Finding the right path
with non operative injury management
Ballarat Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
Sports Medicine Physicians
Sport and Exercise Medicine Physicians are specialists in the non-surgical management of all musculoskeletal conditions. They are Fellows of the Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians, to gain their fellowship they have a physician exit exam and many years of experience.
As well as being skilled in the non-operative management of conditions, they are also up-to-date with what surgical managements can also be considered.
Sports Medicine is not solely about professional athletes. It is also about keeping people active and healthy. They can help with childhood & adolescent sporting injuries, recreational and middle-aged athletes. Common conditions treated include:
You can read about our treatment options below.
Acute sporting injuries recover best when treated early: we always have urgent appointment spots available on Mondays and Tuesdays.
There are some conditions resistant to treatment, or need urgent surgical attention, in which case your Sports Medicine Physician can arrange an early appointment with the most appropriate surgeon.