Sports Medicine

Thinking of including sports medicine as part of your health care? A Specialist Sports and Exercise Physician plays an integral role in helping manage a complex injury or condition

Sports Medicine

A specialist sport medicine doctor provides diagnosis and treatment of a range of musculoskeletal and sport-related injuries. At Melbourne CBD Physiotherapy and Sports Medicine Clinic, our specialist sports medicine doctors are experts in handling complex sports injuries through their experience with AFL, A-League, cricket and track and field/running injuries.

Frequently Asked Questions

What treatments do Specialist Sport and Exercise Physicians provide?

Your sports medicine doctor will take a detailed history of your injury/condition and this may require further investigations to determine the most suitable course of treatment. Sport and musculoskeletal injuries have various treatments and are tailored individually but this may involve injections where necessary, prescription of medication, education and referral to physiotherapy, orthopaedic surgeon or other health professionals as required.

Frequently Asked Questions

What can you expect from a consultation with a specialist sport and exercise physician?

A consultation will involve a detailed history of your injury/condition from which further investigations may be required to determine the most suitable course of management. Based on your history, symptoms and goals the physician will make an informed decision on how to optimize your health and this may involve a number of aspects to treatment including medical management through the use of medicines as required, and referral to other health professionals.


Do I need a referral to see a Specialist Sport and Exercise Medicine Physician?

Whilst it is not necessary to have a referral to see a Specialist Sport and Exercise Medicine, a referral from your General Practitioner (GP), or other medical practitioner, will qualify you for a Medicare rebate that will partly reimburse the cost of your consultation. Other healthcare professionals, such as physiotherapists, can provide a referral but the Medicare rebate provided under this circumstance is slightly lower than when you have a medical referral.

Are scans or additional investigations bulk billed?

Imaging and other investigations ordered by Specialist Sport and Exercise Medicine Physicians can usually be bulk-billed. However, the cost of the consultation is not bulk-billed.

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At Melbourne CBD Physiotherapy our sessions always place patient needs and expectations at the centre of every consultation. We work with you to establish your health goals and offer a plan to deliver the best results possible. It’s our goal to provide the education and long term independence to get back to doing the things you love.