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sportsmed dance with Tango in new partnership

sportsmed is delighted to announce a new major partnership with Tango Netball Club for season 2018. Tango AMND and SADNA players, primary carers and coaches will receive ongoing medical support…

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sportsmed Surgeons now available at Broken Hill

sportsmed Orthopaedic Surgeons are now consulting and operating in regional New South Wales at the Broken Hill Base Hospital. Dr Justin Alexander and Dr Rob Wallace began visiting Broken Hill fortnightly in February…

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Dr Shahrokhi extends consult services to Morphett Vale

Our Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Shahram Shahrokhi will consult at sportsmed Morphett Vale on a fortnightly basis as of Friday, 15th June 2018. A sports orthopaedic specialist with a special interest in hip, knee and…

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Neuromuscular training key to controlling the risk of lower limb re-injury

Neuromuscular control training is the key to reducing the risk of lower limb re-injury rates for patients looking to complete a successful return to sport according to sportsmed Exercise Physiologist Matt…

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Renowned doctor joins Morphett Vale team

Renowned GP and Sports Doctor Dr Andy Ryan has joined sportsmed to provide medical services for the first time at our new Morphett Vale complex. Dr Ryan has consulted in Adelaide’s south for…

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Dr Leonello adds Goolwa to consulting locations

Our Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Domenic Leonello will begin consulting at the Goolwa Medical Centre on a monthly basis as of Monday, 14th May 2018. The addition of Goolwa extends Dr Leonello’s consulting services in…

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sportsmed and AUSC form major healthcare partnership

sportsmed is thrilled to form a new major healthcare partnership with the Adelaide University Soccer Club (AUSC) for the 2018 season. Spearheaded by sportsmed Orthopaedic Surgeon and former AUSC star Dr Shahram Shahrokhi,…

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sportsmed partner with Victor footy club

sportsmed is delighted to announce the formation of a new healthcare partnership with the Victor Harbor Football Club. Our team of orthopaedic surgeons currently consulting in Victor Harbor and Goolwa…

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Easter opening hours

We are pleased to advise that our Stepney Healthcare Hub will be open on Easter Saturday and Sunday. Our physiotherapy team will be available on Saturday 8:00am – 1:00pm before…

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Nutrition tips for Easter

Chocolate and hot cross buns are always in season, but now Easter is upon us the temptation to indulge increases! To help maintain your health and fitness during Easter and…

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Podiatry patients finding right fit at sportsmed

Finding the right footwear to comfortably fit the specifications of your feet can be a difficult and tedious task, especially if you have to accommodate for any medical conditions and…

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Southern locals treated to innovative new healthcare complex

SPORTSMED·SA will relocate services in the south of Adelaide to an innovative, new $11 million healthcare complex at Morphett Vale spearheaded by Health Partners. Our practitioners will shift from their…

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SPORTSMED·SA joins forces with Adelaide City

SPORTSMED·SA is excited to announce a new medical partnership with South Australia’s most successful football club, Adelaide City. Our practitioners will lend their expertise to the renowned local club for…

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GPs increase services at Stepney Hub

SPORTSMED·SA is delighted to announce the expansion of GP and general medical services for patients at our Stepney Healthcare Hub. Our general practitioners and sports doctors specialise in the prevention, treatment…

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Clinical protocols key to managing post-op pain

SPORTSMED·SA Hospital and Orthopaedic Surgeons have implemented a number of clinical protocols to manage and alleviate post-operative pain for patients following surgery. Pain management is a complex process and varies…

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10 ways to prevent back pain

With approximately 8 in 10 people affected, almost everybody has suffered from back pain at some point in their lives. It may even be troubling you right now or maybe…

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Job Available – Theatre Orderly – Perioperative Suite

An exciting opportunity now exists for a Theatre Orderly to join our Perioperative Department on a permanent part-time or full-time basis. Apply today!

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Christmas and New Year Opening Hours

SPORTSMED·SA would like to wish all our patients, friends and families a safe, healthy and happy festive period. May the holidays bring you joy, peace and happiness to last throughout…

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Job Available – Registered Nurses (Level 1) – Orthopaedic Ward

We are currently seeking highly-motivated Registered Nurses to support our hospital’s casual pool across all shifts. Apply today!

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Job Available – Registered Nurses – Perioperative Suite

We are seeking full-time or part-time Registered Nurses with experience in orthopaedic scrubbing, scout, anaesthetic and PACU to provide exceptional treatment and care to our patients. Apply here!

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Nutrition tips for Christmas

The holiday season is a great time to enjoy the social and cultural aspects food brings. However, it can be a challenging time too with the temptation of a greater…

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A guide to wrist arthroscopy

Arthroscopy of large joints such as the knee and shoulder is very common, however the use of the procedure to treat the wrist is a much more recent development with…

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Surgeon Spotlight – Dr Justin Alexander

Dr Justin Alexander is a Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand Surgeon at SPORTSMED·SA Hospital and Orthopaedics with consultations available at our Stepney Hub and Salisbury Plain.

