Sam has worked as a Senior Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist for many years in sports, the private sector and NHS in Oxford and London. In 2017 he spent two years working at renowned clinics in Wellington, New Zealand and both Melbourne and Sydney in Australia.
Sam now works as an Extended Scope Practitioner (ESP) and First Contact Practitioner within primary and intermediate NHS care settings, seeing caseloads for General Practitioners (GP). His ESP role involves complex patient management, ordering ultrasound, x-ray and magnet resonance imaging (MRI) and working closely with Consultants in Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Pain clinic. Sam is also qualified to provide intra-articular and muscular corticosteroid injections for a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions. This includes:
Shoulder impingement / bursitis
Tennis and golfers elbow
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Thumb and finger osteoarthritis
Greater trochanteric hip pain (hip bursitis
Metatarsal phalangeal joint pain
“The most refreshing thing about my job is meeting new people and helping them get back to doing the things they love. I make every patient realise that I care about them, their worries and their goals” Fun fact - Sam represented the NHS in 2012 by dancing in the Olympic opening ceremony!