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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  • Opportunity Available: Healthcare Assistant

    London Orthopaedic Clinic is currently recruiting  for a full time, dynamic, conscientious Healthcare Assistant to join our clinical team. The position is available immediately and is temporary until December when it may become permanent. The right candidate will need to be confident, well organised and have outstanding communication and administration skills. Responsibilities will include meeting […]

  • Everything you need to know about dislocated kneecaps

    An overview of a dislocated kneecap May I just say, this has happened to me and it hurts like hell so I feel your pain! My knee dislocated when playing football, I made a sudden change in direction and heard the popping sound mentioned below. A dislocation of the kneecap can also happen if you […]

  • The ins and outs of a dislocated wrist

    There are eight bones that make up your wrist called carpal bones and a dislocation can be of any one of these carpal bones. In most cases, a dislocated wrist will occur after a fall or other traumatic event. As the wrist is a relatively small area on your body, it should be quite clear […]