Run Therapy

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The right choice for effective treatment for runners by runners!

 

Dane Verwey has been a physiotherapist for the past 10 yrs and for the last 5 yrs has been the physiotherapist of the Australian World Cross Country team (Guiyang, China 2015/ Kampala, Uganda 2017/ and Arhuis, Denmark 2019).

 

Services:

-Telehealth (global access to a physiotherapist that specialises in assessing and rehabilitating runners)

-Running injury diagnosis

-Running technique evaluation

-Injury management

-Injury prevention

-Running strength and conditioning

-Running pilates

 

Dane is an extremely passionate distance runner of 20 years, with 8 marathons under his belt. He recorded a PB of 2:22:40 at the 2018 Berlin marathon. In 2018 he also won the Hobart marathon (2:24) and came second in the Canberra marathon (2:26). He has a 10km PB of 30:42 and 5k PB of 14:50. Separate to his own running and physiotherapy endeavours; he also coaches and mentors a dozen athletes.

 

SSPC- Southern Suburbs Physiotherapy Centre:

Dane currently practices three and a bit days a week at the Southern Suburbs Physiotherapy Centre (a great practice!) on 131 Lower Dandenong Rd Parkdale 3195 Victoria Australia. He works here on Mondays (8am-3pm), Wednesdays (11.45am-8pm), Fridays (12am-8pm) and every third Saturday (8am-1pm).

Please call Southern Suburbs Physiotherapy Centre’s reception on 9584 2000 to make an appointment or book online.

 

Run Therapy- Telehealth:

Otherwise, for injured runners around the world that can’t get to this brick and mortar practice, Dane also does Telehealth consultations on Tuesdays and Thursdays (under the business name RunTherapy).  If interested or if these days don’t fit let us know at: Run.live.grow@gmail.com.

Dane is currently successfully treating several runners at the moment across Australia and internationally through Telehealth.

 

What is Telehealth?

-Telehealth is online physiotherapy.

-It’s the future of healthcare.

-In this instance it allows runners who don’t have access to a running specific physiotherapist to have access to one no matter where they live in the world.

 

Inappropriate referrals where hands on management is preferable or medical investigation is required will be told immediately. Dane will only work with patients he believes he will be able to help.

Runners that succeed with telehealth are just like those that succeed in the normal clinical setting, they are the patients that listen to education and comply with their exercises. These patient’s positively change their body.

Through thorough screening, questioning, acquiring necessary imaging and a video conference call a preliminary diagnosis can be made. From here patient’s will be educated on why they are still not better, what they need to do, how long the injury should take, what to still avoid, what cross training or running they can still do (if appropriate- Dane wants runners running), how to settle pain and promote healing and what to do exercise and rehabilitation wise. This will all be done personally with Dane weekly through PhysiApp.

Further online consultations are more often than not required to confirm diagnosis, monitor progress, fine tune exercise technique and ensure compliance.

For pricing and/or further questions about whether telehealth is a good fit for you, please contact us at; run.live.grow@gmail.com.

 

Anyway, here’s to fun pain free running!

 

 

Some Testimonials:

 

 

 

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