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Why choose Nuffield Health Cheltenham Hospital for your sports injury and medicine treatment?

At Nuffield Health Cheltenham Hospital our sports injury centre’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 will cater for both amateur and serious sports people alike. 

Combining physiotherapy, strength and conditioning and all rehabilitation services, podiatry, nutrition, psychology, hydrotherapy, 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.

Meet the sports injury team in Cheltenham

Dr Rod Jaques FFSEM (UK), Dipl Sports Med, FISM, DRCOG, MRCGP - Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine: 

The Clinic will be led by Dr Rod Jaques, a nationally recognised Sport and Exercise medicine specialist who has been with Team GB for the last five Olympic Games.

Dr Rod Jaques has built a career as a nationally recognised Sports Medicine specialist over the last 23 years and is acknowledged by fellow clinicians as an expert in the treatment of sports injuries for professionals and amateurs alike.

Luis De Sousa - BTEC Level 4 Sports Massage Therapy Diploma, BTEC Level 4 Holistic Massage Therapy Diploma - Sports Massage Therapist:

He is one of the newest members of the team, who offers a full variety of dedicated services. Since receiving his diploma, he has worked in variety of clinics including a London health clinic as well as with semi and professional rugby players, MMA fighters and a professional British body builder.


Mhairi Keil - BSc (Hons), MSc, PGDip Sport Nutrition, M.Phl, RNutr, SENr - Nutritionist:

Working as part of an inter-disciplinary team provides a much more rounded support service to individuals. Mhairi’s nutrition clinic at Nuffield Health will work in conjunction with Dr Rod Jacques through a variety of approaches including targeted immune support, injury repair and recovery, weight management, female athlete triad, fatigue and bone health, amongst others. This will help optimise the health and well-being, and training and performance goals of the individual depending on their specific requirements.

Mhairi has been supporting a variety of Olympic, Paralympic, and professional sports teams and individuals since 2006. She has worked with British Gymanstics in the London 2012 Olympics, supported the Worcester Warriors Rugby club and has worked with the English National Ballet School and Company.

For further information or to book a consultation with one of our sports injury experts please call 01242 246552.

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