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WE UNDERSTAND THE BIGGER

Picture To Performance

We understand today’s performer like no one else. We know that performing doesn’t necessarily begin on the stage. And we know that it takes a lot to hit the heights in whatever the chosen field the performer pursues. At Performance Medicine, we are a collective of expert and experienced performance medical practitioners and we create a uniquely accepting space for all performers of all abilities to rejuvenate and re-energise their greatness.

From professional dancers and athletes, to backstage lighting crew. From muscle treatment and voice therapy, to mental wellness coaching, we bring a holistic approach to re-energising greatness for the performer within.

Thank you for trusting us
Thank you for trusting us with your health.
Let’s take action.

Our Story

Performance Medicine is the Australian pioneer and is at the forefront of vocal physiotherapy in Melbourne and Australia. It all began back in the mid 2000's when our founder was working backstage in London on all West End shows. Supporting the leading Performing artists with their singing and a breakthrough approach of physiotherapy for vocal support. Annie and team collaborated with Ear Nose Throat (ENT) specialists, speech pathologists, Doctors, surgeons and vocal coaches to achieve incredible results for patients.

Today performance medicine continues this collaborate approach with international and national experts to develop the most effective treatment program incorporating methods for challenging voice and vocal related problems. The team and business is now celebrating ten years in business boasting a multidisciplinary skills and a group of internationally experienced Physiotherapists, Doctors and Myotherapists with over 80 years combined experience in the performing arts and sporting arenas.

We distinguish ourselves by being a leading rehabilitation and treatment centre catering to the full spectrum within the performing arts industry. We boast national and international experience on some of the biggest productions including; Kinky Boots, Book of Mormon and Chicago (to name a few). We are the resident physiotherapists for the Melbourne Theatre Company, national production houses, dance and circus schools. We work with schools, teachers, production teams and companies from grassroots through to the biggest names and top talent nationally and internationally on the biggest shows in the world.

Performance Medicine Core Values

Owning It

Thank you for trusting us
Thank you for trusting us with your health.
Let’s take action.

Creative Solutions

We think outside the box
Sometimes life isn’t simple. We think creatively and collaborate with the best in the business to help you find your exceptional.

We Celebrate Diversity

You are you
We understand you are unique, just like your circumstances. We welcome you, we love you and support you.

We Get It

This is about you, always.
We see you as a whole human. We promise to be humble, listen & really hear you. Your goals are our goals.

Together We Are Better

We genuinely about our community
This means you, our team, our industry, let’s make each other better.

Clinical Excellence

Pioneering performing arts healthcare
Our team has international expertise, are evidence based & are shining the way in performing arts’ medicine

SERVICES

Treatments

REFER A FRIEND

Spoil a friend! $10 OFF their first service at Performance Medicine, PLUS for being a great friend we have treat for you too! Once you friend has attended we will send you a $10 voucher off your next service at Performance Medicine!

Classes

BOYS DANCE TOO

As dancers and performers, we understand that our bodies are required to be at elite athlete level. We need to be strong, flexible and powerful while still delivering the sensitivity and artistry that is expected of a dancer. This is why at Performance Medicine we have designed a series of classes focusing on male dancers. The classes will focus on muscle and strength building in a gym setting to improve your deeper strength, lifting strength and power. These classes are term based with limited availability.

VOCAL PHYSIOTHERAPY

Discover How Vocal Physiotherapy can assist you to assess and manage laryngeal dysfunction – the missing link. Divided in two practical modules of Vocal Physiotherapy this course will teach you techniques that will be immediately applicable in your daily clinical practice. This course has been designed specifically for physiotherapists who wish to learn more about the Larynx, Voice and Vocal Physiotherapy treatment.

DANCE CONDITIONING CLASSES

We are so excited to bring you our Dance Conditioning classes which are designed specifically for young dancers. These classes have been created by Dance Physiotherapists & Dancers for dancers, so that you can be a happy & strong dancer with a promising career.

Injuries

Running Injuries

Achilles tendinopathy (Link to ankle) Plantar fasciopathy (Link to ankle) Medial tibial stress syndrome/Shin splints (link to dance) Patellofemoral knee [...]

Neck Pain

Neck pains can sometimes be sudden and if not treated on time can cause long- term discomfort. At performance medicine [...]

Pelvic And Groin Pain

Pelvic pain is most commonly seen in sportspeople who participate in sports that require rapid change of direction and also [...]

Shoulder Pain

The shoulder joint (glenohumeral joint) is a ball and socket joint with a large ball (humeral head) and a shallow [...]