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30 YEARS OF LEADING-EDGE HEALTHCARE

sportsmed is poised to meet growing demand as it celebrates 30 years since opening as Australia’s first purpose-built orthopaedic hospital at Stepney. It’s been a natural evolution from our origins…

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Job Available – Physiotherapist Henley Beach

An exciting opportunity has become available for an enthusiastic and committed physiotherapist to join our team at Henley Beach. Apply today!

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Foot and ankle team welcomes new podiatrist

We are pleased to welcome new Podiatrist Jarrod Hales to our foot and ankle team at sportsmed. Jarrod joined our team in April and consults at our Stepney Healthcare Hub,…

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Job Available – Theatre Coordinator

We are seeking a senior Registered Nurse with experience in the perioperative environment to manage our theatres, CSSD and recovery areas. Apply today!

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Job Available – Communications Coordinator

An exciting opportunity has become available for a talented Communications Coordinator to join our team. Apply today!

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New podiatrist joins foot and ankle team

We are pleased to welcome our new Podiatrist Bryce Woolard to the foot and ankle team at sportsmed. Bryce joined our team in March and consults at our Morphett Vale…

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Job Available – Practice Support Officer (Orthopaedics)

We are seeking a highly-motivated and passionate practice support officer to join our orthopaedic team on a full-time basis. Apply today!

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Job Available – Remedial Massage Therapist

An exciting opportunity has become available for an enthusiastic and motivated remedial massage therapist to join our team at our Stepney Healthcare Hub and Morphett Vale locations. Apply today!

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Job Available – Physiotherapist

An exciting opportunity has become available for an enthusiastic and committed physiotherapist to join our team at our Stepney Healthcare Hub and Morphett Vale locations. Apply today!

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Hi-tech students facing a real pain in the neck

With university now in full swing, students will be hunched over electronic devices studying for considerable periods of time, increasing their risk of neck, shoulder and back issues. Our Physiotherapist…

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sportsmed takes hands-on approach to hygiene with state-of-the-art tech

We are proud to be the first hospital in the nation to use BioVigil’s revolutionary proprietary sensing technology for hand hygiene to protect against and reduce the risk of healthcare-acquired…

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Avoid dehydration and heat illness as temperatures soar

With temperatures set to reach as high as 40 degrees this week, it is essential for the human body to stay hydrated and maintain a fairly constant temperature. Our Sports Doctor…

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Job Available – Practice Manager

An exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced Practice Manager to lead our orthopaedic team located at our Stepney Healthcare Hub. Apply today!

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Job Available – Work, Health and Safety Manager

An opportunity has become available for an experienced Work, Health and Safety Manager to cover a 12-month parental leave position. Apply today!

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Job Available – Personal Assistant – Orthopaedics

We are seeking an experienced Personal Assistant to provide high level administration support to our patients and team of orthopaedic surgeons at our Stepney Healthcare Hub. Apply today!

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Dr Alexander extends consult services to hills region

We pleased to announce that our Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand Surgeon Dr Justin Alexander is now consulting in Mt Barker at Summit Health Centre. Dr Alexander began visiting Mt…

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New foot and ankle surgeon joins sportsmed

We are delighted to welcome our new Foot and Ankle Surgeon Dr Anthony Nguyen to sportsmed. Dr Nguyen joined our team in December 2018 and will be based at our…

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Dr Bauze adds Morphett Vale to consulting locations

Our Hip and Knee Surgeon Dr Adrian Bauze has added Morphett Vale to his consulting locations with appointments available every fortnight on a Wednesday morning. With extensive experience in hip…

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Keep your festive season indulgence merry and light

‘Tis the season to eat, drink and be merry, but it doesn’t have to mean blowing your diet and forgetting about health and fitness, says our Dietitian Olivia Warnes. In…

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Job Available – Orthopaedic Office Coordinator Darwin

We are seeking an experienced Officer Coordinator to provide high level support to our patients and team of orthopaedic surgeons in Darwin on a 12-month fixed-term contract. Apply today!

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sportsmed ranked nation’s no.1 hospital by Medibank members

Our hospital has received the best overall score in the nation and a 100% patient recommendation rating from Medibank members in a recent patient experience survey. The results were recorded…

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Job Available – Practice Relief Officer

We are a seeking highly-motivated and passionate practice relief officer to join our orthopaedic team on a full or part-time basis. Apply today!

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

We are seeking highly-motivated registered nurses to support our hospital’s casual pool across early, late and night shifts. Apply today!

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sportsmed surgeon becomes new AOA President

We wish to congratulate our Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr David Martin, who is set to become the new President of the Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA) this month. Dr Martin’s new role…

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Job Available – CSSD Technician

We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced instrument technician to join our team. Apply today!

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sportsmed unveil new patient 4K camera tech

sportsmed is proud to be the first hospital in South Australia to implement Arthrex’s 4K ultra high-definition camera technology that can help improve patient outcomes and quality of surgery. The…

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Post-event massage helps promote recovery

Following a big run such as the City-Bay, massage can help assist in your recovery and restore function to injured soft tissue (muscles, tendons and ligaments). A good recovery may…

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Free massages at City-Bay

We are providing free massages at the City-Bay for all participants on Sunday, 16th September 2018. As a proud partner of South Australia’s iconic fun run, we will be on…

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Experienced podiatrist now visiting Normanville

Our Podiatrist Kristian De Pasquale is now consulting every Thursday in Normanville at The Chiropractic Works. Kristian began visiting the coastal town in August and offers a range of management…

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Recovery and Anaesthetic Nurses

We are seeking part-time and casual registered nurses with experience in recovery and anaesthetics for orthopaedic surgery, to join our team. Apply here!

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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

Our 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 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 the past nine…

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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 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

We are delighted to announce the expansion of GP and general medical services for patients at our Stepney Healthcare Hub. Our doctors have a special interest in sports medicine and general…

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Clinical protocols key to managing post-op pain

Our 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

We 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 – 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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