Dr James Thing: Sports & Exercise Medicine (consultant)
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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 then completed
4 years of specialist training, becoming a Sport and Exercise
Medicine Consultant in 2014.

James worked as a Sports Doctor at the Olympics in 2012.

He works as the British Athletics Event Lead Doctor, co-ordinating medical care for world class, UK based, Diamond-League athletics events, Anniversary Games and indoor Grand Prix.

He works for Harlequins Rugby as their pitch side Doctor.

James enjoys working with all sports people, whether amateur
enthusiasts or international athletes.

His interests include:
1) Diagnostic musculoskeletal
ultrasound and ultrasound guided injections. He has a weekly NHS ultrasound/radiology list at Barts Health.

2) Lower limb tendon disorders including Achilles and Patellar tendinopathy, as well as plantar fasciitis.

3) Non-surgical treatment of osteoarthritis, particularly knee, hip and hand/wrist.

4) Hand, Wrist and Elbow sports injuries

5) Adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder)

6) Rugby and Athletics Medicine

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).

Areas of interest

Musculoskeletal medicine; Sport and Exercise Medicine;
Diagnostic musculoskeletal
ultrasound and ultrasound guided injections; Lower limb tendon disorders including Achilles and Patellar tendinopathy, as well as plantar fasciitis; Non-surgical treatment of osteoarthritis, particularly knee, hip and hand/wrist; Hand, Wrist and Elbow sports injuries; Adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder); Rugby and Athletics Medicine

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