SPORTSMED SA

Physiotherapy

SPORTSMED·SA highly trained and experienced physiotherapists offer a wide range of physiotherapy services and methods of treatments to help treat  musculoskeletal and arthritis conditions in people of all ages. Physiotherapy services are also offered in-house at our specilaised orthopaedic hospital at Stepney.

Physiotherapy treatments can include, but are not limited to: 

  • joint mobilisation and/or manipulation, soft tissue massage and stretching
  • education in exercises to encourage self management
  • instruction in gym programs and stability training, including Pilates based routines
  • postural correction and ergonomic advice for work stations. 
  • electrotherapy treatment. 
  • taping and bracing to protect joints and injured tissues. 
  • testing of joint function prior to returning to sport.

It is not necessary to have a referral from your GP to see a physiotherapist. WorkCover and Third Party patients must have a current claim and approval from their case manager, to attend. In the event of a claim not being accepted the client is personally responsible for any costs incurred.

Physiotherapy consultations are claimable through most private health funds. SPORTSMED·SA Physiotherapy is a Mutual Community Preferred Provider which allows a higher level of rebate for Mutual Community patient

Fees and charges

Payment for private patients is required on the day of consultation. Patients are requested to bring their health fund card with them to allow for electronic claiming on the day.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 7:30am to 8pm
Saturday 8am to 12pm

An on call physiotherapy service is available at Stepney on Saturday 12pm to 5pm, and Sundays and Public Holidays from 9am to 12pm. Please telephone 8362 8122 to make an appointment.

Address

32 Payneham Road
Stepney South Australia 5069
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