Our highly experienced team of orthopaedic surgeons, pain management specialists, sports physcians, radiologists and physiotherapists work collaboratively to provide the expert advice and treatment you need for a full and fast recovery.
- Access to sports physicians, physiotherapists, orthopaedic consultants and radiologists
- Same day assessment
- Diagnostic tests including x-ray, ultrasound, MRI and blood tests where appropriate
- Treatment tailored to your individual needs
- Evaluation of the underlying causes of injury in order to help prevent future problems
- Access to technical assessments including 4D gait scanning, S-3 check (stability, symmetry and sensorimotor), spinal isotonics and isokinetics
- Physiotherapist on-call during opening hours to give advice
- Advice on appropriate training methods and regimes
- Liaison with coaches/trainers where appropriate
You will be offered a choice of two options depending on the nature and status of your injury.
- Physiotherapy appointment: Injuries are often first assessed in our Physiotherapy Department, where the majority are treated without the need for further investigation or medical treatment. Our team are all chartered physiotherapists with specialist experience in the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries, and can refer for imaging or to one of our consultants, if necessary.
- Consultant appointment: We can also book you in directly with one our consultant sports physicians. Their expertise stems from the professional world of sport, including England Rugby Football Union, Royal Ballet School, the London Olympics, Arsenal FC, London Broncos RFL Team and GB Hockey: giving you the best chance of recovery and rehabilitation.
We see and treat most sporting injuries including:
- Elbow, hand and wrist sports injuries: Skier’s thumb, golfer's elbow and tennis elbow
- Shoulder sports injuries: AC (acromioclavicular) joint and rotator cuff injury
- Foot and ankle sports injuries: Achilles tendinitis and plantar fasciitis
- Knee injuries: ACL tears, LCL ruptures; runner’s knee, Iliotibial (IT) band syndrome and jumper’s knee
- Shin splints and stress fractures
- Hip sports injuries: groin pain, hamstring tendinopathy and hip impingement
- Neck and back pain sports injuries: disc related injuries, facet joint injuries and sciatica
- Sprains and strains
We offer a comprehensive range of evidence-based treatments depending on the nature of your problem and your individual needs. These could include:
- Shockwave therapy
- Injection therapy
- Pain management
Most sports injuries don't require surgical treatment, but our sports injury team work alongside our orthopaedic consultants to provide a multi-disciplinary approach to treatment wherever necessary.
Our specialist team also offer advice on the prevention of sports injuries and exercise or training programmes such as for marathons and skiing. We offer a range of diagnostic assessments to technically measure your physical well-being, help identify any future or current causes of problems or pain, namely abnormalities in movement, spinal stiffness or muscle wastage, and even strengthen those areas.