Our Services

Australian Sports Doctors treat sports injury and musculoskeletal conditions for all athletes, ages and active people. Appointments are available simply by calling 9455 1112, referral is not required. Open 7 days!

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Experienced trustworthy doctors
  • Diagnosis with thorough history and examination
  • Fully qualified doctors, members of Sports Medicine Australia (SMA)
  • Ethical and compassionate, care that you can trust
  • Ongoing training with SMA, completing Graduate Diploma of Sports Medicine (Melbourne University), the Royal Australian College of GPs (RACGP)
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On-site Medical Procedures and Selected Injections
  • Fracture, acute injury, and wound / laceration management 
  • Selected joint and tendon injections 
  • Surgical assisting in theatre with AOSM associated orthopaedic surgeons
  • Tetanus and overseas competition immunisation advice
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Preventative and Rehabilitation Assessments
  • Training load advice to enhance performance
  • Strength, balance and conditioning programs to rehabilitate and reduce injuries
  • Functional restoration programs (pre and post operative) in conjunction with our network of allied health professionals 
  • Pre-participation screening assessments available for sports teams and schools
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Imaging, Referrals and Surgeons
  • Imaging and pathology on-site weekdays, including Xray, CT and Ultrasound, and MRI.  Basic imaging most weekends
  • Full range of orthopaedic surgeons on-site, including upper and lower limb specialists
  • Direct referral and access to surgical appointments with orthopaedic specialists in the AOSM clinic
  • Access to on-site and local network of allied health services: physiotherapy, osteopathy, exercise physiology , chiropractics, performance psychology

Injuries and Conditions treated 

Australian Sports Doctors diagnoses and treats a wide range of common musculoskeletal injuries and conditions

Common conditions treated include:

Knee

  • Osteoarthritis or degenerative joint disease
  • Meniscal tears
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries
  • Other: Medial collateral ligament strains, Ilio-tibial band friction syndrome, Bursitis, Patello-femoral syndrome, Osgood-Schlatter Disease

 

Shoulder

  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • Bursitis, subacromial impingement
  • Frozen shoulder or adhesive capsulitis
  • Shoulder dislocation or persistent instability
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Biceps injury or rupture (distal or proximal)

 

Hip and pelvis

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Labral tear
  • Femora-acetabular impingement, cam or pincer lesion
  • Trochanteric bursitis
  • Gluteal tendinopathy
  • Hamstring tear or tendinopathy,
  • Adductor injuries
  • Pelvic stress fracture, osteitis pubis

 

Spine

  • Lumbo-sacral pain and dysfunction
  • Neck or cervical spine pain or dysfunction
  • Disc prolapse
  • Nerve impingement
  • Sacro-iliac joint dysfunction
  • Pars fractures 
  • Osteoporosis or vertebral crush fractures

 

Foot and ankle conditions

  • Ankle sprains (medial, lateral, syndesmosis)
  • Ankle instability
  • Foot and ankle fractures, stress fractures (navicular, 5th metatarsal)
  • Lis Franc injury
  • Achilles rupture or tendinopathy, calf injuries
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Sever’s disease

 

Elbow and wrist

  • Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis or common extensor tendinopathy)
  • Golfer’s elbow (medial epicondylitis or common flexor tendinopathy)
  • Elbow instability, persistent dysfunction following injury / dislocation
  • Elbow and wrist fractures
  • De Quervains tenosynovitis
  • TFCC tears, ulnar impaction syndrome

 

Hand and finger injuries 

  • All hand or finger fractures
  • Mallet, Jersey or Swan-neck fingers
  • Thumb injuries
  • Osteoarthritis 

 

Concussion

  • Concussion diagnosis, management. return to sport/school/work recommendations, follow-up
ASD places our patients first, to promote their wellbeing and enhance their performance. We manage our patients individually and provide access to a high quality, integrated sports medicine and orthopaedic surgical service – Australian Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Clinic (AOSM). We are proudly associated with surgeons at Warringal Private Hospital.
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privileged to work with LEADING surgeons, physios and HEALTH ORGANISATIONS