Dr James Thing: Sports & Exercise Medicine (consultant)

Dr James Thing

Sports & Exercise Medicine (consultant)


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About me

Dr James Thing trained at Imperial College School of Medicine before
qualifying as a general practitioner. He has since undertaken
4 years of specialist training to become a Sport and Exercise
Medicine Consultant. He has trained at the Royal National
Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore, Defence Medical
Rehabilitation Centre - Headley Court, the Institute of Sport
Exercise & Health (ISEH), Barts Health and UCH in London.
James worked as a Sports Doctor at the Olympics in 2012, and
currently works as the British Athletics Event Lead Doctor. He
also works for Harlequins Rugby as their pitch side Doctor and
as a player Doctor at the Eastbourne International Tennis event.
James enjoys working with all sports people, whether amateur
enthusiasts or international athletes. His interests include:
Rugby and Athletics Medicine, concussion in sport, paediatric
sports injuries, hand injuries, diagnostic musculoskeletal
ultrasound and image guided injections.
James has recently had articles published in the British Medical
Journal (BMJ) and has contributed to the development of
national guidelines for Exertional Heat Stroke. He is also an
Associate Editor of the British Journal of Sport and Exercise
Medicine (BJSM).
James works closely alongside Hakan Alfredson, a world authority on tendinopathy and tendon pathology.

Areas of interest

Musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging/guided injections; Tendinopathy management; Upper limb musculoskeletal problems, Hand, Shoulder; Concussion management; Paediatric musculoskeletal injury.

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