Dr Leon Creaney: Sports & Exercise Medicine (consultant)

Dr Leon Creaney

Sports & Exercise Medicine (consultant)


  • Fee assured

Bupa specialist

  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Dr Creaney qualified from Sheffield in 2001.

He has worked as a Consultant since 2009.

He originally trained in musculoskeletal and sports medicine in London at various hospitals. These included the Royal London Hospital, the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital and the Olympic Medical Institute in Northwick Park. He has also worked at the military hospital DMRC Headley Court and Aldershot base where he rehabilitated injured soldiers. Dr Creaney also works in Sports Medicine with British Athletics and recently volunteered for the Olympic games where he worked as a doctor at the Olympic Stadium. He currently works for the British Paralympic Athletics Team

Dr Creaney specialises in the non-surgical treatment of musculoskeletal conditions, and works closely with surgeons to help patients decide when an operation is needed. He is currently the clinical lead for MSK in London and the North.

Areas of interest

Slipped Disc; Upper limb disorders; Orthopaedics; Back pain; Lower limb disorders; Sports injuries; Epidural; Joint injection; Shoulder pain; Ankle pain; Anterior knee pain; Buttock pain; Elbow pain; Epidural injections; Foot pain; Football injuries; Frozen shoulder; Groin disorders; Knee pain; Sciatica; Musculoskeletal medicine; Neck pain; Ultrasound; Hip disorders; Shin splints; Leg pain; Overuse injuries; Rugby injuries; Running injuries; Slipped disc; Stress fractures; Tendon; Tendonitis; Tendonopathy; Tennis elbow; Thigh disorders; Wrist pain; Spinal injections; Stitch; Hip injection

Medical secretaries

  • Nuffield Diagnostic Centre
  • Nelson Street (Manchester Royal Infirmary) Manchester M13 9NQ
  • 01204 774142
  • Spire Liverpool
  • Spire Liverpool Hospital 57 Greenbank Road Wavertree Liverpool L18 1HQ
  • 01204 774142
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Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)

Procedures completed

  • AA751

    Follow up MSK physician session - (>50)

  • W9040

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa - (5-50)

    (5-50) (1-5)

  • A5211

    Epidural injection (caudal) - (5-50)

    (5-50) (1-5)

  • W9030

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa with image guidance - (5-50)

    (5-50) (1-5)

  • T7250

    Extracorporeal shockwave therapy for achilles tendonitis - (5-50)


  • AA663

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

    (5-50) (1-5)

  • A5210

    Epidural injection (lumbar) - (5-50)

    (5-50) (1-5)

  • A5761

    Facet joint injection (under x-ray control) - 3 to 4 joints - (5-50)


  • T8052

    Extracorporeal shockwave therapy of lateral epicondylitis - (1-5)

  • A5790

    Sacroiliac joint injection under image guidance (and bilateral) - (1-5)

  • S5240

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

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