Dr Manoj Sivan has been appointed as Clinical Associate Professor in Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Leeds and Leeds NHS Hospitals. This is an exciting new post, the first of its kind in the country, to lead a research programme in musculoskeletal pain and rehabilitation.
He has worked at Salford Royal for the past five years as a Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine and won the Trust’s Jill Simpson award for clinical excellence in 2016. He is also a member of the Human Pain Research Group, led by Professor Anthony Jones.
Manoj was the UK’s first NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in Rehabilitation Medicine (and Musculoskeletal Medicine) and winner of the European Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine prize in 2014.
His research interests are neuromusculoskeletal medicine and the use of rehabilitation technologies to improve function in chronic disability. He is the author of numerous peer-reviewed articles and the editor of the Oxford Handbook of Rehabilitation Medicine.