B.App.Sc – Complimentary Medicine; Masters of Osteopathy
Dr. Christopher Thompson treats both acute and long-standing musculoskeletal conditions and pain . He has a keen interest in the treatment and management of sporting injuries. This interest springs from Chris’s own interest in Taekwondo.
Chris has worked extensively in sports medicine with a broad range of clients from primary-school aged children to the elderly. As a qualified sports trainer, Chris has a natural understanding of the challenges to athletes’ bodies. Throughout his career, Chris has supported various Basketball and Netball teams at different levels thought the state.
To complement his Osteopathic skills, Chris has completed qualifications in both Dry Needling and Deep Tissue Massage. The combination of all of these skills is highly effective in diagnosing and treating patients suffering from both acute and chronic pain.
Chris works with a range of musculoskeletal complaints, including:
- Lower back pain
- Disc injuries
- Acute and chronic injuries
- Tennis elbow
- Repetitive strain injuries
- Headaches / migraines
- Postural problems
- Sporting injuries
- Chronic fatigue syndrome
Chris excels at helping injured workers to return to work in a safe and sustainable manner, as he has a number of years’ experience as a Senior Injury Management Advisor in the corporate world.