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. His work involves complex patient management, ordering ultrasound, x-ray and magnet resonance imaging (MRI) and working closely with medical General Practitioners (GP) and Consultants in Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Pain clinics.
Sam is a fully qualified Independent Prescriber (IP) and also qualified to provide intra-articular and muscular corticosteroid injections for a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions.
Sam also leads his own Clinic from Raleigh Park.
What does Sam's Clinic involve?
Advanced Musculoskeletal Assessment and point of care ultrasound
Conservative Musculoskeletal Treatment
Ultrasound guided intra-muscular/intra-articular Corticosteroid injections
Ultrasound guided Hyaluronate injections (Ostenil and Durolane)
Second opinions for complex presentations
Sam offers streamlining patient pathway for those requiring Orthopaedic or Rheumatology opinion.
Sam is looking to also provide shockwave guided with ultrasound soon.
What conditions can Sam assit with?
Spinal nerve root pain
Shoulder impingement / bursitis
Tennis and golfers elbow
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Thumb and finger osteoarthritis
Trigger point/ myofascial pain
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”