We understand this is a challenging time. We have taken all recommended steps to ensure that the care we provide is as safe as possible. In line with the advice provided by the Department of Health and the Australian Physiotherapy Association, Children’s Physio SA remains open to care for existing and new patients.
In addition to in-room consults, we are now able to offer Telehealth consults for our existing patients.
Call our team on 8267 4394 if you have any questions or wish to book a consult.
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Our team of highly skilled Physiotherapists have significant experience in children’s physiotherapy practice across a range of sectors including public, private, disability and community. Our Physiotherapists provide high quality, evidence based physiotherapy management of young people, and work closely with parents and care-givers to maximise outcomes for their clients. Our expertise in the management of children with congenital disorders such as clubfeet and hip dysplasia, musculoskeletal conditions, pain syndromes, and burns and scar management are particularly well regarded. We are also able to provide services to NDIS participants who are self-managed or plan-managed. A GP or specialist referral is welcome but not required.
Our therapists have over 80 years of combined experience in paediatric physiotherapy between them. Our staff have been carefully selected based on their differing areas of clinical specialisation and skill sets, to ensure only the highest quality services are provided.
Our fully equipped plaster room allows the provision of specialised casting services for various conditions, including clubfeet. We also provide custom made splints, and work closely with an experienced orthotist for custom made orthoses as required.
Exercise in a heated pool environment is highly beneficial for many children, and is a fun and effective way to engage children in therapy. We provide multiple hydrotherapy sessions weekly, outside of school hours.
Access to large spaces and specialised gym equipment is a key component of the physiotherapy care of many children. We provide access to gym based therapy, outside of school hours.
All of our Physiotherapists are registered with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulatory Agency (AHPRA) and maintain current Child-Related Employment Screening clearances from the Department of Communities and Social Inclusion (DSCI, SA Government). Continuing professional development is important for our staff, and all Children’s Physio SA Physiotherapists attend conferences, courses and workshops and work hard to stay up to date with current best practice in Paediatric Physiotherapy.
Director and Senior Physiotherapist
Phil has over 20 years experience working in senior roles in paediatric physiotherapy. He has worked up until recently as Regional Manager of Physiotherapy at the Women’s and Children’s Ho...
Director and Senior Physiotherapist
Karen has been with Children’s Physio SA for 5 years, and is a co-owner of the practice. Graduating in 2003, she has worked exclusively in paediatric Physiotherapy for over 14 years, across both...
Kathryn is an experienced paediatric physiotherapist having worked more than 25 years in senior roles at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital. She has also worked with children in private p...
Since her graduation from the University of SA in 2007 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Maggie has worked exclusively in the paediatric setting. She has extensive experience across various sectors in...
Melissa graduated from the University of South Australia in 1996. After initially working in adult rehabilitation, she moved to the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in 1998 to pursue her pa...
Susie has worked as a paediatric Physiotherapist for over 30 years in a variety of settings and countries. Susie believes that seeing young children in their own environment and working collaborativel...
Maris is a fourth year Physiotherapy student who began working with Children’s Physio SA in 2018. As one of our Physiotherapy Assistants, you will find Maris working under the sup...
Jess joined the Children’s Physio SA team in early 2019 and is already proving herself to be a valued member of our team. Under the direction and supervision of our Physiotherapists, Jess primar...
Practice Manager and Physiotherapy Assistant
Jess has a long history of Administration experience throughout a variety of sectors, but health has always been an industry of great interest and is an area close to her heart. Having joined the Chil...
Our exceptional team of physios are ready to help your child move and feel better.
North Adelaide Rooms
Children’s Physio SA is centrally located in North Adelaide, a short walk from the Women’s and Children’s and Memorial Hospitals. Parking can be difficult please allow time for this when attending for your appointment.
Hydrotherapy and Gym Sessions