About this event

  • Date and time Mon 16 Oct 2023 from 8:15am to 5:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Sport and Exercise Medicine

Be a part of this world class conference led by specialists in their fields with the purpose of increasing familiarity and understanding of the different imaging modalities and interventions in sport and musculoskeletal medicine.

The conference will cover peripheral joints, the spine and soft tissue conditions including tendinopathy and muscle injury classification. The use of ultrasound as an imaging modality will be demonstrated throughout the course of the day with an opportunity for participants to practice. 

The primary aim of this conference is to further develop your understanding of the different imaging modalities and interventions in sport and musculoskeletal medicine through a series of talks led by specialists in their fields covering upper limb, lower limb and the spine.

Benefits of attending

  • Understand the latest range of imaging modalities available to help investigate different types of musculoskeletal conditions
  • Recognise the key imaging findings in various sports related injuries and musculoskeletal conditions 
  • Be able to discuss different image-guided intervention options for common musculoskeletal conditions in a variety of settings using an evidence-based approach  


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We would like to thank our sponsors Arthrex, Physiquipe and TRB Chemedica (UK) Ltd for their support of this meeting.
Please note that the scientific programme and content has not been influenced in any way by the sponsors.


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Registration, tea and coffee

Session 1: Upper limb

Welcome and introduction

Dr Raymond Leung, Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine, Arsenal Academy Football Club and Blackberry Clinic Milton Keynes

The use of ultrasound in the diagnosis and management of the shoulder

Dr Kush Joshi, Consultant Sport and Exercise Medicine, Homerton Healthcare NHS Trust

Imaging and interventions in Sports Exercise Medicine: The Elbow

Dr Sarah Rollins, Consultant Sport and Exercise Medicine, Aldershot Regional Rehabilitation Unit

Hand and wrist imaging and intervention

Dr James Thing, Consultant in Sport and Musculoskeletal Medicine, The Joint Injection Clinic

Tea and coffee break

Session 2: Spinal

Spinal imaging and intervention

Dr Amanda Isaac, Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Ultrasound applications for the spine

Dr Matteo Bernadotto, Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 

Non-surgical treatment and management options for spinal pain

Dr Rick Seah, Consultant Sport, Exercise and Musculoskeletal Medicine, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust, Stanmore

Advanced hip and groin imaging and intervention in elite sports

Dr Rowena Johnson, Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist, Fortius Clinic London


Session 3: Lower limb

Hip and groin imaging in sports medicine

Dr Ajai Seth, Consultant Sport and Exercise Medicine, London Bridge Sports Medicine

Imaging and image guided intervention of the knee in the elite athlete

Dr Chris Watura, Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 

Tea and coffee break
Foot and ankle

Mr Peter Rosenfeld, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Head of Foot and Ankle Unit, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Director of Fortius Clinic  

The role of hamstring imaging in decision making

Dr Noel Pollock, Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine, Institute of Sport Exercise and Health

All that glitters is not gold: Tendinopathy management

Dr Lorenzo Masci, Consultant Sport and Exercise Medicine, Institute of Sport Exercise and Health

Close of the meeting



Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom


Registration for this event will close at 1:00am on Sunday 15 October 2023. Late registrations will not be accepted.

The agenda is subject to change at any time

If the event is recorded, we are only able to share presentations that we have received permission to share. There is no guarantee that all sessions will be available after the event, this is at the presenter’s and RSM’s discretion.

All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the Royal Society of Medicine, nor the speaker's organisations.

This event will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.