New pain medicine service

It is estimated that 14 million people in the UK suffer with persistent pain and for at least one in four it affects their usual activities on a regular basis. This is a concern for many of the patients we see at Sportswise and we felt that it was a great idea to bring the […]

Vestibular physiotherapy

Do you often feel dizzy or have balance problems? It may be that you need some vestibular physiotherapy. Vestibular rehabilitation is an exercise-based program, designed by a specialised physiotherapist, to improve balance and reduce dizziness-related problems. They assess which area is causing the dizziness (vestibular organ, eye muscles, neck, hearing, skin sensors etc) and retrain the signals […]

Ostenil for osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is one of the commonest problems and probably something that we will all face at some time, in one joint or another.   Its impact on our lives can be significant with severe pain and immobility, or for some a nagging nuisance that stops you doing the things you enjoy – gardening or playing a […]

Osteoarthritis talk

We told you briefly in our last newsletter about an upcoming talk we are hosting here at Sportswise given by Dr Polly Baker, Sport and Exercise Medicine consultant and Lesley Houston dietitian. Do you have osteoarthritis or know someone close to you that does?  Would you like to find out a bit more about this […]

New product 

We now have a new product available – Bio oil. We often see clients after surgical procedures and unfortunately sometimes they may have scars that take a while to heal.  Bio-Oil is a personal recommendation from Prof Webborn for the treatment of scars. It is a combination of plant extracts and vitamins suspended in an oil […]

New treatment now available for Osteoarthritis

Although we have been offering high viscosity physiological lubricant injections (Hyaluronic Acid) for arthritic joints for some time, we are now able to offer an enhanced version of this treatment.  The new treatment combines the pain and mobility improvements of Hyaluronic Acid (HA) with the stimulation properties of the growth factors in Autologous Platelet Rich […]

New Laser system

Our aim at Sportswise is to provide you with the best possible treatment and we invest in the most up-to date equipment to help us do this. We recently upgraded our LASER system to the Intelect Mobile Laser system with preset protocols. It may not look exciting but it is a valuable tool in the […]

Great results from new Shockwave treatment

In November we were excited to add Radial Pressures Waves (RPW) or Shockwave therapy to the list of available treatments we offer at Sportswise and already we are seeing some great results.   It has been particularly successful for a number of cases of plantar fasciitis, which is notoriously difficult to manage. We have also been […]