Dr David Spurrier

About Dr David Spurrier

APA Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapist
David, a co-director of Mitcham Rehab & Marion Sports Physio, graduated in 1987 & worked at the Royal Adelaide Hospital. He started at Mitcham Rehab Clinic in 1988 & developed the Physiotherapy practice to provide a wide range of therapies associated with management of musculoskeletal injuries & conditions. He completed a Master of Physiotherapy at UniSA in both Sports & Musculoskeletal physiotherapy in 1995 & has continued to lecture & tutor in this internationally recognised course on clinical exercise prescription, tendon & bone injuries, clinical pathophysiology & sports physiotherapy. David has worked extensively with athletes at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) & the South Australian Sports Institute (SASI) & was a physiotherapist at the 1996 Melbourne Commonwealth Games & the past four Paralympic Games. David is currently a team physiotherapist to Australian Swimming. David has completed a Clinical Doctorate in Physiotherapy through La Trobe University & has a research interest on tendon, bone & children/adolescent injuries.

Special Interests

  • Adolescent Injuries
  • Bone Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Stress Fractures
  • Swimming Injuries

Service Location



  • Professional Doctorate of Physiotherapy
  • APA Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapist
  • Masters of Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapy
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Practitioner Blog

With winter upon us, it is the ideal time to purchase a Vitnesse Microwavable Neck Wrap to ease those aches and pains.
As the refurbishment nears completion at Mitcham, we are delighted to be able to offer Yoga classes to our patients. Annabel Saies is joining