sports medicine

If you are looking for extra help to recover from an injury or improve your athletic performance, we encourage you to make an appointment to see Dr Sara Safari at Warrandyte Road Clinic.

Dr Sara Safari – Sports and Musculoskeletal Doctor

As well as being a general practitioner, Dr Sara Safari is an experienced sports doctor with extensive experience in helping athletes and active individuals of all ages and levels get back to the activities they love.

She has previously held roles as a sports doctor with the AFL Academy, the Sydney Swans, Melbourne City FC and Eastern Ranges Football Club. She also consults as a sports and musculoskeletal doctor at Knox Orthopaedic Group and assists in orthopaedic surgeries on a regular basis at various hospitals around Melbourne.

Sports and musculoskeletal medicine services she offers include:

  • Diagnosis and treatment of sports-related injuries: from minor sprains and strains to more serious fractures or tears.
  • Injury prevention: guidance on injury prevention, including proper warm-up and cool-down routines, and exercises to strengthen muscles and prevent injuries.
  • Rehabilitation: advice regarding rehabilitation programs to help you recover from injuries and return to your sport or activity safely.
  • Performance optimization: Sara can work with athletes to optimize their performance through nutrition, training, and other strategies.
  • In-room ultrasound for rapid diagnosis of soft tissue injuries.

Common conditions we treat:

  • East Melbourne Orthopaedics & Sports Injury Clinic
  • University of Queensland
  • Invictus