more more? Call 1800 966 212.

Ready to book? Simply complete our online booking form. Its quick and easy and one of our team will be in touch to confirm your appointment.

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Who can benefit?

Back pain

Motor neurone disease

Multiple sclerosis

Neurological conditions

Orthopaedic conditions

Parkinson's disease

Post neurosurgery

Post spinal surgery

Stroke recovery

Type 2 diabetes

Musculoskeletal conditions

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What are the benefits of Physiotherapy?

  • Movement Improvement: Makes it easier to move, stretch, and do everyday activities.
  • Recovering from Injuries: Assists in getting better after accidents, surgeries, or injuries.
  • Preventing Future Injuries: Teaches exercises to avoid getting hurt again.
  • Getting Better at Daily Tasks: Helps you do things like walking, lifting, or reaching more easily.
  • Helping with Long-term Health Issues: Assists in managing ongoing health problems like arthritis or diabetes.
  • Getting Stronger and Fitter: Assist in building your strength and fitness.
  • Fixing Posture: Shows how to sit or stand to avoid body aches.
  • Improving Balance: Helps you stay steady and avoid falls, especially as you get older.
  • Pain Relief: Helps manage different types of pain, making you feel better.

We’ll work together to understand what’s right for you. Depending on your needs and objectives and to ensure you get the best possible results, your personalised therapy program may also incorporate additional therapies, such as occupational therapy, exercise physiology, speech pathology and more.

What’s involved in your rehab at Royal Rehab LifeWorks Cairns?

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Before you begin your rehab program, your Physiotherapist will take time to get to know you, under-stand your interests, and assess your current skills. Based on this, they'll create a personalised plan aimed at helping you to achieve your rehab goals.

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If you have been struggling with mobility, your physiotherapist will work with you on specific exercis-es that aim to help you move easier and more actively day to day.

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Your Physiotherapist may identify that your core muscles are weak and that this is affecting your posture. They'll include specific exercises and training to help strengthen these muscles.

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If your Physiotherapist finds that your range of motion is restricted, and this limited movement is having a negative impact on your life, they will develop an exercise program to address this and help you to gain better range of motion.

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Depending on your rehab goals, your program may include activities such as walking, biking, running, or swimming to improve your cardio fitness.

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Your program may include exercises using weights to improve your strength. You can do this safely within our clinic using dumbbells, stretchy bands, heavy balls, or a pilates machine called a reformer, all under the guidance of your Physiotherapist.

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Your Physiotherapist will guide you through different exercises to improve your balance. You might practice standing in ways that test your balance, and your Physiotherapist might add challenges like moving your head, closing your eyes, or doing an activity like throwing a ball while you balance.

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Your physiotherapist will make recommendations to help manage pain. These could be things like using heat or ice packs, special machines called TENs, specific exercises, or even using virtual reality tech available at the clinic.

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Your Physiotherapist may use hands-on therapies like massages, gentle movements for your joints, dry needling, stretching, and muscle energy techniques, to help reduce pain, improve muscle tone, stretch tightened muscles, strengthen weak muscles, improve circulation and mobilse joint re-strictions.

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To help you walk more safely while you perform exercises, at Royal Rehab LifeWorks Cairns, we have a body weight support system that may form part of your rehab program. We can adjust how much weight you put on your legs during exercises, whether you're on a treadmill or walking around the studio.

What can I expect as a Royal Rehab LifeWorks client?

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A team of skilled therapists and clinicians.

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A program that is tailored to your unique needs and goals.

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A genuine partnership between you and your clinical/therapy team so you have choice and control.

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A warm and friendly environment where you feel safe and cared for.

I’m interested, what's next?


Contact us

The first step is to complete the online contact form or contact our friendly team on 1800 966 212.


Discuss your needs

Once we receive your information, we will contact you to discuss your needs and specific goals.


Our team will tailor your therapy

Following your detailed assessment, we will tailor a therapy program to your specific needs.


Start your therapy

We will commence your therapy and support you to achieve your goals.

How can I fund my program?

There are several funding options available, including NDIS, private health insurance, Medicare with the payment of a gap and self-funding.

NDIS funding


Private health insurance

Medicare (gap payment)

Other insurers

Ready to get started on your Royal Rehab LifeWorks journey?

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