Dr Ben Manion
BVSc, MBBS, FAFRM(RACP)
Dr Manion is an Australian certified Rehabilitation Specialist currently completing the final stages of training as a Pain Medicine Physician. He has a BVSc and an MBBS, as well as his AFRM certification. His degrees were both obtained through the University of Queensland, and he has also worked in Hong Kong for 4 years. He has experience working in a variety of rehabilitation areas, and has special interests in post surgical rehabilitation, interventional pain medicine and the evolving management of chronic pain. He has also worked in a variety of roles for a number of years as a sports doctor, including being doctor for an AFL team, multiple motor racing events including V8 supercars and the Gold Coast Indy, boxing, MMA and muay thai events and fighters.
He has been actively involved in combat sports in multiple states both ringside and in an advisory role, including being on the Muay Thai Queensland board and assisting the Tasmanian Government's formation of a combat sports authority. Larger roles include being the doctor for world title bouts such as the Horn/Pacquiao event in Suncorp Stadium. He embraces a longitudinal, multidisciplinary approach to patient management, and has an active research focus with a number of publications and presentations.
Dr Manion has a clinic on Thursday afternoons.