• We are a team of health professionals who provide you personalised care to ensure your sporting goals and active lifestyle get back on track as soon as practical when injury strikes.

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  • We have a wide range of resources to assist in your understanding including pamphlets to keep, books you can borrow and links to relevant information. We also stock a range of exercise equipment, tapes, hot and cold packs and braces to assist in your recovery

  • Peter Barrett

    — Physio & Partner

    Peter is a practice principal and has been working at West Lakes since 1989. He is also involved with a teaching role in the Undergraduate and Postgraduate Physiotherapy programmes at the University of South Australia.

    • Bachelor Applied Science (Physiotherapy)
    • Masters of Applied Science (Manipulative Physiotherapy)
    • Pilates Practitioner (Dance Medicine Australia, Level 2)
    Clinical Interests: The management of spinal problems, orthopaedic and Pilates rehabilitation and chronic pain management.

    Personal Interests: Spending time with the family, watching sport and playing recreational tennis.

    Shane Ryan

    — Physio

    Shane has been with us for over 15 years. He now combines his work here with a Clinical Educator role with 3rd year Undergraduate Physiotherapy students at the University of South Australia. Shane was also one of the physiotherapists at Port Adelaide Magpies in the SANFL for 3 years.

    • Bachelor Applied Science (Physiotherapy)
    • Masters of Applied Science (Manipulative Physiotherapy)
    Clinical Interests: Treatment of sports injuries, manipulative therapy and dry needling.

    Personal Interests: Spending time with the family, reading, and playing golf.

     

    Ellie Haycraft

    — Massage Therapist
    • Advanced Diploma in Sports Therapy
    • Remedial Massage Therapy
    • Cert III and IV in Personal Training and Group Fitness
    Clinical Interests: As a Sports Therapist, Ellie has a keen interest in dealing with sports injuries, corrective exercises and soft tissue therapy.  Ellie is new to the team but has previously worked at Princess Park for the Carlton Football Club and Northern Blues VFL teams..

    Personal Interests: As a personal Trainer Ellie loves to spend her extra time outdoors running, playing team sports and socialising with family and friends.  She loves tennis and has spent many of her previous years training ball kids for the Australian Open.

  • Mark Nagel

    — Physio & Partner

    Mark first started working in the clinic in 2001 and became one of the partners of the business in 2004. Mark works part time for the Adelaide Crows Football Club and spends the rest of his time at the clinic.  He has a special interest in sporting injuries particularly soft tissue injuries and football related injuries.

    • Bachelor Applied Science (Physiotherapy)
    • Master of Applied Science (Sports Physiotherapy)
    • Titled APA Sports Physio
    • Member of Sports Medicine Australia
    Clinical Interests: Hamstrings, knee pain and lower limb sporting injuries

    Personal Interests: Spending time with the family, playing with the kids, travel and watching/playing sport.

    Nicholas Kluzek

    — Physio

    Nicholas has been at the clinic since 2008 and spends a large portion of his day running Hydrotherapy and Aquatone classes. Nicholas was also one of the physiotherapists at Port Adelaide Magpies in the SANFL.

    • Bachelor Applied Science (Physiotherapy)
    Clinical Interests: Aquatic Physiotherapy, Functional improvement and holistic recovery from injury.

    Personal Interests: Travel, reading, American ice hockey and basketball.

     

  • Sandy Woolman

    — Physio & Partner

    Sandy is a practice principal and has been working at the Adelaide Crows Sports Medicine Clinic since 2000. Prior to private practice work, Sandy spent 8 years working at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital gaining valuable experience in paediatric injuries and growth problems.

    • Bachelor Applied Science (Physiotherapy)
    • Graduate Diploma of Applied Science (Manipulative Physiotherapy)
    • Pilates Practitioner (Polestar)
    Clinical Interests: Paediatric and adolescent injuries, spinal pain, general rehabilitation, Pilates exercise and Netball injuries.

    Personal Interests: Running, camping, watching Port Power (especially when they beat the Crows!) and spending time with the family.

    
    

    Tom Baker

    — Podiatrist

    Tom completed his Bachelor of Podiatry in 2001. He started Podiatry First in Sydney with another podiatrist in 2003 which grew to 3 stand alone clinics by 2011. Tom and 2 other podiatrists started Podiatry First Sports in 2007 inside Joggers World in the Adelaide CBD.

    • Bachelor of Podiatry
    Clinical Interests: Tom has a particular interest in Sports Podiatry, however he is also passionate about providing the very best in routine general treatments.

    Personal Interests: Spending time with the family, watching sport and playing recreational tennis. Tom recently moved back to Adelaide with his wife and two children and has been spreading his time between the City clinic and the West Lakes clinic. He currently consults 3 days at West Lakes. Tom is a keen swimmer, mountain biker and skier.