Dr Mary Magarey
Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
Specialist Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist
‘A Specialist Physiotherapist, as awarded by the Australian College of Physiotherapists, has completed additional training in a field of physiotherapy and has attained the highest level of skill, clinical reasoning and evidence-based practice to provide expert care.’ (Australian College of Physiotherapists, 2022).
Mary is the only physiotherapist in the country to hold Fellowships across two disciplines.
She has a PhD in shoulder diagnosis, undertaken in conjunction with two of Adelaide’s leading orthopaedic surgeons and has been assessing and managing people with shoulder related problems since the mid 1980s.
Mary has extensive experience working with junior national level athletes, having travelled to 3 Junior World Softball Championships as team physiotherapist and been the managing physiotherapist at Australian Softball Federation Youth International Friendship Series for 15 years.
Mary's expertise focuses on the shoulder complex – shoulder, neck, thoracic spine and arm, as well as
the adolescent athlete. Mary loves to help junior athletes who are passionate about their sport reach their potential by helping them to optimise their movement patterns and coordination.
Mary is a highly experienced, enthusiastic physiotherapist who loves a challenge and is available for Specialist consultations. Mary is happy to see anyone with a challenging musculoskeletal problem, particularly of the shoulder, but also loves helping people with other conditions, both acute sporting and longer term conditions.
Mary is often told she is ‘passionate about her patients’. She takes a lot of time and care with very detailed assessment and recommendations for management.
Please note that appointments with Mary require an hour consultation and is charged at specialist rates.