An update from Prof Nick Webborn

I have been very touched by the show of concern for my welfare by many of our clients and thought it would be helpful to update you on my progress. I now have a planned date in August for a procedure on my spine, which hopefully will give me some relief from pain. Whether I […]

A warm welcome to Siva

We are delighted that Dr Siva Mani-Babu is joining the Sportswise team.  He will start with us in early July, working alongside Dr Polly Baker. Siva qualified at UCL Medical School in 2005 and in 2013 completed his four-year Sport and Exercise Medicine training, also in London, to become an SEM consultant. Since becoming an […]

Healthy eating talk at Sportswise

Lesley Houston, our Sportswise Dietitian gave a free talk for Sportswise clients earlier this month. ‘Eating For Health’ was a 90 minute information session covering a range of topics including how to balance your intake of major food groups in the diet. Lesley used food models to demonstrate average portion sizes and participants had the opportunity […]

Congratulations Jenny

We were delighted to hear from Jenny Hughes, a patient of Sportswise Physio Luke Carter. Jenny’s message: ‘A million thanks for sorting my wrist out as I played the County game in Leeds followed by Wednesday to Saturday in Bournemouth and a match yesterday. Good news – my partner and I had a brilliant win […]

Maryke’s Edinburgh Marathon

Sportswise Physio Maryke Louw entered the Edinburgh marathon with her boyfriend Nick a year ago with the plan to see if they could run it in under four hours. Maryke shows us that even if things don’t go as expected it can still be a positive experience. ‘Thanks to injury and contracting every cold on […]

Jo’s London Marathon

Jo Ford saw Podiatrist Glen Foley at Sportwise for help with recurring shin splints ahead of training for the London Marathon. What followed was a wonderful sporting achievement for Jo but also a fabulous fundraising effort. ‘Glen diagnosed hyper-mobility syndrome and accordingly gave me advice on the best trainers to wear and some exercises to […]