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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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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

We wish 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…

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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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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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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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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 Surgeon guides industry into era of robotics

Our 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 – 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 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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NEW BUILDING QUICKLY TAKING SHAPE

Expansion of our Stepney site and facilities remains on schedule for completion in early July. Framework for the new clinic building, which is set to feature state-of-the-art consulting rooms, a…

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Practitioner Profile – Dr Damian Newberry

Dr Newberry is a doctor at sportsmed specialising in a variety of sports medicine and general practice treatments and services.

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SURGEON SPOTLIGHT – DR TONY SPRIGGINS

Dr Tony Spriggins is a Hip and Knee Surgeon at SPORTSMED·SA Hospital and Orthopaedics.

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New psychology services available at sportsmed

Sports, performance, exercise and general psychology services are available at our Stepney Healthcare Hub with Consultant Psychologist Geof Boylan-Marsland. Considered one of South Australia’s leading psychologists, Geof has more than…

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SA becomes global innovator in surgeon education

sportsmed will revolutionise education for foot and ankle surgeons when our hospital hosts a series of ground-breaking training programs not offered anywhere else in the world this year. Doctors studying…

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KNEECAP (PATELLA) DISLOCATION IN YOUNG TEENAGERS

The best treatment for acute and recurrent patella dislocation has been evolving quite rapidly, particularly over the last two decades. Gone are the days when a simple arthroscopic lateral release…

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WEEKEND CAR PARK CONSTRUCTION AND LIMITATIONS

Following excavation works to start the new year the expansion of our Stepney site remains on schedule for completion in early July. Earlier this month the site levels were compacted…

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SURGICAL REMOVAL OF TORN MENISCUS OVER THE AGE OF 40

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…

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Women’s Health Services now available at SPORTSMED·SA

Women’s health services including Continence and Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy is available at SPORTSMED·SA Stepney and Morphett Vale.

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MAIN ENTRANCE TEMPORARILY CLOSED

SPORTMED·SA wishes to advise that the main entrance from Payneham Road to our Stepney clinic and orthopaedic hospital will be temporarily closed from Monday, 3rd January 2017 for approximately 10-12…

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sportsmed orthopaedic surgeons relocate in the north

sportsmed orthopaedic surgeons have relocated services in the northern suburbs of metropolitan Adelaide to Salisbury Plain. Our specialist surgeons now consult at Northcare Physio located at 192 Park Terrace, Salisbury…

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Pioneering 3D technology for hip patients

Patients requiring a hip arthroscopy now have access to an innovative 3D program at sportsmed Hospital and Orthopaedics. The Dyonics Plan is a pioneering piece of software developed by Australian…

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SPORTSMED·SA SURGEON PART OF GLOBAL FIRST FOR ORTHOPAEDIC HEALTHCARE

Over 50 successful surgeries were broadcast live in a global first for orthopaedic healthcare at a recent international education summit held in New Delhi, India. The three-day summit, which is…

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Which robot is best for a joint replacement?

Robot technology in hip and knee replacement surgery has created a lot of interest in Adelaide this year. There are two types of systems available or in development – large…

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CONSTRUCTION DISRUPTIONS TO PATIENTS

SPORTMED·SA has commenced construction work to expand our Stepney site and develop a state-of-the-art healthcare hub for patients. We wish to advise our patients and visitors that as a result…

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VIRGINIA HICKEY JOINS SPORTSMED·SA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Ms Virginia Hickey, corporate governance specialist, lawyer and company director, has been appointed to the Board of SPORTSMED·SA. Currently Director of @ The Board Table, Ms Hickey is a highly…

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Returning to sport after ACL injury

Dr Shahram Shahrokhi Orthopaedic Sports Specialist Knee, Hip and Shoulder Surgeon The desire to return to the pre-injury level of sports participation, particularly in sports involving cutting, pivoting, and jumping…

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SPORTSMED·SA PODIATRY EARNS MAJOR ACCREDITATION

SPORTSMED·SA has become the first multidisciplinary healthcare provider in South Australia to receive accreditation against national standards from Quality Innovation Performance (QIP), after our Podiatry team was recognised for their quality and…

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sportsmed increase services in Mildura

We are delighted to announce the extension of our orthopaedic consultation and treatment services in Mildura for local patients. Our Orthopaedic Surgeons previously visited Mildura in a limited capacity, but…

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AFL Grand Final BBQ – 5 healthy food alternatives

With reigning back-to-back premiers Hawthorn and the high-flying West Coast Eagles ready to clash in Saturday’s blockbuster AFL Grand Final, many footy fans will be getting ready to dust off…

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