About Us

Sportsmed East offers an extensive range of expertise that covers a wide variety of disciplines. Our aim is to provide fast access to expert health care professionals to enable patients to start their recovery without delay.

“Our aim is to provide high quality musculo-skeletal and sports health solutions and deliver effective treatment results in an honest, ethical and professional manner.”

Sportsmed East was founded in …

In 2013 Sportsmed East moved into its new premises on Woodbridge Road in Ipswich. With 3 clinic rooms, off road parking and a custom built exercise area Sportsmed East is now able to offer unrivalled facilities in the Ipswich area.

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Dr David Hodgkinson

Director - Emergency Medicine Consultant and Sports Physician

David qualified at Nottingham medical school in 1983. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Royal College of Physicians, the College of Emergency Medicine, and a Fellow of the faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine. He is currently The Director Of Emergency Medicine at Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust. In addition he consults at The Nuffield Hospital Ipswich and The Havens, Ipswich.

David Williams

Director - Chartered Physiotherapist

David studied Physiotherapy at Kings College Hospital, London, qualifying in 1987. He spent the first half of his career in the NHS, principally as a senior Physiotherapist at The Royal London Hospital. In 1993 he Joined Tottenham Hotspurs Football Club as a Physiotherapist before moving to Ipswich Town Football Club as their Head Physiotherapist. In 2004 David completed a Masters in Sports and Exercise Science at Essex University.

Jonathan George

Director - Chartered Physiotherapist

Jonathan graduated from Brunel University in 1997 with an honours degree in Physiotherapy. Since then Jonathan has worked in both the public and private sector with a specialist interest in musculoskeletal disorders. As well as being Head Physiotherapist at QPR Football Club, Jonathan has extensive experience in the treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries and has worked with elite athletes in the fields of athletics, tennis, golf and motor racing.

Mark Bowditch

Director - Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Specialist Knee/Ankle & Sports Surgeon

Charlotte Long

Sports Therapist

Michael Beaton

Sports Therapist

Stephanie Garnham

Chartered Physiotherapist

Charlotte Byde

Sports Therapist

Beth Catchpole

Sports Therapist

Josh Todd


Charlotte Page

Sports Therapist

Ollie Howard

Sports Therapist