Revive Joins Forces with Step Up For Parkinson’s

Revive Physio and Aqua Therapy Centre is pleased to announce a collaboration with Step Up for Parkinson’s, as the organisation introduces a new centre focusing on education and movement classes for individuals with Parkinson’s disease. The partnership highlights a shared commitment to improving the well-being and quality of life of those affected by Parkinson’s challenges in Malta.


Step Up for Parkinson’s recently inaugurated a centre dedicated to offering specialised care for its members. Revive, with its highly qualified team, serves as the physiotherapy arm, extending physio services to all members within a collaborative professional team. Thanks to the support of Step Up For Parkinson’s, the Revive team has undergone training by globally recognised experts from ParkinsonNET that ensures a patient-centred approach for effective assessment and management of spinal and extremity musculoskeletal disorders.


Marco Vella, Head of Physio at Revive Physio & Aquatic Centre, expressed: “Being part of AX Care, our team at Revive is experienced in providing treatments for various ailments affecting the elderly. As such, we understand the unique challenges faced by individuals with Parkinson’s. Believing strongly in the positive impact of physio and aqua therapy, our team is now better equipped to support these individuals and enhance their quality of life. We are committed to making a meaningful difference in the well-being of those dealing with Parkinson’s as well as their caregivers.”

Speaking about the benefits of this collaboration for its members, Alex Arena, Managing Director of Step Up for Parkinson’s, said: “From the outset, Step Up For Parkinson’s has made it its mission to educate the local community about the advantages of movement therapy for Parkinson’s, which include enhanced flexibility, improved balance, and heightened mood. Studies show a focus on movement and breathing can contribute significantly to a better quality of life for individuals facing Parkinson’s. This partnership with Revive broadens our treatment options, promising our members a more comprehensive approach so that they can enjoy the tangible benefits of movement therapy for an improved quality of life.”

Since opening in 2015, Revive Physio and Aqua Therapy Centre in Naxxar has become a trusted destination for quality treatment and care in Malta. The team of professional physiotherapists provide personalised treatments addressing various conditions. Housed in a state-of-the-art facility, Revive features an aqua therapy pool, ensuring access to advanced therapeutic options for those seeking effective and tailored healthcare solutions.

Whether you seek information, support, or personalised care, both Step Up for Parkinson’s and Revive Physio & Aqua Therapy Centre are here to assist you. Connect with Step Up for Parkinson’s through their website at Discover more about Revive’s specialised physio and aqua therapy services by visiting

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Revive and Depiro Sports Club Announce Three-Year Partnership

Revive Physio and Aqua Therapy Centre is pleased to announce a three-year partnership with Depiro Sports Club, extending until 2026. The collaboration focuses on enhancing the overall well-being and performance of athletes associated with Depiro Sports Club.

As part of this alliance, Revive will provide specialised services tailored to meet the unique needs of Depiro Sports Club’s athletes. These services include providing optimal sports injury rehabilitation, reducing injury occurrence, and promoting a holistic approach to sports injury management. The overall goal is to elevate athletic performance while contributing to the long-term well-being of all athletes. To encourage members to prioritise their health and fitness, special rates will be extended to all Depiro Sports Club members.

Marco Vella, Head of Physio at Revive, emphasised the shared mission of both organisations in prioritising the well-being of athletes: “Our mission is to collaborate closely with Depiro’s athletes on an individual basis, to better understand their unique needs to enhance their overall performance. This collaboration aligns with our ongoing commitment to educate the local sports community on the crucial role of professional physiotherapy in raising athletic standards in Malta.”

Since opening in 2015, Revive Physio and Aqua Therapy Centre in Naxxar has become a trusted destination for quality treatment and care in Malta. The centre is equipped with a team of highly qualified professionals dedicated to delivering personalised services to address various conditions. With a state-of-the-art rehabilitation gym, treatment rooms and aquatic therapy pool. Revive helps individuals achieve their physical goals with tailored exercise and treatment plans.

Discussing the collaboration, Ruben Baldacchino, CEO at Depiro Sports Club, shared: “Depiro has been a home for talented athletes in Malta for many years. We collaborate closely with athletes of all ages, from young kids to seasoned professionals. Every step of the way, our focus is on promoting a mindset that emphasises training, fitness, as well as education on well-being. This partnership with the skilled team at Revive ensures that our athletes enjoy access to the interventions they need as they strive to excel in the local sports scene.”

Regular updates on this latest collaboration will be shared through ReviveOur Services and Depiro Sports Club social media channels.

Exploring the Role of Physiotherapy

In the world of healthcare, physiotherapy stands out as a practical and impactful way to help individuals recover from injuries, manage chronic conditions, and improve their overall physical well-being. At the forefront of this approach in Naxxar is Revive Physio Centre, led by Marco Vella, our Head of Physiotherapy. Specialising in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and sports injury rehabilitation, Marco and his team are dedicated to bringing practical solutions to patients’ lives. With extensive experience and a commitment to continuous learning, Marco ensures that the physiotherapy team at Revive stays updated with the latest advancements in the field. Under his guidance, the team focuses on delivering personalised care tailored to the unique needs of each patient.

