Move better than you ever have

Don't let pain hold you back from doing the things you want

Expert physiotherapists who specialise in eliminating your pain

Physiotherapy

Speech Pathology

Bodies in Business

Who We Are

Essential Health Plus is a family owned and operated clinic that has been providing outstanding physiotherapy, speech and language services to the Frenchs Forest and Northern Beaches area since 1994.

With postgraduate Master’s degree qualifications and years of experience the physiotherapists at Essential Health Plus are highly qualified and highly skilled at managing a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions.

At EHP Physiotherapy we are dedicated to providing you with a complete solution to your injury and/or pain.

What We Do

Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy is an evidence based healthcare profession that draws on the latest scientific research to treat the whole person. Physiotherapists are highly skilled medical practitioners who are experts in diagnosing and treating problems related to human movement

The team at Essential health Plus Physiotherapy are experts in assessing and treating a wide range of conditions including

  • Musculoskeletal injuries or pain
  • Sports injuries
  • Headaches
  • Pre-activity/sport screening to help identify and reduce the risk of injuries

Essential Health plus is a family owned and operated clinic that has been providing outstanding physiotherapy, speech and language services to the Frenchs Forest and Northern Beaches area since 1994.

With postgraduate Master’s degree qualifications and years of experience the physiotherapists at Essential Health plus are highly qualified and highly skilled at managing a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions.

At EHP physiotherapy we are dedicated to providing you with a complete solution to your injury and/or pain.

At Essential Health Plus Physiotherapy we treat your symptoms AND the underlying cause of your pain and dysfunction. We look at current concerns as well as consider your history and your body as a whole, not just the sore or painful bits.

Our unique Peak Performance Physiotherapy method allows us to establish the root cause of your symptoms and to identify other contributing factors. These factors can then be addressed in order to take you out of pain / dysfunction and towards your optimum musculoskeletal health.

Speech Pathology

With a strong background knowledge in language development and disorders, speech pathologists are highly trained to assess and work with all areas related to the acquisition of reading, writing and spelling skills.

Kate works with children from 2-15 years of age in the following areas

  • Spelling
  • Reading comprehension and accuracy
  • Auditory Processing Disorders, including the ability to hear, analyse and manipulate sounds
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders, including Asperger’s syndrome.
  • Delayed Language Development including children who are late talkers or have difficulty forming sentences.
  • Unclear speech or difficulty producing certain speech sounds, making it hard for others to understand them.
  • Hearing Impairment associated with glue ear
  • Literacy
  • School Readiness including phonological awareness (rhyme awareness, syllable awareness, blending sounds to make a word), following instructions and telling stories.
  • Stuttering

Children can be seen at the clinic, their preschool or school.

Essential Health plus is a family owned and operated clinic that has been providing outstanding physiotherapy, speech and language services to the Frenchs Forest and Northern Beaches area since 1994.

Speech Pathologist, Kate O’Callaghan, has over 20 years’ experience assessing and treating a wide range of communication difficulties. Kate has a special interest in language-based literacy problems, including reading, writing and spelling.

With over 20 years of experience Kate has a proven track record of achieving outstanding results in helping children develop the speech language and literacy skills that are necessary for them to succeed at school and later in life.

Kate has a special interest in language-based literacy problems, including reading, writing and spelling. She has completed additional training in the highly effective, thoroughly researched ‘Multilit Literacy Programme’ developed at Macquarie University. This program is demonstrated to be highly effective in helping kids who having difficulty learning to read

At Essential Health Plus a strong emphasis is placed on working as a team which includes you, your child, your child’s teachers, therapists, doctors and tutors. We find that this is the best way to make sure that everyone is on the same page in working towards a common goal.

Bodies in Business

Bodies in business is a workplace ergonomics service provided by expert physiotherapists. Improving office ergonomics has been demonstrated to have large positive impact in a number of key business areas, including

  • Reduced sick days and absenteeism
  • Lower numbers and cost of compensation claims
  • Improved staff morale
  • Improved staff recruitment and retention
  • Improved efficiency and productivity of staff

Essential Health plus is a family owned and operated clinic that has been providing outstanding physiotherapy, speech and language services to the Frenchs Forest and Northern Beaches area since 1994.

With postgraduate Master’s degree qualifications and years of experience the physiotherapists at Essential Health plus are highly qualified and highly skilled at managing a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions.

At EHP physiotherapy we are dedicated to providing you with a complete solution to your injury and/or pain.

BIB has an integrated philosophy that is sensitive to both the needs of the employee while also taking into consideration the economic pressures that businesses face. We endeavour to find effective and low cost solutions to ergonomics issues in the ergonomics workplace.

Why We Are Different

At Essential Health Plus Physiotherapy we treat your symptoms AND the underlying cause contributing to your pain and dysfunction. We look at current concerns as well as consider history and your body as a whole, not just the sore or painful bits. Our unique PPP method allows us to establish and address contributing factors and identify the root cause of your symptoms. We tailor a comprehensive, individual hands-on treatment plan combined with innovative techniques and exercises to help move you out of pain and dysfunction and towards your optimal musculoskeletal health.

Our unique assessment and treatment approach (PPP) is why we achieve outstanding results even for patients who have not got the results they want and deserve elsewhere. So come in and experience for yourself what makes us different and let’s work towards achieving your goals, together.

Map

Professional Associations

APA

(Australian Physiotherapy Association)

HICAPS

(HICAPS can be processed on the spot for healthcare rebate)