Physiotherapy Clinic

The University of South Australia's Physiotherapy Clinic

The UniSA Physiotherapy Clinic is committed to providing high quality, progressive, evidence based physiotherapy and sports injury services to the community.

Under the supervision of qualified physiotherapists, the Clinic offers assessment and treatment of injuries by final-year undergraduate physiotherapy students and/or qualified physiotherapists undertaking postgraduate study. The Clinic also offers treatment by fully qualified physiotherapists.

The Clinic is also home to our Sports Injury Clinic, promoting self-management strategies and the development of home exercise programs to hasten recovery and prevent reoccurrence.

Our physiotherapy and sports injury care is available to all members of the community. While referral by a medical practitioner is not necessarily required, we do like to know of any medical attention you may be receiving to ensure that we are providing you with the most appropriate treatment.

Sports Injury Clinic
As part of the UniSA Physiotherapy Clinic, we provide a dedicated Sports Injury Clinic for the sporting community. Offered Monday mornings and located at the UniSA City East and Magill Campuses, our Sports Injury Clinic is led by our physiotherapy students under the supervision of qualified staff.

Our Sports Injury Clinic provides personalised hands-on high quality care, to help restore, maintain and promote optimal physical function and sports participation. We promote self-management strategies and the development of home exercise programs to hasten recovery and prevent reoccurrence.

Services

UniSA Physiotherapy Clinic
Through our Physiotherapy Clinic we provide assessment and treatment to a variety of different areas, injuries and movement disorders. We design tailored exercise programs to meet your needs and offer advice on a range of wellbeing areas.

Sports Injury Clinic
We deliver hands-on quality care to help restore, maintain and promote optimal physical function and sports participation. Our service provides assessment and treatment of your injury, exercise programs, and advice on returning to sport and safe practices.

A full list of our services offered through the Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic are listed below.

We can provide assessment and treatment for:

  • back, neck and limb pain
  • sports injuries
  • orthopaedic injuries (including rehabilitation after surgery,)
  • headaches
  • repetition strain injuries
  • overuse syndromes and other work related problems
  • movement related disorders.

We can design and supervise:

  • mobilising and strengthening exercise programmes for individuals and groups (e.g. sporting teams) in a purpose built, well-equipped rehabilitation gymnasium (including Pilates equipment).

We can offer advice regarding:

  • back care
  • posture
  • safe work practices
  • exercise
  • return to work and/or sport following injury
  • fitness, health and wellbeing.

 

Fees

Student Clinic Services Student services are supervised by Accredited Physiotherapist. Appointments are essential.

Accredited Physiotherapy Services
When consulting with a qualified Physiotherapist, all referrals under Medicare and the Department of Veteran Affairs are bulk billed. WorkCover services are available on referral. Appointments are essential.

Undergraduate student consultation $10 per visit *
Postgraduate student consultation $10 per visit **
Fully qualified physiotherapist consultation $52 initial visit ***
  $42 subsequent visit ***

* Claims cannot be made against private health insurance for consultations with undergraduate students.

** A proportion of this cost is applicable for rebate through private health schemes with extras cover. Health Fund cheque only (no gap payment) if covered by private insurance.

*** A proportion of this cost is applicable for rebate through private health schemes with extras cover. During non-teaching times (December to early March) a discounted fee applies for full-time tertiary students and holders of Pensioner Concession and/or Health Care cards.

Teaching & Learning

In addition to providing valuable patient care to the community, the Clinic delivers quality clinical education to UniSA students — the next generation of healthcare professionals. Educated in state-of-the-art facilities, students gain invaluable practical experience and exposure to a community with unique needs.

Contact

Appointments are essential at both campuses.

UniSA City East Campus

Appointment times
Physiotherapy Clinic: Monday to Friday, 9.00am – 5.00pm
Sports Injury Clinic: Monday, 8.00am – 12.00noon

Location
UniSA City East Campus
Corner of North Terrace and Frome Road
Centenary Building
Level 8 (C8-40)
Adelaide, SA 5000
Telephone
(08) 8302 2541
Email
physiotherapy.clinic@unisa.edu.au

UniSA Magill Campus

Appointment times
Physiotherapy Clinic: Monday to Friday, 9.00am – 5.00pm

Location
UniSA Magill Campus
Enter from Bundey Street
E Building (Room E1-22)
Magill, SA 5072
Telephone
(08) 8302 2541
Email
magillhealthclinics@unisa.edu.au

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