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Excellence in orthopaedic and sports injury treatment

The Fortius clinic is a Centre of Excellence for the provision of expert care in musculoskeletal health.

Our flagship clinic in central London sets new standards of service, combining superbly-equipped diagnostic facilities with the expertise of our specialists and other staff across a wide range of services.

We believe in an integrated model of patient care. Our consultant teams of Physicians, Surgeons and Radiologists work together with other professionals to ensure all patients receive a customised approach, tailored to their needs.

Our consultants and specialists are at the forefront of their fields. They provide care for a wide spectrum of patients, from high performance and recreational athletes to people with arthritis, musculoskeletal conditions, chronic pain and fatigue syndromes.

Ski service at leading London clinic

Skiers and Snowboarders now have access to some of the best specialist surgeons in the UK through the Fortius Clinic Ski Injuries Service.

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February Physio Lecture Evening

The February evening was hosted by the Spine team at Fortius Clinic, with lectures from Consultant Spinal Surgeon Mr Jason Harvey and Consultant in Spine and Pain Medicine Dr Glyn Towlerton.

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The Fortius Ankle Masterclass at the FA

Mr James Calder and Mr Andy Roche from the Fortius Foot and Ankle team presented a Masterclass on Thursday 27 February, hosted by The Football Association at St George’s Park.

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Fortius launches Urgent Sports Service for Sports teams

The single point of contact service offers 24 hour emergency access to Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons, Physicians and Radiologists at the Fortius Clinic.

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James Calder Speaks in Strasbourg and York

Consultant surgeon James Calder was guest speaker at the annual ankle arthroscopy course organized in Strasbourg with the SFA (French Society of Arthroscopy).

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March physio lecture evening

The March Physio event was hosted by the Fortius Hand and Wrist Team who covered a wide range of conditions and injuries.

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Ski injury prevention tips

Read our top tips and, with a bit of luck, you’ll enjoy an accident free holiday on the slopes.

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Hip Consultant Giles Stafford Joins Fortius Clinic

Fortius welcomes hip surgeon Mr Giles Stafford who joins the team from May 9th.

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Mr James Calder co-convenes International Congress on Cartilage Repair of the Ankle

Mr James Calder was Co-convenor of the ESSKA-AFAS 2nd International Congress on Cartilage Repair of the Ankle 2014 which was held on 11-12 April in Prague. Go to www.oic.it/afas2014 for more information.

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April Physio Lecture Evening

The April lecture evening for Physiotherapists was hosted by our physician team. Professor Speed opened proceedings, giving an overview of the team and presenting the evening’s speakers. The physician team shared the topic of “Bones, tendons, joints: illustrative cases to demonstrate current challenges in managing common musculoskeletal conditions”.

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Barefoot with Ioan Tudor-Jones

Consultant Foot and Ankle surgeon Ioan Tudur Jones talks about his passion for barefoot running in a new video produced by Vivobarefoot, a minimalist running shoe company.

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Achilles Tendinopathy Clinic

On Friday 25th April, the first specialist Achilles Tendinopathy clinic for amateur and professional athletes and their physiotherapists, was held at the Fortius Clinic in Fitzhardinge Street W1.

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Mr Damian Fahy speaking at Rheumatology 2014

Fortius Spinal Consultant Damian Fahey spoke on the subject of Back pain at Rheumatology 2014 on the 30th April.

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May Physio Lecture Evening

May’s Physio lecture was another good evening of interesting talks and lively discussions, despite getting off to a damp start with an unexpected downpour that caught one or two of us unaware!

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ESSKA Congress in Amsterdam

Mr James Calder spoke and chaired sessions at the 16th ESSKA Congress which was held in Amsterdam on 14-17 May 2014.

Mr Andy Williams also spoke and moderated sessions, and participated in the ESSKA Sports Committee.

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June Achilles Tendinopathy clinic

On Friday 6th June Consultant Mr Nick Savva held the Achilles Tendinopathy Clinic at the Fortius Clinic, together with the Tendon Performance team

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Mr Hasan Ahmed joins Fortius Clinic

Mr Hasan Ahmed is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, specialising in shoulder, elbow and hand surgery. His clinical interests include arthroscopic shoulder and elbow surgery including the management of complex shoulder

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Mr Callum Clark joins Fortius Clinic

We welcome Mr Callum Clark to the Foot & Ankle team. Mr Clark is expert in the management of the full range of foot and ankle conditions, specialising in sports injuries and complex bunion and toe deformities.

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Dr Jonathan Rees talks at London Bridge Hospital

Last week Dr Jonathan Rees, Consultant Rheumatologist & Sports Physician, spoke at London Bridge Hospital on 'Tendinopathy - new insights into causes and treatments'.

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Mr Ioan Jones is key opinion at Vivo Barefoot convention

Consultant Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgeon Mr Ioan Jones was a key opinion at a Vivo Barefoot convention in Covent Garden on children's foot development and shoes.

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Rugby Medicine Meeting 2014

On Wednesday 2nd July Dr Jonathan Rees, Consultant Rheumatologist & Sports Physician and Mr Andrew Wallace, Consultant Orthopaedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgeon will be speaking and holding masterclasses at the RFU/ PREMIERSHIP RUGBY/ RPA Rugby Medicine Meeting.

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Tendinopathy Clinic 20th June

Mr James Calder and Mr Jarrod Antflick held the Fortius Tendinopathy Clinic on Friday 20th June.

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Mr Andy Willliams talks at the OrthoOne Knee Course, India

Mr Andy Williams, Consultant Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon, gave lectures and surgery demonstration classes at the OrthoOne Knee Course in Coimbatore, India.

