Dr Leon Creaney



GMC number: 6027261

Practicing since: 2001


Sport and Exercise Medicine

Consultation times

  • By appointment
  • Overview

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01204 774142


Dr Creaney is a Consultant in Sport & Exercise Medicine. The focus of his practice is on the non-surgical care of musculoskeletal conditions, sports injuries and medical problems in athletes. He has a special interest in spinal injections for back pain, joint injections, rehabilitation and overtraining.

Special interests

  • Slipped Disc
  • Upper limb disorders
  • Orthopaedics
  • Back pain
  • Lower limb disorders
  • Sports injuries
  • Epidural
  • Joint injection
  • Shoulder pain
  • Ankle pain
  • Anterior knee pain
  • Buttock pain
  • Elbow pain
  • Epidural injections
  • Foot pain
  • Football injuries
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Groin disorders
  • Knee pain
  • Sciatica
  • Musculoskeletal medicine
  • Neck pain
  • Ultrasound
  • Hip disorders
  • Shin splints
  • Leg pain
  • Overuse injuries
  • Rugby injuries
  • Running injuries
  • Slipped disc
  • Stress fractures
  • Tendon
  • Tendonitis
  • Tendonopathy
  • Tennis elbow
  • Thigh disorders
  • Wrist pain
  • Spinal injections
  • Stitch
  • Hip injection
  • Physiotherapy

Personal interests

Track and Field

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Leon Creaney at Nuffield Health

  • CT scan (or CAT scan)
  • X-ray
  • MRI scan

Locations Dr Leon Creaney works with

Related experience


List of research papers:

  • Growth factor delivery methods in the management of sports injuries: the state of play – British journal of sports medicine
  • Growth factor-based therapies provide additional benefit beyond physical therapy in resistant elbow tendinopathy: a prospective, single-blind, randomised trial of autologous blood injections versus platelet-rich plasma injections – British journal of sports medicine
  • Platelet-rich plasma and the biological complexity of tissue regeneration – British journal of sports medicine


  • Royal College of Physicians
  • Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine
  • British Medical Association
  • Medical Protection Society
  • British Association of Sport & Exercise Medicine
  • International Spinal Intervention Society

Other post held

  • Team Doctor at LFC Women

Insurers Dr Leon Creaney works with

Dr Leon Creaney works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Health-on-Line
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA