Back, Muscle and Joint Pain Specialists

Call: 020 8664 1720


Monday – Friday 8am to 4pm

Weekends & Bank Holidays Closed

Health Assessments and MSK Service

We offer the full range of Bupa Health Assessments.  Our doctors offer spinal and joint injections and we have an experienced physiotherapist at this clinic. 

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020 8664 1720

308 Thornton Road
CR0 3EU Email:

Why Choose Blackberry Clinic

Blackberry Clinic Croydon is in a convenient location in Croydon, with street parking nearby. This clinic has been fully refurbished to offer a comfortable environment for MSK treatments, sports injury treatment and health assessments. 

Musculoskeletal Pain

Blackberry doctors and therapists are experts in treating painful musculoskeletal conditions. Teamwork is key to a successful outcome. 


An accurate diagnosis helps to determine the best treatment programme. With the use of guided diagnostic ultrasound and fluoroscopes our doctors are experts at diagnosis. 

Bupa Health

Full range of Bupa Health Assessments available with friendly and experienced staff.

Quality Controlled Environment

Blackberry Clinics are regulated by the CQC and offer a friendly and professional service for rapid recovery and rehabilitation.

Welcome to Blackberry Clinic Croydon!

At our convenient and central location in London, we are experts in musculoskeletal and sports injuries with various treatment options on offer.

Now at a brand new location in Croydon we are pleased to offer the full range of  Bupa Health Assessments. We have Pain Management Consultant Doctors who offer spinal and joint injections and our experienced physiotherapists offers manual therapy and rehabilitation for painful musculoskeletal conditions.

Services available at Blackberry Clinic Croydon


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

X-Ray and Ultrasound Facilities

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

Sport & Exercise Medicine

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


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

Bupa Health Assessments

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

Musculoskeletal Medicine

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

Our Croydon Team

David Cornelius

Centre Manager

Mr Purna Banerjee

Pain Management and MSK Medicine Consultant Doctor

Dr Wing Chu

Consultant in Musculoskeletal, Sport & Exercise Medicine

Dr Steve Thompson

Musculoskeletal and Sport & Exercise Medicine Consultant
Guildford & Croydon

Kevin Xu

Lead Physician Health Assessments

Bupa Health Assessments available at Blackberry Clinics

Contact Bupa here for more information and to book a health assessment at  Blackberry Clinic Croydon

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 –
Birmingham –
Brighton –
Croydon –
Exeter –
Fareham –
Guildford –
Ipswich –
Lichfield –
Milton Keynes –
Oxford –
Worcester –

Thank you for your understanding and patience on this matter.


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.

Read more on our coronavirus update page

For information on our Covid protocols please click here