Our Sports Injury Clinics provide the expert advice and treatment you need to get back in action.
Whether you are a professional sports person or just take part in sport for pleasure, we can help. Our highly experienced team of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Pain Management Specialists, Rheumatologists, Podiatrists, Radiologists and Physiotherapists work collaboratively to help provide you with a full and fast recovery.
Call: 020 8949 9020 to book
8am to 8pm Monday to Friday
8am to 4pm Saturday
*Physiotherapy closes 6pm on Fridays and 1pm on Saturdays
Our Sports Injury Clinics offer a comprehensive service for assessment, treatment which is specially tailored to meet your specific needs, and recovery, using the latest techniques and with access to the most up to date imaging equipment and state of the art operating theatres.
Sports Injury Treatment
We see and treat most sporting injuries including (but not limited to):
- Elbow, hand and wrist sports injuries: Skier’s thumb (UCL tear); Tendon injuries including: Golfer's elbow (medial epicondylitis), Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis), Tendon rupture
- Shoulder sports injuries: AC (acromioclavicular) joint disruption; Rotator cuff injury; Labral injury; Biceps tendinopathy; Shoulder instability including SLAP lesions; Subacromial pain syndrome.
- Foot and ankle sports injuries: Achilles tendinitis; Plantar fasciitis; Metatarsal pain, Heel bursitis (retrocalcaneal and retroachilles bursitis)
- Knee injuries: Knee ligament injuries including ACL, MCL, PCL, LCL sprains and ruptures; Meniscal tear; Patellar tendonitis; Runner’s knee (patellofemoral pain syndrome); Iliotibial (IT) band syndrome; Jumper’s knee (patellar tendinopathy)
- Calf and shin sports injuries: Shin splints (medial tibial stress syndrome), calf tear
- Hip sports injuries: Groin pain; Hip tendon injury (gluteal tendinopathy); Hamstring tendinopathy; Hip impingement (femoro acetabular impingement); Hip bursitis (greater trochanteric bursitis)
- Neck and back pain sports injuries: Disc related injuries, Facet joint injuries;Sciatica
- Stress Fractures and Post Fracture Management
Your Sport Injury Treatment Pathway
When you contact us about your sports injury, you will be offered a choice of two appointment types, depending on the nature and status of your injury, and these can usually be offered for the same-day or next day:
Physiotherapy Appointment: If your injury has not yet been seen by a specialist, your first appointment will be with one of our Physiotherapists who will assess, treat and if necessary refer you on to our Imaging Department there and then, along with an onward referral to one of our Consultants.
Consultant Appointment: If you present having already had seen a Physiotherapist, having had a scan, or already with a plaster cast on, we can book you in directly with one our specialist Consultants (usually an Orthopaedic Surgeon).
Referrals & Appointments
Self-pay patients do not need a referral from their GP to access our Sports Injury Clinic.
If you have private health insurance, you will need to contact your insurer first to find out if your policy covers you and if your insurer requires you to obtain a GP referral first.
Our Sports Injury Consultants
Our Consultants have a wealth of experience in working with all types of athletes, including Olympians, professional footballers and tennis players, and many other sportsmen and women across a wide range of sports including skiing, cycling, swimming, golf, cricket, and rugby and running.
New Victoria Hospital has long been known for its expertise in orthopaedic surgery. Our orthopaedic clinics offer expert treatment in all of the sub-specialities within orthopaedics, and are provided by our highly experienced specialists.
As not all orthopaedic problems require surgery, we also have a team of experts including those who are expert in the management of non-surgical problems including Consultant Rheumatologists and Pain Management Consultants.
Our Sports Physiotherapists
New Victoria Physiotherapy work alongside our highly trained hospital Consultants and an impressive Imaging Department, providing physiotherapy for a wide range of conditions including sports injuries.
Our physio team have experience in treating a host of conditions, both acute and chronic, in areas of the body. There is also a specialist in-patient team, who see our patients immediately after orthopaedic surgery to ensure they start on the best rehabilitation route. The team provides intensive rehabilitation to ensure patients remain independent and safe following their operations.
As well as sports injury treatment, our physiotherapists can offer advice on all areas of sports injury prevention and management to enhance performance.
All our physiotherapists are highly experienced with full membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and Health and Care Professions Council. They maintain a high standard of continuous professional development and utilise evidence-based physiotherapy treatment approaches in their practice.
The department has 3 comfortable private treatment rooms and a rehabilitation gym with a range of equipment allowing rehabilitation to start as early in the recovery process as possible and progress through to high-level activity as treatment progresses.
Equipment is also available for patients including: Protective equipment; Braces – ankle and knee after sprains; Aircast Boots for protective weight bearing; Splints, Elbow crutches.
Our Radiologists & Imaging Department
Our Imaging Department’s specialised services are provided in a safe, clean comfortable environment. We pride ourselves on our patient care and high quality diagnostic imaging service.
Our staff are highly trained and work closely with the large number of Consultant Radiologists of varying specialities, who work at the hospital.
All examinations are reported on by Consultant Radiologists and are normally available on the same day.
Call: 020 8949 9020 to make an appointment or click here to email us