Sports & Exercise Medicine


Exercise Physiologists in Reservoir

Northern Spinal & Sports Injury Clinicโ€™s Sports & Medicine uniquely positioned to help our patients in Reservoir to lead healthy lifestyles.

Our team provide care to all local Reservoir residents and surrounding communities including Bundoora, Fairfield, Watsonia, Heidelberg, Coburg, Heidelberg Heights, Macleod West, Preston, Thomastown & Thornbury.

What Is Sports & Exercise Medicine?

Exercise Physiologist Reservoir

Sports Exercise Medicine physicians and exercise physiologists specialise in the musculo-skeletal injuries, sports medicines, illnesses and the development of exercise programs tailored to each individualโ€™s personal needs and limitations. Additionally, they are highly skilled in the diagnosis, prognosis, and the coordination and management of treatment of injuries, whether they are from sport, or day to day activities.

Our team is committed to providing first class medical management and healthcare advice to all individuals regardless of age or level of physical activity. By offering an extensive range of services, our goal is to maximise your wellbeing and physical performance. Therefore, if you have any concerns in regards to staying fit, healthy, overcoming injury or maintaining a healthy lifestyle, we are here to help!

What To Expect?

Firstly, our physicians focus on offering a thorough assessment and establishing a prompt and accurate diagnosis. This is to detect the causes of risk factors that lead to the development of the condition. Once the diagnosis has been made, our team can advise you on treatments. This many include counselling and advice on the level of activity and exercise that you can safely undertake, rehabilitation programs and medications.

Not only does our team focus on musculo-skeletal problems, they have also been trained to manage various other medical concerns. They can advise you on appropriate exercise programs that can help you in the effective treatment of medical conditions such as diabetes, asthma and nutritional deficiencies. If your sporting team is planning to travel, our team can also give sporting and medical advice for while you are travelling.

Benefits Of Sports Exercise Medicine

Exercise has many benefits which include reducing cardiovascular, cerebrovascular and peripheral vascular diseases, diabetes, osteoporosis and depression. With all these benefits in mind, our team at Northern Spinal strongly promote regular exercise, a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle choices. Some of the benefits of sports & exercise medicine include:

  • Rehabilitation โ€“ Our goal is to heal the affected area as quickly as possible and to help you restore your flexibility, strength, power and endurance. In no time, youโ€™ll be back on your A game!
  • Preventative care โ€“ We aim to help you properly train your body as to minimise the risk of future injuries.
  • Education and nutrition โ€“ As important as rehab and preventative care is, teaching you how to treat your body is what brings it all together. When you understand how to properly fuel your body for maximum improvement and performance, your athletic and everyday performance will drastically improve.

When To Consider Sports & Exercise Medicine Treatments?

You may consider sports & exercise medicine treatment if any of the following are of concern to you:

  • Acute fractures
  • Stress fractures
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Pregnancy and exercise
  • Sport in children
  • Exercise and the elderly





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For more information on how Northern Spinal can help you, or to book an appointment, contact us today!