Kabi Mani


M.HS (Health Service Mgt), Grad. Cert. Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, B. Phty.

Kabi Mani completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Physiotherapy in 1998. In 2004, he completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy (Adelaide) and completed a Masters in Health Science, with particular interest in Health Service Management in 2005.

He has a wealth of knowledge of work injuries, clinical reasoning, chronic pain management; evidence based practice from recent literature, manual therapy and latest up to date research on musculoskeletal injuries which can be strategically used to facilitate positive outcomes.

Occupational Physiotherapy 

Combining his extensive clinical knowledge and the ability to manage and deliver an effective rehabilitation/injury management program, Kabi works as a Physiotherapist and Injury Management Advisor in the field of Workcover Australia and Motor Vehicle Accident injuries [MVA].  

Kabi has been instrumental in the coordination of the Return to Work Program for injured workers in Australia.  In recognition of Kabi’s excellence, he was nominated for the Health and Rehabilitation Achievement Award 2010 and also in 2011 (South Australia), by WorkCover SA.

Kabi is a certified Occupational Health and Safety Consultant and also certified Trainer and Assessor.  

He has also worked as a Functional Capacity Evaluation Provider [Pre-employment Assessor] and Early Intervention Specialist, which successfully helped companies to reduce high rates of workplace injury. 

Clinical Physiotherapy 

Over the last few years, Kabi has successfully treated hundreds of musculoskeletal injury clients through Maitland, McKenzie, Mulligan, Dry Needling and Pilates Principles of treatment. By combining his extensive clinical experience and his problem-solving approach, Kabi has produced great outcomes for patients with acute and chronic injuries. Kabi has been involved in several in-house professional development seminars and workshops for Physiotherapists in the areas of spinal manipulation, lower back, shoulder, hip, knee and ankle injuries.

Sports Physiotherapy

Kabi has a keen interest in Sports Physiotherapy as well as Community Physiotherapy. He has extensive experience in the sports arena including roles as Physiotherapist for Salisbury Inter Soccer Club, Sports Development Authority of Tamil Nadu (SDAT), Tamil Nadu Hockey and MA Hawk Soccer Club.

Conditions Treated

Sports Injuries

  • Ankle Sprain
  • Shin Splints
  • Achilles Tendonitis/ Tendinosis
  • Knee Ligament Injuries and Post-Operative Rehabilitation Injuries
  • Hamstring Strains and Rehabilitation
  • Hip and Groin Pain
  • Calf Strain
  • Tennis Elbow / Golfer’s Elbow
  • Muscle Strain
  • Ligament Sprains
  • ITB Syndrome
  • Patellar Tendinopathy
  • Shoulder Rotator Cuff Injury / Impingement

Work Related and Common Injuries

  • Neck Pain
  • Thoracic Pain
  • Low Back Pain [acute and chronic]
  • Sciatica
  • Tension Headaches
  • Hip and Shoulder Bursitis
  • Arthritic Pain
  • Jaw Pain
  • Pelvic Dysfunction
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Shoulder Rotator Cuff Injury / Impingement
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Muscular Strains/Ligament Sprains
  • Foot and Ankle Pain and Dysfunction

Services Provided


  • Joint Manipulation and Mobilization
  • Dry Needling
  • Soft and Deep Tissue Mobilization [remedial massage]
  • Myofascial and Trigger Point Therapy
  • Stretching and Neural Mobilization
  • Postural Correction and Endurance Muscle Training
  • Strapping /Sports Taping
  • Electrotherapy

Occupational and MVA

  • Injury Management Advisor
  • Early Intervention Specialist
  • Work Cover and Functional Rehabilitation
  • Job Analysis/ Work site/ Ergonomic Assessments
  • Manual Handling Training
  • Graduated Return to Work Schedule