Expert and experienced guidance for your training goals

The provision of high performance for elite level sport is complex. Multiple practitioners and multiple skills are required to achieve the inputs required to achieve high performance. And our Sports and Exercise Physicians all have extensive experience and ongoing work in high performance teams. 

Dr Duncan Walker is a team doctor for the Adelaide Crows football club, Medical Director for the South Australia Sports Medicine Association (SASMA), the chief medical officer for the Adelaide 36'ers along with experience in several international tours with national teams in soccer, hockey, and cricket. 

Dr Geoffrey Verrall is the medical director of the South Australian Sports Institute (SASI), a team doctor for the Australian Men's Cricket team and the South Australian Men's and Women's Cricket teams. He is also highly experienced over the last 20 years of practice working closely with multiple sports, from athletics to AFL and a strong interest in not only conducting research to advance our understand but also applying the latest research to getting you better.

The high performance lessons of teamwork, coordinating care of the injured and maintaining health and performance can be carried to regular clients. These services include coordinating an injury back to full performance, understanding how health and medical conditions impact upon performance and life and how these deleterious effects can be minimized, maximizing beneficial nutrition and training methods. These services are applicable to injured and sick athletes wanting to get back, non-injured athletes wanting to maximize performance, workers compensation and third party injuries, medical checkups for those who have neglected their health and/or do not have a regular doctor. 

If you fit into one of these categories you would be suited to a Sports and Exercise assessment at the Sports and Arthritis Clinic (SPARC).

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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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(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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