Faculty of Sport and Exercise MedicineBritish Association of Sport and Exercise MedicineUK Association of Doctors in Sport
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.
Dr Ridgewell was born in Swansea and trained at St. Mary’s Hospital, London, He worked in London and Bermuda before becoming a GP at King’s Road Surgery in Mumbles from 1991-2013. Dr Ridgewell became the first doctor in Wales to be appointed to the GMC Specialist Register in Sport and Exercise Medicine in 2010. He currently works for ABMU Local Health Board as the Clinical Lead of a specialist Musculo-Skeletal Clinical assessment Service, which sees over 7000 patients with muscular and joint problems each year. He is married with 4 daughters and a son.
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