Dr James Thing

Consultant in Sport, Exercise & Musculoskeletal Medicine

MBBS, BSc, MRCGPFFSEM

James Thing
Clinical Interests

Rehab for Golf and Overhead Sports, Lower Limb Tendinopathy, Achilles, Patellar tendon, Plantar Fasciopathy, Hand, Wrist and Elbow Pain, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis, Calf Tears and Bone Stress Injuries in Endurance Athletes

Sporting Interests

Football, Golf, Running and Racket Sports

Currently Works At

Consultant in Sport, Exercise and Musculoskeletal Medicine at Pure Sports Medicine, Canary Wharf since August 2014., Match day Doctor for Harlequins FC, Tournament Doctor for the Lawn Tennis Association and British Athletics Event Lead Doctor

Work Experience

SEM Doctor at 2012 Olympics / Paralympics, Stanmore RNO Hospital and DMRC Headley Court

Other Experience

Trained as GP, Commenced Specialist Training in Sport and Exercise Medicine London 2010, MSK Ultrasound training at Royal London Hospital 2012, CCT 2014 and Teacher on Ultrasound-guided Cadaveric joint injection course



James’s Clinics #

Canary Wharf E14

Our Canary Wharf clinic is located within Cabot Place in the centre of Canary Wharf, convenient to Greenwich and Blackheath. Offering both face-to-face and remote consultations.

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020 3595 1234

Virtual Clinic

Access our expert Sport, Exercise and Musculoskeletal Medicine services from anywhere in the UK.

Book an appointment
020 3595 1237


James’s Blog Posts #

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What is the Concussion Clinic?

Worried you might have concussion or keen to learn more about the condition? Our concussion team explain all here.

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Exertional Shin Pain or Shin Splints’

In the lead up to the London Marathon, Dr James Thing discusses one of the most common running injuries shin splints’.

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Concussion Management: Lessons from Sport

Dr James Thing discusses the lessons learnt from concussion in sport and how this can be applied to the management of concussion in general.