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Jo qualified from Warwick Medical School after completing a BSc in Neuroscience at Kings College London. Jo then undertook her specialist training in Sport & Exercise Medicine on the London Deanery rotation. Jo was awarded the Donald Macleod Medal for the highest marks in the Diploma in SEM from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
Jo worked at both the Olympics and Paralympics 2012, and has worked in a variety of sports including Premiership Academy Football, rugby, hockey, ice hockey and GB disability target shooting. Jo has been the Team Doctor for the England U17s RFU team, and she is now the team doctor for the England Sevens Men's Rugby.
Areas of interest
Sports injuries; lower limb injuries; upper limb injuries; tendinopathies; Shockwave Therapy; concussion; exercise prescription for chronic diseases; Orthopaedic Medicine; Sports injuries; Back pain; Hip disorders; Neck pain; Shoulder pain; Ankle pain; Anterior knee pain; Buttock pain; Elbow pain; Bursa Injections; Foot pain; Football injuries; Frozen shoulder; Groin disorders; Knee pain; Joint injection; Repetitive strain; Hyperextension / hyperflexion of spine ('whiplash'); Sciatica; Shin splints; Leg pain; Overuse injuries; Rugby injuries; Running injuries; Slipped disc; Stress fractures; Tendon; Tendonitis; Tendonopathy; Thigh disorders; Wrist pain; Tennis injuries; Cricket Injuries; Running Injuries; Work related upper limb disorders; Recurrent injuries; Sports injury; Sports Medicine; Sport Medicine; tennis Injuries; shockwave treatment; diagnostic ultrasound; muscle injuries; joint injuries; overtraining;underrecovery; relative energy deficiency; female athlete triad
Current NHS consultant posts held
Principal Clinical Teaching Fellow for the MSc in Sport and Exercise Medicine at University College London
Honorary Consultant at University College London Hospitals
Doctor for the England Sevens Men's Rugby
RFU Immediate Care In Sport (ICIS) Instructor
International Paralympic Classifier Trainee
Advanced Life Support (ALS) Instructor
2013 Emergency Medicine Journal (BMJ): Changes to the cardiac biomarkers of non-elite athletes completing the 2009 London Marathon
2013 NHS Shared Decision Making – Cholesterol http://sdm.rightcare.nhs.uk/pda/
2012 Pulse article: ankle injuries
2012 Letter to the editor of the BMJ: Exercise and depression
2012 BJSM Blog: http://blogs.bmj.com/bjsm/2012/05/18/the-role-of-the-covering-doctor-in-elite-sport-lessons-for-aspiring-sem-doctors/#disqus_thread
2012 Tower Hamlets Public Health – Needs assessment for physical activity cancer survivors.
2011 Contributor to “SEM: A fresh Approach” DOH document.
2011 Contributor to the "Tower Hamlets Physical Activity Care Pathway for Adults"
2010 Contributor to the "BMA Sports Injuries Book" – 4 chapters
Reference number 6121072
- Fortius Clinic
- 10:00 - 19:00
- 020 3195 2442
- Fortius Clinic
- 10:00 - 18:00
- 020 3195 2442
- The Shard, London Bridge Hospital
- 13:00 - 20:00
- 020 3862 3990
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Fortius Clinic Main Helpline: 02031952336
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa with image guidance - (5-50)
Extracorporeal shockwave therapy for plantar fasciitis - (5-50)
Fortius Clinic (5-50)
Extracorporeal shockwave therapy of calcific tendonitis of the shoulder - (1-5)
Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa - (1-5)
Fortius Clinic (1-5)