Mr George Ampat
- BSLM Director Secondary Care (Orthopaedics)
Mr. Ampat works as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Royal Liverpool University Hospitals and is a Clinical Teacher at the School of Medicine, University of Liverpool. After years of surgical practice, Mr. Ampat now specialises in treating people with spine, feet and other musculoskeletal problems without surgical intervention if possible. His main research interests are spine, feet, exercise therapy and lifestyle modification. He has developed the “BANDAIDE” (aka Back And Neck Discomfort relief with Altered beliefs, Intelligent postures, Dynamic movement and Exercises) functional rehab programme to help people suffering from back and neck pain. He is currently developing a separate functional rehab programme called “FREE FROM PAIN” (aka Fear Reduction Exercise Early with Food from plants, Rest and relaxation, Organisation [family & friends] and Motivation [Ikigai] to help with Pain from Arthritis and to Increase Natural strength) to help seniors with musculoskeletal pain. “Free from pain” combines the knowledge from the blue zones with the Otago exercise programme. Mr. Ampat has written books, published in peer reviewed medical journals and lectures both nationally and internationally. Mr. Ampat is also a paid consultant for Aetrex Worldwide, Inc. which involves Research, Teaching and Speaking. Outside work he enjoys time with his wife and two daughters. He derives his inspiration from his eldest daughter Talita who is profoundly handicapped and wheelchair bound due to Cerebral Palsy.