Nick Knight: Olympic and Para-Olympic MSK Podiatrist

Nick graduated from Northampton University in 2009 with a degree in Podiatry. He has a passion for Podiatric Sports Medicine and has been working with athletes since graduating and is currently a Senior Musculoskeletal Podiatrist within the NHS where he works closely with Physiotherapists, GPs and Consultants.

Nick has a vast range of experience treating a range of patients from the recreational runner to Olypmic and Paralympic athletes. Since 2010 he has worked as a sports Podiatrist at every Silverstone Half Marathon since 2010.  In addition Nick has worked at the London Marathon since 2010.  In 2013 and 2014 he had the privilege of taking care of the elite men.

In 2012 Nick was selected as 1 of the 16 Sports Podiatrists to form the Podiatric Sports Medicine team for the GB London Olympic and Paralympic Teams. Furthermore he is currently the Sports Podiatrist for his local national league hockey club, Fareham Hockey Club and also provides advice for the Great Britain Ultimate Frisbee team.

Nick is currently completing his Masters degree at Brighton University reading Podiatry with Clinical Biomechanics picking up modules in management of sporting injuries and injection therapy. To continue his professional development Nick attends Podiatric conferences and lectures other health care professionals.

Nick has a particular interest in Exercise Induced Leg Pain and Plantar Plate injuries, having written treatment guidelines on Exercise Induced Leg Pain, Plantar Plate injuries, Turf toe, Sesamoiditis and Fribergs Infraction. Nick is currently working on an article on the use of Protein Rich Plasma (PRP) in sport.