Sports and Exercise Medicine

Dr John Brooks is an independent medical consultant, specialising in sports medicine, consulting at Elsternwick rooms.

Dr Brooks has a particular interest in Sport and Exercise Medicine for people of all ages, and can assist with all sport and exercise related conditions including:
  • injuries, including paediatric sports injuries;
  • concussion;
  • exercise induced asthma;
  • fatigue (including sport and exercise performance issues);
  • safe exercise in those with chronic conditions including cardiac conditions, diabetes and hypertension;
  • safe exercise in pregnancy and post-partum; and
  • contraceptive advice for female athletes.

As a former professional rugby player, John understands the needs of people wanting to be healthy and active, as well as the frustration of medical issues and injuries.

He has wide-ranging experience in managing sports injuries and musculoskeletal problems and working in professional sport, most recently as the Team Doctor for England’s Women’s Rugby Team.
For a sport and exercise medicine consultation, our normal time-based fees apply, a long consultation is required.