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Areas of Expertise

Dr Markus Laupheimer has a keen interest in providing holistic Sports Medicine Care with an interest in MSK Ultrasound, Injection Therapies, Sports Nutrition, Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation. Dr Laupheimer  also has a keen interest in myofacial pain and muscular dysfunction.

He has worked in the past as a Sports & MSK Physician for the RAF and the England Football Association. Covering the England Senior Men’s Futsal Team (one of the fastest growing sports in the world) and part-time U18/U19 & U20 England Football Team he has a passion for working with sports. During the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games Dr Laupheimer  worked as a Sports Medicine Doctor for Swimming, Diving, Waterpolo, Rowing and in the Athletes Village. Next to practical MSK & Sports Medicine he is interested in research and developing new ideas. Currently he is looking into the effects of stem cell treatments in musculoskeletal medicine.

Dr Laupheimer has various special interests including:

  • Conservative treatment of degenerative joints
  • Tendons & Muscles
  • Low backpain
  • Injection Therapies Ultrasound guided
  • Innovation Management

Dr Laupheimer performs various treatments, including the following:

  • High Volume Injections
  • Prolotherapy
  • Myofacial pain relief
  • Electroacupuncture
  • Nutrition
  • Ultrasound and Ultrasound guided injections
  • Diagnostic ultrasound
  • Caudal Epidural injection
  • Platelet-rich plasma injections
  • Cortisone injections & Hyaluronic acid injections
  • Ultrasound-guided injections
  • Shockwave therapy

Personal biography

Dr Markus Laupheimer started off his interest in musculoskeletal and sports medicine by working in sports and orthopaedic centres in Switzerland, Germany, the US and the UK, before starting a GP, medical and sports medicine rotation. He received an MD with distinction from Ulm Medical School (Germany) looking into immunology of joints and metal replacements, before qualifying as a GP and Consultant in General Medicine with a focus on sports and musculoskeletal medicine. He followed his longterm interest in Sports and Musculoskeletal Medicine by completing an MSc in Sports and Exercise Medicine at Queen Mary University of London.

Having a keen interest in providing holistic Sports Medicine Care with an interest in MSK Ultrasound, Injection Therapies, Sports Nutrition, Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation, Markus also has a keen interest in myofacial pain and muscular dysfunction. Markus has worked in the past as a Sports & MSK Physician for the Royal Air Force and the England Football Association. Covering the England Senior Mens Futsal Team (one of the fastest growing sports in the world) and part-time U18/U19 & U20 England Football Team he has a passion for working with sports. During the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games Markus worked as a Sports Medicine Doctor for Swimming, Diving, Waterpolo, Rowing and in the Athletes Village. Next to practical MSK & Sports Medicine he is interested in research and developing new ideas. Currently he is looking into the effects of stem cell treatments in musculoskeletal medicine.

In addition he completed an MBA from Bradford School of Management with distinction & a Certificate of health economics from London School of Economics with a focus in Innovation Management. Innovation can sometimes be to use the latest research into natural products and treatments, combined with newest technology and medical evidence.

Markus has set up his own brand, Swiss Sports Care, for the private practice he operates at OneWelbeck Orthopaedics.

Research

Dr Markus Laupheimer has published extensively and has also participated in podcasts and blogs. Markus has a keen interest in innovation managment, investing, macro economics and is Non-Executive director of Healthcare Risk Mangement an integrated provider of all employee wellbeing. Additionally Markus holds an appoinment as Non-Executive director at Centrica Trust (No 1) Ltd.

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