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 world�s 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.

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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.


  • Associate Professor Alexander L Green: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Associate Professor Alexander L Green
    University of Oxford

    Neuromodulation of the Autonomic Nervous System

  • Himanshu Tyagi: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Himanshu Tyagi
    UCL Institute of Neurology

    Role of Brain Stimulation Treatments in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

  • Dinithi O'Gorman: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Dinithi O'Gorman
    Priory Group

    Benefits of Speech and Language Therapy in Neuro Rehabilitation

  • Jana Middlebrook: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Jana Middlebrook

    Beyond the realms of possibility? Exploring your patients’ full potential through individually tailored Orthotics and FES.

  • Dr Hilary Gunn: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Dr Hilary Gunn
    University of Plymouth

    Falls in neurological conditions- necessary evil or rehab opportunity?