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Foot & Ankle Cadaver Dissection Course for Physios

Applications are open for the Association of Foot & Ankle Physiotherapy 'Foot & Ankle Cadaver Dissection Course for Physiotherapists' which will take place on Wednesday 10th September, 2014.

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Tendinopathy Clinic

Mr James Calder and Mr Jarrod Antflick will be holding the Fortius Tendinopathy Clinic on 3rd July.

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Indo-US Foot and Ankle Course

Mr Nick Savva, Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon, was part of international faculty at the Indo-US Foot and Ankle Course Amritsar India on the 28-29th June. The course was supported by the Parekh foundation and the local Amandeep Hospital. Speakers attended from the local hospital, all corners of India as well as the UK and US.

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Dr Bennett with Team England at the Commonwealth Games

In just over three weeks, the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games will get underway, bringing together thousands of elite athletes, friendly volunteers and excited spectators to join an incredible festival of sport and culture.

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UK/US collaboration in elite sport podiatry

Fortius Podiatrist Anne-Marie O’Connor, DPodM, MSc, SRCh, and Dr. Howard Liebeskind, leading US podiatrist met recently in Los Angeles to collaborate on the rehabilitation and treatment of soccer injuries in elite athletes and sports team.

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Dr Bennett at the Commonwealth Games

Fortius Sport Physician, Dr Pippa Bennett is at the Commonwealth Games with Team England, and has been right in the middle of the action with the Gymnastics teams.

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Webinar from Professor Speed

Professor Cathy Speed will be presenting a webinar as part of the Natural Medicine Webinar Series on behalf of the Australian Society for Bioregulatory Medicine.

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Specialist Arthritis Clinic

The Fortius Arthritis Clinic now runs on a Monday and a Thursday, and is led by Professor Cathy Speed.

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Next Tendinopathy Clinic

The next Fortius Tendinopathy clinic is Thursday 31st July, run by Foot and Ankle Consultant Pete Rosenfeld and Jarrod Antflick, Consultant Physiotherapy to British Athletics.

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August Anatomy course for Physios

On August 22nd Consultant Foot and Ankle Surgeons Mr James Calder and Mr Andy Roche will be running a one day anatomy course in York for premiership soccer and rugby physiotherapists.

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Dr Bennett waves farewell to the Glasgow Commonwealth Games

What an exciting finale last night to what has been two weeks of superb sporting achievement and an awe inspiring performance by team UK. 

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Foot and Ankle dissection course

The Foot & Ankle Physiotherapy 'Foot & Ankle Cadaver Dissection Course for Physiotherapists' takes place on Wednesday 10th September, 2014.

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Book now for London Sports Therapy Meeting

Designed for therapists with a special interest in musculoskeletal therapy and sports injuries, LSTM offers an engaging programme of talks and an impressive faculty drawn from both professional practice and academia. Among the speakers are Fortius consultants Mr Adil Ajuied (Chair), Ioan Tudur Jones, Andrew Davies, Jonathan Rees and Damian Fahy.

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Prudential Ride London to Surrey

Mary Jones, Fortius Clinic Head of Research and Outcomes, has just completed the 2014 Prudential Ride London to Surrey 100 mile cycle to raise funds for Marie Curie Cancer Care.

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Tendinopathy Clinic

The Fortius Tendinopathy clinic is run by our Foot and Ankle Consultants in partnership with Jarrod Antflick, Consultant Physiotherapy to British Athletics.

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Anatomy of the lower leg and foot

On September 24th Mr Andy Roche, Consultant Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon, will be giving sessions at the Anatomy Course of the leg and foot in Bristol.

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Nadal's TFCC tear?

We asked Hand and Wrist Consultant Alice Bremner-Smith for her view on Rafael Nadal’s recent wrist injury, which caused him to withdraw from the U.S Open today.

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The Fortius Clinic MDT lecture series

Every month the Fortius Clinic hosts a lecture evening in Central London. Each month a different group of Fortius specialists leads the evening to discuss a variety of topics related to orthopaedics and sports injury.

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The science behind Team Sky at LSTM

The sports science behind the success of Team Sky Cycling will be revealed at London Sports Therapy meeting on 27th September at the Royal College of Surgeons.

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Callum Clark speaking at BOFAS Educational morning

The British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society are running an Educational Morning for GPs, within the main BOFAS Annual Scientific Meeting in Brighton on Thursday 5th-7th November 2014.

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The two wheeled challenge of a lifetime

Foot and Ankle surgeon Ioan Tudur-Jones has been pitting his technical riding skills and endurance levels against an impressive field of top pro-riders on one of the most spectacular mountain bike trails in the world.

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Josh Bryceland's foot injury

Mr Ioan Tudur Jones commented on the foot injury sustained by recently crowned world downhill champion Josh Bryceland.

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Ultimate athletes at the Invictus Games

The Invictus Games in London were inspired by the Warrior Games in Colorado, and bring together servicemen and women from 14 nations for the first time. The Games celebrate the fighting spirit of wounded, injured and sick service personnel and recognize their achievements post injury.

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Inspirational Invictus Games

We caught up with Dr Richard Weiler on his return from the Invictus Games, where he was supporting as a lead medical officer for wheelchair rugby (‘Murderball’), adaptive cycling and sitting volleyball, and asked him how he had found the experience.

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International Scientific Tendinopathy Symposium in Oxford

Last week saw the third biennial Scientific Tendon Conference (or to give it the full title International Scientific Tendinopathy Symposium). It is a state of the art clinical and scientific meeting for everything tendon related. New evidence on management of tendon conditions was presented.

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Taekwondo success for Ashleigh Hawkins

It's always good to hear the post op success stories, so we were really pleased to hear from Ashleigh Hawkins, Bronze medalist at the International Taekwondo Federation World Cup.

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