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Mr Stephen Seccombe Orthotic Expert Witness

Synergy Orthotic Clinical Services
London, Sheffield & Leicester
Nationwide home visits available

Contact Person: Mr Stephen Seccombe
Qualifications: MSc BSc(Hons)
Phone: 0800 840 2775 / 07917 298889
Occupation: Orthotic Clinical Specialist

Mr Stephen Seccombe MSc BSc(Hons)

Orthotic Clinical Specialist

Mr Stephen Seccombe is compliant with Part 35 of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) and provides Orthotic expert reports for personal injury and clinical negligence matters relating to foot, ankle and lower limb conditions and injuries. The current split of work is Claimant 65%, Defendant 25%, SJE 10%.

Mr Seccombe is currently the National Clinical Lead for the largest Prosthetic and Orthotic Service provider to the NHS. Clinically he has extended scope experience in the treatment of musculoskeletal and brain injuries. He is either the primary or secondary author for national evidence based treatment pathways, education biomechanical modules and education supplements for Allied Health Professionals.

His specialist areas of expertise include:

  • • Gait analysis - static and dynamic analysis
  • • Biomechanical analysis
  • • Orthotics for sports injuries
  • • Orthotics for musculoskeletal injuries
  • • Orthotics for brain injury management
  • • Lycra garments
  • • Specialist footwear
  • • Leg length discrepancy
  • • AFOs and KAFOs (splints)

All reports are will include:

  • • Comprehensive report on examination findings
  • • Orthotic opinion
  • • Treatment recommendations for the short and long term
  • • Projected costs of care
  • • Recommendations of future management

Training:

  • MSc Clinical Biomechanics, Staffordshire University. 2006-2010 (p/time)
  • BSc (Hons) Prosthetics and Orthotics, Salford University. 1996-1999
  • Expert Witness Certificate, Bond Solon. Cardiff University. 2013

Membership:

  • Health Care & Professions Council (HCPC)
  • International Society of Prosthetists and Orthotists (ISPO)
  • Member of the Expert Witness Institute (EWI)
  • Member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) – Certified 1st Tier

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