Dr Leon Creaney



GMC number: 6027261

Practising since: 2001


Sport and Exercise Medicine

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  • Tuesdays and Wednesdays by appointment
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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.

He is also Chief Medical Officer for GB Taekwondo and has attended multiple international championships including the Commonwealth Games, Olympics and World Medical Games.

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

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 posts held

  • Chief Medical Officer GB Taekwondo

Insurers Dr Leon Creaney works with

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

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