The Team at MyPlace Physio Coolangatta can help relieve your shoulder pain!

Shoulder pain can occur for a number of reasons and can be quite debilitating. But with the right assessment, an accurate diagnosis, and a good treatment plan, your local MyPlace Physio Coolangatta physiotherapist can help relieve your shoulder pain. Among other things, shoulder pain can limit your ability to swim, surf, reach up high, and lift your kids up. If you’re struggling with acute or ongoing shoulder pain, read below for some information about common presentations and how we can help fix your shoulder pain and get you back doing what you love to do!


Common Shoulder Pain Causes:

Shoulder pain can occur for a number of acute and chronic reasons. Your shoulder pain physiotherapist can help diagnose the cause of your shoulder pain and help relieve your shoulder pain. Causes of shoulder pain can include:

  • Shoulder bursitis – subacromial bursitis and subdeltoid bursitis
  • Rotator cuff tears (partial and full) and strains
  • Rotator cuff tendinopathy and tendinosis
  • Shoulder dislocation and shoulder subluxation
  • Shoulder labral tears
  • Humerous and shoulder fractures
  • Biceps tears and biceps tendinopathy 

Shoulder Pain Physio Treatment:

Treatment for your shoulder pain can include a variety of techniques and approaches. Depending on your contributing factors, your physiotherapist will determine the best approach for your specific back pain. This may include the following:

  • Manual therapy
  • Deep tissue massage and Remedial massage
  • Dry needling and Acupuncture
  • Myofascial releases
  • Stretching – passive stretching and PNF hold/relax stretching
  • Gentle spinal mobilisations and manipulations
  • Shoulder pain exercises
  • Rotator cuff, scapular stability, and postural strengthening exercises
  • Personalised home exercise programs
  • Pilates and physiotherapy exercise class sessions – these are great for scapular stability and rotator cuff shoulder strengthening!
  • Gym programs
  • Hydrotherapy programs



Why choose MyPlace Physio for your shoulder pain physio?

At MyPlace Physio Coolangatta we treat our patients like family, with the care, support and expertise they need to get long-term solutions for thier shoulder pain. We offer:








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Our Process at MyPlace Physio Coolangatta

Simply put, there is no such thing as a cookie-cutter approach to healthcare! Your needs and goals are specific to you and we tailor our treatment methods and approach to match them. We have helped thousands of clients by applying a proven approach to your physio journey. See below for the MyPlace Physio Coolangatta approach:


Initial Assessment and Diagnosis

Your physio will listen to you, take your injury history and have an in-depth discussion about what’s going wrong. Then, we undertake a comprehensive physical examination and determine the key contributing factors to your presentation. Your physios gives you a clear diagnosis and helps you understand what’s going on.


Develop a Personalised Treatment Plan and Start Treatment

We develop a customized treatment plan in conjunction with you and your goals.  Next, we start addressing the ‘Why’ behind your pain and presentation. We treat through a range of modalities including manual therapy, exercise, massage, dry needling, mobilisation, and strengthening.


Set Up a Home Exercise Program with in-built Messaging Support

Your physio will set you up with a personalised home exercise program using our exercise software Physitrack. Your physio provides ongoing messaging support so if you have questions, we are only ever a click away. We set goals with you and over time help you get pain-free and back doing what you love doing!

Frequently Asked Questions

What do I bring to my physio session?

To make things as efficient as possible bring the following to your appointment:

– Doctor/specialist referral and other relevant paperwork

– Copy of any scans/medical reports Ie. x-ray report

– Private health fund card (if relevant)

– Wear loose-fitting clothes where possible for easier assessment and treatment access


What about telehealth physio? How does it work?

Similar to face to face physio, via video-call we take a history, do a physical assessment and then come to an accurate diagnosis. We then teach you how to self-treat the contributing factors and educate you around what to do. We then set you up with a personalised home exercise program for you to do from home. Then , we give you all the support you need via in-app messaging support, so you can achieve your health goals faster.

Do you offer hydrotherapy?

Yes, we provide hydrotherapy services as part of our treatment options for certain conditions at MyPlace Physio Coolangatta.

How experienced are your physiotherapists?

Our physiotherapists, Jacob and Kate, have over 8-11 years of clinical physiotherapy experience each.

Can I claim private health fund rebates?

Yes – the vast majority of private health funds are now offering rebates for both in-person and online telehealth physiotherapy consults. For confirmation, please contact your private health fund provider or get in touch via our Contact Us page.

Does Telehealth physio actually work?

Yes! There is a large amount of evidence that has found that online physio consulting via telehealth delivers the same if not better results. Why is this you may ask? We believe it’s because the client, rather than the therapist, is empowered and at the centre of their rehab journey.

What services do you provide?

Our experienced male and female physiotherapists at MyPlace Physio provide exceptional quality physiotherapy services to people living in Tweed Heads and beyond, including treatment for back pain, neck pain, spinal physiotherapy, injury rehabilitation, post-operative rehabilitation, sports physiotherapy, dry needling, manual therapy, remedial massage, musculoskeletal conditions, shoulder pain, knee pain, hip pain, elbow pain, ankle pain, foot pain, vertigo and dizziness treatment, core and strength training, hydrotherapy, personalised exercise programs, and ongoing messaging support.

Do you provide post-operative rehabilitation?

Yes, we offer post-operative rehabilitation services at MyPlace Physio to help patients recover after surgery.

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