Dr George Bownes -
Sports and Exercise
Medicine Consultant

Dr George Bownes - Sports and Exercise Medicine Consultant

Dr George Bownes

BSc. BMedSci. BMBS. DipSEM. PG Cert. FFSEM.

Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine

Dr George Bownes works for Wimbledon Clinics as a Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine, providing management of acute and chronic musculoskeletal, tendon and bone stress injuries.

In addition, George provides diagnostic and therapeutic ultrasound.

 Having worked a great deal within the worlds of rugby and tennis – George works at Wimbledon for The Championships – he has vast experience in upper limb injuries. From working in endurance sport, he also has an interest in bone stress injuries



Why choose George Bownes?

George has a wide range of Sport and Musculoskeletal Medicine experience, having worked within a range of Military, NHS and Elite High Performance Sporting environments.

George has worked for several years at a range of military rehabilitation centres, including Defence Military Rehabilitation Centre Headley Court & Stanford Hall as the Upper Limb Lead Consultant, and Regional Rehabilitations Units at Aldershot & RAF Cranwell dealing with a range of complex musculoskeletal rehabilitation by leading a wide ranging multi-disciplinary team.

Within the Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine George sits on the Speciality Advisory Board updating the curriculum for Consultant training, assessing Doctors applying for their Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR) and writing questions for the Faculty’s Membership examination.

Outside of medicine George is a sports enthusiast. He has podiumed at numerous Ultras and completed multiple International Marathons, Multi Stage Races, Ironmans and Road Cycling events including the 2015 Tour de Force.

George is therefore in a unique position of fully understanding the impact injury can have on an individual and is committed to returning people back to higher levels of function and performance after injury.

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WHAT ARE YOUR SYMPTOMS?

Back & Neck

Back or neck injuries can affect you at any age, sometimes causing you severe pain and impacting everyday life.

They can often prevent you from carrying out physical work or participating in sports.

We can provide you with a full range of services to diagnose and treat back or neck injuries. You may be suffering back or neck pain as a result of an injury from heavy lifting, some sports or even your posture. If so, you should have an initial consultation, where one of our team will make an assessment and determine what treatment you require.

Foot & Ankle

Foot and ankle injuries can be common, and include minor to more acute conditions.

You may experience these problems through participating in sport or leisure activities, or suffer from a long-term condition.

Foot and ankle pain can have a significant impact on your everyday life and mobility.

We provide you with a full range of services to diagnose and treat foot and ankle problems.

You may be experiencing pain or discomfort if you have suffered a foot or ankle injury. If so, you should have an initial consultation, where one of our team will assess your condition to determine what treatment you require.

Hip & Groin

You can suffer the pain and restriction of hip or groin injuries at any age, and regardless of whether your lifestyle includes participation in sport.

We provide you with a full range of services to diagnose and treat hip problems.

If you have suffered a groin injury, our expert multi-disciplinary approach gives you a prompt diagnosis, and a progressive treatment plan.

You may have suffered a groin injury, or have an ongoing problem that has not resolved, and are now experiencing pain or discomfort. If so, you should have an initial consultation, where one of our sports physicians will assess your condition together with a consultant physiotherapist to determine what treatment you require.

Knee

Knee injuries, pain and arthritis can have a significant effect on your everyday life, hindering anyone involved in physical work or participating in sports, and sometimes restricting mobility.

We provide you with a full range of services to diagnose and treat knee injuries and other knee conditions to restore your confidence and active life.

You may have suffered a knee injury, or have a longer-term or arthritic condition, and are experiencing pain or discomfort. If so, you should have an initial consultation, where one of our team will make an assessment and determine what treatment – if any – you require.

Shoulder

A shoulder injury can have a significant effect on your everyday life, not to mention how it can hinder anyone involved in physical work or participating in sports.

We provide you with a full range of services to diagnose and treat upper limb conditions and injuries to help restore activity and confidence.

You may have suffered a shoulder injury and are now experiencing pain or discomfort. If so, you should have an initial consultation, where one of our team will make an assessment and determine what treatment – if any – you require.

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