Sir Bobby Charlton opens new ground breaking Sports Medicine Partners clinic in Lichfied

Sir Bobby Charlton was guest of honour at the opening of Sports Medicine Partners new injury clinic in Lichfield on Thursday. The former England World Cup winning star, and Director of Manchester United, welcomed the invited guests and said how pleased he was to be able to open this new ground breaking facility, and wished everyone involved the greatest success.

Dr Roger Hawkes, Senior Partner, said “we are delighted that Sir Bobby has found the time to perform the opening for us, and we are pleased that we are now able to offer our patients in the West Midlands the skills and experience we have of working in professional sport, and to help them overcome the full range of injuries and muscular skeletal conditions”.

Sports Medicine Partners provide multi disciplinary services for all injuries at their clinics in Lombard Street, Lichfield and at Bannatyne’s Health Club, Sutton Coldfield.

The founding partners [left to right] with Sir Bobby Charlton: Mr Andrew Balderston, Mr Stuart Maxwell, Sir Bobby Charlton, Dr Roger Hawkes, Dr Mark Gillett and Dr Robin Chakraverty

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Note to Editors
Sports Medicine Partners provide physiotherapy, sports medicine, acupuncture, sports massage, and osteopathy. They also offer gym based rehabilitation at centres in Lichfield, and at their clinic at Bannatynes Health Club in Sutton Coldfield. In addition they provide on-site ultra sound diagnostic scans. The partners include Dr Roger Hawkes who is the Chief Medical Officer for the PGA European Golf Tour, Dr Mark Gillett Club Doctor at Chelsea FC, Dr Robin Chakraverty Midland Medical Officer for UK Athletics, and Andrew Balderston Head Physiotherapist at Nottingham Forest FC. And not just for sports people! -the clinics are open to anyone who has an injury and wants to get back to normal as quickly as possible.