Over 20 years Dr Ridgewell has gained vast experience, specialising in the non-surgical treatment of soft tissue injuries affecting muscles, tendons and ligaments. He is known across the UK and has been Programme Director of the Masters course in Sport & Exercise Medicine course at Cardiff Metropolitan University for many years. He lectures at national and international conferences and at Swansea University Medical School. He has acted as a mentor for many junior doctors and physiotherapists who have risen to prominent roles over the years.
- Lead Sports Physician High Performance Unit at Sport Wales Institute, Cardiff
- Sports Physician Scarlets Rugby
- Consultant Sports Physician to: Welsh Athletics, netball, Swim Wales, Gymnastics, Hockey and Haribo-Beacon Cycling Team
- 1991-2005 Team Doctor to Swansea Rugby, Ospreys, WRU under-18 and 21
- 2000-2003 Medical Officer and National Team Doctor England & Wales Cricket Board
- 2005-2013 Team Doctor to Wales Football
- 2007-2010 Consultant Sports Physician Swansea City Football