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Expert in: Sports & Exercise Medicine
Recommended by 14 specialists
14 years of experience
Rheumatology

Dr James Thing is a dedicated consultant in Sport and Exercise medicine with previous experience as a general practitioner. He has previously worked as a Sports Doctor at the Olympics in 2012, he currently works as the British Athletics Event Lead Doctor co-ordinating care for world-class athletic events including British-based Diamond League athletics, the Anniversary Games and is a tournament doctor for the Lawn Tennis Association. He particularly enjoys a role as pitch-side doctor for Harlequins Rugby during premiership season.

His interests include Rugby and Athletics Medicine, Hand, Wrist and Elbow sports/musculoskeletal injuries, adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder), Lower limb tendon disorders including Achilles and Patellar tendinopathy, as well as plantar fasciitis, non-surgical treatment of osteoarthritis (particularly knee, hip and hand/wrist) and diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound and ultrasound guided injections.

Dr Thing undertakes a weekly NHS diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound list at the Royal London Hospital (Barts Health).


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Joint Injection
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
  • Shockwave Therapy
  • Ultrasound
  • Non-operative management of hip and knee osteoarthritis.
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Medicine
  • Tendinopathy (Tendonitis)
  • Arthritis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Golfer’s Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sports Medicine
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
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Expert in: Sports & Exercise Medicine
Recommended by 3 specialists
20 years of experience
Musculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Injury

DR RICK SEAH  

MBBS, MSc (Hons), MAcadMEd, MFMLM, MRCGP, MFSEM, FFSEM(UK), DCH, DFFP, Dip Football Med, DipSEM(GB&I)

HCA Institute of Sport, Exercise & Health (ISEH), London W1T 7HA

HCA The Wellington Hospital Elstree Waterfront, Elstree, Hertfordshire WD6 3BS

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Dr Richard (Rick) Seah is a UK-trained consultant in Musculoskeletal, Sport & Exercise Medicine (MSK & SEM).

He consults at the Institute of Sport, Exercise & Health (ISEH) and is an honorary sports physician at University College London Hospitals (UCLH) NHS Foundation Trust.

He also consults at The Wellington Hospital Elstree Waterfront & Pure Sports Medicine, Canary Wharf, London.

Dr Seah studied medicine at Guy's, King's & St Thomas' Hospitals Medical School, University of London. He qualified in 1999. He subsequently obtained his IABSEM diploma and a Master's degree in SEM with distinction from University College London in 2005.

He trained for 4 years as a London Deanery SEM speciality registrar and spent a further 1 year as a senior registrar, prior to entry onto the GMC specialist register. 

In total, he trained over a period of 12 years in the NHS and is doubly accredited as a specialist and generalist. He is a qualified musculoskeletal sonographer.

He was a sports medicine doctor at both London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games. He has previously worked with the English Institute of Sport, British Fencing, British Canoeing and Wheelchair Tennis. 

He was a medical officer for the Abu Dhabi International Triathlon from 2010-2014 and the Wembley National Stadium event medical team from 2007-2009.

He is interested in all aspects of musculoskeletal and sports injury. This ranges from acute traumatic injury to chronic overuse injury to myofascial pain syndromes. 

He oversees all aspects of the management process from prompt diagnosis to rehabilitation and subsequent injury prevention.

www.LondonSportsPhysician.co.uk


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Ultrasound-guided corticosteroid injections
  • Medical acupuncture, dry needling and myofascial trigger point (MTrP) release
  • Viscosupplementation injections for osteoarthritis
  • Shockwave therapy (ESWT) for plantar fasciitis, 'tennis elbow' and insertional tendinopathies
  • Prolotherapy/ sclerosant injections for ligamentous & soft tissue laxity
  • Orthobiologics & Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections
  • Medications for acute and chronic pain (Nociceptive and neuropathic pain)
  • Lifestyle and weight management advice
  • 'Frozen shoulder' hydrodistension injections
  • High volume image-guided injections (HVIGI) for Achilles and patellar tendinopathy
  • Exercise prescription
  • Compartment pressure testing (CPT) for suspected chronic exertional compartment syndrome (CECS)
  • Injections (BTX) for pain management & recurrent muscle spasm
  • Joint injection 
  • Prolotherapy 
  • Ultrasound 
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • Shockwave therapy 
  • Exercise prescription 
  • Soft tissue injection 
  • All musculoskeletal and sports injuries
  • Upper limb injuries (e.g. Tennis elbow, Shoulder impingement)
  • Lower limb injuries (e.g. Achilles & Patellar tendinopathy, Plantar fasciopathy)
  • Neck and back pain
  • Muscle, ligament and tendon injuries
  • Injection therapies
  • Extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) for soft tissue injuries.
  • Tennis injury 
  • Exercise medicine 
  • Joint injury 
  • Running injuries 
  • Dance injury 
  • Ankle sprain 
  • Cartilage injury 
  • Football injury 
  • Ligament injury 
  • Shin splints 
  • Tendinopathy 
  • Back pain 
  • Hip and groin pain 
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Expert in: Sports & Exercise Medicine
Recommended by 4 specialists
24 years of experience
Exercise Medicine, Musculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Injury

