Asia Physio

Asia Physio, formerly Tokyo Physio, is a very good physiotherapy clinic that has been serving the foreign community since 2002. It’s run by Aussies Bevan and Vanessa Colless, both high level triathletes. They have a well trained staff of therapists. It’s on the expensive side, as they do not accept health insurance. Generally, the first visit, where they do a thorough analysis of your injury, costs ¥12,000 and subsequent visits ¥6,000 (approx.). However, you will be getting top quality diagnosis and advice, including email followups. They also have a very good English-speaking Japanese woman masseuse.
Services include “running biomechanical assessments” and “ergonomic consultations.”

Where: 104 Atrium Shirokane, 5-12-27 Shirokane, Minato-ku.
8 mins. walk from Hiroo station and 12 mins. from Ebisu.
Check the map on the website as it is not so easy to find the first time. (Bob: I always walk from Ebisu, passing some interesting shops and restaurants.)

Website: www.asiaphysio.com/tokyo/

Tel: 03-3443-6769 (reservation required)

National Health Insurance: No

Asia Physio also has branches in Singapore, Malaysia, Niseko, Hakuba, Nozawa, Myoko Kogen and Rusutsu.

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