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Many of our BetterMedical doctor have specialities in other areas. This includes: Addition Medicine, Sports Medicine, Musculoskeletal Medicine, Occupational Medicine, and Minor Trauma (Emergency Medicine).
Addiction Medicine and Pain Management
Our addiction medicine & pain management clinics can assess and treat the following conditions:
- Chronic pain conditions
- Persistent non-malignant pain
- Prescription drug dependence eg. opiates, benzodiazepines
- Heroin dependence
- Solvent abuse
- Amphetamine dependence
- Hallucinogen abuse
- Marijuana dependence
- Alcohol abuse
- Gambling addiction
All information you provide during your consultations with our doctors, and any registration processes, is completely confidential.
Sports Medicine, also known as Sport and Exercise Medicine (SEM) is concerned with physical fitness and treating and preventing injuries related to sports and exercise. BetterMedial doctors who are specialised in sports medicine can support the treatment of injuries such as muscle, ligaments, and tendon and bone problems. These doctors can also help in managing, preventing and treating conditions, like asthma and diabetes, that can affect physical performance.
Doctors who have specialised in musculoskeletal medicine are qualified to deal with pain in the muscles, bones, ligaments and joints. Treatment is commonly non-surgical and our doctors can recommend various non-invasive therapies to help their patients manage the pain these issues can cause, which avoiding surgical operations.
Doctors who have specialised in occupational medicine commit to a preventative approach to health and safety by considering the how a work environment can affect your health. BetterMedical clinics offering occupational medicine can support their patients with work-related health issues to get you back to work as soon and as safely as possible.
This includes advising about workplace safety and the prevention of occupational injuries and disease, assessing fitness for work and helping to rehabilitate those who have suffered injury or sickness back into work.
If a patient requires immediate medical attention, BetterMedical's doctors who have specialised in emergency medicine can provide immediate medical support.
Some of BetterMedical’s General Practitioners have undergone advanced training and studies with the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (FACEM) enabling them to work as an emergency physician.