PHYSIOTHERAPIST – B.HEALTH, SCI,M.PHYS
SENIOR PHYSIOTHERAPIST, QUAY HEALTH SYDNEY
Quay Health is located at level 6, 10 Bridge St in the Sydney CBD (in between George St, and Pitt St).
Ryan graduated from the University Western Sydney with a Bachelor of Health Science and Masters of Physiotherapy. His physiotherapy practice since has encompassed a wide variety of clinical practice in combination with specialties in sports physiotherapy.
Professionally, Ryan has worked with the St George Illawarra Dragons Rugby League Club and Illawarra Hawks Basketball team. This has helped him to fine tune his physiotherapy skills while making clinical decisions on player safety and return to play in a high pressure environment.
Clinically he has a passion for treating postural related pain in the neck and back. He combines manual therapies to relieve acute pain, alongside effective exercise therapies and postural education/correction to prevent ongoing issues in the long term.
Ryan is a registered practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA).
When to visit Ryan
As an Physiotherapist, most people visit when they are experiencing pain in the muscles or joints, or nerve pain. The pain may be a result of an acute injury, or it may be pain that has been around for months or years- what many call ‘chronic pain’ or ‘chronic intermittent pain’ if it is pain that comes and goes.
An incomplete list of what many people have visited Ryan for over the past decade includes:
- Sports injuries
- Neck, back, and joint pain, including disc injuries
- Postural back pain
- Muscle strains and spasms
- Nerve entrapments such as carpal tunnel and sciatica, and
- Headaches, migraine and jaw pain
If you are experiencing an ache or pain and are not sure if Ryan can help, feel free to give us a call and request a ‘call back’ from Ryan. He can have a brief chat with you about your concerns, and advise if his approach is most suitable.
How to make an appointment
To make an appointment with Ryan at our Bridge Street clinic (between George Street and Pitt Street) call clinic reception on 9252 2825. We’ll typically answer the phone between (7am and 6pm, Monday to Friday. If we don’t catch your call, please do leave a message and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can. Alternately, you can book online at anytime (select ‘Physiotherapy’ as the service, then select Ryan Dorahy).
What to expect at your first appointment
Your first appointment with Ryan will be about 30 minutes long. During this time he will discuss with you your medical history in relation to the reason for your visit, as well as other relevant information such as daily routines like office work or sports, which may be contributing factors.
Ryan will then carry out a number of movement based tests. These tests may include orthopaedic testing, a spinal examination, postural assessment, muscle testing, and neurological testing.
To carry out these tests it is often necessary for you to remove your outer layers of clothing, depending on which body part/s require assessment. You will never have to remove your underwear, and gowns and towelling are always available to cover areas that are not being assessed.
You will usually receive treatment on your first visit with Ryan unless it’s un-safe to do so.
Return and ongoing visits are usually 20-30 minutes long and offer treatment & periodic comparative assessments to work towards your goals.
Appointment times and fees
Ryan is typically available for appointments at our Bridge St clinic between:
Mondays and Wednesdays: 7:00am to 2:30pm
Tuesdays: 11:00am to 6:30pm
Thursdays: 3:00pm – 6:30pm
Friday: 7:00am to 6:30pm.
*Bookings are essential.
Your first appointment with Ryan is $160 (allow 30 mins)
Follow-up appointments with Ryan are $110 (allow 20-30 mins)
Payment methods available include Cash, VISA, MasterCard and AMEX.
Private health fund rebates are available at the time of payment via HICPAS for those with cover for Physiotherapy or Osteopathy.
How to make an appointment with Ryan Dorahy
To make an appointment please call our Bridge Street clinic reception on 9252 2825 (7am – 6pm, Monday to Friday) or alternately, you can book online (select ‘Physiotherapy’ as the service, then select Ryan Dorahy).