Back pain talk

Sportswise invites you to a free of charge informal evening talk on back pain, to be held on Wednesday 16th May at 6.30pm Presented by Sport & Exercice Medicine consultant Dr Siva and physiotherapist Gabriella Regan, they will provide information and advice on things you can do to ease the pain and how to keep […]

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 sports day

In 2016 the Sportswise staff, with family and friends, took part in a seafront walk to raise money for Sport Relief. This year sees the return of Sport Relief, therefore another challenge for the Sportswise team awaits. This year we have teamed up with some of our University of Brighton colleagues and will participate in […]

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 […]

Frozen shoulder suffering

We are always pleased to hear about a patients progress after they receive treatment or following a procedure. Philip Walters injured his shoulder in May of last year after falling off a ladder and developed a frozen shoulder.  His physio suggsted he saw Sportswise consultant, Dr Polly Baker, to discuss the possibility of an injection.  […]

Christmas opening hours

Sportswise will be closed for the festive period from 12.30pm on Saturday 23rd December and will reopen at 8am on Tuesday 2nd January. We would like to wish you and your family a restful, peaceful and joyful Christmas. From all the team at Sportswise.

Bake sale for MNDA

Earlier this month we held our annual bake sale and you can see from the photo we had an array of yummy treats to sell. Sportswise staff, along with our University of Brighton colleagues, students and of course our lovely patients, all did a fantastic job of eating their way through pretty much the whole […]

Luke’s 7th Beachy Head marathon

It was Sportswise physio Luke Carter’s 7th time of running the Beachy Head Marathon this year. On a beautiful Saturday morning back in October, with pretty near perfect condtions, Luke set off on the 26.2 mile run over the picturesque, but challenging, South Downs National Park countryside. Four hours and 58 minutes later he arrived […]

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 […]

Successful osteoarthritis talk

We were thrilled with the huge uptake of people at the recent talk on Osteoarthritis.  Sportswise consultant Dr Polly Baker, and dietitian Lesley Houston led an evening dedicated to improving the lives of those suffering with osteoarthritis. Those attending learnt more about the condition and about the various ways in which we can help improve […]