Today's Physio+10 interview is with Dr Jeremy Lewis (Koala Award). An internationally acclaimed vanguard shoulder researcher, clinician and educator, we learn from Jeremy how a wax bath influenced his choice to become a Physiotherapist and his secrets to building client rapport during the first consultation.
Jeremy Lewis is a Consultant Physiotherapist and Professor of Musculoskeletal Research (University of Hertfordshire, UK, University of Limerick, Ireland and Qatar University, Qatar). He was born in New Zealand and trained in Australia. He works in the UK National Health Service. He has been awarded a Fellowship of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, which is the highest award the CSP can offer. He has been acknowledged as an eminent clinician in his profession (UK Department of Health National AHP Clinical Expert Database). Clinically, Jeremy assesses and supports people presenting with complex shoulder problems. Jeremy has also trained as a sonographer and performs ultrasound guided shoulder injections as part of the rehabilitation process if required and appropriate. He has also completed an MSc (Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy), and Postgraduate Diplomas in Sports Physiotherapy, and in Biomechanics, as well as MSc modules in injection therapy for soft tissues and joints. He also has a Postgraduate Certificate in Diagnostic Imaging (Ultrasound). He has also qualified as an Independent (non-medical) Prescriber.
Jeremy works both clinically and in the academic world and has more than 150 research publications. He regularly posts his and other people’s research https://twitter.com/JeremyLewisPT. In addition to his own research, he supervises PhD and MSc students. Jeremy is a special features (Viewpoint) editor for the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT). He was a co-editor and author for Grieve’s Modern Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy (4th ed) and is currently part of the editorial team for Edition 5. He has written many book chapters and has written the forwards for 3 internationally acclaimed physiotherapy textbooks.
Jeremy loves gardening, carpentry, Tai Chi and riding his bike through the woods, but readily admits he isn’t great at any of these activities.
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