Sports Physio Glenelg


At Aspire Physiotherapy

Sports Physio Glenelg. We prevent, manage and treat sports injury so you can keep playing.

Sports Physio Glenelg


Are you limited by pain or injury?

Do you want to ensure you’re fighting fit for the entire season without letting your team down by being injured?

Sports Physio Glenelg will guide you through preparation for the season, or your recovery from injury

Our Titled Sports Physio and team work with athletes at all levels – from weekend sports lovers to professional athletes. Running, jumping, stretching, kicking and batting are all high intensity activities which can lead to injury. In other words, you need a great Sports Physio ready to help!

We treat sports injury comprehensively and quickly, so you can return to playing the sport you love. We love to use our well equipped gym and mat Pilates studio at our Glenelg Physio Clinic throughout rehab, and to optimise the return to sport phase.

Commonly we treat the following sport injuries:

  • back pain
  • knee and ankle injuries
  • ACL reconstruction
  • dislocations
  • muscle strains
  • ligament and tendon injury
  • shoulder pain and injury

Where surgery is required, we collaborate with your medical team throughout the process. In addition, we can assist in organising scans as needed, and keep open communication with your surgeon throughout rehabilitation.

This collaborative approach allows a fast, cohesive recovery from sports injury. Our goal is to support you in your return to sport as quickly as possible. Minimising risk of re-injury is a key part of this process. Above all, we monitor your progress by assessing your strength, function, agility, control and movements that are relevant to your sport.


Sports Physio Glenelg


Are you experiencing pain but you don’t know why?

Firstly, our sports physios work with you to assess, diagnose and treat your injury. Then we can develop a plan to get you back in the game, pain free. As you progress through recovery, our rehab plan focusses on increasing your resilience, to reduce re-injury risk further.

Lastly we select a variety of strength and plyometric exercises that are relevant to your sport. We provide as much guidance as possible so you can confidently manage your own recovery between appointments.

We’re endorsed partners of the Netball Knee Program. This preventative strength program is designed to help reduce the number of knee injuries from netball. As a result, we can proactively work with you to practice landing and agility techniques in line with this program.

Stay in the game and seek professional sports physio support.

How to treat a tight calf after running!

How to treat a tight calf after running   You're working hard to get fit, but every time you try and exercise or run, your calves get crazy tight!        I've seen a lot of this in the clinic recently, so here's my top 5 steps to dealing with tight...

What to do about foot pain after running

Why do I have foot pain after running?   There can be a wide range of reasons why you get foot pain during or after running. For this reason, it's always a good idea to get a proper assessment done by your physio. One of the most common reasons for foot pain...

ACL injury – What is it?

What is an ACL injury? Todays topic is all about a common injury we see in football and netball players, that can be season-ending, or even career ending. What is an ACL injury? This means rupture of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL). This is where one of the main ligaments deep inside your knee is […]

What is sciatica and how can I treat sciatica?

What is Sciatica, and how can I treat sciatica? Sciatica is a term used to describe the symptoms of leg pain, tingling, numbness, or weakness. It is often felt in the low back and back of the leg. The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the body and originates from the spinal segments in […]

Why Does My Knee Hurt??

Knee pain is a common complaint and can affect anyone, from young growing children, to the elite runner or jumping athelete, or the more sedentary and ageing population. Knee pain may be result of: 1) Acute, traumatic injury, or 2) Long term loading habits, overuse...

How to get Fit AND Stay Healthy this Summer

Tips on how to get fit AND stay fit and healthy this summer With the warmer weather approaching, 2016 new year’s resolutions drawing to a close and 2017 fast approaching many of us see this as opportune time or race to finish line to “GET FIT” and “SUMMER READY.” It is this exact moment our […]

How can I learn to run faster?

How can I learn to run faster? Once you can run for 10-15 minutes without stopping, you’re ready to start working on your speed. Here’s how to do it…. In each week of running, you should have different ‘types’ of runs such as: Intervals – periods of faster and slower within the 1 run Terrain […]

How does health insurance work for Physio?

“Private Health insurance” means you pay money to a Private Health Insurance fund on a regular basis, and then they provide ‘rebates’ on specific services, so you only have to pay part of the total cost of the service. See list below of examples of Private Health Insurance Funds. In your Private Health Insurance, you […]