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Sports Injury

As both a Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon & Professor of Sports Medicine I understand the special demands of performance fitness. I have a large sports injuries practice and there is no greater challenge to your surgery than getting a professional athlete back playing. I don’t just look after professional athletes - I find it just as rewarding getting amateur sports people back to their weekend sports.

Definitive diagnosis of trauma injuries. Access to urgent MRI scans, surgery and non-invasive treatments within a private hospital setting. We aim to minimise the time before you are back to fitness.

Lisfranc Injury

Lisfranc Injury

Jacques Lisfranc de St Martin was a surgeon in Napoleon’s Army and first described the lisfranc injury in 1813. A common mechanism then was falling from a horse whilst trapping their foot in the stirrup. This resulted in a fracture at the base of the […]

Navicular Stress Fracture

Navicular Stress Fracture

Navicular stress fractures are most common in middle distance runners(see press). They usually present with vague midfoot pain during or after exercise. Early diagnosis with MRI and CT allows early treatment and immobilisation. Patients often however present late with well established fractures. These usually require […]

Metatarsal Fracture

Metatarsal Fracture

5th metatarsal stress fractures are most commonly seen in good amateur and professional athletes. They usually present with vague lateral foot pain during or after exercise. Sometimes they can present with sudden severe pain when running and suddenly changing direction for example without any direct […]

Peroneal Tendons – Tenosynovitis and subluxation

Peroneal Tendons – Tenosynovitis and subluxation

The peroneal tendons are positioned on the lateral (outer) side of the ankle. There are usually three tendons the longus, the brevis and the tertius. Some people have a 4th peroneal tendon, the quartius. This can be risk factor for subluxation or dislocation. Injuries to […]

Achilles Tendon

Achilles Tendon

The Achilles tendon is the largest and strongest tendon in the body. The tendon may be required to withstand forces of up to 10 times the patient’s body weight with activity. The Achilles tendon is prone to tendonitis, tendinosis and ruptures. Tendonitis can be divided […]