Dr Nick Van Wetering
Sports and Exercise Medicine Physician
Dr. Nick van Wetering is a Sport and Exercise Medicine Physician working at LifeCare Croydon. Dr. van Wetering has many years of experience in the management sporting and musculoskeletal disorders with a special interest in spinal injuries and in particular the management of pars defects in athletes
Nick also has an interest in using radial shockwave therapy for musculoskeletal disorders and in particular tendon pathology.
Dr. van Wetering also assists several of Melbourne's leading orthopaedic surgeons in theatre and has a strong referral network should orthopaedic opinion be required in your case. Nick is currently the SEM Physician to the Melbourne City FC in the A-league and the Eastern Ranges TAC Cup Team. In addition, he works in a part time capacity at North Melbourne Football Club in the AFL.
Dr George Giagoudakis
Dr George has had twenty years' experience working exclusively in the treatment of sports, exercise and musculoskeletal injuries. He has a background in general practice and during his sports medicine training has spent time with the College of Sports physicians, has treated elite athletes at AFL clubs Geelong and Melbourne and gained knowledge in orthopaedics through assisting upper and lower limb orthopaedic surgeons. He has experience treating a wide variety of both upper and lower limb conditions, in both adult and paediatric patients. These injuries arise in the context of Australian Rules, netball, basketball, running and a wide variety of other sports but he also has experience treating people who suffer injuries during everyday activities. Personal sporting interests include running, cycling and swimming.