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Sport & Exercise Medicine

What is Sport & Exercise Medicine?

Sport & Exercise Medicine doctors manage a huge range of injuries and medical conditions affecting elite athletes, amateur sportsmen and the general population.   Our specialists treat acute or chronic sports injuries and musculoskeletal conditions like arthritis. They can help prevent further injury and reoccurrence and guide a rehabilitation programme to aid full recovery and a successful return to sport and activity.  

Our doctors use fluoroscopic x-ray and ultrasound guidance at most Blackberry Clinics to aid accurate diagnosis and injections. They will refer for MRI or surgery if necessary.  Exercise Medicine consultations are offered, using exercise as a health tool to drive health improvement.

Sport & Exercise Medicine Treatments

Our Sport & Exercise Medicine Consultants offer a variety of treatments following a thorough consultation and assessment for acute or chronic sports injuries.  They offer steroid joint injections, hyaluronic acid injection, prolotherapy, PRP (platelet rich plasma), trigger point injections and other treatments. 

See below for a full range of interventional treatments available. Exercise is a key factor in the management strategy of most chronic medical conditions and can prevent ill health and disease. Sport & Exercise  Medicine Consultants are skilled in risk assessment, exercise testing, interpretation, prescription and supervision for chronic medical conditions. Blackberry Clinic has strong ties to the GB Olympic Rowing Team and several premiership football and rugby clubs but our doctors see patients of all abilities and with various conditions and injuries.

Spinal Injections

These include epidurals, nerve root blocks, facet joint injections and prolotherapy.

Joint Injections

There are a variety of joint injections available for different conditions

Epidural Injections

This is a cortisone injection into the low back or neck to treat slipped discs or trapped nerves

Prolotherapy

These injections help to stabilise ligaments in the spine or peripheral joints

Nerve Root Block Injections

These injections are given in the neck or low back to reduce inflammation in the nerves

Facet Joint Injections

Steroid is used to reduce inflammation in the facet joints of the neck, mid or low back.

Steroid Injections

These injections provide pain relief and reduce inflammation in the joints and soft tissues

Medial Branch Block Diagnostic Injections

These can be given to various areas of the spine for diagnostic purposes.

Contact us for Sport & Exercise Medicine

01908 604 666

Treatment for acute and chronic sports injuries, arthritis, soft tissue injuries and exercise medicine consultations

Our Sport & Exercise Medicine Doctors

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  • Ipswich
  • Lichfield
  • Milton Keynes
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simon petrides

Dr Simon Petrides

Medical Director, Musculoskeletal & Sports Medicine Doctor
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

Brinda Christopher

Consultant in Sport, Exercise and Musculoskeletal Medicine
Milton Keynes

Frequently Asked Questions

Sport & Exercise Medicine doctors specialise in treatment of acute and chronic sports injuries such as achilles tendonitis, tennis elbow, ankle sprain, knee ligament strain and many other back, muscle and joint problems caused by exercise, overuse or accident.

Our Sport & Exercise Medicine doctors will decide on the appropriate treatment after a thorough examination and consultation. If they decide you need an injection you may have to come back or they may be able to perform the procedure on the same day. They can refer you to a physio, osteopath or chiropractor or you may need orthotics.  If necessary they will organise an MRI for you or a referral to a surgeon.  They specialise in accurate diagnosis to get you onto the right treatment pathway.

You can see any of Blackberry Clinic specialist doctors or practitioners for most conditions but check out their profiles for more information and specific interests. All of our doctors are highly qualified and experienced.

This depends on your condition and if it is chronic or acute. Your doctor will make sure they monitor your progress to assess if you need more treatment or referral to another specialist.

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