Dr. Darren Barber is a family physician who also has a focused practice in sports medicine. Dr. Barber completed his family medicine residency at the University of Manitoba in 2006 followed by participating in a musculoskeletal fellowship through the University of Manitoba the following year. Dr. Barber obtained his diploma in Sport and Exercise Medicine in 2008 and has been practicing sports medicine since 2007. Dr. Barber’s range of experience comes from working in primary care sports medicine, acute care sports injuries, and a history of orthopedic surgical assisting. He has worked with professional and national teams as well as high school, university and adult recreation athletes to round out his experience.
As for services provided:
Sports Medicine at The Peterborough Clinic provides sports medicine consultations for patients who have been referred by a primary care practitioner. Dr. Barber will provide assessment, diagnosis, and offer treatment options for a variety of musculoskeletal concerns. Education behind injuries and review of imaging are standard practice. Common referrals include assessment of tendinopathies, osteoarthritis, and bursitis. Services provided also include point of care cortisone and visco supplement injections with ultrasound guidance when required.
Some injections offered but not limited to are:
*Osteoarthritic joints (i.e. shoulders, knees, thumbs, ankles, big toes),
*Tendons (i.e. trigger fingers, tennis / golfer’s elbows, De Quervain’s)
*Bursitis (i.e. shoulders -subacromial, knees – pes anserine, hips – greater trochanteric bursa)
*Large Bakers cysts
Office: (705) 740-6856
Fax: (705) 740-6898
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