- Bupa Platinum consultant
- Fee assured
- Verified account
- Open Referral network
Dr Sonia Bains is a Consultant in Musculoskeletal, Sport and Exercise Medicine and works across the military (including musicians), elite sport, and private practice. She works at Pure Sports Medicine. Dr Bains has extensive experience in treating a wide range of patients from elite and recreational athletes across a variety of sports, to military personnel, musicians and individuals with age and work-related injuries. She is passionate about the non-surgical management of musculoskeletal injuries, osteoarthritis and sporting injuries. She regularly uses ultrasound as a point of care diagnostic tool and works with a multidisciplinary team with the aim of optimising health and helping patients return to full function.
Dr Bains is currently a Team Doctor for the Football Association. She has previously worked for Premier League and Women's Super League Football Clubs including Arsenal FC and Brentford FC. In addition, she has also worked for the UK Institute of Sport, Lawn Tennis Association LTA, England Rugby Festivals, Para-swimming World Championships and the IAAF World Athletics Championship, and at mass participation events including the London Marathon and London Triathlon.
Dr Bains is a caring and holistic practitioner with strong listening and communication skills and a particular attention to detail, which she strongly believes to be the foundation of clinical care. Her personal interests include martial arts, gym, tennis and swimming.
Areas of interest
Lower limb injuries; Upper limb injuries; Back pain; Tendinopathy; Relative Energy Deficiency (REDs);
Concussion in sport; Tendinopathy; Exercise medicine; Cardiac screening in sport; Ultrasound guided injections; Bone stress injuries, Exercise compulsion; Overtraining,