About Us

Welcome to Proactive Physiotherapy Cairns 

Looking to achieve better, faster and longer lasting relief from pain?

Established in 1989, Proactive Physiotherapy Cairns has grown to become the leading physiotherapy and healthcare clinic in the North Queensland region.

Our highly qualified, experienced and caring team of physiotherapists, administration and customer support staff and massage therapists are here to help you with a wide range of pain conditions, as well as rehabilitation treatments for all kinds of spinal injuries and sports injures.
We offer a most comprehensive and effective range of exercise rehabilitation programs, including BOUNCE Back Spinal Strength and Rehabilitation exercises, PUSH Spinal Treatment program and Clinical Functional Exercise Classes.

Our specialised physiotherapy services and clinics

Spinal rehabilitation – Proactive Physiothepy’s Julie Faulks is one of Australia’s top spinal experts and we offer complete spinal rehabilitation capabilities.

Women’s health – we have two specialist women’s health physiotherapists on staff and are leaders in women’s health and prenatal and postnatal conditions in Queensland.

Pelvic Health – our Cairns Pelvic Health Clinic is a centre of excellence for all women’s pelvic health and men’s pelvic health and continence problems in the Cairns area.

Headaches and migraines – Our Watson Headache Institute trained instructors, including Julie Faulks (Cairns’ only Level 3 Watson Headache practitioner) run our specialty Cairns Headache and Migraine Clinic 

TMJ (jaw) conditions – we are the only clinic in the region which is known for specialist TMJ (jaw) conditions and we work closely with local dentists.

 ✔ Actively Ageing Program – we are the only physiotherapy clinic in Cairns who offers an Actively Ageing Program.

pain performance model
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Servicing Cairns and the surrounding region

We provide expert physiotherapy services to the following suburbs in Cairns, Queensland.

  • Aeroglen
  • Aloomba
  • Babinda
  • Bayview Heights
  • Bentley Park
  • Bloomfield
  • Bramston Beach
  • Brinsmead
  • Buchan Point
  • Bungalow
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Central
  • Cairns City
  • Cairns North
  • Cape Tribulation
  • Caravonica
  • Cassowary
  • Centenary Park
  • Clifton Beach
  • Cooya Beach
  • Cow Bay
  • Craiglie
  • Crystal Cascades
  • Daintree
  • Deeral
  • Double Island
  • Earlville
  • Edge Hill
  • Edmonton
  • Ellis Beach
  • Fishery Falls
  • Fitzroy Island
  • Four Mile Beach
  • Freshwater
  • Goldsborough
  • Gordonvale
  • Green Island
  • Holloways Beach
  • Kamerunga
  • Kanimbla
  • Kewarra Beach
  • Kuranda
  • Lake Placid
  • Little Mulgrave
  • Machans Beach
  • Manoora
  • Manunda
  • Meringa
  • Miallo
  • Miriwinni
  • Mooroobool
  • Mossman
  • Mount Sheridan
  • Newell
  • Oak Beach
  • Palm Cove
  • Parramatta Park
  • Port Douglas
  • Portsmith
  • Redlynch
  • Smithfield
  • Smithfield Heights
  • Stratford
  • Thornton Beach
  • Trinity Beach
  • Trinity East
  • Trinity Park
  • Wangetti
  • Westcourt
  • White Rock
  • Whitfield
  • Wonga
  • Woree
  • Wujal Wujal
  • Yorkeys Knob