Knee Pain and Running Injuries
At One5 Health, our sports medicine service is run by Dr Gaurav Sabharwal MBBS MRCGP MSc (Sport & Exercise Medicine).
Dr Sabharwal is a GP with specialist interest in sport & exercise medicine and is passionate about ensuring that patients get the right diagnosis from the very first contact. This critical first step then allows for the most effective and quickest route to recovery.
At One5 Health we are highly skilled and experienced in diagnosing and managing musculoskeletal complaints. Whether you've hurt your knee whilst running, or have been suffering with lower back pain for a period of time; we can effective assess and manage your exact complaint.
We can organise scans and imaging including x-ray, ultrasound, MRI plus more, many of which we are able to organise on the same day.
Sports injury and musculoskeletal medicine clinic assessments from £55.
Easy online bookings with same or next day appointments.
Running injuries can affect anyone, from experienced runners who push themselves hard, to beginners whose muscles aren't used to running.
Below are 5 of the most common running injuries. Find out how to spot the symptoms, what causes the injuries, and what to do if you get one, including when to get medical help.
You'll also find tips on how to avoid becoming injured in the first place, such as choosing the right shoes and warming up properly.
Being injured can dent your motivation, so we have also included tips on how to get yourself up and running again once you have recovered.
Whatever your injury, it's important to listen to your body. Don't run if you're in pain, and only start running again when you have recovered sufficiently.
5 of the most common running injuries:
1. Runner's Knee
2. Achilles tendon pain
3. Shin Pain
4. Heel pain
5. Muscle Strain
Sports and Exercise Injuries
Whether you're an elite athlete, a weekend warrior or a recreational team player, we can help.
The key to successful sport & exercise injury management is to ensure the diagnosis is right from the very start.
We diagnose and treat sport and exercise problems in the:
Hip and Groin
Foot and ankle
Spine (neck to lower back)
Hand and wrist
Musculoskeletal (MSK) Medicine is the diagnosis and treatment of problems arising from the musculoskeletal system. This includes injuries as well as diseases affecting the muscles, bones and joints of the limbs and spine.
If you have bone, joint or muscle pain, even in absence of any memorable injuries, that is limiting your ability to get on with normal life, this clinic is here to help you.
We also can give you a more specialised opinion and help manage any conditions that you may be suffering with that maybe causing pain, stiffness or reduced mobility.
If need be we can refer you on the same day for:
Soft Tissue Massage
Cortisone Joint Injections
Why choose One5 Health for your sports injury or MSK problem?
One5 Health is the only primary care clinic in the City of London that has a specialist sports doctor. Seeing a sports physician in London has never been this easy and affordable. You can make a booking online at a convenient time and date for you, with same or next day appointments available.
This service is run by Dr Gaurav Sabharwal, a sports physician who is able to provide a truly holistic approach to your MSK health and overall health. During your appointment you will have a comprehensive assessment including a thorough physical MSK examination.
As required, we are able to organise quick scans at multiple central London locations. Imaging options include Xray, ultrasound, MRI plus more.
Sometimes it can be hard for you to know how to best manage an MSK injury. That's why at One5 Health when you come to see us about a sports injury or MSK problem we guide you through all the necessary and important key questions including:
What is the actual problem or diagnosis?
Do I need a scan (xray, ultrasound, MRI or other)?
Should I be worried that my problem has not got better yet?
My problem keeps coming back, how I prevent it from recurring?
Do I need to see a physiotherapist?
Which physiotherapist should I see for this problem?
Do I need surgery or an operation to manage this?
We always do our very best to ensure we manage your sports injury or MSK problem safely and effectively. Usually this means we can recommend treatments that do not require you to undergo an operation.
Did you know exercise can reduce your risk of the following conditions:
High blood pressure
Anxiety and Depression
Stress and Burnout
Exercise has also been scientifically proven to be an effective part of the treatment for all of the above conditions.
If you are struggling to get active, lacking time, lacking motivation or lacking confidence then why not try a Lifestyle Medicine Consultation?
Our doctors will screen you to make sure you're safe to exercise and then put together an exercise plan for you that is safe and sustainable.
Those who feel they have not time for exercise will sooner
or later have to make time for illness.