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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