Understanding the Need for Physiotherapy:

Physiotherapy is more than just exercise routines; it involves a comprehensive approach to restoring and maintaining physical function and well-being. People may turn to a physiotherapist for various reasons, including post-surgery recovery, chronic pain management, rehabilitation of sports injuries, sports recovery, posture improvement, and addressing musculoskeletal conditions. The primary objective of physiotherapy is to enhance mobility, alleviate pain, and promote optimal physical function.

Practical Approaches to Rehabilitation:

Revive Physio Centre sets itself apart by adopting practical and innovative approaches to physiotherapy. Marco Vella’s leadership emphasises the integration of cutting-edge techniques and technologies to optimise rehabilitation outcomes. Whether it’s using advanced equipment, incorporating evidence-based practices, or customising rehabilitation programs, the team at Revive is dedicated to practical and effective solutions.

Benefits of Physiotherapy:

  1. Pain Management: Physiotherapy plays a crucial role in managing pain associated with various conditions, promoting natural healing, and reducing reliance on medications.
  2. Improved Mobility: Through targeted exercises and interventions, physiotherapy helps enhance joint flexibility and muscle strength, leading to improved mobility and functional independence.
  3. Preventive Care: Physiotherapy focuses on preventive care by identifying and addressing potential issues early on, helping individuals mitigate the risk of injuries and chronic conditions.
  4. Sports Injury Rehabilitation: Athletes benefit from physiotherapy in the recovery and rehabilitation process after sports-related injuries. The customised programs at Revive Physio Centre cater specifically to athletes, ensuring a safe return to peak performance.
  5. Sports Recovery: Group sports recovery sessions are designed to help reduce fatigue and improve future athletic performance. Our specialised equipment, including compression boots, contrast baths, and hydrotherapy pool will ensure optimal recovery and performance.
  6. Holistic Wellness: Physiotherapy takes a holistic approach to health, considering the interconnectedness of the body. This approach not only targets specific symptoms but also addresses underlying causes, promoting overall well-being.
  7. Rehabilitation After Injury or Surgery: Physiotherapy plays a vital role in the recovery process post-injury or surgery by designing tailored rehabilitation programs. These programs focus on restoring mobility, strength, and function, helping individuals regain their independence and quality of life.
  8. Prevention of Injuries: Physiotherapy emphasises proactive measures to identify and address potential risk factors for injuries. By implementing preventive exercises and strategies, individuals can reduce the likelihood of sustaining injuries, whether in daily activities or specific sports.
  9. Management of Chronic Conditions: Physiotherapy contributes to the ongoing management of chronic conditions by providing exercises and interventions that alleviate symptoms, improve functionality, and enhance the overall quality of life for individuals dealing with long-term health issues.
  10. Cardiovascular and Respiratory Health: Physiotherapy interventions extend to cardiovascular and respiratory health, incorporating exercises that enhance heart and lung function.
  11. Neurological Rehabilitation: Physiotherapy addresses neurological conditions by implementing specialised rehabilitation programs. These programs focus on improving motor skills, coordination, and overall function for individuals dealing with neurological disorders or injuries.
  12. Enhancement of Balance and Coordination: Physiotherapy interventions target balance and coordination, helping individuals improve their stability and spatial awareness. This is crucial for preventing falls, especially in older adults, and enhancing overall mobility.
  13. Education and Lifestyle Modification: Physiotherapists provide valuable education on proper body mechanics, ergonomics, and lifestyle modifications. This empowers individuals to make informed choices that contribute to their overall well-being, prevent injuries, and manage various health conditions more effectively.

Situated in Naxxar, Revive Physio Centre exemplifies the practical and positive impact of physiotherapy. Under the leadership of Marco Vella, the Head of Physiotherapy, the centre is dedicated to excellence, innovation, and personalised care. Whether individuals are recovering from surgery, managing chronic pain, or seeking to enhance sports performance, the team at Revive Physio Centre is committed to making a positive impact on patients’ lives. Physiotherapy is a practical journey towards improved vitality, guided by passion, expertise, and a commitment to the well-being of each individual.

Revive Announces New Collaboration with DanceHub Studio

Revive Physio Centre is excited to announce its latest collaboration with DanceHub Malta. As of October 2023, DanceHub has started offering a wide range of dance-related services within a newly refurbished and purposely designed dance studio at Revive Physiotherapy & Aquatic Centre in Naxxar.

Marco Vella, Head of Physio at Revive, who is also leading this new collaboration, said: “At Revive, we are very excited to have such a reputable Dance School offering their services within our newly launched studio. The physio team at Revive looks forward to supporting all Dance Hub dancers to ensure their well-being and optimal performance.

Founded by Director Lynne Salomone Reynaud, a recognised dance teacher, performer, choreographer, and practitioner, DanceHub is dedicated to nurturing those with a passion for exploring various forms of dance and movement in an inclusive and enjoyable setting. DanceHub offers a comprehensive learning experience, encompassing a wide array of dance disciplines and their related fields, with a focus on tailoring guidance to each learner’s individual needs and goals, while encouraging growth through consistent performances.

Together with her business partner and associate Michaela Micallef, the pair provide programmes which encourage mastery of technique, while also delving into alternatives to the conventional syllabus, thereby creating space for self-expression and creativity. Current class offerings include Creative Movement, Open Ballet, Lyrical Jazz, Contemporary, Commercial Dance, Introduction to Gymnastics, and Progressing Ballet Technique.

To learn more about DanceHub, visit

DanceHub Studio in Progress – September 2023

DanceHub Studio is Officially Open – October 2023