PhysioXtra Hallett Cove was established in 2003 and is adjacent the Hallett Cove shopping centre in the heart of Hallett Cove.
Over that time our physio’s have worked closely with the local community providing services and sponsoring many local clubs and associations. The practice is newly renovated to provide an even better facility for our loyal patients. Part of the renovation is a specialized Pilates studio fitted out with the latest equipment.
Tom Corbett is the physio that manages the practice and has gained experience in treating sporting injuries through extensive training and consulting with PhysioXtra and also through first hand experience whilst playing league and reserves football for the Woodville West Torrens Football Club. Adam Thompson another senior physio, along with the rest of the PhysioXtra Hallett Cove team provide excellent support to Tom and are the only people to see for injury prevention and management in the Hallett Cove area.
Kathryn Chigwidden (PhysioXtra Hallet Cove Director)
Kath leads a team of highly motivated and skilled physiotherapists that are committed to providing a high standard of hands on service. All the physiotherapists are highly trained in general musculoskeletal and sporting injuries and they work with various state and national representative teams. Extensive ongoing education is provided to ensure continual improvement and all physiotherapy consultations are 30 minutes to guarantee a thorough diagnosis and treatment.
Kath has a Bachelor of Applied Science in Physiotherapy (1986) and a Masters of Applied Science in Manipulative Physiotherapy (1994). Kath has extensive experience in sports and musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. She was head physiotherapist for the Adelaide Thunderbirds for 6 years and currently looks after Contax netball club in the state league. Further to her physiotherapy skills Kath also recently completed the Pilates – Studio Rehabilitation Series through Polestar Pilates International.
In 2004 Kath won the Telstra Business Women’s award in the Westpac Group Business Owner Category.
Kevin Whitford (PhysioXtra Hallett Cove Director)
Kevin has successfully completed a Bachelor of Applied Science in Physiotherapy, a Masters of Applied Science in Manipulative Physiotherapy (1993) and a Graduate Diploma in Sports Physiotherapy (1985). Further to his own academic achievements he is an Educator at The University of South Australia; Postgraduate Musculoskeletal and Sports Program.
Kevin has been the head physiotherapist for the Adelaide Crows since 1992 and has over 20 years’ experience in sports and musculoskeletal physiotherapy. Along with Kath Chigwidden, Kevin has been instrumental in the development of workplace based interventions for Injury Prevention and Management using the theories trialled and tested in the elite sports field. Implementing this at the Adelaide Football Club has been highly successful and has seen a substantial decrease to soft tissue injuries over the last 6 seasons.
Robert Bowden (PhysioXtra Hallett Cove Director)
Robert Bowden is a Director of PhysioXtra and WorkXtra. Trained as a Physiotherapist he completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the University of South Australia.
Robert initially obtained a large proportion of his health and wellness experience in the elite sporting field. He has extensive experience with health testing, exercise prescription, injury management, and return to sport programs working for the South Australian Cricket Association – Redbacks and SA second X11. Robert has also used these skills for Cricket Australia throughout an international cricket game working with the Prime Minister’s X11 when they played Sri Lanka.
Working with Kevin Whitford and Kath Chigwidden, Robert developed a Wellness at Work program based on the elite sporting principals which targets the prevention and/or management of injuries in an expeditious and effective manner to prevent (or minimise) the costs of WorkCover claims.
Robert is currently running this program across the high risk Aged Care industry to 350 employees and has successfully lowered WorkCover claims at these workplaces.
PhysioXtra Hallett Cove
1/1 Zwerner Drive,
Hallett Cove SA 5158
Fax: (08) 8387 2166
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