Glen at conference

Glen Foley our Musculoskeletal Specialist Podiatrist, was invited to speak at the College of Podiatry’s annual conference in Bournemouth. The conference is the biggest of its kind in Europe with over 1600 delegates in attendance this year from all over the world. This is the fourth time Glen has spoken at this event, and this […]

Back pain talk

We held another successful patient talk last month on the topic of back pain. Sportswise consultant, Dr Siva, gave an interesting presentation on why we might get back pain, and what might help us if we do. He also provided us with some startling statistics on back pain. For instance did you know that: Every […]

Eastbourne Tennis

Polly was at Eastbourne Tennis again this year! And what a hot week of tennis it was. Dr Polly Baker is the lead doctor for the players and works alongside the WTA and ATP to keep them fit and healthy! Prior to this she and Dr Siva attended the Grass Court tennis conference at the […]

Sip smarter

With summer now upon us we need to think even more about our fluid intake. Sportswise dieititian, Lesley Houston, gives us some advice on keeping adequately hydrated. Good hydration is one of the most important aspects of the diet – drinking enough liquids to keep fluid levels in the body topped up helps to ensure […]

Baby news

Congratulations to Sportswise physio, Paul and wife Jo, on the safe arrival of their baby daughter Matilda last month weiging 8lb 8oz. Matilda is in safe hands with two big brothers, Harry and Samuel, to help look after her. Paul said he is delighted to have a daughter added to the family, and looks forward […]

Sportswise doctors at Invictus Games

Professor Webborn and Dr Siva Mani-Babu are both in Toronto currently for the Invictus Games. Nick is the Chief Medical Officer and has organised all the medical services for the UK team.  Siva, on the far left in this photo, is the lead doctor providing the clinical services along with a team of physiotherapists and nurses.

Maryke’s summer of athletics

Like the rest of the team physio Maryke Louw takes time to keep up to date with the latest developments in her field and has volunteered at a number of national and international sporting events, most recently as part of the medical team at both the World Para Athletics Championships and the IAAF World Championships […]

Eating advice

If you feel you may have over-indulged this Easter we have some words of wisdom from Sportswise dietitian, Lesley Houston. Best of all her sound advice applies to eating all year round. Lesley says ‘it is better not to dwell on what or how much you may have eaten but instead to accept this and aim […]

Marathon stories

We often receive lovely messages from Sportswise patients who have taken part in all manner of activities and events after receiving treatment from our clinicians and want to share their achievements, be it for a particular time or distance, or simply that they managed to take part at all, sometimes raising money for important causes […]

Diagnostic Ultrasound Lecture

Sportswise was proud to host an evening lecture for the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists and Sports and Exercise Medicine south-east region here at the clinic. Prof Nick Webborn and Dr Polly Baker gave a lecture on  ‘the role of ultrasound guided procedures in managing common conditions in physiotherapy practice’.  This was followed by a practical […]