Case Manager Information

The London Orthotic Consultancy (LOC) is already recognised and referred to by a considerable number of Case Managers.

LOC can help if you have any clients with the following conditions:

LOC is passionate about orthotics and their capabilities to improve lives. The last five years have seen tremendous improvements in orthotic design. The advent of carbon fibre has allowed the creation of a new range of orthoses that are lighter and less bulky but also stronger than traditional makes. Weight reduction has an immediate positive clinical impact.

Our approach to the assessment of new patients is a holistic one, we look beyond the most obvious symptoms to investigate anything that is having an impact on the well-being of each individual so that we can provide a total package of care that will optimise rehabilitation.

We are fortunate to have gait laboratories in our Kingston, Manchester and Cambridge clinics. These video vector facilities provide us with the capabilities to assess, prescribe and fine-tune our bespoke orthotics for the most complex conditions. They also provide an objective measurement of the progress being made over time and allow for minute adjustments to be made to the prescription.

We are committed to providing long term care to your clients so that you do not need to worry about them. So as a standard we will always adjust orthotics post fitting if your client feels that they are not quite right.

Presentation to PPIPS

Director and lead orthotist Sam Walmsley was recently invited to speak to members of PPIPS (Paediatric Physiotherapists in Private Practice) about how LOC uses the OSKAR process to optimise its orthotic treatments for children with conditions like cerebral palsy. The PPIPS committee has kindly allowed us to share the video of Sam’s presentation to them.

At just over an hour long, it provides a succinct summary of OSKAR backed up by many patient case studies of how we use it to assess our patients, work out the correct prescription for the orthotics and then fine-tune them in our video vector gait lab.

The presentation is introduced by a member of the PPIPS committee, Gomz Murugesan, who specialises exclusively in the field of neurology and musculoskeletal conditions.

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How to contact LOC

If you would like to find out more about LOC or receive a detailed quotation on behalf of one of your clients, we have a dedicated member of our team – Ana – who will ensure your enquiry is dealt with speedily and efficiently. You may also wish to speak to one of our senior clinicians about one of your clients before beginning the referral process; Ana will arrange this for you.

Please fill in out a contact form or, if you prefer, phone 020 8974 9989 and ask to speak to Ana.

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FAQs:

We have the following facilities and amenities at our Kingston Upon Thames location:

  • Free parking
  • Wheelchair ramp
  • Disabled toilet
  • Baby changing facilities

We also have the Gait Laboratory for orthotics patients and Onsite Manufacturing for speedy turnarounds and adjustments whilst you wait.

We have the following facilities and amenities at our Cambridge location:

We have the following facilities and amenities at our Bristol location:

  • Free parking directly outside the clinic
  • Large Waiting Room
  • Free tea, coffee and water
  • No Toys (Due to Health & Safety Requirements of the clinic)
  • Baby changing space (In clinic room)
  • Fully wheelchair accessible
  • Short walk to Clifton Village centre for shops, restaurants & cafes

For more information, visit Litfield House Medical Centre.

We have the following facilities and amenities at our Romford location:

  • Large waiting room
  • Disabled access toilet

Parking:

There is NO parking directly outside the clinic. These spaces are reserved for residents.

The nearest parking can be found at Billet Lane public pay & display opposite Queens Theatre, a 2-minute walk from the clinic.

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LOC’s clinic is based in the University of Salford’s Podiatry Department and provides treatments for orthotics, scoliosis, pectus deformities, positional plagiocephaly and club foot.

It is also the base for LOC’s northern OSKAR clinic which is run by Sam Walmsley, clinical director of LOC, in conjunction with Elaine Owen MBE MSc SRP MCSP.

Due to COVID-19, we have had to temporarily close the Salford clinic and are operating out of another clinic in Bolton. 

508 Blackburn Rd,

Astley Bridge,

Bolton

BL1 8NW

 

For more information, please visit The Good Health Centre 

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