Sports Medicine and Injury Clinic in Leeds
Whether a sports professional or an amateur, if you are injured through sport, the Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital Sports Medicine and Injury Clinic provides you with the specialised care and treatment to help get you back to the sport you love, pain-free and quickly.
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Why choose Nuffield Health for your sports injury treatment?
When you are serious about your sport, an expert in sports medicine looks further than just the injury. We understand your passion and drive to get back to beating those Personal Bests. We are here to help you do just that, quickly and efficiently. Our sports injury teams’ expertise stems from the professional world of sport, including Leeds Rhinos, Leeds United and British Triathlon: giving you the best chance of recovery and rehabilitation.
Meet the sports injury team in Leeds
Dr Alastair Jones MBChB, FRCEM, PGDip(SEM), MFSEM (UK)
Sports and Exercise Medicine and Musculoskeletal Physician
The clinic is led by Dr Jones, who has built his career providing injury care in professional rugby. Dr Jones was Head of Medical Services for Leeds Rugby, specialising in sports and exercise medicine for Leeds Rhinos Rugby League and Yorkshire Carnegie Rugby Union. He also has previously worked for Tonga as their doctor during the 2013 Rugby League World Cup and has was the Immediate Care Doctor at the 2015 Rugby Union World Cup and 2016 Rugby Union Junior World Cup.
Anthony Burns - Advanced Level Physiotherapist
Anthony has over 11 years' physiotherapy experience gained in the NHS and in private settings and has been the Senior Physiotherapist at Leeds United Football Club. As well as a first class honours degree in Physiotherapy, Anthony has extensive experience working in lower limb rehabilitation and also has a special interest in treating post-operative shoulder conditions.
Dan Garbutt - Outpatient Clinical Lead
Dan started working at Nuffield Health in 2014. When he is not busy being a physiotherapist at Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital, Dan is a competitive middle and long distance runner in his spare time and has trained with British Triathlon. Dan uses his understanding of human movement and his own training experiences to help optimise his patient’s daily function and athletic performance.
Emily Jackson - Senior Physiotherapist
Emily has 18 years' dance experience and has previously worked with professional dancers and understands what is required in high-level rehabilitation to facilitate return to sport and exercise. Emily graduated from Sheffield Hallam University with a first class honours degree in Physiotherapy and has gained vast experience working in both NHS and private settings.
How the Leeds Sports Medicine and Injury Clinic works
During your appointment you will meet both Dr Jones and one of the senior physiotherapists: receiving a dual assessment to ensure a true multi-disciplinary clinical picture on your condition.
Additional access to a wealth of expertise
Being based in Yorkshire’s largest private hospital, following assessment in the sports injury clinic, where clinically appropriate you will have access to the following expertise and services on site (chargeable extra), as required:
- AlterG rehabilitation treadmill
- Gait analysis
- Physiology and Health Assessments
- Health and wellness vitamin and mineral blood tests
- Joint pain injections
- On-site rehabilitation gym
- Pain Management
- Personal Training
- Radiology (X-Ray)
- Return to sporting activity guidance
- Shockwave Tendinopathy Treatment (ESWT)
- Strength and Conditioning
- Tendinopathy management
- Ultrasound, CT and MRI scanning
Can you treat children at the Leeds Sports Medicine and Injury Clinic?
Dr Jones can also see children (over the age of 10) with musculoskeletal or sporting injuries at the Leeds Sports Medicine and Injury Clinic.
When are the clinics at the Leeds Sports Medicine and Injury Clinic open?
Friday: 10:00 – 17:00. New appointments are typically 40 minutes long.
How to book an appointment at the Leeds Sports Medicine and Injury Clinic
Call our Outpatient team on 0113 388 2067 (lines are open Mon-Fri 8am-6pm)
If you are paying for treatment yourself please have a credit/debit card to hand to secure the booking (no payment will be made until your actual appointment). If you are using your private medical insurance contact your insurer first and they'll advise the next steps.
How to find the Leeds Sports Medicine and Injury Clinic
The Sports Medicine and Injury Clinic is at Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital, which is just a four-minute walk from Millennium Square, Leeds. There is secure, manned car parking available on site for private patients.