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. 

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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Don’t shoulder the pain | Rugby

Nov 22, 2018

Ankle Instability/Lateral Ligament Instability

Every day, one in 10,000 people worldwide sustain a lateral ligament injury of the ankle – making this by far the commonest ligament injury seen…

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May 23, 2018

How to avoid running injuries: experts share their top tips

Three of Britain’s top running experts reveal how to stay injury-free this summer   As the weather heats up after a long winter it can…

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Mar 26, 2018

Surgeon warns skiers to take care after unprecedented extreme weather injuries in the Alps

A leading surgeon last night warned skiers to take extra precautions after treating an exceptionally high number of ski injuries due to the extreme weather…

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Jun 18, 2017

Case study – Ms Yasmeen Khair – a member of the Jordanian women’s football team

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Feb 10, 2017

Partnership with Oxygene ski school

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Jan 05, 2017

Play it safe on the slopes this winter

53 per cent of skiers and snowboarders have injured themselves whilst on a winter sports holiday, according to new independent research*. With millions of Britons…

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