Patrick Custance

APA Sports Physiotherapist

Experienced In

  • Sporting injuries
  • Lower limb biomechanics
  • Hip, groin, knee and ankle injuries
  • Football, running and basketball injuries
  • Post-operative rehabilitation of the hip, knee and ankle
  • Shoulder injuries (sporting and overuse) and post-operative rehabilitation
  • Fitness and gym programs for injury prevention/performance enhancement.


Patrick is available for consultation at our Stepney Healthcare Hub. To make an appointment, contact 08 8362 8122 or email physio@sportsmed.com.au.


  • Bachelor Applied Science (Physiotherapy), University of South Australia, 1982
  • Graduate Diploma, Advanced Manipulative Therapy, University of South Australia, 1989
  • Master Applied Science (Sports Physiotherapy), University of South Australia, 1992
  • Titled Sports Physiotherapist, Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA)
  • Member, Australian Physiotherapy Association
  • Member and Treasurer, Sports Medicine Australia
  • Principal Physiotherapist, SPORTSMED•SA, 1990 – Current
  • Lecturer (½ time) Post Graduate Sports Physiotherapy Course, University of South Australia, 1990 – 1996
  • Specialist Guest Lecturer, Post Graduate Sports Physiotherapy Course, 1997 – 2011
  • Physiotherapist, West Torrens Football Club (SANFL), 1989 – 1990
  • Physiotherapist, Norwood Football Club (SANFL), 1993 – 1995
  • Physiotherapist, Adelaide Lightning Basketball Club (WNBL), 2006 – 2009
  • Consultant Physiotherapist, Norwood Basketball Club, 2006 – 2012
  • Senior Physiotherapist, Port Adelaide Football Club (AFL), 1997 – 2012
  • Physiotherapist, Australian Track Cycling Team, 2014

Personal Interests

  • Cycling
  • Tennis
  • Travel
  • Running




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