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Sports Injury Clinic

Whether you are a professional or an occasional athlete, injury is painful and debilitating. At St John & St Elizabeth Hospital we have a comprehensive team which include physiotherapists, orthopaedic surgeons and rheumatologists recognising that occasionally you might need the support of a team to get you back on the go.

Our Sports Medicine Consultants

Sports injury clinic

Whether you are a professional or an occasional athlete, injury is painful and debilitating. At St John & St Elizabeth Hospital we have a comprehensive team which include physiotherapists, orthopaedic surgeons and rheumatologists recognising that occasionally you might need the support of a team to get you back on the go.

You do not always need to be referred by your doctor to access this service, although we do prefer to communicate with them in managing your treatment.

Physiotherapy

Injuries are often first assessed in the Physiotherapy Department and the majority are treated without the need for investigation or further medical or surgical intervention.

The Physiotherapy Department is staffed by chartered physiotherapists who have a wealth of experience in assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of sport and recreational injuries.

Many of the physiotherapists have experience of working with a variety of International and national sporting organisations and venues.

We also offer advice on training for such events as marathons and skiing, as poor training can result in nasty injury, whilst good advice can prevent so many unnecessary trips to the doctor or even worse, failure to participate.

Medical support

If further opinion is required there are many orthopaedic/rheumatology consultants who have an interest in sports injury based at the Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth. Between this consultants group there will be a wide spectrum of speciality. Many of the consultants at the Hospital work with elite athletes in the fields of football, golf, cricket, rugby, athletics, ballet, tennis and skiing.

Imaging

Imaging is a growing area in the assessment of sports injuries — a comprehensive service is onsite with X-ray, CT, MRI and ultrasound fully available.

Podiatry

Many sports injuries require the intervention of a podiatrist. The Hospital has podiatrists consulting and they are equipped with treadmills and force plates to assess gait.

Opening hours

  • Monday to Friday: 8.00am – 7.00pm
  • Saturday: 9.00am – 12.30pm
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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, our private GP practice and Urgent Care Clinic, 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, get in touch with us by filling out one of our contact boxes or giving us a call on physiotherapy@hje.org.uk.

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 health insurance (e.g. Bupa, Axa Health, Aviva), you will need to contact your insurer to get authorisation before any treatment, and in most cases you will also require a referral letter from your GP.

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

*Please note – for investigations such as X-rays and MRIs, 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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