VIC U-18 Basketball Success

18 April 2017

Alphington Sports Medicine Physiotherapists Karina Chilman and Madeleine Ellis have just returned from Townsville where they got the sweet taste of success in the form of Australian U18 Basketball Championships gold with the Vic Metro Mens and Vic Country Womens teams.

For a full list of the results check out Basketball Australia's website: http://twitter.com/BasketballAus/status/853401302553944064

Karina Chilman: 2nd from the right, back row with the mens team.

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Weekend Walk-In Injury Clinic Re-opening: Saturday 25 March

16 March 2017

The winter sporting season is upon us again and as such our Weekend Walk-In Injury Clinic at Warringal Private Hospital will be re-opening, with the addition of a plastering service too!

If someone is injured on a weekend, from Saturday 25 March onwards, and requires medical assistance but doesn't need to go to or want to wait in an emergency department they can drop in to:

Warringal Private Hospital Day Surgery

Suite 13 - Level 3, 216 Burgundy Street, Heidelberg.

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Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport

12 January 2017

5th International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport

Berlin, Germany. 27-28 October 2016
A summary from Sport and Exercise Physician Dr David Bolzonello

"The main value was reassurance that we here in Melbourne are using best practice principles and that we do manage our athletes well."

Australians were well represented from all our key sports and four of the seven sessions were moderated by Australians, Sport and Exercise Physicians Michael Makdissi, Martin Raftery, and Paul McCrory, who is also a neurologist, and Gavin Davis, Neurosurgeon.

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ASMC Update

21 November 2016

REMINDER: We're not going anywhere . . . yet!

Even though this (see image above) happened last week, nothing is changing - at least not for a while.

We have an ongoing lease in the building & the sale is simply phase 1 of our plan to bring the entire business together.

While we search for a suitable new building we will continue to offer our services as per usual - both at Alphington Sports Medicine Clinic, 339 Heidelberg Rd AND via the Exercise + Rehabilitation Centre at no. 376.

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Exciting times ahead for Alphington Sports Medicine

06 October 2016

Don't panic if you notice a For Sale sign out the front of our Exercise + Rehabilitation Centre building - we're not going anywhere . . . yet.

We have an ongoing lease in the building and the sale is simply phase one of a plan to bring our entire business together under one roof.

While we search for a suitable new building we will continue to offer our services as per usual - both at the Alphington Sports Medicine Clinic, 339 Heidelberg Road, and via the Exercise + Rehabilitation Centre at number 376.

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Vale Steve Evans

27 September 2016

A highly experienced sports physiotherapist with a passion for basketball, Steve Evans was one of the founders of Alphington Sports Medicine Clinic. He sadly passed away last year after a long and courageous battle with his health.

Steve was a crucial part of the clinic growing to what it is today. He bought a wealth of knowledge and friendship along the journey and he fostered a culture of caring for everyone around him.

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Participants needed for globe hip trial

14 September 2016

Our own Rachael McMillan (Physiotherapist) is seeking post-menopausal women in metropolitan Melbourne with GTPS for the @GLoBEHip trial.

If you can answer yes to one or more of the following questions you may be eligible for free physiotherapy and medical treatment!

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A Taste of (Basketball) Success

14 July 2016

Alphington Sports Medicine Physio Madeleine Ellis has just returned from Europe where she got the sweet taste of success in the form of World Championship gold with the Sapphires, Australia's U17 girls basketball team.

She said it was an amazing trip and team to work for - with the highlight definitely being the team's semi final and first ever win over the USA!

Madeleine is on the far right in this team photo.

 

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ASMC Physiotherapist now working with Volleyroos

02 June 2016

The Australian Men's Indoor Volleyball Team, The Volleyroos, are currently competing in the Olympic Qualification tournament in Tokyo.

And they are in good hands with talented Melbourne Physiotherapist Darren Austin.

Check out the team profile and all the latest from the tournament at:

http://worldoqt.japan.2016.men.fivb.com/en/teams/aus-australia

 

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Physio Julia Allan travels with Victorian Fury to PNG

17 March 2016

The charity organisation Water Aid Australia has recently begun a campaign to deliver access to clean drinking water and sanitation to many more villages across Papua New Guinea due to almost 4 million people not having access and many people dying from diseases such as Diarrhea.

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Educational Wokshop

15 March 2016

On Tuesday 8 March 2016 we presented an Educational Workshop in conjunction with Direct Radiology as a breakfast session.

 

The topic was Gluteal Tendinopathy - Implications for Assessment & Management, with local GPs and staff in attendance.

 

Speakers were our own Dr. David Bolzonello and Direct Radiology's Dr. Gaurav Gupta.

 

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15th Pacific Games

13 October 2015

 

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Ciao from Italy!

15 August 2015

 

From the 26th of June to the 18th July I spent 3 fortunate weeks at the Australian Institute of Sport European Training Centre, Gavirate Italy. My role was to tend to the health needs of all Australian athletes currently training and competing in Europe.

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World Summer Universiade Games

06 August 2015

WOW WOW WOW!! What an experience!

In early July, I was fortunate enough to work on the Medical Team for the Aussieroos at the World Summer Universiade Games. They were held in Gwangju, which is 4 hours south of Seoul. It was a very clean city, with friendly people who were warm and accommodating. There were over 14,000 athletes competing from 170 nations. The atmosphere for both the opening and closing ceremonies was electrifying; something that I will always remember.

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