“The difference between a sport and work-related injury is the mechanism by which the injury happens. Helping patients return to their pre-injury levels of activity should be no less important in either group.”
Ademola (Ade) Adejuwon is a Consultant in Musculoskeletal, Sports and Exercise Medicine (SEM).
Dr Adejuwon graduated from Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals medical school in 2002 during which time he intercalated a degree in Molecular Medicine and Basic Medical Sciences. He completed his basic surgical training in the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust and gained Membership to the Royal College of Surgeons.
Dr Adejuwon went on to hold a position as a clinical research fellow at University College Hospital London before starting his middle grade (Registrar) training in Trauma and Orthopaedics in London and Oxford teaching hospitals.
Having developed an interest in the non-operative management of musculoskeletal conditions, in particular sport injuries, he enrolled in the newly formed specialty training programme for Sports and Exercise Medicine rotating through the London training programme.
Highlights of Dr Adejuwon’s sports medicine portfolio include:
Ademola Adejuwon previously sat on the RFU Medical & Sports Science Technical Advisory Group.
He is an advocate of education lecturing and examining on the SEM MSc course at University College London. He is a faculty member of the RFU Pre-Hospital Immediate Care in Sports (PHICIS) course.
Dr Adejuwon is a Honorary Consultant at University College Hospital London NHS Trust and has private practices at The Institute of Sports Exercise and Health (ISEH), and The Wellington Hospital Elstree Outpatient Centre.
Dr Adejuwon sees all musculoskeletal injuries but has a particular interest in injuries that arise from collision and combat sports (rugby codes, martial arts), functional fitness (Cross-fit and similar HIIT programmes) and concussion management.