Dr Jonathan Houghton

Consultant Rheumatologist

MBBS BSc MRCP MFSEM DipSem

Specialty Rheumatology

Special interests Medical management of Training and Overuse Injuries, Soft tissue Rheumatism, Ultrasound guided Injection Therapy, Injury Rehabilitation, Tendinopathy, Exercise induced Leg Pain, inflammatory arthitis, soft tissue rheumatology and tendinopathy, Sports and

About

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    Dr Jon Houghton qualified from St Mary’s Hospital Medical School, London, in 1996. He undertook specialist training in Rheumatology between 2000 and 2006. During his training he undertook specialist clinics in Sports Medicine at the Olympic Centre Harrow, the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital and specialist Musculoskeletal Ultrasound clinics at Charing Cross Hospital. He gained a distinction in the University College London Sport and Exercise Medicine Diploma in 2005 and was awarded his Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training in Rheumatology and General Internal Medicine in 2006.

    Dr Houghton is currently the lead consultant for the Lower Limb Rehabilitation Unit at the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre, Headley Court. He is an examiner and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Sports medicine at the University of Wales Institute Cardiff (UWIC). He has worked with the Wales Football Association International Team and Surrey County Cricket Club. He also sits on the Specialist Advisory Committee in Sport and Exercise Medicine.

    Dr Houghton has a wide spectrum of experience including NHS rheumatology, military injury rehabilitation and elite level sports medicine, enabling him to treat a wide range of musculoskeletal complaints.

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    Medical management of Training and Overuse Injuries, Soft tissue Rheumatism, Ultrasound guided Injection Therapy, Injury Rehabilitation, Tendinopathy, Exercise induced Leg Pain, inflammatory arthitis, soft tissue rheumatology and tendinopathy, Sports and

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