Summer Hill Physiotherapy

No matter who you are, life is too short to be held back by pain. At Movement Laboratory, our dedicated physios and movement rehab specialists in the Summer Hill area are committed to helping you manage pain, recover swiftly, and move with ease. We believe that everyone should experience life without physical constraints.

We excel in addressing all musculoskeletal issues and specialise in managing chronic pain. Our experienced physiotherapists take the time to truly understand the underlying cause of your discomfort, before creating an evidence-based, personalised treatment plan tailored just for you.

At Movement Lab, we offer more than just hands-on care. We’ll introduce you to our unique healing approach to injury recovery. This involves accurate diagnosis, hands-on therapy, and education about body mechanics and movement. Our primary focus isn’t only on your immediate recovery, but on enhancing your body’s capabilities for the future.

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Movement Laboratory Physio, Summer Hill

You can find Movement Laboratory, a physiotherapy clinic about 2.3 km from the centre of Summer Hill, serving the communities of Leichhardt, Rozelle, Balmain, Summer Hill, Annandale, Lilyfield, Stanmore, Haberfield, Lewisham, and Petersham.

(02) 9029 2449
141 Marion Street, Leichhardt, NSW 2040
Opening Hours:

Mon: 7am- 8pm
Tues: 7am- 8pm
Weds: 7am- 8pm
Thurs: 7am- 8pm
Fri: 7am- 2pm
Sat: 7am- 2pm

Common Conditions Treated at Movement Laboratory

Our Summer Hill physio team brings a blend of expertise and dedication to a variety of musculoskeletal challenges. We’re skilled in managing:

Degenerative conditions

Ligament tears and sprains

Muscle strain

Post-operative rehabilitation

Chronic neck and shoulder pain


Rib cage dysfunctions

Postural tension



Nerve pain or nerve impingement

Frozen shoulder

Although the list is comprehensive, it’s not all-inclusive. If your specific condition isn’t mentioned, please contact us. We’re always ready to offer guidance and help you towards a healthier future.

What Can You Expect in Your Initial Consultation?

On your first visit, our main aim is to fully understand the root cause of your issues, ensuring we develop the best plan specifically for you. We also place a strong emphasis on educating our patients. So, expect to learn about looking after yourself, dealing with injuries, and ways to prevent them in the future.

Hypertonic Pelvic Floor

Clear diagnosis

Timeframe for recovery


Treatment plan

Self-management strategies

What to do and what not to do

Which Therapeutic Techniques Do Our Summer Hill Physiotherapists Use?

We use a mix of traditional physiotherapy methods, Connect Therapy, and the Thoracic Ring Approach. Our range of treatments includes:

The Movement Laboratory Edge

At Movement Laboratory, we combine the newest scientific research with our practical knowledge. Our method is rooted in evidence, fine-tuned by years of hands-on expertise, and always keeping the patient’s needs at the forefront.

Are you ready to get started on your recovery journey?

Starting your path to recovery is easy with Movement Laboratory. We prioritise providing expert advice and unwavering support. If you’re eager to enhance your movement and overall health, booking online is the simplest way to secure your desired location, specialist, and timing.

Let’s get started on your journey to better health.

Frequently Asked Questions

Each individual’s condition and needs determine the regularity of visits. Usually, after our first evaluation, our Summer Hill physio team will suggest a treatment regimen tailored for optimal results.

While a referral isn’t mandatory for most physio sessions at Movement Laboratory, certain scenarios or insurance conditions may require it. If you’ve got any relevant medical reports or scans, please bring them with you to give us a complete picture during your treatment.

Opt for relaxed, loose-fitting clothes that offer ease of movement and easy access to any injury or area we’ll be assessing.

Your first appointment, which includes a thorough assessment, generally takes about 60 minutes. Follow-up treatments tend to be between 30 and 45 minutes.

Definitely! Just have your health insurance card ready for immediate HICAPS processing. The amount of rebate varies based on your coverage. With an Enhanced Primary Care form (EPC) from your doctor, you might be eligible for a Medicare rebate. For more specifics, please refer to this section.

Still have questions?

Are you ready to get started on your recovery journey?

Booking Online is the most convenient way to lock in the location, practitioner & time that suits.

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