Mr Richards clinical practice at Spire Portsmouth Hospital includes outpatient consultations for children's orthopaedics and some trauma cases. He also performs hip and knee joint replacements for degenerative arthritis, as well as knee arthroscopy for problems such as meniscal tears from sports injuries.
Mr Richards also has an interest in the management of lower back pain in conjunction with colleagues in pain management.
His sub-specialist interest is children's orthopaedics; in his NHS practice training, he was a fellow at the Children's Hospital in Sheffield. Most paediatric practice is outpatient based and covers hip, knee and foot problems, gait abnormalities and variants of normal development.
Mr Richards also has a medico-legal practice, which is mainly based on the assessment and production of reports for a range of musculo-skeletal problems and disorders following personal injury.