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 […]

Sportswise wellbeing walk

Sportswise are pleased to announce that they will be hosting a Wellbeing Walk as part of the Eastbourne and Lewes Walkfest.  In its second year running we were approached by the team behind the festival for our expert help on the medical benefits of walking. This led to the Sportswise Wellbeing Walk. The seven-mile walk […]

Bridgette makes Brighton

Following an ACL reconsruction, Sportswise patient Bridgette Hoad joined over 15,000 cyclists to complete the London to Brighton bike ride on Sunday 17th June. Working with Maryke Louw and Dr Polly Baker she managed to get fighting fit and complete the 54 mile ride in 6 hours. Well done Bridgette!

Sportswise sponsors Eastbourne Triathlon

2018 saw the start of a new relationship between Sportswise and the Eastbourne Triathlon. As one of its sponsors we were invited to provide the sports massage pre and post-race on Sunday 10th June. It was a beautiful morning  on the Western Lawns, which saw nearly 300 competitors brave a 600m sea swim, 17.5km cycle […]

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 […]