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Susan Everett

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About Susan Everett

APA Titled Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
Susan is a co-founding Physiotherapist of SPORTSMED•SA, now known as sportsmed. In 1985, Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Greg Keene was inspired to build a centre of excellence for the treatment and care of sport injuries, and approached fellow Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Roger Paterson, along with Sports Physiotherapist Susan Everett to join him in establishing SPORTSMED·SA. Other sports medicine professionals perceived to be the best in their fields were recruited for their skills, ambition and commitment to the vision. By the end of 1987, the founding principals started to regularly meet to establish the framework for the new clinic. They were Orthopaedic Surgeons Dr Greg Keene, Dr Roger Paterson and Dr Michael Hayes, Doctors with a special interest in sports medicine including Dr Peter Barnes, Dr Mark Fisher, Dr Geoff Graham and Dr Malcolm Grant, and Physiotherapists John Camens, Shylie Davidson, Glenn Dods and Susan Everett. These practitioners were responsible for overseeing design and construction of the building, developing contractual and financial structures and implementing a marketing and business plan for the clinic.

Special Interests

  • Sports injuries
  • Complex overuse injuries
  • Cycling and rowing injuries
  • Performance enhancement screening
  • Mindfulness training

Service Location

Stepney Healthcare Hub

Qualifications

  • Masters in Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
  • Graduate Diploma Advanced Manipulative Physiotherapy, University of South Australia 1982
  • Diploma Tech Physiotherapy, University of South Australia 1976

Awards & Achievements

  • Co-founding Physiotherapist and Current Practitioner, SPORTSMED•SA
  • Team Physiotherapist, SASI Rowing Team
  • Team Physiotherapist, Australian Olympic Rowing Team
  • Lecturer and Clinical Tutor, Masters of Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, University of South Australia
  • Team Physiotherapist, Australian Olympic Cycling Team, Sydney 2000
  • Team Physiotherapist, Australian Olympic Rowing Team, Athens 2004
  • Team Physiotherapist, Australian Olympic Rowing Team, Beijing 2008
  • Physiotherapist, Commonwealth Games, 2006
  • Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA)

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