Keeping you moving

Emily Thorn

Bachelor of Applied Science, Master of Physiotherapy, Master of Advanced Clinical Physiotherapy (Sports)

WS+EMC Since: 2023

Emily graduated from Physiotherapy in 2016 from the University of South Australia where she also completed a degree in Applied Science (Exercise Science). She then went on to complete her Masters in Advanced Clinical physiotherapy (Sports) to become an APA Titled Sports Physiotherapist. She has also completed her level 1 ASCA Strength & Conditioning.

Emily has a keen interest in sports after competing at a National level in swimming. She has since found a love for football (soccer) and has been the Head Physiotherapist for the Adelaide United Women’s Team since 2019.

Emily's specific interests include sports injuries, particularly lower limb injuries, post-surgical rehabilitation and strength and conditioning. She also works heavily in injury prevention/reduction.

Involvement with Teams and Associations:


  • Head Physiotherapist Adelaide United Women’s Team
  • Australian Physiotherapy Association – Titled Sports Member
  • Australian Physiotherapy Association Member


  • Assistant Youth Physiotherapist Adelaide United
  • Physiotherapist for South Australia Referees Women’s A league
  • Physiotherapist for South Australia Amateur Soccer League clubs Adelaide Wanderers and USC Lions
  • Previous National level Swimmer (retired 2014)
  • Trainer for North Adelaide Football Club SANFL

Greatest Sporting Moment:

  • Matilda’s beating France in penalties in the quarter finals of the 2023 World Cup in Australia
Emily Thorn