May 7, 2020

Who else can’t wait to get back to sport!!

My household is certainly  keen - one 20 year old boy is desperate to return to training and playing with his mates, dad is sick of watching “8 out of 10 Cats does Countdown” instead of footy and this mum misses the catch-ups a...

March 31, 2020

Barossa Physiotherapy launched online services as of Monday 30th March after spending much of the last few weeks in preparation (and thankfully we have progressed well beyond our first trial of this using an ironing board).  During our time of suspended in-room consult...

December 11, 2019

Australia has a proud history of Physiotherapy – it is a profession that has roots going back 110 years.  The first degree in Australia for Physiotherapy was offered in 1950, and Australian Physiotherapists were the first in the world to become ‘first contact’ professi...

June 28, 2019

When I graduated as a physiotherapist, back in 1993,  it became immediately apparent during the first few weeks in my first job, that I knew very little about being a physio, despite a rigorous and prestigious four year Degree from University. 

In th...

May 13, 2019

Private Health Insurance is increasingly under household budget pressure, as families and individuals attempt to keep spending under control.  As physiotherapists, we understand the importance of investing money in your health.  Early assessment and management is advis...

May 10, 2019

First rule of concussion?

....always assume that there could be a concussion!!!!

If you are active, there is always a small risk of injury  (much less risky than not being active at all) and unfortunately concussion is one of those injuries that can occur....

May 9, 2019

We had promised ourselves we would make a scarecrow for the past few Vintage Festivals, so finally this year we stopped talking about it and started creating.  It was a team effort, with initial brainstorming suggestions including a scarecrow on the roof on a bike (no,...

April 26, 2019

Getting a knock to the head during sport is always a worry. Thankfully most people now know that it is NEVER to be ignored, and First Aiders are all taught to take this injury very seriously.  If you have had a knock, there is a chance you may have a concussion so it i...

April 5, 2019

A group of fluorescent-clad fitness fans spent an hour doing aerobics with the aim of raising funds for PINC Cancer rehabilitation.  The  ”Acing the 80’s Aerobics event”, was organised by Barossa Physiotherapy, to help Barossa locals access vital Cancer Rehabilitation...

March 5, 2019

Some of you may have caught a recent episode of Insight on SBS entitled "Kids' Sports Injuries" on Tuesday 5th March.  It was an informative session interviewing kids, families, physios, doctors, coaches and professional athletes. 

We see our fair share of kids wit...

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