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Sports Injury Experts

The Orthopaedic Unit offers a complete service for patients suffering with pain or discomfort through common and more complex sports injuries. Our team is staffed by the UK’s leading orthopaedic professionals who have extensive experience in working with professional athletes at the top of their game.

Whether you are a professional or an occasional athlete, injury is painful and debilitating. At the Orthopaedic Unit our comprehensive team includes physiotherapists, expert Consultants and rheumatologists and a world-class imaging department, ensuring that every different angle is covered to get you back on your feet and at the top of your game.


Sports injury specialties

Hip injuries can occur in sport but are less common than knee and shoulder injuries due to the sturdiness of the hip joint. Typical hip injuries sustained during sports are detailed below.

Sports knee injuries

London Orthopaedic Unit offers a specialist service to patients suffering from a knee injury or knee stiffness. Our team of world-class sports Consultants provide a complete assessment and treatment service. With access to same day advanced imaging including the latest in MRI and CT scanning technology, as well as a one of the country’s best staffed physiotherapy departments our team provides exemplary standards of care for all patients.

Sports shoulder injuries

Shoulder injuries are prevalent in sport with high impact activities such as rugby and skiing being common causes of injury. Sprains and strains tend to be the most common shoulder injuries sustained during sport. With a team of specialist orthopaedic physiotherapists and sports injury Consultants our clinic is perfectly placed to diagnose and treat a wide variety of shoulder injuries.

Sports hip injuries

Hip injuries can occur in sport but are less common than knee and shoulder injuries due to the sturdiness of the hip joint. Hip pain can develop slowly or gradually and can be difficult to diagnose as it can derive from a number of different causes.

Contact us

Our specialist sports consultants treat a wide range of hip conditions. If you have sustained an injury in sports or are suffering with hip pain we recommend contacting our team of experts for a consultation. You can call our team on 0207 266 6529 or email us at orthopaedicspecialists@hje.org.uk

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Patient information

Our Hospital is renowned for providing exemplary levels of care across more than 90 services. From orthopaedics, to urology, ENT, as well as a private GP practice and our urgent care centre, Casualty First, our services are led by some of London’s leading Consultants. For more information, and to find a service suitable for your care, find out more about the services that we offer.

Make an enquiry

If you have any questions relating to treatment options or pricing information then get in touch with us by filling out one of our contact boxes or giving us a call on 0207 078 3891.

Our Appointments Team have a dedicated and caring approach to finding you the earliest appointment possible with the best specialist.

 If you are self-paying you don’t need a referral from your GP for a consultation. You can simply refer yourself* and book an appointment.

If you have medical insurance (e.g. Bupa, Axa PPP, Aviva), you will need to contact your insurer to get authorisation for any treatment and, in most cases, you will require a referral letter from your GP.

If you do not have a GP, then we have an in-house private GP practice that you can use. Alternatively we can suggest the most appropriate course of action for you to take, given your location and individual circumstance.

*Please note – for investigations such as X-rays and MRI’s a referral will be required. However, we may be able to arrange this for you through our on-site private GP.

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