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  • Other sports shoulder pathology (e.g. cuff tear, ACJ, SLAP) - Fisic Conference Presentation 2015 (17 mins)

    This content consists of a 17 minute video presentation professionally produced and presented at the Fisic Conference 2015.

    Mr Ali Narvani completed his medical training at Guys and St Thomas' Medical school in 1996. His higher surgical training in trauma and orthopaedics was on the North West Thames rotation working at hospitals including Chelsea & Westminster, Royal National Orthopaedics and St Mary's Hospitals.

    Following this, he undertook two fellowships in Shoulder & Elbow surgery. The first of these was under Andrew Wallace as the Paul Calvert fellow. The second was at the renowned Reading Shoulder Unit working under Stephen Copeland and Ofer Levy.

    In December 2010, he was appointed consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Ashford & St Peter's NHS Foundation Trust.

    Mr Narvani's clinical interest areas include open and arthroscopic shoulder and elbow surgery including tendon repair, stabilisations, trauma and arthroplasty (joint replacement).

    He has completed an MSc (Distinction) in Sports Medicine and has membership of Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine (UK). Mr Narvani has published extensively in fields of orthopaedics and sports medicine and has authored a text book in sports medicine.

  • Short intro followed by examination of the shoulder - Fisic Conference Presentation 2015 (14 mins)

    This content consists of a 14 minute video presentation professionally produced and presented at the Fisic Conference 2015.

    Mr Steve Corbett qualified from St Thomas' Hospital, London in 1990. He undertook surgical training, both in the UK and France, and was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) for his work on fracture healing. In 2003, he was appointed as Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon at Guys and St Thomas' Hospitals, London, specialising in Upper Limb Surgery.

    Mr Corbett is a named reviewer and expert opinion for medical journals and is an editor/contributor of several leading text books. His research interests include clavicle fractures, acromioclavicular joint injuries, shoulder dislocation, rotator cuff tears and the treatment of 'tennis elbow'.

    Mr Corbett is a surgeon to sports professionals in rugby, cricket, football and athletics. His primary interest is arthroscopic shoulder and elbow surgery, and the reconstruction of complex shoulder and elbow injuries. In the past he was a very keen sportsman and now enjoys trying to help patients to successfully return to their chosen activities

  • Examination of other common elbow problems (Biceps, triceps, golfers' MCL instability, ulnar nerve) - Fisic Conference Presentation 2015 (9 mins)

    This content consists of a 9 minute video presentation professionally produced and presented at the Fisic Conference 2015.

    Mr Andy Richards graduated from St. Mary's Hospital in London in 1996, with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery Degree and an Honours Degree in Physiology.

    He undertook his specialist orthopaedic training on the South West Thames rotation where he developed specialist interests in shoulder and elbow surgery and in complex trauma. He was then privileged to spend a year at the world-renowned John Hopkins Hospital in the USA where his research, on tears of the rotator cuff, led to the award of a Master of Surgery degree.

    Mr Richards has also received specialist fellowship training in complex trauma and reconstructive surgery at the Rowley Bristow unit in Surrey and in arthroscopic techniques in the shoulder and elbow at Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospital in London.

    In 2009 Mr Richards was appointed as a consultant at Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospitals, with a specialist interest in shoulder and elbow surgery and complex traumatic injuries of the upper limb. Mr Richards' clinical interests are arthroscopic shoulder and elbow surgery particularly in treating sports injuries.

    At Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, Mr Richards has a tertiary referral practice dealing with the most difficult of cases, including the surgical reconstruction of complex shoulder and elbow injuries.

  • Examination of lateral elbow pain - Fisic Conference Presentation 2015 (15 mins)

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

    As a consultant hand, wrist and elbow surgeon, Mr David Hargreaves treats a wide range of degenerative and traumatic conditions in adults and children. He specialises in minimal access surgery.

    Mr Hargreaves studied at Middlesex Hospital Medical School and undertook his surgical training at Kings College Hospital and St Mary's. He completed a Hand Fellowship in Sydney, Australia with Clinical Fellowships at the Mayo Clinic, USA, and Schultess Clinic, Zurich.

