Learn more about the people and services at SPARC

The Sports and Arthritis Clinic (SPARC) is a collaboration of specialist sports and exercise physicians and select allied health practitioners providing world-class sports and activity related musculoskeletal care. SPARC is the first South Australian business to be governed by Australasian College of Sports and Exercise Physicians (ACSEP), who are physician specialists in this field. This enables not just the specialist level of knowledge and experience in non-surgical management, but also appropriate integration with our experienced allied health partners.

Our Team

SPARC offers not just a modern fully equipped gym and training site, but also expert integration with our multi-disciplinary team which includes:

Our practitioners also maintain an active presence in the community, looking after a wide variety of athletes and sports including:

  • Dr Geoff Verrall
    • Medical director of the South Australia Sports Institute (SASI)
    • South Australia Cricket Association
    • Team doctor Australian Mens Cricket team
  • Dr Duncan Walker
    • Team doctor for the AFL women’s and men's Crows
    • Team doctor for the Adelaide 36’ers
    • Touring doctor for the Australian Young Socceroos
    • Medical director of the South Australian Sports Medicine Association

Specialty Services

You can expect us to be actively promoting activity and education in the community, and will find our practitioners happy to use their experience to help keep you active, in whatever your goals may be.

From helping you continue playing tennis into your 70’s, dealing with your chronic back pain, non-surgical treatment for your osteoarthritis or completing your first marathon, our integrated team can help guide your through.

We invite you to meet our team and services we offer, and look forward to working alongside you.


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Instagram — February 23, 2018

Dr Kevyn Hernandez giving thumbs up for consulting this Saturday morning! Gives us a call to book in on 82349707 or visit our website for online bookings! #doctor #adelaide #weekendconsults #appointments #injury #SPARC #fitness #health

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Facebook — February 22, 2018

Dr Kevyn Hernandez giving thumbs up for consulting this Saturday morning! Gives us a call to book in on 82349707 or visit our website for online bookings! #doctor #adelaide #weekendconsults #appointments #injury #SPARC #fitness #health www.sparc.com.au

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Instagram — February 20, 2018

Always good to have Jason from @asicsaustralia come visit us to show us the new range of #shoes. @nitta21 giving the new #GelCumulus20 a test run to do a review for #Asics #boomerang

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Instagram — February 19, 2018

At SPARC you will often see our certified sports podiatrist, @nitta21 upstairs teaching people some little cues to tweak people's running gaits. Gait retraining is a handy tool to offload regions of stress to keep runners maintaining their load #gaitretraining #sparc #podiatry #neuromuscularreeducation #cues #running #injurymanagement

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