• 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)
    • Physio Group Exercise Sessions Practitioner (Dance Medicine Australia, Level 2)
    • Accredited GLA:D® Australia Provider

    Clinical Interests: The management of spinal problems, orthopaedic and exercise 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 20 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 over 10 years and for Metro Jets Premiere League and Reserves Netball teams for 5 years.

    • Bachelor Applied Science (Physiotherapy-Hons)
    • Masters of Applied Science (Manipulative Physiotherapy)
    • Accredited GLA:D® Australia Provider

    Clinical Interests:
    Treatment of sports injuries particularly rowing, football and hockey, manipulative therapy and dry needling.
    Personal Interests:
    Spending time with family, reading and playing golf.

     

  • 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.

    Crystal Waters

    — Physio

    Crystal joined the Adelaide Crows Sports Medicine clinic in 2018 with a broad range of experience across musculoskeletal, sports and work injury rehabilitation. She comes from a dance background and has experience with rehab of dance injuries and pre-pointe assessment.  She has provided physio for Metro Jets Netball and local Soccer teams and continues to enjoy supporting peoples’ return to sport after injury.

    • Bachelor Applied Science (Physiotherapy- Hons)
    • Physio Group Exercise Sessions certification series -APPI
    • Accredited GLA:D® Australia Provider

    Clinical Interests: Crystal has a passion for Physio Group Exercise Sessions for both rehabilitation and fitness goals.
    Personal Interests:
    Crystal is an avid Crows supporter, enjoys going to the gym and loves watching any sport really!

  • Sandy Woolman

    — Physio & Partner

    Sandy is a practice principal and has been working at the Adelaide Crows Sports Medicine Clinic since 2000. She also worked at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital for many years developing a special interest in growth related injuries.  She has worked with the State U17, U19 and U21  Netball teams during National Championships and as the Physio for Metro Jets Premiere League and Reserves Netball Teams for 5 years.

    • Bachelor Applied Science (Physiotherapy-JHons)
    • Graduate Diploma of Applied Science (Manipulative Physiotherapy)
    • Physio Group Exercise Sessions Practitioner (Polestar)
    • Accredited GLA:D® Australia Provider

    Clinical Interests: Running injuries, Paediatric and adolescent injuries, spinal pain,   Group exercise and Netball injuries.
    Personal Interests: Running, camping, watching Port Power (especially when they beat the Crows!) and spending time with the family.