Say Goodbye – Say Hello (again!)

Dr Siva will be leaving us on Monday 18th March due to relocating out of the area. He is sad to say goodbye to the team and patients he has worked with, but does hope to be able to return to working with Sportswise in the future. The whole team at Sportswise would like to […]

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 […]

Select Soccers success

Select Soccer are the local U15’s football team that Sportswise have been sponsoring this season, providing each player training kit. Practice Manager, Paul Reynolds, caught up with the team a few weeks ago at a local match, where they presented him with a framed top to add to our collection. The team have had a […]

Sportswise and Eastbourne Foodbank

When Eastbourne Foodbank approached Sportswise and explained why they needed our support we were keen to help.  We have made a start by sponsoring the race bibs for a team of Foodbank volunteers taking part in the Eastbourne Half Marathon but we are hoping to do more because we agree with their statement: “We don’t […]

Ethiopian adventure

Sportswise is very lucky to have many loyal patients that continue to come back to us time and time again. We have known Juliette Clarke since 2006 and always love hearing about her hobbies and latest adventures. As a cycling fanatic she has been to many parts of the world, but in late January she […]

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 […]