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.

View our non-surgical treatment options

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 — September 19, 2018

Hooley Dooley! 2 YEARS!? Wow time has flown! Thank you to every single person who has supported us and come into the clinic over the past two years. We value each and every one of you!Cheers, SPARC Team.

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Facebook — September 12, 2018

(Initially your team/club trainer should organise appropriate medical treatment and management with a doctor who has up to date knowledge about concussions)Any team mate with suspected or confirmed concussion should remain in the company of a responsible adult and not be allowed to drive. They are advised to avoid alcohol, narcotics and all medications should be reviewed. Specifically, concussed people should avoid aspirin, anti-inflammatories (such as ibuprofen, diclofenac or naproxen), sleeping tablets and sedating pain medications.Keep an eye on your mates, if they are not their usual self after a concussion incident speak up to the player/coach/trainer.#concussionawareness #concussion #SPARC

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Facebook — September 11, 2018

Chiropractic is a modern health care discipline that is based on the relationship between the Brain, Spine and Nervous System. Jamie Sparrow’s treatments are based on the latest scientific research.Jamie believes in a holistic approach to health care incorporating nutrition, exercise rehabilitation & lifestyle modifications. Chiropractic is gentle and drug free with the aim of restoring correct biomechanical function so the bodies systems can function at their optimum.Ph: 82349707 for bookings with Jamie Sparrow or head over to our website for more info!#chiropractor #holistic #function #musculoskeletal #spine #sciatica #headaches #biomechanical #SPARC

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