Johan Holte is a Consultant Physiotherapist, Clinical Lead for the Spine service and Audit and Research lead for Sussex Musculoskeletal Partnership (SMSKP) Central. He has a special interest in spinal pain and patient centred care as each patient is individual with specific needs. He is currently enrolled at the University of Brighton where he is in the final stages of a NIHR funded Master’s in research. His research project is titled the lived experience of radicular back and leg pain, a descriptive phenomenological study. Johan has just been awarded a place on the Versus Arthritis MSK Champions leadership programme. Furthermore, Johan is a Versus Arthritis Core Skills in Musculoskeletal Care trainer, teaches on the Vocational Training Scheme for General Practice in Mid Sussex and examines medical students for the Brighton Sussex Medical School. In his spare time he is a keen runner and mountain biker.