What is an Occupational Therapist?

Occupational therapy enables people to get back into the physical activities that make up their regular day. That is if you have had a back or shoulder injury you might find that you can't play golf, lift boxes at work or even play around with your kids. An occupational therapist will give you specific and targeted exercises to strengthen your body and assists with back/shoulder pain. Our occupational therapists are conveniently located at our centre on Norton Street Leichhardt.

You will train in our rehabilitation studio in where there is plenty of on-street parking on Norton Street in Leichhardt.

Occupational Therapy treatments may help:

  • You recover from a workplace injury
  • Strengthen back and neck muscles
  • Alleviate back and neck pain
  • Headaches
  • Sciatica and referred pain syndromes
  • Scoliosis management
  • Exercise and injury rehabilitation prescription
  • Advice and reassurance

On the Spot Health Fund Claims for Occupational Therapy Treatments available:

(check your cover with your particular health fund as occupational rebates vary between health funds)

HICAPS available Chiro treatment rebate Leichhardt HICAPS accepted at Body Mind Central - chiro centre on Norton Street Leichhardt


Reasons people may want to visit our Occupational Therapists for back and neck pain

  • You want
    • To regain previous levels of physical strenght that you lost before your injury

Our Occupational Therapist's

  • Understand how difficult it might be to find a good Occupational Therapist in the Leichhardt  and Inner West area
  • Are good listeners and really  your needs and health goals
  • Are skilled at diagnosing musculoskeletal problems (we will refer to your GP and team of specialists if your problem is outside our scope of practice)

History of Body Mind Central – Leichhardt

  • We have served the local Leichhardt and Inner West area since 1999. Conveniently located for the Leichhardt, Lilyfield, Annandale, Balmain, Petersham, Marrickville, Haberfield and Sydney CBD communities.

















Abraham Tedjakusuma2
Abraham Tedjakusuma

Occupational Therapist for chronic pain conditions

Abe is a fun and passionate Occupational Therapist who graduated from the University of Sydney. He is a strong advocate of a multidisciplinary therapy team approach, having completed his Bachelor in Exercise and Health Science prior to obtaining his Masters in Occupational Therapy. Abe’s focus is on helping to improve the quality of life of both children and adults, through a client-centred approach to therapy. He has a strong interest in the neurodevelopmental challenges faced by children and their families, as well as musculoskeletal conditions effecting people’s day-to-day life. Abe aims to provide movement and brain-based therapy that is not only fun and engaging but helps children and adults to reach their full potential.

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