The team at South Coast Sports Medicine provide a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the areas of fitness and medicine. Our highly qualified and friendly team members are here to provide treatment or help you achieve your optimal health.
Russell and Jen are passionate about keeping you moving, and helping you to achieve your best in whatever your current goals might be.
The Sports Doctors at South Coast Sports Medicine are General Practitioners with extra training in Sports Medicine, Emergency Medicine and Occupational Medicine. They are dedicated to ongoing learning and teaching, and will push to help you to find a clear diagnosis and find you the best path to recovery. Their expertise is in managing all types of pain and injury, and managing other medical issues affecting your ability to exercise safely and comfortably. You do not need a referral to see a Sports Doctor.
Exercise Physiologists are here to get you moving, and if you are moving, then doing it better, faster, or with more enjoyment! The Accredited Exercise Physiologists at South Coast Sports Medicine are an integral part of the Sports Medicine team, with a passion for using the effects of exercise on the musculoskeletal system and the whole body to improve your health, wellness and performance.
With at least four years of University study and then a requirement to stay accredited through ongoing study, their knowledge of exercise as treatment for pain and injury, as a driver of athletic performance, as and medicine for chronic conditions is evidence-based and extensive.
Our team have varying additional qualifications in coaching specific sports and management of specific medical conditions – our friendly admin team will help guide you to the right partner in your care.
Lifestyle Medicine is “slow medicine”: medicine how it should be. Jen enjoys spending time getting to know you and helping you to find and address all the barriers between you and optimal health. It involves the application of medical, behavioural, motivational and environmental principles to the management of lifestyle-related health problems in a clinical setting, including self-care and self-management. It is a holistic model of care aimed at correcting underlying causes as well as providing symptomatic relief.
Physiotherapists are experts in assessment, accurate diagnosis and treatment of work, recreation or sport related injuries. Physiotherapists complete a University degree and then embark upon a lifetime of ongoing learning, developing specialist skills and keeping up to date with new evidence. The team at South Coast Sports Medicine have 30 years of combined experience in musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. They are passionate about improving mobility, functional ability, quality of life and movement.
By assessing the function of bones, joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments, your Physiotherapist can help restore normal and pain free function through treatment such as joint mobilisation, massage, exercise and continuing advice and education.
There is so much information available about what we should and shouldn’t eat, that it can be overwhelmingly difficult to work out what approach will work, especially when you are not feeling your best or have specific needs.
Kate and Emma can assist with all aspects of nutritional treatment, including food intolerances, irritable bowel syndrome, eating plans, sports nutrition and guidance to a healthier lifestyle. Our aim is to identify nutritional, dietary and lifestyle factors that can be contributing to your symptoms or health condition.
True wellness requires attention to all the aspects of health, including optimising your nutrition, managing stress and hormones and getting enough sleep. Our Naturopaths follow an evidenced-based approach enabling them to use Herbal Medicine in a way that satisfies their love for science and has an immense therapeutic benefit for their clients. Kate and Emma prefer to use food as medicine, only prescribing supplemental nutrition when very necessary. They recognise that their treatment approach needs to fit in with your lifestyle.
The Naturopaths in our team are University educated professionals who maintain registration with their professional bodies and have an enviable passion for ongoing education and learning.
When you phone or drop in to visit us you will be greeted with a friendly smile, and our team will help to get you where you need to be.
Every business needs a friendly and helpful face on the front-line, and our team in reception are exactly that – ready to assist with any enquiry. Complementing reception is the task of administration and South Coasts Sports Medicine is thankful to have an efficient and dedicated team who are more than equal to the task.