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Dr Harjinder Singh

Sports & Exercise Medicine (consultant)

 

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Dr Harjinder Singh BM BS MSc (SEM) FFSEM (UK) is a Consultant in Sport & Exercise Medicine, based in Leicester. He has a substantive NHS post based at Leicester General Hospital. He has also previously worked in orthopaedics and rheumatology.
He has vast experience of elite athlete care at both national and international level. Locally, he is club doctor at Leicestershire County Cricket Club and Leicester Tigers, and a medical officer at Leicester City Football Club and FA Wales. He is medical advisor to PGMOL, Professional Game Match Officials Limited. He assesses athletes who have medical support through the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) and the Professional Footballer’s Association (PFA). He provides second opinions in challenging cases in professional sport.

He is a tutor for the FA for pitchside immediate care and teaches musculoskeletal ultrasound at the AECC University College Bournemouth. He has previously worked with Wasps Rugby,Nottingham Forest FC, England and Wales Cricket Board and the FA.

His interests centre on the optimisation of non-operative treatment of musculoskeletal conditions. With his previous orthopaedic experience, he is aware of the orthopaedic surgery interface. He treats refractory tendinopathies with novel therapies such as dry needling, extracorporeal shockwave therapy, autologous blood, PRP and hyaluronic acid injections. He manages osteoarthritis non-operatively, particularly of the knee with viscoupplementation and PRP injections. He performs a wide repertoire of guided injections of joints and soft tissues including the above procedures, cortisone injections and also hydrodilation procedures.

Areas of interest

Slipped Disc; Low back pain; back pain; sciatica.
Upper limb disorders; neck pain; shoulder pain; frozen shoulder; rotator cuff disorders; elbow pain; wrist pain.
Lower limb disorders; foot pain; ankle pain; shin splints/pain; knee pain; anterior knee pain; hip pain; buttock pain; groin disorders; trochanteric pain/bursitis; leg pain; thigh disorders; plantar fasciitis; Achilles tendinopathy/tendinitis.
Stress fractures; tendon problems; tendinitis; tendinopathy; tennis elbow; golfer’s elbow.
Orthopaedics; sports injuries; sports medicine; football injuries; rugby injuries; cricket injuries; musculoskeletal medicine; overuse injuries; running injuries.
Procedures; ultrasound; joint and soft tissue injections; steroid injections; viscosupplementation; ostenil injections; autologous blood injections; dry needling; high volume image guided injections; extracorporeal shockwave therapy;PRP injections

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