Physiotherapy

Our highly trained and experienced physiotherapists offer an array of services to help you feel your best. Physiotherapy can help reduce stiffness and pain, increase mobility and improve quality of life.
Sportsmed

About Physiotherapy

We provide a hands-on, exercise and evidence-based practice, utilising a range of techniques including:

  • Stretching
  • Manipulation
  • Mobilisation
  • Exercise prescription
  • Continence and pelvic floor
  • Physiotherapy
  • Advice for lifestyle, sport and work
  • Dry needling
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Gym-based rehabilitation.

We have all your dance and performance injury management needs covered across two practices with multiple practitioners who are focused on the treatment and prevention of performers’ injuries.

GLA:D™, or Good Life with Arthritis: Denmark, is an education and exercise program developed by researchers in Denmark for people with hip or knee osteoarthritis symptoms.

Hydrotherapy (hydro) or aquatic physiotherapy is an active, evidence-based physical therapy aimed at treating a variety of musculoskeletal and orthopaedic conditions. .

Onero™ is a safe, supervised, bone targeted resistance and impact exercise program targeted at women and men with known osteopenia or osteoporosis with a risk of osteoporotic fracture.

Our physiotherapist’s offer women’s health physiotherapy services with a special interest in pregnancy, postnatal and pelvic floor physiotherapy care.

Additional Services

Bike fitting is the art of assessing a cyclist’s individual needs and setting their bike up to harmonise this relationship.

Clinical Rehab at sportsmed utilises the principles of Pilates and other evidence-based exercises to condition your body.

We offer a wide variety of health and exercise options promoting health, fitness and general wellbeing to all patients, regardless of physical ability or age.

Gym

With three boutique gyms, we offer members a friendly gym environment that is never too crowded or intimidating.

Our highly trained and experienced massage therapists provide the highest level of care whether it is for personal wellbeing, rehabilitation or to enhance sports performance.

Service Location

  • Stepney Healthcare Hub
  • Blackwood
  • Henley Beach
  • Morphett Vale
  • Mitcham

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Adelaide Hydrotherapy, 111a Welland Avenue, Welland SA 5007

Overview

Our physiotherapists Nicola Glen, Jenny Roberts and Tenille Schammer offer hydrotherapy sessions weekly at Adelaide Hydrotherapy, Welland.

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Mitcham Rehab 9 Princes Road, Kingswood SA 5062

Overview

Our APA Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist Anita Bruce and Podiatrists Carlie Altmann and Jarrod Hales are available weekly at Mitcham Rehab.

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sportsmed 59 Ocean Street Victor Harbor SA 5211

Overview

Our orthopaedic surgeons provide regular consultation services at Victor Harbor. The surgeon currently consulting in Victor Harbor is Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist & Hand Surgeon Dr Domenic Leonello. Dr Leonello has extensive experience in providing our patients with the best possible orthopaedic care and treatment, with a focus on long-term outcomes.

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St Agnes Specialist Centre 1251 North East Road Ridgehaven SA 5097

Overview

Our Hip and Knee Surgeon Dr Adrian Bauze consults weekly at the St Agnes Specialist Centre. Dr Bauze specialises in preventative care, treatment and rehabilitation for a range of ailments, injuries and conditions including bone, joint, muscle, ligament, tendon, nerve and arthritis pain of the hip and knee.

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Northcare Physio 192 Park Terrace Salisbury Plain SA 5109

Overview

Our Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Adrian Bauze consults at Northcare Physio in Salisbury Plain every Wednesday with appointments available for urgent enquiries. Dr Bauze is a hip and knee specialist.

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The Chiropractic Works 4/48 Main Road Normanville SA 5204

Overview

Our Podiatrist Ambrose Willoughby is available weekly at The Chiropractic Works in Normanville. Ambrose consults every Monday and Tuesday.

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sportsmed 2 Buronga Avenue Mount Gambier SA 5290

Overview

Consultation services are offered fortnightly at Mt Gambier by Dr Domenic Leonello (Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand Surgeon), Dr Tony Spriggins (Hip and Knee Surgeon), Dr Rob Wallace (Hip and Knee Surgeon) and Dr Nick Wallwork (Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand Surgeon).

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Summit Health Centre 85 Wellington Road Mount Barker SA 5251

Overview

Our Shoulder, Elbow, Hand and Wrist Surgeon Dr Justin Alexander consults regularly in Mt Barker at Summit Health Centre, providing a convenient service for patients in the Adelaide Hills region.

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Advantage Health Group 53 Eighth Street Mildura Victoria 3500

Overview

Our Orthopaedic Surgeons Dr Shahram Shahrokhi and Dr Tony Spriggins consult at the Advantage Health Group in Mildura, Victoria. Dr Shahrokhi consults every fortnight with appointments available for urgent enquiries and specialises in the shoulder, hip and knee. Hip and Knee Surgeon Dr Spriggins consults monthly.

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Goolwa Medical Centre 9 Crocker Street Goolwa SA 5214

Overview

Our Orthopaedic Surgeons Dr Domenic Leonello and Dr Claire Bolton currently consult at the Goolwa Medical Centre, monthly on a Monday. Dr Leonello is a Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand Surgeon with extensive experience in providing our patients with the best possible orthopaedic care and treatment. Knee and Hip Surgeon Dr Claire Bolton specialises in sports knee injuries, ACL reconstruction, hip and knee replacements and lower limb trauma.

