Epworth Sports + Exercise Medicine Group

Epworth Sports and Exercise Medicine Group was established in 2008.

We are a specialised medical centre committed to first class medical management and healthcare advice for all individuals regardless of age or level of physical activity.

The custom designed centre within the Epworth Richmond medical precinct is serviced by six highly experienced sports medicine practitioners – Dr Andrew Daff, Dr Peter Larkins, Dr Bruce Reid, Dr Gary Zimmerman, Dr Ruben Branson and Dr Rebecca Young.

By offering an extensive service for the diagnosis, management and prevention of musculoskeletal injuries, which may occur in sporting, recreational or domestic circumstances, we aim to maximise your wellbeing and physical performance. Exercise and fitness advice as well as screening can be provided.

We have convenient access to pathology and radiological diagnostic services including x-ray, ultrasound, CT scanning, nuclear medicine and MRI imaging.

We can arrange referral to other specialists such as orthopaedic surgeons if appropriate.


T: (03) 9426 6222
F: (03) 9426 6111
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Men’s Health Lunch 2017

This year’s topic of our annual Epworth Men’s Health Lunch will be advances in the diagnosis and treatment of stroke. Master of Ceremonies, Sports and Exercise Physician Dr Peter Larkins will lead the panel discussion including guest speakers neurologist Dr Katya Kotschet, neurosurgeon, Mr Ian Wang and rehabilitation physician Dr Stephen de Graaf. Date Thursday […]

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The Shoulder: Current approaches to evaluation and management

Epworth HealthCare Musculoskeletal Clinical Institute Symposium Friday 16 June 8.40am—4pm Park Hyatt, Melbourne Symposium convener Dr Peter Larkins Program highlights Clinical assessment of shoulder pain: a primary practitioner’s perspective Conservative management of shoulder pain Instability management and impingement pain AC joint injury and common shoulder fractures – to surge or not? Debate: ‘But the MRI […]

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Quadriceps Contusion (cork thigh)

Quadriceps contusion or a “cork thigh”, as it is commonly known, is the result of a severe impact to the thigh which consequently compresses against the hard surface of the femur (thigh bone). This often causes deep rupture to the muscle tissue and haemorrhage occurs, which is followed by inflammation. Such an injury can also […]

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