Dr. Catherine Spencer-Smith qualified in 1995 from St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, and trained in Sports Medicine at Bath University. She has worked with an extensive range of different sports people, ranging from Paralympians and Olympians and to the occasional exerciser.

Dr. Spencer-Smith was a Sports Physician at the 2012 Olympic Games, the 2002 Commonwealth Games, and has worked with GB rowing, track and field sports, marathon, endurance and outdoor adventure sports men and women.

Dr. Spencer-Smith is a keen educator and developed an MSc Programme at Bangor University, she’s a keen lecturer, and has presented in several TV productions. She works full time in private sector, and has a happy and successful practice, Sportdoc London Limited, based in London and Surrey.

Dr. Spencer-Smith is a marathon runner and triathlete, and is passionate about helping others to get their practices into great shape; knowing from her own experience the frustration of injury and the importance of getting back to training in the fastest and most healthy way possible.

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Expert in: Sports & Exercise Medicine
Recommended by 1 specialist
13 years of experience
Exercise Medicine, Musculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Injury

Dr George Bownes is a sports enthusiast and endurance athlete who has completed numerous marathons, ultras, Ironmans and multi-day stage races whose own understanding of injuries can has enriched his work as a Physician. He has worked extensively within Military rehabilitation units around the UK including the Defence Military Rehabilitation Centres in Headley Court and Standford Hall leading a wide ranging multi-disciplinary team in rehabilitating complex musculoskeletal injuries.

Dr Bownes has previously worked with Premiership Football Clubs (Chelsea and Southampton), the English Institute of Sport working with British Olympic Athletes and British Skeleton who won 3 medals including Gold at the 2018 Winter Olympics. He currently works as Lead Doctor at Harlequins Rugby Club and as a Tournament Physician at The All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon for The Championships.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound and Guided Injections

Diagnostic and Interventional Ultrasound

Tendinopathy Management including Shockwave Therapy

Soft Tissue Injury Management

Tendinopathy

Sports and Exercise Medicine

Upper and Lower limb injuries

Back pain

Overuse injuries such as Stress Fractures & Osteoarthritis

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Expert in: Sports & Exercise Medicine
Recommended by 1 specialist
32 years of experience
Sports Injury

Dr Philip Batty is a Consultant Sport and Exercise Physician with more than 25 years of clinical experience. He graduated in Medicine from the University of Liverpool in 1987. Between 1996 and 1999, he was the deputy club doctor for Manchester United and then became the Head of Sports Medicine at Blackburn Rovers Football Club. With his years of experience, he was able to treat and care for many professional and recreational athletes at the English Institute of Sport and adolescent pupils at  Sedbergh School.

Dr Batty joined Manchester City Football Club and worked as the Head of Sports Medicine between 2011 and 2012. Between 2012 and 2014, he was appointed Senior Team Doctor for England Rugby. Dr Batty is Team Doctor for Middlesex County Cricket Club and Consultant for the English National Ballet.

He was formerly Training Programme Director in the North West, training young doctors in the speciality. He is a former examiner and current appraiser for the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine, He was Medical Director at the Isokinetic Medical Clinic from 2014-2020. Dr Batty is currently the Educational and Clinical Lead for the Independent Doctors Federation.

His specialist interests include musculos iskeletal injury and assessment, musculoskeletal ultrasound and injections, exercise as a therapeutic, diet and health and rehabilitation from injury, especially in the paediatric and adolescent age.

