Facial sports trauma
Expert advice for facial injuries through sport can be difficult to find. Ali is one of a very small group of facial surgeons with membership of the UK Intercollegiate Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine and a long term interest in this area. Recently he has consulted for members of the England Women's Rugby team and UK Athletics among others.
The return to elite sport, and the preservation of conditioning and sport-specific skills meanwhile, are key to professional athletes and we will act quickly and collaborate with representative squad and club sports medics and physiotherapists to achieve bespoke management plans to achieve this.
For all of us, recreational sports are so very important in preserving mental and physical well being and we will look after all those seeking our help in exactly the same approach as professional athletes - we all have our own goals to pursue.