Podiatry

Our highly skilled podiatry team offer a range of management strategies for foot, ankle and leg problems affecting people of all ages.
Podiatry Jarod Hales

About Podiatry

At sportsmed our Podiatrists are highly skilled in being able to assess, diagnose and manage foot and lower leg conditions. 

Some of the common conditions our team see in the clinic include:

  • Sporting injuries
  • Tendinopathies
  • Heel pain
  • Foot osteoarthritis
  • Bunions

Our experienced team can develop treatment plans and help you meet your goals using modalities such as, exercise programs, strapping, hand on techniques (including dry needling and mobilisation), and orthotics. Along with ongoing advice and education, we are also able to provide general foot care, including routine skin and nail management, as well as diabetes assessments and education.

We work closely with our orthopaedic surgeons, physiotherapists and exercise physiologists to provide an all-round approach to management and keep our patients moving forward. 

Areas of interest include:

  • Pre-operative assessment
  • Sports injuries
  • Post-operative rehabilitation
  • Children and adolescent podiatry
  • Complex cases
  • Falls prevention

Why sportsmed?

We have podiatrists consulting from Stepney, Blackwood, Henley Beach, Mitcham, Morphett Vale and Normanville.

Highly-skilled Podiatrists

Helping you put your best foot forward.

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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.

Service Location

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

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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

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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 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.

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Meet our Podiatrists

 
Carlie Altmann
Podiatrist
Blackwood, Mitcham, Stepney Healthcare Hub
 
Kristian De Pasquale
Podiatrist
Henley Beach, Stepney Healthcare Hub
 
Jarrod Hales
Podiatrist
Blackwood, Mitcham, Stepney Healthcare Hub
 
Conor Holmes
Podiatrist
Henley Beach
 
Carmel Maher
Podiatrist
Morphett Vale
 
Manning Mitchell
Podiatrist
Blackwood, Stepney Healthcare Hub
 
Sophie Proud
Podiatrist
Stepney Healthcare Hub
 
Nigel Rowe
Podiatrist
Stepney Healthcare Hub
 
Ambrose Willoughby
Podiatrist
Morphett Vale, Normanville

Prevention

Across our multiple locations in Adelaide our team provide the following prevention initiatives: 

  • Individual assessments developed and implemented for balance and strength development
  • Dance assessments
  • Footwear assessment
  • Gait assessments
  • General foot care education
  • Condition specific foot care education
  • Vascular and neurological assessments of the feet and lower limbs.

Treatment

With a wealth of experience and knowledge coupled with the latest innovations in patient technology, our podiatrists provide the most appropriate and comprehensive treatment options available for foot and ankle conditions.

  • Treatment plans suited specifically to the individual patient
  • Children
  • Adolescents
  • Active people of all ages
  • Dancers
  • Promotion and facilitation of active aging
  • Skin and nail conditions such as ingrown nails, blister, and callus management
  • Foot and Ankle Clinic for patients with complex foot and ankle conditions to have their case reviewed and appropriately treated by a multidisciplinary team of sportsmed practitioners.
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Rehabilitation

Our foot and ankle surgeons and podiatry team co-exist in a new ‘foot and ankle wing’ of the Stepney Healthcare Hub to improve the patient rehabilitation process.

  • Manage early foot and ankle post-operative wound and dressing requirements
  • The change in clinic set-up will allow clearer and more efficient communication between surgeon and podiatrist
  • Using the latest advancements in mobility devices, orthotics and braces – both customised and generic – to allow efficient and evidence-based return to normal function.

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