Dr Batty great interest in Sports Medicine and strongly believes in using exercise to treat medical and orthopaedic conditions. Through keeping physically active by doing sports and dancing can help to stay fit and healthy which is strongly encouraged for all people.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Paediatric and adolescent sport injury
  • Paediatric and adolescent exercise prescription
  • Sports injuries
  • Musculoskeletal medicine
  • Exercise as a therapeutic tool
  • Rehabilitation from musculoskeletal injury
  • Ultrasound imaging
  • Injection therapy
  • Prolotherapy

Dr Batty's areas of interest are:

  • Paediatric and adolescent injury and fitness
  • Sports injuries
  • Exercise Medicine
  • Rehabilitation of injuries
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Expert in: Sports & Exercise Medicine
15 years of experience

Dr Matthew Stride is a Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine at the successful Isokinetic rehabilitation centre in London. Here Dr Stride works with many professional athletes and people suffering from general injuries. Dr Stride draws on his wide experience to offer patients with a quick diagnosis and to draw up a bespoke treatment plan for each individual.

Dr Stride specialises in knee injuries such as the repair of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and tendon related problems.

He currently serves as the Club Doctor for Brentford Football Club and an Event Doctor for Sport Relief.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

Dr Stride is able to make use of the state of the art facilities at Isokinetic including three rehabilitation gyms, a multi-depth aquatherapy pool and an indoor field. Dr Stride typically follows a five-step process to help his patients recover from injury:

- Reduction of pain and swelling

- Restoration of joint mobility and range of motion

- Recovery of muscle strength and endurance

- Recovery of co-ordination

- Recovery of sport-specific technical movements

 

Sports Injury Diagnosis, Management and Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 

Football Medicine

ACL injury and rehabilitation

Hip and Groin Injury

Knee Injury

Foot and Ankle Injury

Shoulder Injury

Tendon related problems

Exercise Related Leg pain

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Expert in: Sports & Exercise Medicine
33 years of experience
Musculoskeletal Medicine

Dr. Mark Ridgewell is a Consultant Sport and Exercise Medicine Physician based in London and Wales, UK.

Dr. Ridgewell's main field is the management of soft tissue and overuse injuries, with specialisation in the prevention and management of these injuries all over the body, as well as rehabilitation.

In 2010, Dr. Ridgewell became the first doctor in Wales to be appointed to the GMC Specialist Register in Sport and Exercise Medicine. He has worked at international level across a wide variety of sports including:

  • professional and international rugby union since 1991
  • international football (Wales chief medical officer and team doctor 2005-2012)
  • Welsh athletics
  • Swim Wales
  • International and county cricket (ECB lead doctor 2000-2003),
  • Welsh hockey
  • Super League and international netball
  • professional cycling (JLT Condor, Team Storey Racing, and Welsh Cycling)
  • Triathlon
  • Welsh Gymnastics

He was the lead Consultant Sports Physician to the High-Performance Unit at Sport Wales from 2003-2020 and acted as Sports Physician to Team Wales at the Commonwealth Games three times between 2006 and 2014.

Annually he works with elite women's tennis as Players' Physician at the Birmingham Classic WTA Premier Tournament.

Over the past 20 years, Dr. Ridgewell has gained vast experience in the management of sports injuries, specialising in the non-surgical treatment of soft tissue injuries affecting muscles, tendons and ligaments, particularly relating to exercise. Importantly, he completely understands the significant effects that injury can have on a normal day to day life and very much encourages physical activity in his treatment plans.

Dr. Ridgewell is married with four daughters and 1 son.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • ESWT Shockwave
  • Ultrasound -guided injections
  • Steroid injections
  • PRP injections
  • Prolotherapy with exception of spinal
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • Shockwave Therapy
  • Joint Injections
  • Physical Fitness Assessment
  • Soft Tissue Injection
  • Ultrasound
  • Excercise Prescription

 

  • Shockwave therapy
  • Diagnostic ultrasound
  • Ultrasound-guided injections
  • Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy
  • Overuse Injuries
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Cartilage Injury
  • Dance Injury
  • Cricket Injury
  • Football Injury
  • Ligament Injury
  • Shin Splints
  • Tendonitis
  • Musculoskeletal Injury
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Rugby Injury
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Shoulders Tendinopathy
  • Back Pain
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Expert in: Sports & Exercise Medicine
20 years of experience

Dr Chris Jones is an expert in sports related medicine based in London, UK. He graduated with his primary medical degree from Newcastle University in 2007, before more recently completing his Sport and Exercise Medicine MSc at University College London. Currently working as Charlton Athletic FC's Club Doctor, he has a wealth of experience managing the evaluation and rehabilitation across sports such as football, rugby, and athletics.

Dr Jones offers extensive fitness testing and movement analysis, as well being an expert in general medical screening and physical evaluations. Some specialist areas of interest include using exercise to conservatively manage cases of osteoarthritis, neuromuscular training, and injury prevention. In addition to this, Dr Jones has conducted research into the tension pneumothorax guidelines and presented his findings at a BASEM conference.