    Mr Hargreaves has a special interest in arthroscopic procedures of wrist and elbow and research interests include wrist instability and elbow injuries. A keen amateur sportsman himself (golf, tennis coach, sailing and skiing), Mr Hargreaves understands the importance of technical excellence. He has developed an expertise in the management of sports injuries of the upper limb from a wide range of sports, including international cricket, hockey, rugby, football, sailing and golf. He also has experience with the management of musicians and performing artists, and fully recognises the importance they place on manual dexterity.

    Mr Hargreaves' recent and current appointments include Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Southampton. He is a member of the British Orthopaedic Association, the British Society of Surgery of the Hand and the British Elbow and Shoulder Society.

  • Wrist injuries with a normal x-ray - Fisic Conference Presentation 2015 (10 mins)

    This content consists of a 10 minute video presentation professionally produced and presented at the Fisic Conference 2015.

    Ms Alice Bremner-Smith trained in Orthopaedic Surgery on the Bristol rotation. She completed two years specialist Fellowship training in Hand and Wrist Surgery at prestigious units in Oxford (UK), Sydney (Australia), London (UK), Leeds (UK), and Paris (France).

    Ms Bremner-Smith's practice is exclusively adult Hand and Wrist Surgery and she covers all aspects of this discipline including elective conditions such as Dupuytrens disease, Carpal tunnel syndrome and arthritis with a particular interest in distal radius and scaphoid injuries and secondary reconstruction for flexor tendon injuries. She works closely with Hand Therapists and specialises in tailoring treatment to the individual concerned with emphasis on a wholistic approach. She has particular experience in treating high level sports players and performing artists.

    Ms Bremner-Smith is a member of the National AO and Synthes Teaching Faculty for hand and wrist trauma. She is Educational and Clinical Supervisor for senior hand surgical trainees and mentor for the British Diploma of Hand Surgery examination. She is an active member of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand and the Royal College of Surgeons, England.

    She is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College, London and a reviewer of publications for the Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons.

  • The use of exogen - science and clinical application - Fisic Conference Presentation 2015 (14 mins)

    This content consists of a 14 minute video presentation professionally produced and presented at the Fisic Conference 2015.

    Dr Andrew Harrison has been working in the area of orthopaedics for the last 25 years, and is the Director of Research for Bioventus, and is responsible for the development and support of a fracture-healing device and joint fluid therapies.

    Dr Harrison completed his PhD on the differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells at the University of Manchester. He spent 5 years at the orthopaedic hospital in Oswestry, before joining Smith & Nephew at their Research Centre in 1995, leading numerous projects involving BMP-binding proteins, novel small molecules for fracture repair and investigating new implant surfaces.

    In 2004, Dr Harrison accepted the position to research the mechanism of action of Exogen. In doing this he led an internal team and managed external collaborations in Europe, US and Asia. In 2012, the Biologics division of Smith & Nephew was acquired by Essex Woodland creating the new company, Bioventus. As part of this venture, Exogen was moved from Smith & Nephew to Bioventus.

    Dr Harrison is a member of a number of orthopaedic societies including Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS), British Orthopaedic Research Society (BORS), Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) and British Society for Matrix Biology (BSMB).

  • Vitamin D deficiency, supplements and use as a hormone to enhance injury recovery - Fisic Conference Presentation 2015 (10 mins)

    This content consists of a 10 minute video presentation professionally produced and presented at the Fisic Conference 2015.

    Dr Noel Pollock works as a Sports Medicine Doctor for UK Athletics, providing medical services to the Great Britain Track and Field team, at the Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth and Lee Valley Athletics Centre.

    Dr Pollock graduated with Honours in Medicine from Queen's University Belfast and completed an MSc with Distinction in Sport & Exercise Medicine (SEM) at Bath University in 2006.

    Since 2006 Dr Pollock has been the Great Britain team doctor at seventeen European Championships and six World Championships, including the IAAF World Championships in 2009, 2013 and 2015, the Beijing Paralympic Games and CWG England Team doctor at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. He was also a sports medicine lead doctor in the London 2012 Athletics Stadium.

    His special interests are Achilles tendinopathy, muscle injuries and injection therapy. Dr Pollock is a former endurance athlete and won national titles and international honours for Northern Ireland in cross country, 5k and 1500m. Dr Pollock is a Fellow of the Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine.

