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Dr Markus Laupheimer
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Dr Markus Laupheimer

Dr Markus W Laupheimer MD, MBA, MSc in SEM, MFSEM (UK), M.ECOSEP started off his interest in musculoskeletal (MSK) and sports medicine by working in sports and orthopaedic centres in Switzerland, Germany, the US and the UK, before starting his GP rotation. He received an MD with distinction from Ulm Medical School, Germany, before he qualified as a GP in 2009, and followed his long-term 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 musculoskeletal and sports medicine care with an interest in ultrasound, injection therapies (including high volume injections, sclerotherapy and autologous blood), sports nutrition and nutritional medicine, injury prevention and rehabilitation. Markus also has a keen interest in myofascial pain and muscular dysfunction, proving treatments with dry needling, acupuncture or soft tissue injections.

For the last three years Markus has worked as a Sports Physician for the RAF and the England Football Association. Markus is currently the Team Doctor of England FUTSAL (one of the fastest growing sports in the world) and has a passion for working within sports. During the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games Markus worked as a Sports Medicine Doctor for swimming, diving, water polo, rowing, sitting volleyball and in the Athletes Village.

Markus is co-commissioning editor for two of the channels under the Physical Therapy category: Current Trends in Sports Medicine and Sports Performance. He shares this role with Dr Ritan Mehta.

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