Dr Jones is known for his approachable and friendly nature with his patients. From the first Consultation, Dr Jones will support and encourage his patients on the path to recovery and takes great pleasure in seeing the positive results from their time at Isokinetic. 

Passionate about Physical Activity, Dr Jones has powered the Worldwide 'Walk With A Doc' mission in London. With bi-weekly walks in Regents Park, visit the link https://walkwithadoc.org/our-locations/london2/ for more information.

 

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Exercise Testing (Isokinetic Strength Testing, Threshold Fitness Testing, Movement Analysis Testing)
  • Injury Rehabilitation
 
  • Exercise medicine
  • Sports injuries
  • Osteoarthritis
 
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Expert in: Sports & Exercise Medicine
Recommended by 1 specialist
13 years of experience

Dr Brinda Christopher has worked in Premier League Football and currently works for the Ministry of Defence as a Specialist Consultant in Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Brinda obtained an intercalated Sports Science Degree from Loughborough University in 2006 and qualified from University College Medical School in 2007. She undertook general medical training at London University-affiliated teaching hospitals and then specialist trained in Sports and Exercise Medicine at Charing Cross Hospital, St Mary’s Hospital, Hammersmith Hospital and Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre Headley Court.

Shortly after qualifying as a Sports and Exercise Medicine Consultant and becoming a Fellow at the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine she was appointed President of the Royal Society of Medicine Sports and Exercise Medicine Section. During that year she also undertook a Fellowship at Stanford University where she worked closely with the Stanford 25 group. She taught undergraduates and Stanford Physicians on clinical musculoskeletal examination and medicine and continues to contribute to the group as a Faculty Member of the Annual Stanford 25 Symposium.

Brinda returned from Stanford to work at Tottenham Hotspur Football Club as the Academy Doctor, later crossing over to include care of the 1st Team. She has been closely involved from the inception of SVEXA a Silicon Valley based, multidisciplinary lead sports science data analytics start-up, where the aim is to better utilize individual sports data to optimize performance and recovery for elite athletes, with a view to offer these services to individuals once robust sport specific algorithms have been established.

Brinda’s main sport interest to date has been in football medicine. She started at Wimbledon AFC, later moved to Norwich FC, and then Tottenham Hotspur FC. She has also worked for: women’s teams such as England’s Women’s Football and Tottenham Hotspur Ladies; disabled sports such as NEC Championship Disabled International Tennis and GB Disabled Shooting; and adolescent sport medicine when working for UK Athletics Junior Championships, Sainsbury’s School Games, and for the Football Academy at Spurs.

Brinda passionately advocates Exercise Medicine and has lead a working group for the Department of Health and Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine on exercise medicine prescription for chronic diseases, which has resulted in a web based prescription tool ‘Moving Medicine’.

Brinda currently works as a Regional Rehabilitation Unit Doctor for the MOD in Colchester and overseas diagnosis and rehabilitation to injured Army, Navy and RAF personnel, including elite members of The Parachute Regiment. She works within a multidisciplinary team which includes Exercise Rehabilitation Instructors, Physiotherapists, and General Medical Officers to ensure optimal outcomes for musculoskeletal injures, which can range from those sustained during operational deployment to elite level sport.

Special Interests

  • Biomechanical optimisation
  • Rehabilitation & return-to-sport
  • Age related musculoskeletal conditions
  • Tendinopathies
  • Overtraining
  • Back pain
  • Acute musculoskeletal injuries
  • Adolescent sports injuries
  • Nutritional requirements to rehabilitation

Professional Positions

  • Rehabilitation Unit Doctor, MOD Regional Rehabilitation Unit, Colchester
  • Sports Medicine Doctor, SVEXA Silicon Valley Exercise Analytics
  • Former President RSM Sports and Exercise Medicine Committee

https://dr-brinda-christopher.com/projects/


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • biomechanics and gait analysis 
  • joint infection 
  • ultrasound 
  • shockwave therapy
  • exercise testing 
  • physical fitness assessment
  • soft tissue injection 
  • ACL 
  • Cricket injury 
  • exercise medicine 
  • joint injury 
  • running injuries 
  • ankle sprain 
  • cartilage injury 
  • football injruy 
  • ligament injury 
  • shin splints 
  • sports injuries 
  • tendinopathy 
  • hip and groin pain 
  • musculoskeletal injury 
  • rugby injury 
  • shoulder pain 
  • sports medicine 
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Expert in: Sports Therapy
Electrotherapy including Photobiomodulation Therapy (Laser), Specialised Exercise Programmes (Rehabilitation), Sports & Exercise Medicine + 1 more

Nicola Jackson is the owner and founder of Sports Injuries London.

