Dr Leon Creaney

Qualifications

BMedSci, MB ChB, MRCGP, FRCP, FFSEM

GMC number: 6027261

Practicing since: 2001

Specialties

Sport and Exercise Medicine

Consultation times

  • Tuesdays and Wednesdays by appointment
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About

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 Team Doctor for Liverpool FC Women and British Athletics 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

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

Research

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

Memberships

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