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Outer Temple Chambers hosted a series of talks and discussions on spinal injury related topic, chaired by Eliot Woolf QC. The webinar was held on Thursday 23rd June 2022. ‘The Spinal Sessions’ focused on the topic of Cauda Equina Syndrome.
The third talk of the day was by Consultant in Neurorehabilitation, Dr Naveen Kumar, who covered the rehabilitation of Cauda Equine Syndrome patients.
Dr Naveen Kumar is a Consultant in Spinal Injuries at MCSI based at Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry; an internationally recognised centre of excellence for managing Musculoskeletal disorders. He has published several papers in peer reviewed journals on different studies including randomised controlled trials, outcome measures, epidemiology, natural history and outcome of Traumatic Spinal Cord Injuries. He has authored chapters on Spinal Cord Injuries, delivered lectures and presented numerous papers.
He is also a committee member of various national and international learned societies. He has been British Association of Spinal Cord Injury Specialists elected representative for UK Spinal Cord Injury Research Network and also national expert reviewer for Warwick Medical University Research Projects.
Dr Naveen teaches Keele University medical students and supervises post-graduate trainee registrars in spinal in juries, rehabilitation medicine and sports and exercise medicine, from West Midlands Deanery. Mr Kumar has extensive expertise in assessment and management of patients who have Spinal Cord Injuries. Most of medico legal work has been Claimant orientated (about 60%) with around 40% for Defendants.
Watch the full video of Talk 3 below:
Other speakers included John Leach (Consultant Neurosurgeon), Maggie Sargent and Gill Creighton (Care and Case Management Specialists) of Maggie Sargent & Associates. Outer Temple Chambers’ speakers were Jonathan Hand QC, Daniel Clarke and Tom Gibson.
Eliot Woolf QC chaired this event. He specialises exclusively in the fields of Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury (domestic and international). His Clinical Negligence practice is wide ranging, representing both claimants and defendants. His Personal Injury work has a focus on catastrophic brain and spinal injury claims, military claims and foreign accident / group illness claims.
He is regularly ranked as a Leading Individual in each of his practice areas in both The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.