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Why choose Nuffield Health Bristol Hospital for your sports injury treatment?

If you’re a sports professional or amateur and have found yourself injured through sporting activities, The Bristol Sports Injury & Exercise Medicine Clinic provides pioneering specialist care and treatment to individuals looking to get pain-free and sport-fit.

From bespoke injury prevention programmes and screening clinics, to the latest radiology and scanning equipment, comprehensive orthopaedic surgical packages and full rehabilitation using the latest equipment we have everything you need, all under one roof.

This service is available to any level of sporting ability and covers any sport.

Our specialists will decide what treatment is appropriate for you based on the severity of your symptoms. As there are several types of techniques, your specialist will decide which is best for you depending on your age, level of activity and expectations.

All our staff are highly trained in providing care on an individual basis, with an overall aim of creating a caring environment to encourage speedy recovery.

Meet our sports injury team

Mr Jonathan Webb

Mr Jonathan Webb is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in knee surgery and sports medicine. He has a particular interest in arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery and reconstruction of knee ligament injuries.

He undertook a Fellowship at the North Sydney Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Centre in Australia. This is a prestigious unit treating National and International athletes from the whole of Australia as well as providing the medical staff in charge of running the Sydney 2000 Olympics. During this time he was trained in the latest techniques of arthroscopic day stay surgery which result in rapid patient recovery and subsequent rehabilitation.

He successfully combined his medical training with a first-class rugby career, playing for Bristol and Bath Rugby Clubs. He played 33 times for England, winning two Five Nations Grand Slams and reaching the Rugby World Cup Final in 1991. His empathy combined with the latest techniques in orthopaedic surgery for the knee has already helped treat national and international athletes from a variety of sports.

Dr Stuart Miller

Dr Stuart Miller is a pioneer of Sports Medicine, specialising in a wide range of Sports and musculoskeletal injuries in both recreational and elite athletes as well as the less active population. His particular interests include running injuries, groin pain and injuries from racquet sports, rugby and football.

He is the Chief Medical Officer for the British Paralympic Association and lead doctor for the Paralympic team in Rio 2016 as well as in the Beijing and Sochi summer and Winter Paralympics.

In 2008 he was the Lead Sports Physician for the London Olympic and Paralympic Games looking after the welfare of athletes from all over the world and responsible for their care at all the venues and within the Athlete village.

Outside of work, Dr Miller is a keen sportsman, having competed in swimming, athletics, rugby and football, as well as enjoying tennis, badminton, long distance walking and cycling. He also took up karate whilst looking after the national team and has participated in judo.

Christine Hutchinson

Christine Hutchinson is a musculoskeletal physiotherapist, with a specialist interest in sport. Currently studying for an MSc in Sport and Exercise Medicine, she has worked extensively with athletes from a variety of sporting backgrounds, helping them achieve their goals of competing at the top level. This includes Paralympians competing at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, and regional rugby teams in Wales.

Recovery Plus Programme

Did you know that at Bristol Hospital we offer the Nuffield Health's Recovery Plus programme? This is free-of-charge optional enhanced recovery programme that enables you to continue your rehabilitation at a Nuffield Health Gym, with the help of a qualified physiotherapist.

Find Out More about Recovery Plus

Shockwave Therapy

We have recently invested in state of the art shockwave therapy which is a non-surgical treatment, and works by delivering impulses of energy, targeted to specific damaged tissues within the abnormal tendon. Find out more about Shockwave Therapy.

The clinic’s aim is to accurately diagnose exercise related problems, find the right rehabilitation route and follow patients through to full recovery. Patients can also be seen who wish to maximise their sporting fitness performance. It caters for both amateur and serious sports people alike.

Combining physiotherapy, strength and conditioning and all rehabilitation services, podiatry, physiology and diagnostic services, the ‘one stop-shop’ allows for a seamless service from consultation through to scans, x-rays and the rehabilitation gym, all within one system.

For further information or to book an appointment please call 0117 906 4870.

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