Happy New Year

Happy New Year to all current and prospective clients. We hope that you have had a happy and healthy holiday period and would like to remind you that Sportswise is open as usual from Monday 5th January at 8.30am. To book an appointment, call us on 01323 745970.

Festive greetings and holiday closure

As the university buildings are closed for the holiday, the Sportswise clinic will also be closed from noon on December 24th until Monday 5th January at 8.30am. Thank you to all our clients and everyone else who has helped to make this such a fantastic year. We wish you a wonderful Christmas and a Happy […]

Exercising in cold weather

It’s wonderful to have a winter break and with all that extra spare time you may want to exercise more, particularly after all the Christmas pudding and chocolates! It’s a great idea but do watch out for adverse weather conditions. Exercising in very cold conditions has some serious risks. Watch out for slippery conditions – […]

Cakes and bakes

We were thrilled to receive so much support from you all at our recent Children in Need bake sale. Your generous response to the array of goodies on offer – a small selection is shown here – made a huge difference to our fundraising effort. Thank you to everyone who supported this event and helped […]

New treatment available

We are excited to announce that we are now able to offer the new ‘Shockwave’ treatment at the clinic. Therapeutic shockwave treatment is used to treat a variety of problems including achilles’ issues, Plantar Fascitis, Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (more commonly referred to as ‘shin splints’), and tennis or golfer’s elbow. Our state of the […]

SESAME opening

This month also saw the official opening of The Centre for Sport and Exercise Science and Medicine (SESAME) and International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS) Reference Collaborating Centre of Sports Medicine for Anti-Doping Research. The opening was attended by the president of FIMS, Prof Fabio Pigozzi, Dr Uğur Erdener (Chairman, IOC Medical Commission) and Dr […]

Congratulations Professor Webborn

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Nick Webborn has been awarded the title of Clinical Professor of Sport & Exercise Medicine for his work at the University of Brighton. His new role includes the lead role for Sports Medicine at the newly created Centre for Sport and Exercise Science and Medicine (SESAME). This is a […]

Invictus Games

Nick Webborn recently returned from the inaugural Invictus Games for injured servicemen, held in the Olympic Park in London in September.  As chief medical officer, Nick has been responsible for organising medical support services for the athletes. Prince Harry put forward the idea for the Invictus games after witnessing the Warrior Games, the US event […]

Gold & silver for Edward

Edward Weston recently brought in to Sportswise the Silver Medal he won at the Jamaica World Tae Kwon-do Championships in August.  Edward, who has been helped along the way by Sportswise physio Luke Carter, competed in the 15-17 under 56 kilos category. His silver medal follows a gold in the British Championships in July. Edward […]

Suzanne’s iron will

When Suzanne Ford-Dunn crossed the finishing line of the marathon it was the end of a very long but rewarding day of competition in the Frankfurt Ironman event. Suzanne has worked hard to recover from injury with help, earlier in the year, from Sportswise’s Doctor Nick Webborn and was delighted to be able to finish the […]