We aim to provide our patients with a complete care plan utilizing the various modalities available at our clinic including Sports Medicine, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Myotherapy, Dietetics and consulting Orthopedic Surgeons. With this multidisciplinary approach we aim to tailor our programs to suit the individual no matter the issue. We regularly treat a range of conditions from acute sporting injuries to chronic pain symptoms as well as assisting patients with rehabilitation. Lakeside Sports Medicine Centre is also involved in driving sports medicine research in the areas of tendinopathy and osteoarthritis management. This ensures our clinicians look to develop treatment pathways that reflect the latest approaches in care, keeping us at the forefront of sports medicine in Melbourne.
Dr Dan Bates: Returning to exercise with chronic pain
If you are getting started with exercise and you have a chronic condition such as osteoarthritis, pain is a major deterrent to getting back into exercise. Many people associate a small degree of pain with damage or worsening of their condition where this is generally not the case. It is common, if not to be expected, that you will have a degree of discomfort when getting back into an exercise program.
So if you are trying to get back into an exercise program, there are some simple rules you can use to manage any pain.
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