Patient
Information

Understand and become actively involved in your health care with our patient information. We want to make your visit with us as simple as possible.

Your Appointment

  • Orthopaedic Hospital
  • Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Sports Doctors
  • Physiotherapy
  • Diet & Nutrition
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Massage
  • Podiatry
  • Weekend Injury Clinic
  • Gym
  • GLA:D™ Osteoarthritis Program
  • Clinical Pilates
  • Psychology
  • Women's Health
  • Onero™ Bone Health
  • Bike Fitting
  • Dance & Performance
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Other Services

Sports Doctors Appointment

We have a special interest in sports medicine and injuries. We are also experienced in medical conditions affecting people of all ages including short-term acute illnesses and chronic, long-term conditions such as arthritis, diabetes and heart disease.
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Weekend Injury Clinic Appointment

Hurt or injured on the weekend? We can treat you immediately at our weekend injury clinic. We’re open to treat sports and orthopaedic injuries such as broken bones and fractures, concussion, cuts and lacerations, joint pain, and muscle strains and sprains.
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Bike Fitting Appointment

We have a special interest in sports medicine and injuries. We are also experienced in medical conditions affecting people of all ages including short-term acute illnesses and chronic, long-term conditions such as arthritis, diabetes and heart disease.
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Dance & Performance Appointment

We have a special interest in sports medicine and injuries. We are also experienced in medical conditions affecting people of all ages including short-term acute illnesses and chronic, long-term conditions such as arthritis, diabetes and heart disease.
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Health Insurance

All private health funds and patients including uninsured, workers’ compensation, DVA, third party and public liability patients are welcome at sportsmed.

Generally health funds will cover a percentage of the cost for consultations or hospital admissions. We recommend you check your level of cover to know exactly what you are entitled for each visit and the gap you may be expected to pay.

PrivateHealth.gov.au contains details of every health insurance policy available in Australia. All Australian health insurers are required by law to provide details of each of their products to the Private Health Insurance Ombudsman to allow for simpler comparison of health insurance products. 

Another useful resource is the Australian Government Department of Health private health insurance page

Frequently Asked Questions

To make an appointment with any of our services at any location, contact our switchboard on 08 8130 1222

A GP referral is only required to arrange an appointment with our orthopaedic surgeons. 

You do not require a referral to visit us for physiotherapy, sports doctors, podiatry, massage, exercise physiology, Clinical Pilates, dietitian, psychology or gym services. 

We provide specialist healthcare to people and families of all ages. Our team can assist with damaged or diseased bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons and nerves, while offering services to assist with short-term acute illnesses, chronic long-term conditions, mental health, fitness, diet and nutrition, and more. Please note: Our orthopaedic hospital can only provide services for patients 9 years of age and over. 

sportsmed is committed to the health and safety of our patients, our team and our community. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve put in place measures that exceed the requirements of the Government of South Australia.

Patients and visitors are requested to:

  • Wear a level 3 surgical mask. Cloth masks are not permitted.

  • Come alone to your consult where possible. If accompanied your one visitor/carer must be fully vaccinated and wear a level 3 surgical mask, irrespective of age.

  • Observe social distancing measures and maintain good hand hygiene.

  • Check-in with the QR codes and report to reception.

Please DO NOT ENTER a sportsmed facility if:

  • You are feeling unwell
  • Have COVID-19 symptoms
  • Have visited an exposure site in Australia within 7 days of your exposure (if vaccinated), or 14 days of your exposure (if unvaccinated).

All patients including uninsured, private health members, workers’ compensation, DVA, third party and public liability are welcome at sportsmed.

We have the following locations:

Stepney Healthcare Hub
Blackwood
Henley Beach
Morphett Vale
Mt Gambier
Victor Harbor

Our orthopaedic surgeons also provide consultation services at:

Broken Hill Base Hospital
Darwin – Territory Sportsmedicine
Goolwa Medical Centre
Mildura – Lime Medical Clinic
Mt Barker – Summit Health
Salisbury Plain – Northcare Physio
St Agnes Specialist Centre

Our physiotherapy and podiatry team also visit Mitcham Rehab. Our podiatry team also visit Normanville on a weekly basis.

