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 detail, read… 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 in the… 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 to… 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