Sports Medicine

Read the latest articles from the Capital Orthopaedics team related to sports medicine including, winter sports, dance related injuries and football related injuries. 

figure skating injuries

Apr 02, 2021

Common Figure Skating Injuries

Figure skating is one of the most high-impact sports around. While it used to be all about gliding around on the ice with beauty and…

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Athlete Swimming

Mar 11, 2021

An Interview with Sir John Royden

John Royden is a driven man. He first swam across the Channel in 1993 – without a wetsuit, as is the custom for cross-Channelers. Over…

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common surfer injuries

Feb 28, 2021

The Most Common Surfer Related Injuries and When to Seek Treatment

But what about the injuries and conditions that affect your body’s function? From muscle strain to shoulder pain and from tweaked backs to ankle injuries,…

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staying fit in lockdown

Feb 04, 2021

How to Stay Fit in Lockdown

It’s nothing new to hear that our mental health and physical fitness are intrinsic to each other. Study after study shows that staying fit helps…

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treatment for winter sports injuries

Nov 19, 2020

Simon Moyes Shares His Experiences in the Area of Skiing

Meet Simon Moyes, Orthopaedic Surgeon to the stars, with a busy private clinic in London. He has treated some of the biggest names in film,…

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virgil van dijk injury

Oct 30, 2020

Virgil Van Dijk’s Injury: How long does it take for an ACL injury to heal?

As every Liverpool supporter knows, on October 17th, star player Virgil Van Dijk was challenged by Everton’s goalkeeper and sustained a serious knee injury. Jordan…

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dance injuries

Jul 15, 2020

Common Dance Related Injuries

Professional dancers know what it takes. Along with the physical stamina for their gruelling training, dancers need incredible psychological resilience to cope in an industry…

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Back to (ski) school

Feb 25, 2019

Back to (ski) school

In the busy resort of Val D’Isère, there are plenty of ski schools vying for the attention of the thousands of visitors every year. Simon…

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Jan 22, 2019

That’s torn it

At this time of year, knee ligament injuries tend to flood orthopaedic clinics as people return from the ski slopes. The most common ligament injury…

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Stem Cells

Jan 22, 2019

Run to stay young

According to a recent study in Germany, regular aerobic exercise actually helps to prevent your cells from shrivelling up as you get older. Inside the…

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