Rod Diamond has over 30 years’ experience in the health, sports, exercise and rehabilitation industries. Rod has been on both sides of the fence, from participating in sport to now practicing as an exercise physiologist and exercise scientist. Rod’s clinical experience encompasses fields including advising, reviewing and providing specific programs and solutions for persons involved in sports, exercise, physical activity, health, fitness and rehabilitation

 

Qualifications

  • B.App.Sc (Exercise and Sports Science) at University of Sydney

  • Dip. Bus (Accounting)

  • Dip. Sports Massage 

  • Level 2 Strength and Conditioning Coach (ASCA)

  • Level 2 Track and Field Coach (Sprints, hurdles and relays)

  • Level 1 Olympic Weightlifting Coach / Sports Power Coach

 

Memberships and Registrations

  • Member of Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA)

  • Registered Provider with Medicare, iCare, NDIS and Dept of Veteran Affairs

 

Specialities, Expertise and Experience 

  • Stem Cell and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation.

  • Workers Compensation (I Care) and Motor Vehicle Accident Rehabilitation.

  • Pre-Operative Strength & Conditioning and Post-Operative Rehabilitation.

  • Hydrotherapy and Gym programs.

  • Expert Witness / Medical Legal Reports for liability and damages assessments

  • Rural, Regional and Indigenous Health

  • Lecturing on topics including the treatment of medical conditions, health and disease risk factors, rehabilitation and health and well being  

Stem cells

  • Providing rehabilitation to patients post stem cell treatment, involved in ongoing stem cell research and a co-author of a recently published paper on stem cells:

Publications

Stem Cell paper - Gibbs, Diamond Et al  Management of knee osteoarthritis by combined stromal vascular fraction cell therapy, platelet-rich plasma, and musculoskeletal exercises: a case series”  Journal of Pain Research 2015:8 799–806 

https://www.dovepress.com/management-of-knee-osteoarthritis-by-combined-stromal-vascular-fractio-peer-reviewed-fulltext-article-JPR

More information can be found at roddiamond.com.au

 

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