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Do you play soccer? Physical screenings available at SPORTSMED·SA

Physical screenings for soccer players at all levels of competition are available at SPORTSMED·SA Stepney Healthcare Hub and Henley Beach with our Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist Victoria Piteo. A former…

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New Stepney clinic and branches closed for long weekend

SPORTSMED·SA wishes to advise that our new clinic at the Stepney Healthcare Hub and branch locations will be closed for the duration of the long weekend including next Monday’s public holiday.…

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SPORTSMED·SA Surgeon shares keyhole bunion expertise with global audience

SPORTSMED·SA Foot and Ankle Surgeon Dr James Clayton recently shared his expertise in keyhole bunion surgery to over 1,200 delegates at the International Federation of Foot and Ankle Societies Conference…

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Robotic Knee Surgery

SPORTSMED·SA Hospital and Orthopaedics offers patients access to the robotic NAVIO Surgical System for total and partial knee replacement surgery.

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SPORTSMED·SA open on weekends

Hurt or injured yourself on the weekend? SPORTSMED·SA Physiotherapists, Sports Doctors, Podiatrists, Massage Therapists and Exercise Physiologists are available to provide treatment at our Stepney Healthcare Hub.

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Free massage service at City to Bay

SPORTSMED·SA is providing free massages at the City to Bay for all participants following the event on Sunday, 17th September 2017! As a proud partner of South Australia’s iconic fun run,…

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Job Available – Clinical Nurse – Operating Theatre

We are seeking a senior Registered Nurse with experience in orthopaedic scrubbing, who wants to take that next step into a Clinical Nurse role with our hospital. The position is available on either a full-time or permanent part-time basis. Apply here!

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Fundraise for scosa with Entertainment membership

Help support our charity partner scosa, who provide services and support for people living with disabilities in South Australia, by purchasing a new Entertainment™ membership for 2017/18! Entertainment memberships, now available both…

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Job Available – Registered Nurses (Level 1) – Orthopaedic Ward – Casual

We are currently seeking highly-motivated Registered Nurses for our hospital’s night duty casual team.

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Body and Mind Wellbeing Program continues to delight scosa members

Participants of scosa’s Body and Mind Wellbeing Program recently celebrated completing their first semester of creative arts courses for 2017. The program, which was founded in 2016, offers South Australians…

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ACL injury crisis threatens women’s participation in Aussie Rules

As female participation in Australian Rules Football continues to soar, the popular code faces a potential ACL injury crisis at all levels of the game warns SPORTSMED·SA Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Matthew…

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Sports Massage for soft tissue injury

Soft tissue is the collective term commonly used to refer to the ‘softer’ materials of the external parts of the body that exclude bones and joints. Your body consists of…

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ISAKOS Congress 2017

A number of our Orthopaedic Surgeons recently attended the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS) Congress in Shanghai, China. Dr Matthew Hutchinson, Dr Greg Keene…

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Practitioner Profile – Matt Muir

Matt is an Exercise Physiologist at SPORTSMED·SA specialising in a variety of health and exercise options.

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SPORTSMED·SA welcomes new Orthopaedic Surgeon

SPORTSMED·SA is pleased to announce the addition of new Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Justin Alexander to our team. Dr Alexander is a Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand Specialist, who will commence…

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Job Available – Physiotherapist

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Physiotherapist to join the SPORTSMED·SA team at our Stepney and Morphett Vale locations. Apply here!

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Job Available – Night Duty Coordinator, Orthopaedic Ward

We are currently seeking a highly-motivated individual to join the SPORTSMED SA Hospital team as our part-time Night Duty Coordinator. The Night Duty Coordinator is responsible for managing the Hospital after hours and is pivotal to its daily operation.

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Weekend services to consult in hospital on Sunday

SPORTSMED·SA wishes to advise that all weekend services at Stepney will consult from within our onsite hospital on Sunday, 2nd July 2017 due to the temporary closure of our clinic. The clinic…

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SPORTSMED·SA Surgeon guides industry into era of robotics

SPORTSMED·SA Hip and Knee Surgeon Dr Tony Spriggins recently shared his expertise and experience in robotic knee surgery by chairing a masterclass for Orthopaedic Surgeons at decorated Australian public teaching…

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Job Available – Catering Assistant

We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Catering Assistant to join our catering team at SPORTSMED·SA. This position is responsible for the distribution and collection of customer menus, delivery of food and beverage, and basic food preparation.

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Job Available – Executive Assistant

We are seeking an experienced Executive Assistant with demonstrated experience and skills in providing administrative and project support to the Board, CEO and Executive Management Team.

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SPORTSMED·SA Surgeon to consult in Port Lincoln

SPORTSMED·SA is delighted to announce that our Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Roger Paterson will commence consulting in Port Lincoln as of May 2017. Dr Paterson will consult from the Mortlock Clinic…

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Job Available – Perioperative Coordinator

We are seeking a motivated and innovative Registered Nurse with Perioperative experience to manage the hospital suite across five operating theatres, …

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Job Available – Orthopaedic Scrub, Scout and Anaesthetic Nurses

We are currently seeking Registered Nurses, preferably with experience in scrubbing, scouting or anaesthetics to join a busy and dynamic Perioperative …

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Physio and Podiatry now open on weekends

SPORTSMED·SA Physiotherapy and Podiatry are now open on weekends at our Stepney Clinic to better service and accommodate our patients. Physiotherapy consult from 8:00am – 4:00pm on Saturday, while appointments…

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NUTRITION TIPS FOR EASTER

Chocolate and hot cross buns are always in season, but now Easter is upon us the temptation to indulge increases! To help maintain your health and performance during Easter and…

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ENTERTAINMENT FUNDRAISER FOR SCOSA

Help support our charity partner, scosa, who provide services and support for people living with disabilities in South Australia, by purchasing a new Entertainment™ membership for 2017/18! Entertainment memberships, now available…

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