Mr Sam Walmsley
The London Orthotic Consultancy
Sam qualified in 2001 with a BSc, Prosthetics and Orthotics. After graduating he worked in the NHS before becoming a founding director of the London Orthotic Consultancy. For 8 years he ran orthotics clinics at the Tadworth Brain Injury Childrenï's trust and Banstead Adult brain injury centre.
He introduced the UK's first conservative treatment for Pectus Excavatum and Carinatum.
He introduced a Video Vector Gaiait Laboratory and started working with Elaine Owen, the worldï¿½s leading authority on lower limb gait and orthotic biomechanics. With Elaine, LOC has developed a gold standard orthotic clinic for the treatment of patients with lower limb neurological impairment.
In 2017 Sam introduced a new unilateral club foot brace to replace the boot and bar.
Sam has been instrumental in growing The London Orthotic Consultancy into a specialist, evidence based orthotic practice, that has world leading orthotic treatments at its heart.
Optimising orthotic outcomes by challenging conventional practice.
In the treatment of orthotics are routinely provided. There is process called OSKAR (Optimal Segmental Kinematic Alignment Rehabilitation) outcomes across the ICF framework and reduces the need for more invasive interventions. This seminar will explain the principles of OSKAR and how it challenges conventional practice, and improves the outcomes for long term orthotic users.
EVEN MORE SEMINARS
Associate Professor Alexander L Green University of Oxford
Neuromodulation of the Autonomic Nervous System
Himanshu Tyagi UCL Institute of Neurology
Role of Brain Stimulation Treatments in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Dinithi O'Gorman Priory Group
Benefits of Speech and Language Therapy in Neuro Rehabilitation
Jana Middlebrook Ottobock
Beyond the realms of possibility? Exploring your patients’ full potential through individually tailored Orthotics and FES.
Dr Hilary Gunn University of Plymouth
Falls in neurological conditions- necessary evil or rehab opportunity?