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.
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