Angela Willsmore (nee Dunsford)
APA Sports, Exercise and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
Angela Willsmore (nee Dunsford) graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy with First Class Honours from the University of South Australia in 2003. Since then, she has been running her own physiotherapy practice, Good Country Physiotherapy. After starting as a sole practitioner, she has overseen steady growth in the business with increasing staff and clinics.
Angela has post-graduate qualifications in Clinical Pilates, Dry Needling (acupuncture) and Sports Physiotherapy. She is a Credentialled McKenzie Therapist, specialising in the self-management of back and neck pain. She is a Certified PINC and STEEL Cancer Rehab Physiotherapist, providing vital rehab services to cancer patients throughout the Limestone Coast. She is also a Certified GLA:D physiotherapist for patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee or hip. In 2010, she completed a Graduate Certificate in Management and a Masters in Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy (dux) at the University of South Australia.
In 2012, she achieved her career dream, working as a physiotherapist at the London 2012 Olympic Games. She was the head physiotherapist for the SA under 18 AFL team for five years and has worked with elite rugby, cricket and AFL teams at a national and international level.
She currently works for the University of South Australia Department of Rural Health as a Physiotherapy Academic, supporting physiotherapy students with rural placement opportunities.
She consults in our Naracoorte clinic part-time.