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Professor Rowena Johnson – Imaging of Groin and Hip Pain in Athletes

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The Injury Rehab Network event with BASRaT, taking place on 5th October 2023, features a presentation from Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist Professor Rowena Johnson. Rowena will be discussing imaging of groin and hip pain in athletes. Taking place online on Thursday, 5th October 2023, from 7pm – 8pm. Click here to read the post event blog.

Rowena Johnson

Prof Rowena Johnson, Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist (Fortius Clinic)

Professor Rowena Johnson is a Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist with expertise in diagnostic imaging and image-guided treatments of elite athletes, including diagnostic ultrasound and ultrasound-guided interventions. She works with numerous international athletes and clubs, including the Premier League, Championship football, Lawn Tennis Association, British Olympic team, British Athletics, British Triathlon, international rugby and cricket, and the Royal Ballet. She works at the Fortius Clinic London which is a FIFA-accredited medical centre of excellence. She is a full professor of Sports Medicine Imaging at the Carnegie School of Sport, Leeds Beckett University which is the largest provider of sport in UK higher education. She is also a visiting professor at the University of Dartmouth, USA.

She is the Chair and Clinical Lead of the Royal College of Radiologists Education, overseeing the clinical radiology annual congress, national and international meetings and the online education platform. She has also been appointed to the Royal College of Radiologists Faculty Board, Scientific Council of the International Society of Clinical Densitometry and Vice-Chair of their UK/Ireland panel. She has led iRefer, the Royal College of Radiologists’ flagship publication. This is an internationally recognised framework for patients to have the optimum investigation and intervention for all radiological specialities, including musculoskeletal, and ensure high standards of care.

Imaging of groin and hip pain in athletes

Rowena’s presentation will look at the optimum radiological modalities for imaging groin and hip pain in athletes. It will explain the anatomy and imaging of the inguinal canal and the use of selective nerve blocks to diagnose the cause of pain. It will also discuss the anatomy and classification of Pyramidalis- Anterior Pubic Ligament- Adductor Longus Complex (PLAC) injuries, alongside correlation with the imaging and surgical findings. Furthermore, it will discuss radiological findings in hip pain in athletes, including advanced imaging techniques as well as common incidental findings related to sports.

Post event blog

The next event of the Injury Rehab Network

The next event of the Injury Rehab Network, in partnership with BASRaT, will take place online on Thursday, 5th October 2023, from 7pm – 8pm. Anyone professionally involved with or studying sports medicine, performance and rehabilitation from injury is welcome to attend. Click here to read the post event blog .

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