Improve osteoarthritis pain, function, and non-surgical treatments Learn more about osteoarthritis
Optimise running technique, performance, and reduce injuries Learn more about running analysis
Active pain relief, prevention, and training Learn more about physiotherapy
Modern gym facilities for prevention and treatment of injuries and illness How an exercise physiologist can help

Sports Physicians

Our specialist doctors have extensive experience in looking after a wide range of elite sports and research. We look forward to applying these principles to everyone whether a recreational runner, manual worker or just need proper guidance to manage your health and chronic disease.

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Podiatry

Foot issues affect our day to day activities and can hold our performance back. From gait analysis, running and loading modifications to footwear advice and treating common problems, we aim to get back on track.

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Osteoarthritis

Arthritis is a major cause of disability and chronic pain, and there are many options that will help besides surgery. We believe in the active management of your arthritis to manage not only your pain, but our multidisciplinary approach and modern medical options that aims to prevent reduce progression of arthritis.

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The Sports and Arthritis Clinic (SPARC) is a multi-disciplinary clinic with specialist Sports and Exercise Physicians as the leads. This is unique to South Australia providing affordable, evidence based, non-surgical treatment for sport and musculoskeletal injuries, as well as osteoarthritis. Combining specialist physicians alongside select physiotherapists, podiatry, and other allied health integrated with use of our new fully equipped gym, SPARC is uniquely positioned to work with you.

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Facebook — October 18, 2018

Super excited to announce that we can now extend the invite to Physiotherapists and other healthcare practitioners!Thursday October 25th @ 7pm Location: SPARC 1st floor, 90 Henley Beach Road, Mile End SA 5031. *Free event* Strict RSVP: smith@sparc.com.au#Education #Shoulder #Assesment #Management #NonSurgical #SPARC

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Facebook — October 11, 2018

The team at SPARC are excited to invite all GP’s to our 2nd education evening this year! Approved for 4 CPD Category 2 points! RSVP via email: smith@sparc.com.au#education #shoulders #injury #assesment #management #GP #SPARC #muscularskeletal

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Facebook — October 08, 2018

🧡 Gives you goosebumps! #Respect

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Facebook — October 03, 2018

Our Sports Podiatrist, Mike, has recently begun his Post Graduate research at the University of Australia. As everyone knows, Mike is a keen runner and he will be diving into the area of training characteristics of novice/recreational runner’s. He will still be busy consulting at SPARC, however we have had to accommodate his consultation availability for his upcoming busy schedule.Updated Sports Podiatry consultation availability: Monday 1 - 6pm Tuesday 8am-12pm + 2pm - 5pm Thursday 1 - 8pm Friday 9 - 2pm Sat 11:30 - 2pm

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