Rheumatology, MSK Trauma Related Injuries & Rehabilitation and Optimisation of Treatment and Disease Control to Maximise Active Lifestyles
Rugby, Cycling, Triathlon, Marathons, Ironmans and Endurance Sports
Consultant in Rheumatology and Rehabilitation Medicine
Ministry of Defence at DMRC Headley Court and Stanford Hall.
Long term airborne-qualified ex-Army physician with a consultant career spent looking after MSK and trauma related injuries, ranging from soft tissue issues to multiple fractures, multiple amputations and spinal cord injury, Last three years in the military served as Clinical Director of DMRC, the military’s tertiary rehabilitation unit, Previous Team Doctor for the Army Rugby Team and Army Martial Arts, Team GB Doctor at the Athens Paralympics in 2004 and Ex-rugby player, cyclist and triathlete, with a long list of endurance events completed over the years, ranging from Ironmans to Marathon Des Sables
Although similar, there are important differences between Sport & Exercise Medicine and trauma-related rehabilitation. Expert Consultant in Rheumatology and Rehabilitation Medicine Dr Rhodri Phillip OBE outlines these differences to help you find the right specialist for you.
Dr Rhodri Phillip discusses his career experiences so far as well as his specialist areas of clinical interest and why he believes the team approach is just as important in medicine as it is in sport.