Sport & Exercise Medicine
Dr Leon Creaney is a Sports & Exercise Medicine doctor (physician) based in the North West England region (Manchester, Cheshire & Liverpool). He graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2001, before going on to complete medical placements in Rheumatology, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, A&E, Intensive Care and General Practice.
After this he spent three years training specifically in Sports and Exercise Medicine in London and began working at the Royal London Hospital.
He focused primarily on musculoskeletal medicine in the NHS and continued to dedicate time to working in Sport and Exercise Medicine, working with several rugby and football teams, British Athletics, and the English Institute of Sport. He has a specialist interest in musculoskeletal problems, bone health, and conditions induced by exercise such as asthma, fatigue and anaemia.
He currently works for British Athletics in Loughborough
In his spare time he is a keen athlete, having ran 200m and 400m competitively as well as being named a champion in the 2005 & 2017 World Medical Games.
Overtraining Syndrome / Unexplained Underperformance / Tiredness & Fatigue in Sport
Track & Field / Athletics
Spinal injections for Low Back Pain
MBChB University of Sheffield (2001)