By: The Wellington Team | Published: April 17, 2013
Barefoot running is the latest craze to hit the streets and whether you are an advocate or a sceptic, the subject is hard to ignore. As Consultant Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeons, we are frequently asked our opinion on the subject of footwear, both by patients and the media. With the London Marathon looming it seems…
By: The Wellington Team | Published: March 27, 2013
Since 2009 The Wellington Hospital have been conducting a series of Orthopaedic Masterclasses for Healthcare Professionals. For 2013 our Masterclasses will be presented as a four-part series and include talks and workshops by leading consultants.
By: The Wellington Team | Published: December 24, 2012
If you are a GP or a consultant needing to admit an urgent medical or surgical case, you can admit patients for a range of urgent conditions, from the common to the complex. The service offers…
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By: The Wellington Team | Published: December 18, 2012
The Platinum Medical Centre, based in Lodge Road, will only be closing for key dates such as Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, where same day GP appointments are available.
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By: The Wellington Team | Published: July 27, 2012
London is abuzz with Olympic and Paralympic sporting stars, over 10,000 athletes from around the world; training, practicing and participating. We can barely hazard a guess at how many sporting injuries will be incurred!
By: The Wellington Team | Published: June 29, 2012
With Wimbledon now in full swing London Hand and Wrist Manager, Melita Ryan looks at injuries regularly picked up by tennis players, and how warm up techniques can make all the difference.
By: Dr Catherine Spencer-Smith | Published: April 18, 2012
‘The week before the marathon is all about preservation and not losing your head’. Physician in Sport and Exercise Medicine - Dr Catherine Spencer-Smith’s reveals her top ten tips for marathon success… No last minute cramming. This week should be about tapering, which means no…
By: Dr Catherine Spencer-Smith | Published: March 27, 2012
Continuing her Mini Marathon Series, Dr Catherine Spencer-Smith, Physician in Sport and Exercise Medicine discusses common trouble hotspots when ‘race day’ looms.
It’s now less than a month before the London Marathon on 22nd April. Hopefully, your training will have been progressing well, with no hiccups so far. However, the month before marathon day can spell trouble for many…
By: Dr Catherine Spencer-Smith | Published: February 28, 2012
Introducing our latest series from Sport sand Excercise Medicine Consultant, Dr Catherine Spencer-Smith. This time around, we look at running and marathons; how to perpare, what to expect and the injuries to be on the lookout for.
Each year, around 35,000 line up at the start of the London Marathon. Some will have been life-long runners, and for others the Marathon is their maiden voyage into distance running.