GLOW Physio Gold Coast

Building Stronger Bodies for Birthing & Beyond.

I understand how frustrating it can be when your body just doesn’t feel like it used to.

I know how much pain can get in the way of you enjoying your life and your family, but how it can often feel impossible to make time to look after yourself.

I understand how daunting it can seem to have a birth or recovery ahead of you when you are feeling weak and in pain.

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About

Hi, I’m Libby! I’m a physiotherapist who LOVES helping women feel their best.

I love working with women of all ages, but I particularly enjoy helping women during and after pregnancy to feel strong, capable and pain free. I am a mum of three boys and know first-hand how physical this mum gig can be and how important it is to be on top of our game. I also understand how hard it can be for women to make the time to look after themselves – this is where I come in! I want to be on your team; to understand your goals and to empower you to get the results you want.

Location

To make it as easy as possible for you to access great physio, GLOW offers both clinic appointments and home visits.

Clinic appointments are available from GLOW’s private Elanora clinic, and Home Visits can be arranged across much of the Gold Coast and a bit of Northern NSW (check out FAQ for a full list of suburbs serviced).

Glow Services

Physio

We have extensive experience in treating a range of general, sports and women’s health conditions and are committed to providing a high quality

Group Classes

Group exercise classes run by our experienced physiotherapist are suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels.

Pregnancy & Post Natal

Pregnancy and new motherhood is both exciting and EXHAUSTING! Our highly experienced physiotherapist can help you with aches, pains and recovery.

Packages

GLOW’s treatment packages have been designed to help you get clear on your goals, stay accountable and get the most out of your sessions.

The Glow Difference

We take the time to listen and understand your goals fully so that we can support you in getting the results you want.

Our consultations are 60 minutes long (twice as long as standard), which gives us the time we need to thoroughly assess, diagnose and treat you, and also to develop a plan together so that you feel empowered to keep moving forward.

We offer a child-friendly environment as well as a mobile/home service to make scheduling appointments easier.

We provide online, customised exercise plans so that you never forget your exercises

We offer ongoing access to your physio and support via email for any of those questions that pop up outside of sessions.

Blog

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Can you improve your balance?

. We often think of good balance as one skill - something we either have or we don’t! I often hear in consults or classes when I ask someone to do an activity that requires a bit of balance: “Sorry, my balance is terrible”! So what is balance? Balance is your body’s...

Should Pregnant Women Lift Weights?

We know it’s important to exercise during pregnancy, but can you lift weights when you’re pregnant? Or is it too much for your body to add weight when you’re already carrying around a weight of your own? This is a question I come across quite a bit in my group...

Wearing Tubigrip during or after Pregnancy

Tubigrip is a compression garment that can be worn on your tummy either during pregnancy, or after you have had your baby. It is of most benefit when you are active, either carrying out day to day tasks or walking, and should be removed overnight or if you sleep...

FAQ

Do I Need a Doctors Referral to see a Physio?

No, you do not need a doctor’s referral to see a physiotherapist, unless you are seeking treatment under workers compensation, third party insurance (i.e car accident), or under Medicare’s Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) program. Either way, if your doctor has referred you for treatment, please bring with you any relevant test results and I will ensure your doctor receives regular updates on your treatment with me.

What is your service area for Home Visits?

GLOW Physio offers home visits across the southern Gold Coast and some of northern NSW.

Please get in touch if you would like to request a home visit.

What Do I Need To Provide for Mobile Treatments?

Nothing! I bring everything with me – a state of the art portable massage table, cream / oil, towels, dry needles & even a real time ultrasound machine if needed! I just need a small space to set up (about 2m x 2m) and I will take care of the rest!

Do I Need to Provide Parking for Mobile Treatments?

I bring all of my equipment with me for your convenience, so I will require parking within a reasonable distance from your home (i.e. <50m). We can discuss details prior to your first consultation.

What Should I Wear?

Generally comfortable clothing you can move easily in, however it depends on what we are treating. The benefit of us treating you in your home is that you can always change if necessary!

How Long Will My Appointment Take?
I will need 5-10 minutes before and after your appointment to set up/pack up. Appointment times are:
  • Initial physio – 60mins
  • Follow up physio – 45mins
How Do I Pay for My Appointment?

Payment is taken on the day of treatment. I accept cash, eftpos, mastercard and visa (credit and debit). I also carry a HICAPS machine to assist with processing of your private health rebate.

How Do I Claim Through My Health Fund?

Rebates will apply to all sessions if you have private health extras cover. I carry a mobile Hicaps machine with me, which works for some, but not all health funds. If you are unable to claim your private health rebate on the spot, I will provide you with a receipt and you can claim your rebate online (most funds have smartphone apps now to make claiming easier!).

Will I Be Charged for a Cancellation?

I understand that life can be unpredictable, so if reasonable notice is provided a fee will not be charged. In other circumstances, the following fees apply:

For cancellation of individual appointments with <12 hours notice, cancellation fees do apply due to the increased time we allocate to each booking to allow for our extended sessions +/- travel:

  • Cancellations with <12 hours notice 50% fee
  • Cancellations with <6 hours notice 100% fee