Psychology

At 6S Physio we provide services to help you achieve optimum mental and physical wellbeing. We have qualified and experienced psychologists available to treat psychological disorders, as well as provide mediation and counselling. Our Central Coast psychologists specialise in grief counselling, conflict resolution, workplace bullying and the stress of adapting and coping with change, amongst a wide range of other services.

We offer Ettalong and Mingara psychological services to treat disorders and emotional concerns including:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • Conflict
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Postnatal Depression
  • Relationship Issues
  • Bullying
  • Workplace Issues
  • Coping with Change
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Dietitian

At 6S we have accredited, practising dietitians available offering consultations and treatment plans for a range of dietary concerns and health related disorders.

Our Central Coast dietitians treat:

  • Weight Loss
  • Weight Control
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Diabetes
  • Allergies
  • Digestive Problems (Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Coeliac Disease, Diabetes, Cystic Fibrosis)
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Radial Pressure Wave Therapy (RPWT)

RPWT is used to treat a variety of soft tissue conditions but particularly chronic tendinitis/tendinosis. The technology for RPWT has been around for a while, but only recently have studies narrowed down protocols for specific conditions and results more broadly accepted as valid.

The exceptional thing is that it works much faster, relieving pain quickly and with improvements maintained in the long term. 6S Physio is excited to be one of the few allied health practices offering this form of treatment.

When appropriately applied, shockwave can increase local blood flow, improve healing response, break apart scar tissue and adhesions, reduce muscle spasm, and directly decrease pain.

Conditions treated include Plantar Fasciitis, Heel spurs/Heel pain, Calcific Tendonitis, Patellar Tendonitis (Jumper’s Knee), Achilles Tendonitis, Rotator Cuff Tendinitis, Tennis Elbow, Golfer’s Elbow, Myofascial Trigger Points in muscle, Iliotibial Band Syndrome (IT Band Syndrome), Bursitis / Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrom

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Latest Products

To provide the most effective rehabilitation and treatment for our clients, 6S Physio incorporates a range of industry leading products and equipment. These are used within our treatments to provide pain relief, accelerate the healing process and help our clients manage injuries, diseases or disorders.

Some of the latest products and equipment we utilise include:

GaitScan Orthotics for better biomechanical function, alignment and support.

Real Time Ultrasound to assess and train activation of deep muscles.

Inter X to provide pain relief and speed up the healing process.

Handy-Cure Laser Units to assist with tissue healing and recovery, as well as offering pain relief.

Radial Pressure Wave treatments – see above

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Additional Products

We also stock a range of products to help with treatment or pain relief that you can purchase
from our clinics or via our online store.

Additional products we supply instore or online include:

  • Braces
  • Knee braces
  • Tennis elbow braces
  • Moon boots
  • Fracture splints
  • Swiss balls
  • Massage balls
  • Foam rollers
  • Gyro balls
  • Hot/cold packs
  • Strapping tape
  • Lumbar supports