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Sporting Injuries

Dr Glen Rae works in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sporting injuries. He assesses, investigates and diagnoses a wide range of athletes of differing sporting abilities.

The same professional, dedicated and proactive approach to care is given to everyone regardless of the level that they compete at.

 

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Less than 10% of sporting injuries actually require surgical treatment which is why seeing a sports medicine specialist doctor allows an early diagnosis to be made with referral for any x-ray, MRI, CT or ultrasound imaging available as required. A treatment plan will be given which may include a range of injection therapies if appropriate as well as a planned rehabilitation program to prevent re-injury.

Examples of sporting injuries diagnosed and treated:

  • Tendon injuries and disease e.g. Achilles of the ankle and Patellar of the knee and shoulder tendons
  • Muscle injuries – e.g. hamstring and calf injuries
  • Stress fractures e.g. lower legs and feet
  • Ligament injuries e.g. ankle, knee andfingers
  • Shin splints
  • Cartilage tears e.g. knees, hips and shoulders
  • Overuse injuries
  • Concussion
  • Medical causes of decreased performance e.g. low Vitamin D

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Significant experience working within professional sport and in treating musculoskeletal conditions for all ages. Contact Sports Medicine North East for an appointment.

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Call: Sunderland 0191 418 8687
Call: Newcastle 0191 233 0500