Category Archives: In The Media

6 Tips For Avoiding Injury While Getting Fit – Women’s Health

Australia’s leading neurosurgeon, Sydney-based Dr Richard Parkinson, gives his expert advice on the six most common sports injury’s and how to prevent them. For his top 6 tips, read the full article here. Dr Richard ParkinsonDr Parkinson is a highly qualified neurosurgeon with extensive experience in neurosurgery. He has studied under, and worked with leading… Continue Reading

Under the Knife: Love the Challenge at the Sharp End – Courier Mail

Driven by a challenge and exceptional results, Sydney neurosurgeon, Dr Richard Parkinson, tells why he chose to specialise in keyhole spinal surgery.   For some further insight, read the full article. Dr Richard ParkinsonDr Parkinson is a highly qualified neurosurgeon with extensive experience in neurosurgery. He has studied under, and worked with leading neurosurgeons in… Continue Reading

Aussie rugby lawsuit could change concussion approach – Daily Mail

Sydney-based neurosurgeon Richard Parkinson comments on the concussion assessments in the Australian rugby. Read more about the concussion approach here. 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 surgeries. He is also involved in… Continue Reading

Interview with Dr. Richard Parkinson – League Life Programme

Neurologist expert, Dr Richard Parkinson speaks with the league life program about concussions on the football field. He explains the importance of ‘player education’ and the need for proper examination of head injuries during the game. Watch Dr Richard Parkinson’s video here Dr Richard ParkinsonDr Parkinson is a highly qualified neurosurgeon with extensive experience in… Continue Reading

Expert tips to ease pregnancy back pain – Mums Grapevine

Sydney’s neurosurgeon and spinal expert Richard Parkinson explains a range of factors that contribute to pregnancy back pain. He also provides some simple ways to avoid the issue. Read full article about the expert tips to ease pregnancy back pain here. Dr Richard ParkinsonDr Parkinson is a highly qualified neurosurgeon with extensive experience in neurosurgery.… Continue Reading

Managing lower back pain during pregnancy – Aussie Mum Network

Some tips and exercises to prevent lower back pain during pregnancy. Read full article about how to prevent lower back pain during pregnancy here. 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 surgeries. He… Continue Reading

Training your back muscles to avoid injury – Fitness First Mag

Australia’s leading neurosurgeon, Dr Richard Parkinson provides some tips on avoiding common injuries in the gym, and tips on how to tone your back to keep fit. Read Full Article on training your back muscles here Dr Richard ParkinsonDr Parkinson is a highly qualified neurosurgeon with extensive experience in neurosurgery. He has studied under, and… Continue Reading

Defusing Footy’s ticking time bomb – Rugby League Week

The Rugby League Week look at what the NRL can do to help past and present players deal with the concussion hazard. Richard Parkinson gives he’s professional opinion on the matter. Defusing Footy’s ticking time bomb- Rugby League Week Dr Richard ParkinsonDr Parkinson is a highly qualified neurosurgeon with extensive experience in neurosurgery. He has… Continue Reading

NRL Concussion Lawsuit was ‘inevitable’ – Canberra Times

James McManus has launched a civil case against the Newcastle Knights handling of the head injuries that brought his career to a premature end in 2015. Leading Sydney Neurosurgeon Richard Parkinson has attempted to encourage the use of accelerometer’s to measure the impacts of head knocks leading players of the field. NRL concussion lawsuit was… Continue Reading

James McManus NRL Concussion Case – Daily Telegraph

Dr Richard Parkinson is interviewed about concussion in sport following the James McManus lawsuit. McManus has become the first Australian footballer to take legal against a major sporting body over it’s handing of concussions. Watch Video Dr Richard ParkinsonDr Parkinson is a highly qualified neurosurgeon with extensive experience in neurosurgery. He has studied under, and… Continue Reading