Consultants who specialise in sports and exercise medicine at our Hospital have been through a rigorous selection process and are leaders in their area of special interest. You can expect the highest standards of diagnosis and treatment from any consultant with practising privileges. They will also commonly have working relationships with other consultants within a related specialist area.
Common conditions and symptoms addressed by a sports and exercise medicine specialist include:
- soft-tissue injuries of muscles and ligaments, including sprains (partial tears) and ruptures (complete tears)
- stress fractures
- medical conditions related to the musculoskeletal (MSK) system
- osteoarthritis and other degenerative conditions
- female athlete triad