Gordon Pritchard - Melbourne Renegades WBBL Physio

18 February 2019

Now that the Rebel Women’s Big Bash League season has come to an end, we found time to sit down with Alphington Sports Medicine Clinic (ASMC) Physiotherapist Gordon Pritchard to chat about his involvement.

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CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR HOURS

06 December 2018

The festive season is fast approaching so we wanted to take this chance to say:

Merry Christmas to all - we wish you a happy & healthy 2019!

Our standard hours over the Christmas and New Year period are:

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Complex Condition Consultancy

04 December 2018

Specialist Sports & Exercise Physiotherapy service now available for consultancy on complex conditions. 

Kay Copeland, one of our most experienced practitioners here at Alphington Sports Medicine Clinic, is now a Specialist Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist* (as awarded by the Australian College of Physiotherapists in 2018).

In this role she will act as a consultant to current treating practitioners to progress complex conditions.

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Cooking With Kristen - Sprouts and Speck Salad

27 November 2018

Kristen Papathanasiou is an Accredited Practising Dietitian, Accredited Sports Dietitian and an Approved Eating Disorder Practitioner.

 

If you hate Brussels sprouts you're doing it all wrong. Boiled soggy sprouts are a thing of the past.

If you want to avoid the stink the trick is to keep the sprouts RAW.

Give my SPROUT & SPECK SALAD a go...

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Weekend Walk-In Injury Clinic Closed

08 November 2018

Please Note: Our Weekend Walk-In Injury Clinic has closed for 2018.

Call us 9481 5744 to make an appointment during our normal business hours:

8am - 8pm Monday to Friday

8.30am - 12pm Saturdays

9.30am - 1pm Sundays*

(*closed Sundays in December & January)

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Weekend Walk-In Injury Clinic Update

17 September 2018

Due to popular demand we're continuing our Weekend Walk-In Injury Clinic beyond the winter sports season - but only on Saturdays and at our Sports Medicine Clinic (not the Exercise + Rehab Centre).

If someone is injured on a weekend and requires injury assessment and management, but doesn't need to go to or want to wait in an emergency department, they can drop in to:

Alphington Sports Medicine Clinic
339 Heidelberg Road, Northcote
12.30 - 5pm Saturdays (until early November)

 

Injuries are assessed by a Physiotherapist.

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Cooking With Kristen - Loaded Sweet Potato

15 August 2018

Kristen Papathanasiou is our Accredited Practising Dietitian and an Accredited Sports Dietitian.

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Focus on: A Podiatrist’s role in knee pain

07 August 2018

Are your feet affecting your knee pain?

 

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Paediatrics Abroad

29 May 2018

 

Our Paediatrician, Dr Peter Barnett, spent the month of April volunteering at the Lao Friends Hospital for Children in Luang Prabang, Laos.

 

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Cooking With Kristen - Easy Cheesy Muffins

08 May 2018

Kristen Papathanasiou is our Accredited Practising Dietitian and an Accredited Sports Dietitian.

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Weekend Walk-In Injury Clinic Re-opening Saturday 7 April

28 March 2018
The winter sporting season is upon us again and as such our Weekend Walk-In Injury Clinic is re-opening - with a few changes.

If someone is injured on a weekend, and requires injury assessment and management but doesn't need to go to or want to wait in an emergency department, they can drop in to:

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Focus On: Paediatric Sports Medicine

25 February 2018

"Children are not just small adults" - how often have you heard this bandied around? But it is true!

There are specific injuries and illnesses that occur in children that do not occur in adults and vice versa. Thus when having your child evaluated for a sporting injury or ongoing pain issue, these need to be taken into account. Common adult issues are uncommon in children (until their late adolescent years) e.g. rotator cuff injuries, plantar fasciitis etc.

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Cooking With Kristen - Vegetarian (Bean) Wraps

07 February 2018

Kristen Papathanasiou is our Accredited Practising Dietitian and an Accredited Sports Dietitian.

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Dr David Bolzonello appointed Melbourne Football Club Senior Doctor

12 December 2017

Unfortunately we are no longer offering our Sport & Exercise Physician Service at Warringal Medical Centre.

Why you ask?

Because Dr David Bolzonello will now be spending his Monday mornings with the players at the Melbourne Football Club where he's been appointed as a Senior Club Doctor!

But don't worry - appointments are still available with him at our Clinic on Mondays (pm), Tuesdays (pm), alternate Thursdays (pm) and Fridays.

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Part-time Podiatry position at Alphington Sports Medicine Clinic

12 December 2017

We're looking for a part-time Podiatrist to join our team in 2018.

 

Strong experience in managing sports injuries, undertaking biomechanical assessment and orthotic prescription and nail surgery will be required.

The sessions will require evening work over two days.

 

For further enquires or to submit you application please contact Dr Gaylene McKay, Managing Director at gaylene@alphingtonsportsmed.com.au.

Applications will close on 24th December 2017.

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