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 […]

Baking for bones

Our annual bake sale took place a few weeks prior to the talk, with support from the ladies at the National Osteoporosis Society’s Eastbourne branch. We had a fantastic selection of homemade cakes and breads to tuck into all day and managed to raise £168 for a fantastic charity.  

Living with osteoporosis

Last week we held the latest of our informative patient talks on living with osteoporosis. Prof Nick Webborn OBE presented alongside Sportswise dietitian Lesley Houston and Wendy Dimitriadi from the National Osteoporosis Society. All in attendance learnt about what osteoporosis is and how it can be prevented, but also how we can manage the condition […]

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 […]

Osteoporosis talk

We are delighted to let you know about a forthcoming informative talk. Sportswise has teamed up with the National Osteoporosis Society to hold an evening event about living with osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a condition that affects over three million people in the UK, with over 500,000 people receiving hospital treatment for fragility fractures as a […]

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!

Successful Wellbeing Walk

In its second year running, the Eastbourne and Lewes Walkfest got off to a fantastic start, despite the inclement weather! Last Saturday saw some members of the Sportswise team don their walking boots and waterproofs and host the first ever Sportswise Wellbeing walk. As one of the many walks on offer over the festival’s ten […]

Supporting Eastbourne’s Select Soccer

Local youth football team Select Soccer now have the full support of Sportswise behind them as one of the team’s sponsors.  They currently run one U15’s team who compete within the Sussex Sunday Youth League.  Sportswise first heard about Select Soccer when treating one of its players who was recovering from a broken leg and […]

Marathons for Macmillan

The Amess family are regular patients at Sportswise and this summer we have been keeping the family in top condition for their three challenging walking marathons. Martyn, Su and Rebecca started back in June with the South Coast Mighty Hike from Brighton to Eastbourne along the South Downs Way. They followed this in July with […]

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 […]