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8 Parap Place Parap Northern Territory 0820

Overview

Our orthopaedic surgeons have consulted and operated in Darwin since 2004, offering world-leading and outstanding quality of care. They currently consult from the rooms of Territory Sportsmedicine at Parap as well as offering telehealth services to patients remotely.

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Broken Hill Base Hospital 176 Thomas Street Broken Hill NSW 2990

Overview

Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand Surgeon Dr Justin Alexander consults with public patients in regional New South Wales at the Broken Hill Base Hospital.

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sportsmed 225 Military Road, Henley Beach SA 5022

Overview

Henley Beach is a specialist healthcare clinic consisting of physiotherapists, podiatrists, massage therapists and orthopaedic surgeons. Our Henley Beach team offer patients access to world-leading and modern healthcare in their local community.

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sportsmed 344 Shepherds Hill Road, Blackwood SA 5051

Overview

Blackwood is a specialist healthcare clinic featuring physiotherapy, podiatry, exercise physiology and massage services. Our Blackwood team offer patients access to world-leading and modern healthcare in their local community.

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sportsmed 118-120 Main South Road, Morphett Vale SA 5162

Overview

Our Morphett Vale team offer patients access to world-leading and innovative healthcare services in their local community.

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sportsmed Stepney Healthcare Hub 32 Payneham Road, Stepney SA 5069

Overview

Stepney is a state-of-the-art healthcare hub featuring a range of services and facilities, including South Australia’s only purpose-built orthopaedic hospital, two specialist clinics, sports doctors and general practitioners, allied health services including physiotherapy, massage, exercise physiology and podiatry, a gym, a clinical pilates studio, a pathology centre, radiology suite, pharmacy and onsite café.

32 Payneham Road, Stepney SA 5069

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Meet our Physiotherapists

 
Genevieve Angley
Physiotherapist
Stepney Healthcare Hub
 
Anita Bruce
APA Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist
Mitcham, Stepney Healthcare Hub
 
Patrick Custance
APA Sports Physiotherapist
Stepney Healthcare Hub
 
Shylie Davidson
Physiotherapist
Stepney Healthcare Hub
 
Nick Delvins
APA Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
Henley Beach, Stepney Healthcare Hub
 
Glenn Dods
Physiotherapist
Blackwood, Stepney Healthcare Hub
 
Susan Everett
APA Titled Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
Stepney Healthcare Hub
 
Ben Frick
Physiotherapist
Mitcham, Morphett Vale
 
Hannah Geelan
Physiotherapist
Blackwood, Henley Beach
 
Tim Glazebrook
Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
Henley Beach, Stepney Healthcare Hub
 
Nicola Glen
Physiotherapist
Henley Beach, Stepney Healthcare Hub
 
Courtney Harrison
Physiotherapist
Stepney Healthcare Hub
 
Michael Heynen
Specialist Sports Physiotherapist
Mitcham, Stepney Healthcare Hub
 
Brendan O’Leary
Physiotherapist
Henley Beach, Stepney Healthcare Hub
 
Victoria Piteo
APA Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
Henley Beach, Stepney Healthcare Hub
 
Ned Pontifex
Sports, Exercise and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, MACP
Blackwood, Stepney Healthcare Hub
 
Shannon Racz
Physiotherapist
Blackwood
 
Evan Ramos
Physiotherapist
Henley Beach, Morphett Vale
 
Kyle Richardson
Physiotherapist
Morphett Vale, Stepney Healthcare Hub
 
Jenny Roberts
Physiotherapist
Stepney Healthcare Hub
 
Tenille Schammer
Physiotherapist
Stepney Healthcare Hub
 
Dr David Spurrier
APA Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapist
Mitcham
 
Sam Sverdloff
Physiotherapist
Mitcham, Stepney Healthcare Hub
 
Sandeep Thakur
APA Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist
Blackwood, Stepney Healthcare Hub
 
Margaret Tidswell
Physiotherapist
Morphett Vale
 
Andrew Webber
APA Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
Stepney Healthcare Hub, Morphett Vale
Sportsmed Service - Physiotherapy - Prevention

Prevention

We utilise education and early intervention measures to prevent injury. Patients receive an individual assessment to determine injury and chronic condition risk factors that can be avoided with the appropriate preventative treatment and care. This includes:

  • Ergonomic advice
  • Sports or activity specific injury prevention
  • Advice and exercise in chronic condition management
  • Strength and conditioning
  • Understanding of sports-specific team warm-ups that reduce injury risk
  • Physical screenings – series of individual measurements of muscle lengths and functional outcome tests to identify potential areas for injury prevention
  • Braces/taping.

Treatment

When visiting for treatment, our physiotherapists will conduct a thorough and accurate assessment of your injury and explain in detail the cause, implications and recovery expectations. They also utilise directed hands-on and/or exercise-based management.

  • Treatment for multitude of musculoskeletal conditions
  • Tailoring treatment plans to individual patient needs and goals
  • Gym programs for a multitude of issues
  • Hydrotherapy – individual programs for chronic conditions.
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Rehabilitation

Our physiotherapy team provide full, detailed individualised rehabilitation programs, and regular guidance and support to help you recover from injury or surgery.

  • Physiotherapy-based exercise prescription
  • Goal-based return to play process
  • Post-operative care and protocols for variety of upper limb, lower limb and spinal surgery
  • Aimed at optimising the patient’s strength, mobility and function
  • Workers’ compensation rehabilitation model of in-house physiotherapy management linked into exercise physiology and gym
  • Hydrotherapy – individual programs for chronic conditions.

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