Services

Dr Compton offers specialist sports and exercise medicine care for all ages, including consultation and other services.

Dr Compton has a special interest in

  • Endurance sport, overuse injuries, stress fractures and relative energy deficiency syndrome (including amenorrhoea in athletes).
  • Paediatric and adolescent sports medicine
  • Management of medical conditions affecting exercise
  • Exercise prescription for prevention and management of chronic disease

Consultation services:

  • Diagnosis and management of acute sports injury, and overuse injury
  • Diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal pain
  • Adolescent and paediatric sporting injuries
  • Female athletes and women’s health including amenorrhoea and menstrual disturbance associated with exercise, pregnancy, exercise through life stages
  • Concussion assessment and management
  • Diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions affecting sporting performance (including exercise induced bronchoconstriction, diabetes, exertional headache, fatigue, reduced performance, relative energy deficiency syndrome)
  • Exercise prescription for prevention and management of medical conditions
  • Drugs in sport and anti-doping, including medication compliance and supplement use
  • Advice regarding travel, competition, exercise in extreme weather conditions (such as heat, cold, altitude), jet lag
  • Pre-exercise medical screening, and athlete medical screening
  • Workplace injury
  • Athletes with disabilities
  • Pre and post operative rehabilitation

Other services:

  • Event medical coverage
  • Sporting team medical coverage
  • Team travel
  • Education and professional development (athletes and health professionals)
  • Medicolegal reports - including work cover and reports for Australian Defence Force Recruiting
  • Injection therapies - cortisone, PRP, hyaluronic acid i
  • Collaboration with health providers including other medical practitioners and allied health professionals