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Ankle lateral ligament injury: evidence for optimal conservative management - Fisic Conference Presentation 2015 (15 mins)

This content consists of a 15 minute video presentation professionally produced and presented at the Fisic Conference 2015.

Professor Bill Ribbans studied at the Royal Free Hospital, University of London (1973-1980) and qualified as a Bachelor in Science, Medicine and Surgery. He holds Fellowships in Surgery at the Royal Colleges of England and Edinburgh and the Intercollegiate Fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery. Additionally, he has a Masters degree in Orthopaedic Surgery and a Ph.D.

Professor Ribbans' principle surgical training took place in the London area with Fellowships in Sheffield and at Harvard University. He is registered as a fully accredited medically qualified Specialist in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery and is a member of a number of professional organisations. Professor Ribbans' main clinical interests are the foot and ankle, as well as the knee. He has been involved in elite sport since 1981 and has looked after many athletes at a national and international level during the last 30 years.

He is currently Chief Medical Officer for Northants CCC and Honorary Orthopaedic Surgeon to a number of organisations, including the English National Ballet and Northampton Town Football Club. Professor Ribbans is regular lecturer both at home and abroad. He is credited with over 150 scientific papers and current research interests include Injury Prevention in Sport, Sports Medicine Ethics, and Musculoskeletal Genetics.