Sarah is a Physiotherapist and Yoga Teacher who is dedicated to helping people move, feel, and live better.
Having spent the last tens years working in the health and wellness sector, Sarah has facilitated hundreds of yoga and meditation retreats and taught anatomy and physiology on yoga teacher trainings both in Australia and Overseas.
Sarah completed her Bachelor of Physiotherapy from Charles Sturt University after being inspired to learn more about the body to assist her students.
Sarah provides a holistic approach in her delivery of client-centered care, utilising education, manual therapy & patient-specific exercise prescription to achieve the best possible outcomes for her clients. Sarah is passionate about the benefits of healthy movement on a person’s physical and mental health and aims to support her clients to live a happy and healthy life whilst achieving their goals.
Sarah has experience working with people who are returning back from injury, managing acute or chronic conditions, and those wanting to take their training to the next level!
Sarah is a registered practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA).
Sarah is available at Quay Health Monday through Friday. Call (02) 9252 2825 to make an appointment. Or book online.
When to visit Sarah
As a Physiotherapist, most people visit Sarah when they are experiencing pain in the muscles or joints, or nerve pain. The pain may an acute injury such as a fall at home, a workplace accident or sporting injury, or it may be pain that has been there for a long time- what many call ‘chronic pain’ or ‘chronic intermittent pain’ if it comes and goes.
An incomplete list of what many people have visited Sarah for over the past decade includes:
- Neck, back, and joint pain, including disc injuries
- Postural back pain
- Muscle strains and spasms
- Nerve entrapments such as carpal tunnel and sciatica
- Headaches, migraine and jaw pain
- Running injuries and injury prevention as well as
- Sporting injuries
If you are experiencing an ache or pain and are not sure if Sarah can help, feel free to give us a call and request a ‘call back’ from Sarah her approach is most suitable.
How to make an appointment
To make an appointment with Sarah 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 7pm, 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 Sarah Loveband).
What to expect at your first appointment
Your first appointment with Sarah will be about 45 minutes. During this time Sarah 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.
Sarah 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 Sarah 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
Sarah is typically available for appointments at our Bridge St clinic between 7am and 6pm, Monday to Friday. Bookings are essential.
- Allow 30 minutes for your first appointment. This will cost $160.
- Allow 20-30 minutes for follow-up appointments. These will cost $110.
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.
*Bupa Member? Our Physiotherapists are Bupa Members First Providers: call us for more information.
How to make an appointment with Sarah Loveband
To make an appointment please call our Bridge Street clinic reception on 9252 2825 (7am – 7pm, Monday to Friday) or alternately, you can book online (select ‘Physiotherapy’ as the service, then select Sarah Loveband.