Shoulder Pain, MSK Conditions: Bone Health & Bone Stress Injuries, Primary Care, Running-related Medicine and Injury, Knee pain: Osteoarthritis and Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome and Aquatic Medicine
Running, Swimming, Triathlon and Marathons
Consultant in Sport, Exercise and Musculoskeletal Medicine, Pure Sports Medicine Kensington and Chancery Lane since 2015, Chelsea Outpatients Centre with Pure Sports Medicine, Private Clinic in Plymouth UK, Clinical Fellow & Examiner, University of Bath Sports Medicine MSc, Team Physician to England Football Association & GB Hockey and Faculty Tutor, Centre of Ultrasound Studies, Bournemouth
Head of Sports Medicine for PSM from 2016 – 2019, MoD South West Rehabilitation Unit, Peninsula Sports Medicine, British Swimming & British Diving, Plymouth Argyle FC & Plymouth Albion RFC and Plymouth clinic and MOD from 2013 – 2015
GP for 16 years, initially qualified as a GP and worked at inner city practice as a partner 2000 – 2005, achieved Diploma in SEM in 2004 then MSc in 2008, worked for the Ministry of Defence for 7 years as specialist in Regional Rehabilitation Unit- managing injuries in Royal Marines, Army, Navy and Airforce, recognised on specialist register in SEM as a Consultant Dec 2013, operated private SEM clinic in Plymouth 2014 – 2016, Event Doctor for London 2012 Olympics (covering aquatic sports), Examiner and Tutor for Bath MSc course 2014-present, course Tutor on Bournemouth US course from 2015- present, was previously the Doctor for Plymouth College swimming program and Plymouth Leander, have taken part and completed 3 marathons and ultramarathons, was previously a board member for BASEM and Responsible Officer linked to GMC from 2016 – 2018
Michael’s help and advice over the last few years has been so important for my health as a professional swimmer. He is one of the best doctors I’ve ever known, always a phone call away. I am very glad to have had an opportunity to work with such a competent, professional doctor.
Rūta Meilutytė, Olympic Gold Medal Swimming Champion
What is it like taking on an ultramarathon in your 50s, compared to say your 30s? Dr Mike Burdon, who can now answer that question, reflects on his experience of training for and competing in an ultramarathon earlier this year.
Sport, Exercise & Musculoskeletal Medicine Consultant, Dr Mike Burdon explores the top three injuries in Tennis and how to manage them effectively.
A Sport & Exercise Consultant’s summary of the most common issues that can cause hip and groin pain, plus expert advice about how to manage it.
Dr Michael Burdon discusses his experience of the last year; the effects that lockdown has had on his clinics and the conditions he has seen and treated over the last 12 months.