Leading Sydney Spine Surgeon and Specialist 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 Herald Sun here.
For another perspective on the story, read more in the Daily Telegraph here.
About Dr Richard Parkinson
Dr Richard Parkinson is a Fellowship trained neurointerventional neurosurgeon and minimally invasive spinal surgeon based in Sydney. He has been performing minimally invasive and complex spinal surgery for 18+ years and has built his reputation on his conservative approach to surgery. He operates at Sydney’s leading private hospitals and has performed surgery on a very significant volume of patients requiring both straight-forward and complex spine surgery. Read his full biography here.