Back, Muscle & Joint Pain Specialists

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Back, Muscle & Joint Pain Specialists

We offer a multi-disciplinary approach to painful musculoskeletal conditions and sports injuries with doctors, physiotherapists, osteopaths and chiropractors working as a team to help you. We specialise in interventional pain-relieving injections using fluoroscopic x-ray and ultrasound guidance: PRP, prolotherapy, hyaluronic acid, autologous blood, epidurals and more. We offer Bupa Health Assessments in 10 of our 12 clinics. 

01908 604 666

Expert treatment available for painful musculoskeletal conditions and  sports injuries.

Same day, evening and Saturday appointments available at various clinics, check out a Blackberry Clinic near you for appointment options. 

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Why Choose Blackberry Clinic?

Musculoskeletal
Pain Specialists

Blackberry Clinic doctors and therapists are experts in treating painful musculoskeletal conditions.  Teamwork is the key to  successful treatment outcomes.

Accurate
Diagnosis

Blackberry Clinic doctors and therapists carry out thorough examinations to diagnose and choose the most appropriate treatment for you.

Bespoke Treatment
Programmes

Treatments are tailored to your needs and include spinal and joint injections, physiotherapy, osteopathy and chiropractic treatments. 

Quality Controlled
Environment

Blackberry Clinics are regulated by the CQC and adhere to  high standards of care,  offering a  friendly and professional service.

Welcome to Blackberry Clinic!

Blackberry Clinic has an international reputation for treatment of sports injuries and back, muscle and joint pain in 12 centres across the UK

Blackberry Clinic was founded by Dr Simon Petrides who has over 30 years of experience in treating back, muscle and joint pain. The Blackberry Clinic Team of specialist doctors, physiotherapists, osteopaths and chiropractors use a combined approach to treat painful conditions.  The flagship clinic, Blackberry Clinic Milton Keynes, has 2 fluoroscopic x-ray injection suites, 20 treatments rooms and  a gait analysis lab.  We  partner with Bupa Health Clinics to offer Bupa Health  Assessments in 10 centres nationwide.  

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Blackberry Clinic Services

Sport & Exercise Medicine

Treatment of injury and musculoskeletal conditions affecting elite athletes and the general population.

Musculoskeletal Medicine

Specialist doctors diagnose and treat back, muscle and joint pain and offer spinal and joint injections

Pain Clinic

To treat acute and chronic musculoskeletal pain conditions, including slipped discs and sciatica.

Injections

We specialise in pain relieving spine, soft tissue and joint injections.

Pain Management

A multi-disciplinary approach is offered to improve the quality of life for patients living with pain

Physiotherapy

Physios use a combined approach of manual therapy and exercise to treat many conditions

Osteopathy

Osteopaths use manual therapy to balance structures of the body and alleviate pain.

Chiropractic

Chiropractors diagnose and treat musculoskeletal disorders, especially neck and back pain.

Podiatry

Podiatrists diagnose, treat and rehabilitate conditions of the feet and lower limb.

Chiropody

Treatment is available for a wide range of nail and skin problems of the foot.

X-Ray and Ultrasound Facilities

Many of our clinics have an on-site ‘C-arm digital x-ray fluoroscope’

Bupa Health Assessments

Blackberry Clinic partners with Bupa Health Clinics to offer health assessments in 9 Blackberry Clinics.

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Prolotherapy and PRP

Our Musculoskeletal & Sport and Exercise Medicine Doctors provide these cutting edge treatments at several Blackberry Clinics. 

Prolotherapythese injections help to stabilise ligaments in the spine or peripheral joints.

Platelet Rich Plasma Injections / PRP – these injections are used to treat tendon problems and osteoarthritis, particularly in the knee.

Our Blackberry Clinic Team

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  • Pain Clinic Doctors
  • Sport & Exercise Medicine Doctor
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine Doctor
  • Pain Management Doctor
  • Physiotherapist
  • Chiropractor
  • Osteopath
  • Nutritional Therapist
  • Podiatrist/Chiropodist
  • Health Care Assistants
  • BUPA Health Advisors
  • Health Screening Doctor
  • Other
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  • All
  • Pain Clinic Doctors
  • Sport & Exercise Medicine Doctor
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine Doctor
  • Pain Management Doctor
  • Physiotherapist
  • Chiropractor
  • Osteopath
  • Nutritional Therapist
  • Podiatrist/Chiropodist
  • Health Care Assistants
  • BUPA Health Advisors
  • Health Screening Doctor
  • Other
simon petrides

Dr Simon Petrides

Medical Director, Musculoskeletal & Sports Medicine Doctor
Milton Keynes

Mark Suttie

Regional Lead Practitioner & Physiotherapist
Milton Keynes

Dr Tom Saw

Musculoskeletal & Sports Medicine Doctor
Oxford & Birmingham

Dr Jonathan Korgaonkar

Sport & Exercise Medicine Consultant
Oxford

Dr Jeff Foster

Consultant in Sport, Exercise & Musculoskeletal Medicine
Fareham

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Insurance companies we work with

Blackberry Clinic accepts self-paying and insured patients. Please check with your insurance company to see if you can claim for treatment before attending.

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Blackberry Clinics Update

Phone Line Issues 02/09/2021

Our phone provider is currently experiencing issues which is causing intermittent problems with inbound phone calls at a number of our clinics. The provider is working hard to resolve this, but in the meantime, if you are having trouble getting through please email the relevant clinic or use our contact form to send us a message regarding your requirements. Our team will endeavour to get back to you as soon as possible. The clinics emails are as follows:

Aberdeen – RecAberdeen@blackberryclinic.co.uk
Birmingham – recbirmingham@blackberryclinic.co.uk
Brighton – RecBrighton@blackberryclinic.co.uk
Croydon – RecCroydon@blackberryclinic.co.uk
Exeter – RecExeter@blackberryclinic.co.uk
Fareham – RecFareham@blackberryclinic.co.uk
Guildford – RecGuildford@blackberryclinic.co.uk
Ipswich – RecIpswich@blackberryclinic.co.uk
Lichfield – RecLichfield@blackberryclinic.co.uk
Milton Keynes – Reception@blackberryclinic.co.uk
Oxford – recoxford@blackberryclinic.co.uk
Worcester – recworcester@blackberryclinic.co.uk

Thank you for your understanding and patience on this matter.

COVID AND FLU VACCINATION INFORMATION RE STEROID INJECTIONS – PLEASE NOTE CAREFULLY

Injections of corticosteroid/cortisone are advised not to be administered within 2 weeks either side of a Flu or Covid Vaccine injection. This is based on a guideline recently published by the Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Alliance(ARMA).Please bear this in mind when booking an appointment and if possible let the doctor know the date of your vaccine.

We respectfully request that you reschedule your appointment if you are suffering from any symptoms of COVID 19, have been requested to self isolate by the NHS app, or have returned from any country in the last 14 days requiring you to quarantine. COVID -19 antibody testing is available in a number of our clinics.

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