The sports medicine clinic at Spire Cardiff Hospital provides expert support and care for those involved in sports at all levels. Our specialist physicians offer a comprehensive assessment with treatment options on all types of musculoskeletal problems.
Sports and Exercise Medicine is a broad-based speciality that was accorded specialist status in the UK in 2005.
Our specialists are all registered as Sport and Exercise Medicine Consultants with the General Medical Council and private healthcare insurance companies, and are involved in the further development of the specialty through teaching, training and examining.
The physicians that are part of our sports medicine clinic have gained broad experience across many sports and have become leaders in their field.
Why choose us?
Our Sports Medicine specialists provide a comprehensive assessment and treatment service with access to diagnostic testing including state of the art imaging technology and laboratory testing.
The physicians can advise for men, women and children of all ages and have extensive experience in assessing a variety of people from different sporting backgrounds.
Providing a holistic and bespoke service requires a team approach which is why we use a multi-disciplinary team of sports physicians, local leading radiologists and chartered physiotherapists.
Strong academic links with the Sports Science and Sports and Exercise Medicine departments at the Cardiff Metropolitan University gives us access to experts in a variety of sports related specialist disciplines.
Our expert services are recognised by professional Welsh rugby players of both Cardiff Blue’s and Osprey’s.
Our diagnostic tests include MRI, CT, x-ray and ultrasound scan.
Our Sports and Exercise Medicine Physicians are specialised in the treatment of all types of musculoskeletal injury, particularly those involving tendons, ligaments and muscles.
Treatment options vary depending on the individual but can include exercising with chronic medical conditions or just to improve health, treatment after injury including injections techniques, shockwave (ESWT) and platelet rich plasma therapy (PRP), rehabilitation after injury with Perform Cardiffphysiotherapy, psychology or providing information about drugs or nutrition.
How do I book?
To book an appointment call our out-patient appointments team on 029 2073 6011 or for more information about our Centre of Excellence and sports medicine services contact 029 2073 1112.