Sport Specialties

Football (AFL)

At Leading Edge, We Know Footy!

We have worked with SANFL league teams for more than 10 years and our sports physios in Adelaide have worked at all levels within the state, from the weekend Amateur through to treating current AFL stars.

Woodville-West Torrens FC (SANFL) - James Trotter and Andrew Darcey look after the Woodville-West Torrens League side as the club physios, Lachlan Hall and Mitchell Howe work with their Centre for Excellence and U16/18 programs and Georgia Zuill is covering the SANFLW side in 2022.

Henley Sharks FC (SAAFL Div1) - Since 2017 we covered the Henley Sharks in the SA Amateur League, with Nic Brown supporting them at trainings and in the clinic to keep the Sharks on the park..


Our physios have worked with elite rowers in Adelaide for more than seven years.
Various School Rowing Programmes - We work with rowers from school kids starting out, right through to the current senior Australian Team.

Our tailored services include screening for school groups and clubs, as well as injury prevention lectures to help keep rowers on the water. Andrew Darcey is the current physiotherapist for the SASI Rowing Program and is also a touring physiotherapist with the Australian Rowing Team, travelling with the team on their overseas tours to keep them rowing at their best.

Andrew has an extensive knowledge surrounding rowing injuries, correct management and injury prevention. The Leading-Edge unit is familiar and uniquely specialised in treating rowers and rowing related injuries through years of learned experience.


Our professional services now cover Canoeing and Kayaking within the South Australian Sports Institute (SASI) and also for Canoeing Australia

James Trotter is the current physiotherapist to the SASI Canoeing Program and travels with the team to major events and championships.

We also provide musculoskeletal screening services to the team and can provide this service to anyone competing within the canoeing disciplines.


Track & Field (Athletics) is one sport that at Leading Edge you know you will be getting world class service.

James Trotter has travelled as team physiotherapist to the Australian Athletics team for a number of years – attending World Cup and World Championships and supporting our Australian athletes to medal-winning performances.

We also provide the latest in biomechanical analysis at Leading Edge which can prove the difference in identifying the root cause of any niggling track and field injury that is affecting your ability to stay on the track. 

Water Polo

Water Polo is another of our water-based sports that we provide elite level sport coverage for.

James Trotter has been the team physiotherapist for the SASI Water Polo Program, the Adelaide Jets National League Water Polo team and the Australian Women’s Water Polo team for several years. He helped the Women’s team (and Adelaide’s own Isobel Bishop) to a silver medal at the 2013 World Championships

We provide musculoskeletal screening services to the Adelaide based teams and treat water polo athletes from all backgrounds.


Our bespoke services include Sailing, one the most successful sports for Australia over the past few years. Leading Edge physiotherapist, Andrew Darcey has had a life-long involvement with sailing. Having represented Australia at a junior level he has gone on to win multiple SA State Championships in the Laser Class and been an athlete in the SASI Sailing Program.

Andrew has gone on to be a program physiotherapist for the SASI Sailing Program and more recently has been selected as a network physiotherapist for the Australian Sailing Team – travelling interstate and overseas to help keep our sailing athletes on the water.