Dr James Noake: Sports & Exercise Medicine (consultant)

Dr James Noake

Sports & Exercise Medicine (consultant)


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Bupa specialist

  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

James graduated from Birmingham University in 2002. After a year as an anatomy lecturer, he completed his surgical training (Trauma & Orthopaedics) in the Midlands. He completed his Masters in Sport & Exercise Medicine at QMUL, Barts and The London Hospital in 2006. After two years General Medicine and Rheumatology training in the Oxford region, he undertook more training in Sports and Exercise (SEM) in the London Deanery.

James is a fellow of the UK Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine, and has worked at numerous centres of excellence, including the military centre DMRC Headley Court. He is currently clinical lead in Orthopaedics and SEM for the Hertfordshire Valleys Clinical Commissioning Group and heads a musculoskeletal interface service in primary care. He is also developing a multidisciplinary SEM service at Charing Cross.

James has been involved in elite sports for over six years. He worked with Women’s RFU and spent three years with Esher RFC, before joining London Irish RFC as head doctor in 2012. He has worked with UK Athletics, GB Paralympic squad, the English Institute of Sport, GB and England Disability Football squads, England Hockey and British Gymnastics. He has also worked as a medical officer at the UK Schools games and at the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics in the athletes village Polyclinic, and also as a field-of-play team leader.

James is passionate about the non-surgical management of all musculoskeletal and sports related injuries, but has a special interest in foot and ankle, shoulder and tendon injuries, as well as interventional musculoskeletal ultrasound and novel injection

Areas of interest

• Shockwave treatment • Intra-articular Injection • Steroid Injections • Trigger Point Injections • Biomechanical Assessment • Adult Sport Injury Treatment • Compartment Pressure Testing • PRP and Autologous Blood Injections • Sports Medicine • USS Guided Injections • prolotherapy; Tendon and Ligament Injury Treatment • Paediatric Sports Injury Treatment • Diagnostic Ultrasound • Exercise prescription for chronic diseases

Medical secretaries

  • The Chelmsford Private Day Surgery Hospital
  • The Chelmsford Private Day Surgery Hospital 85-89 New London Road Chelmsford CM2 0PP
  • 01245 253760
  • 01245 344150
  • info@thechelmsford.co.uk
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Procedures completed

  • AA751

    Follow up MSK physician session - (>50)

  • W9030

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa with image guidance - (>50)

    The Chelmsford (>50)

  • AA663

    Injection of viscosupplementation into joint (with or without x-ray control) - (5-50)

    The Chelmsford (5-50)

  • S5240

    Two or more injections into subcutaneous tissue / painful trigger point under local anaesthetic - (1-5)

  • A5290

    Transforaminal epidural - (1-5)

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