Dr. Vaidya Bala is a consultant physician in rehabilitation medicine who specialises in pain management. He has over 14 years experience in managing patients with complex disabilities, orthogeriatrics, stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Neurodegenerative disorders, orthopaedic/trauma rehabilitation and cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation. He performs independent medical examinations and is an impairment assessor in Victoria, New South Wales, Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory. Dr Bala provides Medico-legal reports and is AMA qualified, with interest areas in core, spine, hand, upper and lower extremities. He is an associate fellow of the Australian Society of Health Service Management and is a member of the World Federation of Neurological Rehabilitation.