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Specialist Doctors

Dr Martyn Speight   and Dr Alastair Jones are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions and sports injuries. Further information on each of our independent doctors is given below:

Dr Martyn B Speight

MB ChB, Dip. Sports Med, MLCOM, Dip M-S Med, FFSEM
Specialist Musculoskeletal & Sports Physician

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Martyn graduated in Medicine from Sheffield University in 1993 and gained experience in specialties relevant to musculoskeletal medicine such as orthopaedics, A&E, rheumatology, spinal injuries and general practice. He went on to complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Medicine (University of Nottingham) in 1997 and the following year enrolled at the London College of Osteopathic Medicine where he gained manual therapy skills through study and some 900 hours of clinical practice. On completion, he was awarded membership of the college and became eligible for dual registration with the General Osteopathic Council and so he is also a registered osteopath. In 2001, he completed the Diploma in Musculoskeletal Medicine, and later also became a Founding Fellow of Sport and Exercise Medicine (Edinburgh). He is a member of a number of organisations including (but not limited to) the British Institute of Musculoskeletal Medicine (BIMM), the British Association of Sports Medicine (BASEM) and the International Spine Intervention Society.

In addition to his clinical work, is involved in the education and training of other doctors having been a tutor for BIMM and an examiner for the Diploma of Musculoskeletal Medicine.

Martyn sees a range of patients with musculoskeletal problems and injuries, in both the general population and the sporting fraternity (at both amateur and professional level).

Professional sports clients include a number of UK football clubs (including Premier League teams), Rugby Union and League Clubs and a number of elite individual olympic and other world class athletes.

Main services provided Dr Martyn Speight:

  • Musculoskeletal Consultations for musculoskeletal injuries and disorders of all causes (e.g. conditions arising through trauma, occupational or sport and exercise pursuits and degenerative conditions)
  • Diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Diagnostic ultrasound scans(alongside consultations)
  • Injections of joints and soft tissues (including ultrasound guided injections where clinically indicated)
  • Corticosteroid, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), Hyaluronic acid (viscosupplements) and Autologous blood injections
  • Caudal epidural injections
  • Prolotherapy
  • Works with a limited number of health insurers (please contact reception for details)

Dr Alastair Jones

MBChB, FRCEM, PGDip(SEM)
Specialist Musculoskeletal & Sports Physician; Consultant in Accident and Emergency Medicine

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Dr Alastair Jones is a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at the Bradford Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust. Alastair qualified in Medicine from the University of Sheffield in 2003. He obtained Fellowship to the Royal College of Emergency Medicine in 2011 and achieved a Post-Graduate Diploma in Sports and Exercise medicine from the University of Bath in 2016. He is a Training Programme Director for Foundation Trainees in his organisation and has held the role of the College of Emergency Medicine Tutor. His areas of clinical interest include; Musculoskeletal Medicine and Sports and Exercise Medicine. He also has a keen interest in MedicalEducation.

Alastair developed and leads the Bradford Royal Infirmary Musculoskeletal Clinic. A multidisciplinary clinic specifically designed for active patients who have suffered musculoskeletal injuries. The clinic comprises Sports/MSK physicians,physiotherapists, radiologists and orthopaedic surgeons. It takes the individual from injury right back to their work or chosen sport.

Alastair is also heavily involved in the field of Sports and Exercise Medicine. He has held the post of Head of Medical Services for Leeds Rugby. He oversaw the medical departments of both Leeds Rhinos Rugby League and Yorkshire Carnegie Rugby Union. He currently provides medical services for the Rugby Football Union. He is a course director/instructor for the Rugby Football Unions Pre-Hospital Immediate Care in Sport Course and forms part of the Twickenham Stadium match day medical team. Alastair has previously worked for Tonga as their doctor during the 2013 Rugby League World Cup and has held the role of Immediate Care Doctor at the 2015 Rugby Union World Cup and 2016 Rugby Union Junior World Cup.

Main services provided Dr Alastair Jones:

  • Musculoskeletal Consultations for musculoskeletal injuries and disorders of all causes (e.g. conditions arising through trauma, occupational or sport and exercise pursuits and degenerative conditions)
  • Diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Injections of joints and soft tissues
  • Corticosteroid, Hyaluronic acid (viscosupplements) and Autologous blood injections
  • Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy
  • Works with all major health insurers (please contact reception for details)
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