Deb Wadham

Deb Wadham

Associate Lecturer, Physiotherapy

School of Allied Health Science and Practice

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Deb has worked extensively in private practice in Adelaide and London as well as for England Hockey and at the London 2012 Olympic Games. She currently splits her time between the University and Flinders Medical Centre, working in Musculoskeletal and Orthopaedic Outpatients.

Prior to working for the University of Adelaide, Deb taught on the Undergraduate and Masters programs at the University of South Australia.

Deb has a particular interest in spinal, hip and pelvis biomechanical issues, and complex, long standing foot pain, as well as complex chronic pain.

Masters in Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy 2007
England Junior Women's Hockey Team Physiotherapist 2015-2017
London 2012 Olympic Village Physiotherapist
West Adelaide Football Club U18s Team Physiotherapist 2009-2010
University of South Australia Undergraduate and Postgraduate Clinical Supervisor, 2018-2020

I practice musculoskeletal physiotherapy with enthusiasm, diligence and skill to facilitate patients achieve optimal and sustainable outcomes. I am keen to share my knowledge and skills with a new generation of physiotherapists, inspiring them to become curious lifelong learners, so that they may flourish in the everchanging health care industry.

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2020 - 2020 Group Facilitator of Evidence Based Practice Research Group University of South Australia
    2020 Physiotherapist- Musculoskeletal and Orthopaedic Outpatients SALHN (based at FMC)
    2018 - 2021 Senior Physiotherapist MyPhysioSA
    2018 - 2020 Clinical Educator at Flinders Medical Centre University of South Australia
    2012 - 2017 Senior Physiotherapist Health and Fitness Solutions
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2007 University of South Australia Australia Masters of Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
    2001 - 2004 University of South Australia Australia Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons.)
  • Position: Associate Lecturer, Physiotherapy
  • Phone: 83133647
  • Email:
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Engineering Maths Science, floor 4
  • Room: 406
  • Org Unit: School of Allied Health Science and Practice

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