Procedures

Procedure Information

Information concerning some common Procedures

Autologous Blood Injection (ABI)

This treatment involves injection of some of your own blood into tissues to produce inflammation and a fresh healing response. In ABI, the blo...

Autologous Tenocyte Implantation (ATI)

We are very pleased to be able to provide this procedure for people living in the South West. This treatment is quite a revolutionary treatme...

Platelet Rich Plasma Injection

At Synergy Sports Medicine, we have been using PRP for the treatment of symptoms of osteoarthritis for a number of years. This treatment is used p...

Steroid Injections

This procedure involves the injection of a mixture of local anaesthetic and a steroid. This is often called a cortisone injection. The steroid tha...

Compartment Pressure Testing

We are very pleased to be able to provide this specialised service. This test measures the pressure inside individual muscles and is used to diagn...

Injection Therapies

Injection therapies are often required in the treatment of sports injuries. These injections may be used to help make a diagnosis but are also use...

Radial Shock Wave Therapy

We are very excited to be able to provide RSWT at our practice. This machine has been shown to be very useful in the treatment of many hard to tre...

Steroid Iontophoresis

Steroid iontophoresis is the use of a small electrical current to move cortisone through the skin into an inflamed area. This is very useful if yo...

Information concerning some common investigations

CT Scanning

CT (or CAT) scanning is a computerised x-ray machine that enables us to see the structure of bones and soft tissues in slices (or even in 3-D). It...

Isotope Bone Scanning

This form of imaging uses a low dose of radioactive material (technetium) to show up abnormalities in bones. The technetium is injected into a...

MRI scanning

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a powerful tool for sports medicine. Strong magnetic impulses are used to scan the body. There is no radiation...

Diagnostic Ultrasound

We are very pleased to be able to provide diagnostic ultrasound services in the rooms. Dr White has been involved in post graduate training in the...

Diagnosis

It is our belief that correct treatment requires an accurate diagnosis. The commencement of treatment to an injury without knowing the diagnosis goes against our ideals.

Muti-disciplined approach

To enable the best form of treatment available, we utilise the services of a wide variety of like-minded health professionals with a special interest in sports medicine.

Choice

It is vitally important that you are actively involved in the decision making about your own care.

Ethics

We certainly try to do nothing to people that would cause harm. Whilst some treatments will have inherent risks, there are other treatments where the risk is unacceptable.