Clinical Outcomes • Communication • Customer Service
WHERE WE BEGAN
Kirrily Careedy moved to Bendigo in 2006, after working in Adelaide and Melbourne for some years. She looked to escape the city life and to provide her young children with the same benefits of a country upbringing that she had enjoyed herself in Broken Hill.
While working at Bendigo Health Care, Kirrily also established the first Clinical Pilates based physiotherapy service in Bendigo – Clinical Pilates Bendigo. While the initial intention was never for this to be more than a hobby, Kirrily’s approach to injury rehab quickly established a reputation for results and demand grew rapidly. Clinical Pilates Bendigo initially operated from rooms on McIvor Rd and Somerville street, but consolidated into a stand- alone physiotherapy practice in Hargreaves street in August 2008.
A new premises, new staff and a new service offering required a new name – Control Centre Health.
WHY “CONTROL CENTRE”?
Not surprisingly, we are asked this all the time!
The origins of this practice were as a specialist Clinical Pilates service to other therapy practices. Although Clinical Pilates has diversified significantly over the past two decades, the original focus of this method was on core stability ie controlling the movement of the lower back and pelvis, an area sometimes referred to as your “centre”.
For us the name has many other connotations as well:
- there’s nothing like pain and persistent or recurrent dysfunction for you to feel like control of your life is something you really don’t have! We delight in the opportunity to work with people in exactly this situation, reducing the impact of your pain and putting you back in control.
- In any operation/facility, the control centre is where you go to check on how systems are working and to get specific and relevant information. A visit to the control centre in any organisation can help you to narrow down a problem to the exact source, giving you a clear direction in what you need to do next. If we don’t have the information you need, we will help you to find someone who does.
- In scientific terms, a “control” is the standard against which other outcomes are measured. Through consistent and reliable performance in all that we do, we aim to set the standard in health care.