Christmas and New Years Hours

Merry Christmas and Happy New Years Yes we are working through the Christmas break! Our opening hours are – Christmas Period 2017 Want to secure an appointment – Book Online Now Have a safe and prosperous 2018 from everyone at Bellbird Sports & Spinal

Online Appointment Bookings Now Open

Bellbird Sports and Spinal now offers online appointment bookings for physiotherapy, Pilates and myotherapy. Online bookings can be made via our website. If you get stuck we have created a range of help videos or alternatively please contact our friendly reception staff.

Website Photo Updates

Have you checked out our website recently? You might notice a few additions! Our facilities page has some beautiful photos of the new building including our Pilates studios. We have also updated practitioner page which has lovely photos of all of our clinicians. Thanks to Julie Christie Designs for the photos.

Veteran’s Italian Cup – Soccer

Every year in Melbourne, the Veteran’s Italian Cup (over 35’s) is held. This year, Bryan Kent had the privilege of working with the winning team, Bulleen Lions. Bryan was asked by the manager of the Bulleen Lions if he could cover the games and help with looking after some of the ‘older bodies’ before and […]

Femoral Acetabular Impingement (FAI) Physio Breakfast

The end of year Australian Physiotherapy Association Breakfast brought together some of Victoria’s best in respect to Femoral Acetabular Impingement (FAI). FAI is a painful condition affecting the hip. It is common in sports-persons and is caused by increased bone growth around the hip, similar to a bony spur in the heel which then causes […]

Recognition of Concussion in Sport

Bellbird Sports & Spinal Physiotherapist, Zuzana Machotka, has been involved in the assessment and management of concussion for many years, having worked in football and travelled with Australian Paralympic ski team. Zuzana has recently published a blog titled ‘Recognition of concussion in sport’ for the PreMax website, Australia’s best sports and massage cream. In this […]

Clinical Pilates – Resistance Exercise

Clinical Pilates is a form of resistance exercise. Pilates is categorised in this way because it involves moving your body and therefore challenging the muscles of your body against resistance springs, resistance bands and other weighted equipment. Improving muscular fitness and overall muscle health of the body is a key goal of clinical Pilates. In […]

Bryan Kent: Treating Sporting Injuries

Throughout his professional career Bryan Kent has been involved in treating a variety of sporting teams.  At the moment he is involved in treating Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighters. These athletes train 5 days a week and do lots of wrestling, boxing and cardio training,  which  takes its toll on their bodies.  This can lead to sore […]

Pre-natal and Post-natal Clinical Pilates Classes – Seeking expressions of interest

Bellbird Sports & Spinal is considering offering Clinical Pilates Classes specifically for pre-natal and post-natal women. These classes would be run by our physiotherapist Eleanor Donoghue who has experience with designing Clinical Pilates programs for women during and after their pregnancy. The classes would be run in a small studio setting with a maximum of […]