sportsmed COVID-19 update

COVID-19 mask signage

Our clinics are open. If you have any queries about your upcoming appointment or surgery, please contact us on 08 8130 1222 during business hours.

Easter Recipe: Wholemeal Hot Cross Buns

hot cross buns

The Easter long weekend is a great time to relax and enjoy time with friends and family. As always, we’re spoilt with endless amounts of delicious Easter treats! For some people this may bring up feelings of anxiety about having to ‘control’ what they eat. So instead of feeling guilty about possibly eating more chocolate than usual, let’s give ourselves permission to embrace the celebrations and remember that it’s completely normal to enjoy different types and amounts of food at different stages of the year!

West Adelaide Football Club

sportsmed is proudly continuing its 13 year relationship with The West Adelaide Football Club. Find out more about it here!

Why should you incorporate recovery runs in your training?

In recent years, there has been considerable controversy in Australia regarding surgery for degenerative tears of the medial meniscus. Critics cite epidemiological studies to support their view that such surgery is of no benefit and in many cases probably harmful (Buchbinder,R and Harris,I, Editorial, Medical Journal of Australia;197:364-5, 2012). And yet, knee surgeons continue to perform large numbers of partial meniscectomies in active people over the age of 40, adamant that in most cases patients are much better off than if the surgery had not been carried out.

Keeping the bugs away from your training

In recent years, there has been considerable controversy in Australia regarding surgery for degenerative tears of the medial meniscus. Critics cite epidemiological studies to support their view that such surgery is of no benefit and in many cases probably harmful (Buchbinder,R and Harris,I, Editorial, Medical Journal of Australia;197:364-5, 2012). And yet, knee surgeons continue to perform large numbers of partial meniscectomies in active people over the age of 40, adamant that in most cases patients are much better off than if the surgery had not been carried out.

Warm up stretches, hints and tips to help you perform at your best this city-bay

In recent years, there has been considerable controversy in Australia regarding surgery for degenerative tears of the medial meniscus. Critics cite epidemiological studies to support their view that such surgery is of no benefit and in many cases probably harmful (Buchbinder,R and Harris,I, Editorial, Medical Journal of Australia;197:364-5, 2012). And yet, knee surgeons continue to perform large numbers of partial meniscectomies in active people over the age of 40, adamant that in most cases patients are much better off than if the surgery had not been carried out.

Feet first into your training

In recent years, there has been considerable controversy in Australia regarding surgery for degenerative tears of the medial meniscus. Critics cite epidemiological studies to support their view that such surgery is of no benefit and in many cases probably harmful (Buchbinder,R and Harris,I, Editorial, Medical Journal of Australia;197:364-5, 2012). And yet, knee surgeons continue to perform large numbers of partial meniscectomies in active people over the age of 40, adamant that in most cases patients are much better off than if the surgery had not been carried out.

Kickstart your training for city-bay 2021

In recent years, there has been considerable controversy in Australia regarding surgery for degenerative tears of the medial meniscus. Critics cite epidemiological studies to support their view that such surgery is of no benefit and in many cases probably harmful (Buchbinder,R and Harris,I, Editorial, Medical Journal of Australia;197:364-5, 2012). And yet, knee surgeons continue to perform large numbers of partial meniscectomies in active people over the age of 40, adamant that in most cases patients are much better off than if the surgery had not been carried out.

PRP injections

Platelet-rich plasma

Platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections are available at our Stepney Healthcare Hub with our Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Shahram Shahrokhi and team of doctors.

DolorClast radial shockwave therapy

DolorClast Shockwave Therapy

sportsmed was the first healthcare provider in South Australia to offer patients access to DolorClast radial shockwave therapy – a world-class, safe and non-invasive treatment for soft tissue conditions.

sportsmed podiatry introduce new AxIT system

AxIT

The AxIT system is a series of devices that identifies our patients’ lower body strength, measures imbalances, tracks progression and monitors improvements over time, in order to work towards personalised rehab goals.

Avoid dehydration and heat illness when temperatures soar

Dehydration and heat illness

When the body’s heat production is greater than the body’s heat loss through sweating and other mechanisms, the body temperature rises and in turn leads to the onset of heat illness. Heat illness can range from mild fatigue and cramps, through the life threatening heatstroke.