Nicola Jackson qualified in 1986 with a Masters Degree in Advanced Sports Therapy.  She has over 30 years of experience in treating sports injuries.  Senior Associate member of the Royal Society of Medicine and British Association of Sports & Exercise Medicine

Nicola Jackson specialises in Advanced Electrotherapy Treatments for Sports Injuries and pain conditions, and is qualified to use Photobiomodulation Therapy, (Laser therapy), Ultrasound, Inferential and EMS.  She has also had further imaging training which enables her to interpret MRI scans and XR's.

Nicola Jackson is qualified to prescribe tailor made specialised exercise programmes to return patients to full fitness and beyond.

Nicola Jackson specialises in sports injuries, spinal rehabilitation and returning patients to full fitness following major surgical intervention.

Jackson has a long term professional relationships with Hospitals such as Wellington Hospital Spinal Unit, Queens Square Neurological Hospital, St John’s and St Elizabeth’s Hospital.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • HEAD – Haematoma, Trigeminal neuralgia and Shingles.
  • NECK – Tendonitis, Calcification, Ligament injury, Posture and Disc Problems.
  • SHOULDER – Frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis), Rotator Cuff Tear, Arthritis, Tendinopathy, Bursitis and Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • ELBOW – Tennis elbow, Golfer’s elbow, Muscle Shortening
  • WRIST – Tendonitis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Fracture, & Complicated post-surgical rehabilitation. Tendinopathy.
  • HAND – Tendon or ligament damage, Fracture, Nerve Compression. Volar plate injuries.
  • SPINE – Specialised Spinal Exercise Core Strengthening. Sacral-iliac joint injuries, coccyx instability, Piriformis Syndrome, Spondylolisthesis, Sciatica, Spondylosis, Scoliosis, Lordosis, Osteoarthritis and Disc problem management
  • HIPS & THIGHS – Groin strain, Bursitis, Acetabular Impingement. Muscle shortening, Ilio tibia band syndrome. Total Hip Replacement Rehabilitation.
  • KNEES – Runner’s knee (Patella Femoral Syndrome), Cartilage tears, Medial Collateral Ligament and Cruciate Ligament Tears. Arthritis and Total Knee Replacement Rehabilitation.
  • CHEST & RIBCAGE – Fractures and Intercostal muscle strain.
  • SHINS & CALF – Shin Splints, Gastrocnemius calf muscle tears, stress fracture.
  • ANKLE – Peroneal ligament and Achilles tendon tears, Hypermobility, tendonitis, ATFL tears and fracture.
  • FOOT – Plantar Fascitis, Metatarsalgia, Fracture and Arthritic issues. Foot Science Orthotics fitted.
  • HEAD – Haematoma, Trigeminal neuralgia and Shingles.
  • NECK – Tendonitis, Calcification, Ligament injury, Posture and Disc Problems.
  • SHOULDER – Frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis), Rotator Cuff Tear, Arthritis, Tendinopathy, Bursitis and Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • ELBOW – Tennis elbow, Golfer’s elbow, Muscle Shortening
  • WRIST – Tendonitis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Fracture, & Complicated post-surgical rehabilitation. Tendinopathy.
  • HAND – Tendon or ligament damage, Fracture, Nerve Compression. Volar plate injuries.
  • SPINE – Specialised Spinal Exercise Core Strengthening. Sacral-iliac joint injuries, coccyx instability, Piriformis Syndrome, Spondylolisthesis, Sciatica, Spondylosis, Scoliosis, Lordosis, Osteoarthritis and Disc problem management
  • HIPS & THIGHS – Groin strain, Bursitis, Acetabular Impingement. Muscle shortening, Ilio tibia band syndrome. Total Hip Replacement Rehabilitation.
  • KNEES – Runner’s knee (Patella Femoral Syndrome), Cartilage tears, Medial Collateral Ligament and Cruciate Ligament Tears. Arthritis and Total Knee Replacement Rehabilitation.
  • CHEST & RIBCAGE – Fractures and Intercostal muscle strain.
  • SHINS & CALF – Shin Splints, Gastrocnemius calf muscle tears, stress fracture.
  • ANKLE – Peroneal ligament and Achilles tendon tears, Hypermobility, tendonitis, ATFL tears and fracture.
  • FOOT – Plantar Fascitis, Metatarsalgia, Fracture and Arthritic issues. Foot Science Orthotics fitted.
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