The Sport, Exercise & Musculoskeletal Medicine (SEMM) service at RNOH focusses on the diagnosis and management of sports and musculoskeletal injuries in all age groups, ranging from the paediatric to adolescent and adult populations.

It is a dynamic medical specialty which utilises a multi-disciplinary approach to dealing with all issues that may prevent a patient from either starting or resuming physical activity.


Range of services

  • Specialist Exercise-Induced Leg Pain clinic (EILP).
  • Specialist Adolescent and Paediatric Sports Injury Clinic (APSIC).
  • Compartment pressure testing- Upper & lower limb.
  • Diagnosis and treatment of complex musculoskeletal, soft tissue and sporting injuries.
  • Close collaboration with Rheumatology, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics and Radiology.
  • Close collaboration with Physiotherapy and other allied health services.



Tel: 020 3947 0044


Correspondence address:

Sport, Exercise & Musculoskeletal Medicine (SEMM) Service
Dept of Rheumatology
Medicine & Therapies Directorate
Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust
Brockley Hill
Middlesex HA7 4LP


Consultant: Specialist Interests

Dr Rick Seah: Sports injuries, Musculoskeletal injuries, Exercise-induced leg pain, Paediatric & Adolescent SEM, Dance medicine, Bone stress injuries.


Further information

NHS website: Acute vs chronic compartment syndrome:


Patient Information Leaflet: Compartment Pressure Testing (CPT)