Dr Rogers works as a Consultant in Sport & Exercise Medicine with an NHS practise at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. He also works as Medical Director at the Manchester Institute of Health and Performance and as a Visiting Professor in Sport & Exercise Medicine at Manchester Metropolitan University.
John is passionate about helping people of all ages and abilities in overcoming their musculoskeletal and medical problems related to their specific physical activity, exercise and sporting goals. His work also involves treating people with medical problems related to physical activity and exercise e.g. cardiac symptoms, breathing difficulty, fatigue and underperformance in sport, osteoporosis, vascular problems, concussion, mental health problems and nutritional deficiencies. He has expertise in prescribing exercise for patients with a range of chronic diseases. He holds additional qualifications in musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging and regularly performs ultrasound and X-ray guided soft tissue, spinal and joint injections to help manage pain and inflammation and to enhance rehabilitation. He works closely with a multidisciplinary team of Medical and Surgical Consultants, Physiotherapists and Sport Science colleagues who are experts in their respective fields in coordinating care for people with a wide range of medical and musculoskeletal problems.
He has a strong interest in medical education and clinical interest in endurance and running based sports. He has had a love for sport and exercise since childhood. He competed for Sale Harriers Manchester as a middle-distance runner and won Northern Ireland senior titles at 800 and 1500m during this time. He has two young children and continues to enjoy running, cycling, triathlon and mountain climbing.
His previous positions include CMO to British Triathlon, Institute Medical Officer to British Athletics, Consultant SEM Physician at the Defence Military Rehabilitation Centre, Headley Court, CMO for Team GB at Youth Olympic Games, Team Doctor for British Paralympic Athletics Team, Sports Physician at Orreco and GP Partner at Brooklands Medical Practice.