Dr John Outhwaite

BM.Bch Ma oxon FRCPUK

Dr John Outhwaite is an experienced Consultant Rheumatologist and Physician in Orthopaedic Medicine specialising in complicated and persistently painful musculoskeletal conditions which are not suitable for surgical intervention including whiplash injury, low back pain and complex regional pain syndrome.

Career to date

John qualified at Oxford University in 1979 and served five years in the Royal Army Medical Corps. He worked in rheumatology teaching units in Birmingham and London and has been a consultant physician in Orthopaedic Medicine at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre for many years.

His particular interest is in patients with complicated problems and persistent painful conditions which have not responded to simple treatment regimes, and are not suitable for surgical treatment. These include whiplash injury, persistent low back pain, complex regional pain syndrome, osteoporosis, fibromyalgia, and knee and foot pain. He provides comprehensive exercise techniques and functional restoration programmes.

John works closely with multi-professional colleagues including pain consultants, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, cognitive psychologists and personal trainers. John has recently joined the team of skilled consultants and physicians at The London Orthopaedic Clinic based in Wimpole Street W1G.

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Blog posts

  • Is running bad for your knees?

    London Marathon is just around the corner and with thousands of runners about to embark on a challenge of a life time, we asked the London Orthopaedic Clinic’s Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and knee expert Mr Sean Curry, “is running bad for your knees?” The simple answer to this is, no, it isn’t. However there are […]

  • Skier’s Thumb: Everything you need to know

      Mr Simon Owen-Johnstone is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at The London Orthopaedic Clinic specialising in the upper limb. With the skiing season still in full swing, Mr Owen-Johnstone is seeing a prevalence of related injuries in particular a common condition called Skier’s Thumb. Mr Owen-Johnstone explains the condition and possible treatment options. What is Skier’s […]

  • Professor David Holder joins The London Orthopaedic Clinic

    We are delighted to announce that Professor David Holder has joined The London Orthopaedic Clinic to provide Neurophysiology Services including Nerve Conduction Studies and EMG (electromyography). Professor Holder trained in Clinical Medicine and Biophysics and has been a Consultant in Clinical Neurophysiology at University College Hospital since 1997 where he holds an NHS role as well […]