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Services provided by Northern Spine, supported by Professor Matthew McDonald.

For appointments please call The Injury Hub on 08 8522 4232

NORTHERN SPINE ARE HERE TO HELP YOU WITH YOUR SPINE RELATED PAIN.

This will include a correct diagnosis to your pain, treatment and management pathway which is individually tailored to your condition.


SPINAL ASSESSMENT & REHAB CLINIC With Northern Spine & Prof Matthew McDonald

‘Northern Spine’ is an innovative spinal triage clinic, designed to provide the best assessment and treatment for patients with back or neck pain.

Northern Spine is performed by David Giles-Spinal Physiotherapist and Professor Matthew McDonald-Neurosurgeon.

How Northern Spine works:

  • Spinal Physiotherapist David will complete a thorough physical examination of your back or neck pain injury.
  • This includes neurological and spinal cord assessment which identifies any issues with your nerves or spinal cord.
  • Assessment of the spine and related spinal structures-including discs.
  • Referral for further imaging i.e MRI scan, if required.
  • Explanation to the patient as to why and where the pain is coming from.
  • Discussion with Prof Matthew McDonald to plan and organise the best treatment and management approach for your injury.
  • This may include a fast tracked appointment with Prof Matthew McDonald for a neurosurgery opinion. It may also include Physiotherapy management from Spinal Physiotherapist David Giles.
  • Communication to you and your doctor and any other relevant medical parties.

 

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Other information!

  • You do not need a doctors referral for Northern Spine Clinic.
  • Northern Spine Clinic can be rebated from your Private Health-Extras. Medicare is not accepted for Northern Spine.

For any other further questions or queries please do not hesitate to contact our friendly admin staff at the Injury Hub- 85224232.