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Sports and exercise medicine

Our sports injury clinic is an NHS service specialising in the treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries. We also specialise in the management of patients with arthritic problems who wish to continue to exercise and remain active in sport.

Why choose us?

Our service is led by Dr Tim Jenkinson, consultant in rheumatology and sport and exercise medicine, and a team of chartered physiotherapists experienced in the treatment of sports injuries. Each case is treated with the same dedication and commitment whether you are an amateur or professional athlete.

Dr Jenkinson is also senior medical advisor (hons) to the Football Association and medical officer for Bristol Rovers Football Club.

What we offer

We offer expert and comprehensive treatment and advice alongside exercise planning tailored to the needs of the individual. Services offered include:

  • comprehensive assessment, treatment and rehabilitation programme
  • screening and active management of back pain including whiplash
  • rehabilitation for recovery of muscle and ligament strains
  • intensive rehabilitation following surgery, accident or injury
  • relief of muscle and joint pain
  • screening, advice and prevention of injury
  • strength and conditioning
  • hydrotherapy directed by advanced HACP hydrotherapists, (one-to-one and group sessions)
  • investigations e.g., x-ray, musculoskeletal ultrasound and MRI
  • manipulation/mobilisation
  • acupuncture by chartered physiotherapists (AACP registered)
  • core stability training
  • gait analysis
  • sports massage
  • orthotics advice and access to specialist service
  • access to consultant orthopaedic surgeons  

How to access our service

Referrals can be made by GPs, allied health professional or consultants direct to:

Sports injury clinic physiotherapy department
Upper Borough Walls
Bath BA1 1RL.

Tel: 01225 473416 fax: 01225 473449

Or to Dr Tim Jenkinson by letter, fax or via Choose and Book

For further information or referral advice please contact Belinda Jones tel. 01225 473416.