Category Archives: In The Media

Sydney spine surgeon, Dr Richard Parkinson provides 10 tips for improving your memory

Dr Richard Parkinson is a highly trained neurosurgeon who has performed ground breaking and complex surgery on some of Australia’s elite sportspeople. In this article, he provides some useful tips for improving your memory now and down the track. Sleep, nutrition, and training are just three examples of ways to increase your memory. For more… Continue Reading

Leading Sydney neurosurgeon, Dr Parkinson shares his thoughts on how to ensure your child is safe while playing contact sports

Sydney’s leading Neurosurgeon, Dr Richard Parkinson interviews with Living Well magazine about the importance of protecting your kids spine and brain health while they play sport. Dr Richard ParkinsonDr Parkinson is a highly qualified neurosurgeon with extensive experience in neurosurgery. He has studied under, and worked with leading neurosurgeons in the USA performing ground breaking… Continue Reading

Leading Sydney neurosurgeon, Dr Parkinson reveals concussion testing’s future

Leading Sydney neurosurgeon, Dr Parkinson discusses the introduction of new technologies which take away the human error elements putting the long-term health of the athletes at risk. These technologies have the ability to identify head knocks that require head injury assessments. For more insight into Dr Parkinson’s opinions about these technologies, read the full article… Continue Reading

Back specialist, Dr Richard Parkinson sheds light on how to dodge back pain at work

Leading Sydney back specialist, Dr Parkinson is recognised as a leading expert in sports injuries and is a respected specialist at the forefront of neurosurgical science and development, and he’s got some tips to share regarding dodging back pain at work. Read the full article here. Dr Richard ParkinsonDr Parkinson is a highly qualified neurosurgeon… Continue Reading

Leading Sydney back surgeon Dr Richard Parkinson discusses car accidents and the associated whiplash

With so many people on the roads during the holidays, the chance of being involved in a car accident is higher than usual. Leading neurosurgeon, Dr Richard Parkinson explains the physical trauma associated with car accidents such as whiplash and advises on the appropriate action to take post-crash. Dr Richard ParkinsonDr Parkinson is a highly… Continue Reading

Leading Sydney spine surgeon, Dr Parkinson talks to Marie Claire magazine on yoga and sport tips for preventing back pain

Dr Richard Parkinson provides some important tips on preventing back pain. He suggests that if you are considering taking on new sports or activities like yoga then you should be strengthening your core and lower back in preparation.   Dr Richard ParkinsonDr Parkinson is a highly qualified neurosurgeon with extensive experience in neurosurgery. He has… Continue Reading

Leading Sydney neurosurgeon, Dr Richard Parkinson explains the best exercises to maintain back health in pregnancy.

Leading Sydney neurosurgeon, Dr Richard Parkinson explains the benefits of performing basic and safe exercises during pregnancy. The exercises outlined help support the body as it goes through weight fluctuations, posture changes as the centre of gravity shifts and hormone changes. These exercises shouldn’t be performed at high intensity, but rather regularly to remain healthy… Continue Reading

Leading Sydney spinal surgeon, Dr Richard Parkinson discusses back pain management and avoidance at work

Leading Sydney spinal surgeon, Dr Richard Parkinson details some of the primary reasons for back-related stress at work. He states that “as most of us spend a large proportion of our time in an office environment, getting up and moving around is the first line of defence in preventing back pain.” For more tips and… Continue Reading

Dr Parkinson, Sydney’s leading neurosurgeon sheds light on the basics for preventing back pain

Leading Sydney neurosurgeon, Dr Parkinson in an interview with Today Extra on Channel 9, explains the primary activities that cause back pain and outlines some of the simple steps we can follow to prevent it. For those who already have back pain, Dr Parkinson provides some tips that help minimise the pain, from appropriate medications… Continue Reading

Back specialist, Dr Parkinson gives advice for easing and avoiding back pain during pregnancy

Leading back specialist, Dr Richard Parkinson explains the best exercises to do throughout your pregnancy. He outlines an array of practical exercises that provide relief from current pain and also strengthen fundamental areas, preparing the body for the added weight and tension as the pregnancy develops. In addition, he creates an exercise schedule and places… Continue Reading