There are three key components to sport and exercise medicine; musculoskeletal medicine, team care and exercise medicine.
Musculoskeletal medicine involves the diagnosis and conservative management of orthopaedic, joint, limb and spinal problems which may be related to sport, exercise, occupation or daily physical activity such as walking or gardening.
Team care involves the holistic management of athlete health all year round in and out of competition. It includes the diagnosis and management of general medical and orthopaedic problems related to sport.
Exercise medicine involves prescribing movement in the prevention and treatment of many chronic diseases.
Our Sport and Exercise Medicine Consultant treats a wide range of people of all ages with musculoskeletal injuries and medical problems, related to sport, exercise and physical activity. He has extensive experience in treating orthopaedic and spinal problems related to physical activity, mental health or a combination of both which can contribute to chronic pain or dysfunction.
Our SEM consultant works closely with a team of professionals providing care for people and athletes to return to full fitness and to help maintain optimal performance. The team includes physiotherapists, radiologists, orthopaedic and neurosurgeons, pain management specialists, physiologists, strength and conditioning coaches, psychologists, psychiatrists and other medical consultants specialising in cardiology, respiratory medicine and neurology.