Sportswise Step Challenge

We all know walking is good for us, and a short walk goes a long way! That’s why 12 members of the Sportswise team decided to take part in the first Sportswise Step Challenge. Competing in 3 teams drawn randomly, each team member recorded daily how many steps (or wheelchair pushes!) they took over the […]

Staff news

Huge congratulations to Sportswise receptionist Lori who got married over the August Bank Holiday weekend. All the team send her and husband Sam lots of love and happiness for the years ahead. Many of us were able to be part the celebrations and think she was the most relaxed bride they had ever seen!

Staff news

We are sorry to share the news that Dr Polly Baker will be leaving us on 31st October 2018.  Polly has a young family and has been finding the journey and time away from family to be challenging. In the longer term she hopes to pursue an academic career in research and will also explore any […]

Polly presents at Brighton Marathon conference

Dr Polly Baker presented at this years Brighton Marathon conference.  This conference occurs annually the day before the marathon and is aimed at informing and educated those healthcare professionals about the latest evidence and news related to marathon and sports medicine.  Polly presented her research findings from the 2017 Brighton Marathon Heart study investigating the […]

Sport Relief mayhem

The end of March saw the Sportswise team join forces with its University of Brighton colleagues in aid of Sport Relief. We enjoyed a family-friendly afternoon of competing in a traditional sports day, with 10 events including the egg and spoon, sack race, dressing up race and a fruit and veg relay! We had enormous […]

Nick in PyeongChang

Professor Nick Webborn has been involved with the British Paralympic Association for over 25 years as a medical officer. Having been elected in 2017 as president of the association, he attended the Winter Paralympics in PyeongChang as head of the British delegation. The 2018 Winter Paralympic Games proved to be the most successful ever for […]

Luke’s 7th Beachy Head marathon

It was Sportswise physio Luke Carter’s 7th time of running the Beachy Head Marathon this year. On a beautiful Saturday morning back in October, with pretty near perfect condtions, Luke set off on the 26.2 mile run over the picturesque, but challenging, South Downs National Park countryside. Four hours and 58 minutes later he arrived […]

Welcome Faye

Sportswise wants to formally welcome Faye McClelland to the physio team. Faye adds to the wealth of experience at the clinic and brings an important perspective from the world of triathlon. Faye graduated from Physiotherapy at the University of Brighton in 2013. Her main interests are sports rehabilitation, particularly within athletics and Triathlon. Further interests […]

New physio Gaby Regan

A recent new face Someone who hasn’t yet been formally introduced to you is Gabriella Regan. Gaby has already settled in at Sportswise as one of our physios.  She is a valuable addition to our physio team with training that includes vestibular physiotherapy – any of you who have struggled with balance issues you will […]

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 […]