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We ask that all accounts are settled on the day of consultation via EFT, Visa Card, Mastercard, cheque or cash. Physiotherapy and podiatry services provide onsite HICAPS. 

If you are being admitted to our orthopaedic hospital we ask that all excess payments are settled on admission via EFTPOS, Visa Card, Mastercard or cash. Please ensure you confirm your daily limit with your bank if using a bank debit card. 

All private health funds are accepted at sportsmed. We are also a Bupa Members First Healthcare Provider, ensuring patients with Bupa private health receive exclusive benefits including more money back on claims. 

Physiotherapy services at our Blackwood and Morphett Vale locations are also a part of the Health Partners network. Health funds can cover a percentage of the cost for consultations or hospital admissions at sportsmed. We recommend you check your level of cover to know exactly what you are entitled for each visit and the gap you may be expected to pay.

You can also claim a rebate under a Chronic Disease Management Program (formerly Enhanced Primary Care or EPC) which must be obtained via a GP referral. There are criteria to meet to qualify for the program and it is only available to patients with chronic or terminal medical conditions (present for six months or longer).

sportsmed provides free onsite parking at our Stepney Healthcare Hub and Morphett Vale.

Our Blackwood and Henley Beach locations have limited parking available onsite.

We ask all patients to allow adequate time for parking to help you arrive at your appointment on schedule. 

Our hospital visiting hours are between 11:00am – 8:00pm everyday including weekends and public holidays.

Visitors and carers are limited to one person per patient, per day in our orthopaedic hospital. All visitors and carers must be fully vaccinated and wear a level 3 surgical mask, irrespective of age.

Useful Forms

Gym PARQ Form – (online form)

Are you visiting our gym for the first time? We require you to complete this PARQ form.

Podiatry Patient Registration Form – (online form)

Are you visiting our podiatrists for the first time? We require you to complete this patient registration form.

Physiotherapy Patient Registration Form – (online form)

Are you visiting our physiotherapists for the first time? We require you to complete this patient registration form.

Medical Clinic Patient Registration Form – (online form)

Are you visiting our sports doctors or medical clinic for the first time? We require you to complete this patient registration form.

Orthopaedic Clinic Patient Registration Form – (pdf document)

Prefer a paper form? Are you visiting our orthopaedic clinic for the first time? We require you to complete this patient registration form.

Orthopaedic Clinic Patient Registration Form – (online form)

Are you visiting our orthopaedic clinic for the first time? We require you to complete this patient registration form.

Hospital Patient Health History Form – (online form)

Are you preparing for your hospital admission? We require you to complete this form and return in advance.

Hospital Patient Information Booklet – (pdf document)

Are you preparing for your hospital admission? This booklet contains helpful information on your admission, your stay with us, going home, financial and account information, and more.

Looking to find out more or book an appointment?

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COVID-19 latest information

sportsmed is committed to the health and safety of our patients, our team and our community. As the Government of South Australia ease restrictions and open up interstate borders, we have reviewed the advice and information available surrounding the potential risks and have updated our precautionary measures in line with our continued commitment to the health and safety of our patients, our team and our community.

From Thursday 25 November 2021, all patients and visitors are required to:

  • Wear a level 3 surgical mask. Cloth masks are not permitted. 
  • Come alone to your consultation or booking unless a carer is necessary.  If accompanied your one visitor/carer must be fully vaccinated and wear a level 3 surgical mask, irrespective of age.
  • Observe social distancing measures and maintain good hand hygiene.
  • Check-in using the QR code check-in points available at all reception areas. 
  • Reschedule your appointment and get tested if you are feeling unwell, have COVID-19 symptoms or have been notified you have visited an exposure site in Australia within 7 days of your exposure (if vaccinated), or 14 days of your exposure (if unvaccinated). 

Please visit our COVID-19 page for further information on our requirements.

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