Ned Pontifex

Sports, Exercise and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, MACP

Experienced In

  • Sports injuries
  • Post-operative Knee, Ankle and Shoulders
  • Hip and Knee osteoarthritis
  • Tendinopathy
  • Spinal Pain
  • Active rehabilitation
  • Injury prevention
  • Promoting active lifestyles


Ned is available for consultation at the below locations. To make an appointment at Stepney, contact 08 8362 8122 and for Blackwood, call 08 8130 1181. Alternatively, you can email


  • Masters Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, University of South Australia
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Honours, University of South Australia
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Adelaide
  • Principal Physiotherapist SPORTSMED·SA since 2008
  • Member, Australian Physiotherapy Association, Titled Sports Physiotherapist
  • Member, Sports Medicine Australia
  • Port Power Club Physiotherapist 2010 – 2011
  • West Adelaide Football club physiotherapist 2006-2007 2013 – Current
  • Port Adelaide Magpies Club Physiotherapist 2005
  • Adelaide Lightning Basketball Physiotherapist, 2007–09
  • Contax Netball Club Physiotherapist, 2004–05
  • Private Practice Physio in Adelaide since 2002
  • Physiotherapist in Leeds, United Kingdom 2001–02
  • University Tutor, University of South Australia 2006–08
  • Chairperson Sports Physio Group SA, APA 2007–08

Personal Interests

  • Football
  • Cricket
  • Surf Life-saving



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