  • Medical treatments to aid fracture repair - Fisic Conference Presentation 2015 (14 mins)

    This content consists of a 14 minute video presentation professionally produced and presented at the Fisic Conference 2015.

    Dr Richard W. Keen is Director of the Metabolic Bone Disease Unit at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, UK. He also holds an honorary senior lecturer appointment at the Institute of Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal Science, University College London, London.

    Dr Keen graduated from St Mary's Hospital, London, UK in 1988. After general medical posts in London and Sheffield, he started professional training in rheumatology and during this time developed his specialist interest in osteoporosis. As a research fellow at St. Thomas' Hospital, London, he studied the genetic regulation of postmenopausal osteoporosis, and was awarded Young Investigator awards by the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) and the European Calcified Tissue Society.

    Dr Keen heads a clinical research team, and is currently an investigator on several research studies evaluating new treatments for osteoporosis, fracture healing and other metabolic bone disorders. He has experience in the treatment of bone-related problems such as fragility stress fractures, bone marrow oedema syndromes, osteitis pubis and myositis ossificans, and has managed patients from a wide range of elite sports such as athletics, rugby union and football.

    He is a member of the Grants Research Scientific Committee of the UK National Osteoporosis Society, and is a medical advisor to the Brittle Bone Society. He is also the North West London member of NHS England's Clinical Reference Group for Specialised Rheumatology Services. Dr Keen has also acted as an Associate Editor for the recent edition of the Primer on Metabolic Bone Disease, published by the ASBMR.

  • The biology of bone repair and regenerative cell-based approaches - Fisic Conference Presentation 2015 (18 mins)

    This content consists of a 18 minute video presentation professionally produced and presented at the Fisic Conference 2015.

    Professor Richard O. C. Oreffo graduated from Liverpool and Oxford and spent a highly formative research period in Texas USA before returning to the UK. He has held positions at AstraZeneca, and University of Oxford before being appointed to a lectureship in 1999 at the University of Southampton.

    Professor Oreffo is internationally recognised for his work on skeletal biology and the mechanisms involved in skeletal stem cell differentiation and bone regeneration. He leads a large multidisciplinary research group focused on developing strategies to repair bone & cartilage and understanding bone development; including the role of epigenetics in musculoskeletal diseases.

    Professor Oreffo manages a significant research grant portfolio, has published over 225 peer-reviewed full papers (H-index 49; >9,000 citations), including breakthrough publications on skeletal stem cells and nanotopography, bone regeneration as well as epigenetics in Osteoarthritis in Nature Materials, ACS Nano, Stem Cells, Small, Arthritis and Rheumatism and holds six patents.

    He serves / has served on a number of Research Council Committees, Industrial committees and international advisory boards, holds a number of visiting professorships, an adjunct chair at King Saud University and is on the editorial boards of five journals. In 2009, he was appointed a Fellow of the Institute of Biology.

  • Bone health in the female athlete - Fisic Conference Presentation 2015 (15 mins)

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

    Dr Roger Wolman trained in Rheumatology and Sport and Exercise Medicine in London. He helped to set up and develop the Olympic Medical Institute at Northwick Park between 1987 and 1991. During this time he wrote his MD thesis on Exercise and Osteoporosis. He subsequently wrote papers on Exercise following Brain injury and Exercise and Arthritis.

    In 1994 Dr Roger Wolman was awarded a prestigious Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship to North America in Sports Medicine. In 2009 he was appointed as Consultant Rheumatologist at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. He was also appointed to the RNOH as Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine, the first NHS appointment in this specialty. In addition he has worked for the British modern pentathlon team, a premier division football club, several dance companies, and schools.

    Dr Wolman's areas of special clinical interest are Sports Medicine, Arthritis, Back pain, Osteoporosis, Exercise prescription, Hypermobility.

    His main interests are running an NHS Sports Medicine department providing treatment for injuries and developing an exercise prescription service. He is also working with DanceUK to develop the Dance Medicine clinic. Dr Roger Wolman was one of the first doctors in the UK to be put on the GMC Specialist Register in Sport and Exercise Medicine.

    Dr Roger Wolman is a Fellow of Royal College of Physicians, a member of the British Society for Rheumatology and the British Association for Sports and Exercise medicine. He is a Founding Fellow of Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine.