New Start Physiotherapy – Mount Evelyn

Expert Physiotherapy in Mount Evelyn


At New Start Physiotherapy we believe that full recovery is a result of a collaborative partnership between the practitioner and the individual.

We treat various musculoskeletal conditions as well as disorders of the vestibular system.

Achini Navaratna has over 12 years of experience as a physiotherapist.

She has worked in both acute and private practice settings. For the last 10 years, she has been working in private practice.

Achini has a special interest in treating patients with dizziness and balance disorders.

Whether it is your first experience with dizziness or you have been struggling with it for many years, we can help.

We understand the impact of dizziness and balance dysfunction can have on your life and our assessment and treatment are individualised to help you get the best results.

She is passionate about keeping up with professional development and the latest research to provide her clients with the latest evidence-backed treatment and management.

Where We Are Located

New Start Physiotherapy is conveniently located at:

4 York Road,
Mount Evelyn.

Ph: 0488 244 528

Our Opening Hours

Monday – 9:00am to 6:00pm

Tuesday – Closed

Wednesday – 10:00am to 6:00pm

Thursday – 10:00am to 2:00pm

Friday – 9:00am to 2:00pm

Saturday – 9:00am to 1:00pm

Sunday – Closed

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An early, accurate diagnosis and correct treatment plan can shorten your recovery!

Our Physiotherapy Services

Conditions We Treat


Back pain and neck pain – due to mechanical and postural dysfunction


Pelvic girdle pain – pre and post pregnancy


Neck pain including whiplash

Headaches and dizziness due to dysfunction of the cervical spine
Rehabilitation pre and post surgeries including:  

  •  shoulder surgery
  • knee and hip replacement surgeries
  • ankle reconstruction
  • spinal surgery
Joint conditions due to acute injuries
Degenerative conditions such as osteoarthritis
Tendon and Muscle injuries
Conditions of the vestibular system including:

  •  Benign proximal positional vertigo (BPPV)
  • Vestibular Neuritis – inflammation due to infection of the vestibular nerve resulting in vertigo and balance dysfunction
  • Labrynthitis- inflammation of the labyrinth and the cochlear nerve resulting in vertigo, dizziness and hearing loss
  • Vestibular Migraines – episodic dizziness and imbalance with or without a headache
  • Loss of balance due to MS, Parkinson’s disease and post stroke

Treatments We Offer

Manual therapy including – soft tissue release, joint mobilisations
Exercise rehabilitation – exercises that are specific for the presenting condition
Dry needling – stimulation of trigger points with fine filament needles trigger point dry needling reduces muscular pain and dysfunction
Postural correction using combination of exercise therapy, manual therapy and education

Vestibular Rehabilitation – carnalith repositioning including the Epley manoeuvre

VRT – Vestibular Rehabilitation Exercises – specific exercises designed to address dizziness, balance disorders, gaze instability, falls

4 York Road, Mount Evelyn.

New Start Physiotherapy

4 York Road,
Mt Evelyn.
Ph: 0488 244 528

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