BSEMS BLOG

Welcome to the BSEMS Blog, with information on what is happening behind the scenes at Brisbane Sports and Exercise Medicine Specialists, as well as information on topics provided by our specialists.

BSEMS Winter 2014 Blog

Matthew Hislop - Sunday, June 22, 2014

The fall onto the outstretched hand is a common cause of injuries to the upper limb. In this blog we talk about common fractures to the carpal (or wrist) bones. If you are unlucky enough to suffer ongoing pain after a wrist injury it is important to have this assessed further, as some injuries are prone to long term complications and even early onset osteoarthritis. At BSEMS though we have have you covered, with Sports Physicians to help aid in your diagnosis, Hand Therapists to manage non-operative injuries, and 2 excellent Upper Limb Surgeons to see you promptly if you are unlucky enough to need surgery.  Meanwhile enjoy reading about Carpal Fractures. More

BSEMS Autumn 2014- Update Blog

Matthew Hislop - Sunday, April 27, 2014

At BSEMS we are always working hard to ensure we have the best practitioners on site to help you with your exercise needs. We are fortunate to have a number of new staff this year to help round out or longer serving staff members. Joseph Spelta is our new Sports Dietitian, working alongside with Lauren Nugent. This month Joe has provided some information on building muscle without relying on supplements. Enjoy… More

BSEMS Autumn 2014 Blog

Matthew Hislop - Monday, March 10, 2014

Welcome back to the BSEMS Blog, and the first for 2014! We are proud to announce the commencement of our new senior registrar, Dr Luke Eggleston. We are also lucky to have Dr Michael McLean continuing to work in the BSEMS clinic between travelling to and from Bundaberg, so he can spend more time with his family. We also have Rachel Vickery our specialist respiratory physiotherapist continuing sessions, and Joseph Spelta, our new Dietitian, who will be complementing Lauren Nugent's busy practice. We are also happy to welcome back Allira Rogers, our Sports Psychologist from a short spell off, and Lauren Tomasel, our Hand Therapist who now consults twice a week at BSEMS. We certainly feel privileged to have such skilled people working at the BSEMS clinic.  More

BSEMS Summer 2013 Blog

Matthew Hislop - Sunday, November 24, 2013

Welcome to another edition of the BSEMS blog. Summer is well and truly here and Australians are enjoying the heat. While cricket is in full swing many of our winter sports continue to be played with the A League in full swing, and both the Rugby League Kangaroos, and Rugby Union Wallabies are in full swing in the Northern Hemisphere. Often these players are carrying niggling injuries that they suffered during their local competition, which can come back to be a nuisance during the representative season. More

BSEMS Spring 2013 Blog

Matthew Hislop - Sunday, October 13, 2013

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BSEMS Winter Blog

Matthew Hislop - Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Welcome back for a (late) winter blog topic. In Australia winter is approaching its end, and many of the premier football codes are approaching the finals. Along with this comes frustrating injuries, and a rush is on to see if elite players can be fixed to help their team qualify or get through for a premiership. More

BSEMS May-June 2013 Blog

Matthew Hislop - Sunday, May 19, 2013

Welcome back to the mid year Blog. In Australia we are entering winter, and the football codes dominate. However many sports continue to train for competitions the whole year long. At the BSEMS clinic we are fortunate to maintain close ties to high profile sports like tennis, gymnastics, and kayak/canoe. One area which these sports have in common is overuse injuries of the wrist. The blog this time around focusses on injuries in this area. More

BSEMS April 2013 Blog

Matthew Hislop - Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Current International Consensus on Concussion

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BSEMS March 2013 Blog

Matthew Hislop - Friday, March 01, 2013

Exertional Leg Pain: Long Overdue for Some Respect!

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BSEMS Start 2013 Blog

Matthew Hislop - Sunday, January 27, 2013

Welcome back for a New Year and further challenges in the world of sport and exercise. The BSEMS clinic has been busy seeing many patients already in the New Year. Dr Matt Hislop was the tournament medical officer for the Brisbane International Tennis Tournament which headlined many of the world's best tennis players. This brought a whole range of challenges, not the least of which was aiding athletes in dealing with Brisbane's extreme heat and difficult playing conditions. Unfortunately Dr Hislop was quite busy, and there were a number of withdrawls of players with injury. Thankfully most seemed to recover in time to renew their assault on the Australian Open.   More


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