What is Sports Medicine?

One of the most common questions we hear in our practice is “Why should I see a Sports Physician? I walk the dog and do the gardening”, or “I’m 70 and haven’t played sport since I was 16.”

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Smoke Pollution and Exercise

With the horrific bushfires currently burning in New South Wales and Victoria many athletes and sporting organisations have been monitoring the smoke and air conditions and considering if athletes should be training or competing.

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Which Diet is the One?

At BallaratOSM we are keen to see you fit, well, healthy and active. Part of that involves being at a healthy weight, which means less load on your joints, less stress on your heart and lungs and better for your mind.

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Obesity and hip replacement

A new study published demonstrates hip replacement surgery fixes pain and improves walking both in obese and non obese patients, but the obese group are more likely to need walking aids at ten years.

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