Gait Analysis

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Gait Analysis & Orthotics

Experienced orthotist and gait analysis clinician, Mark Waldron will be running an orthotics and gait analysis clinics at CoActive Physio, Chester every Friday.

Mark has practised in all aspects of orthotics including, gait analysis & development, product evaluation and clinical practice for over 14 years. He has a wealth of knowledge and experience when it comes to treating musculoskeletal issues, neurological conditions, spinal conditions and paediatric patients.

Who can benefit from orthotics & gait analysis?

Orthotics aren’t just for people with complex needs or sports people, they can be made to suit whatever you need. Mark has the knowledge and skills to help treat you no matter what your age or lifestyle.

You may just need help to walk without the fear of trips or falls. It may be that you have had an injury you have lived with for a while. Our aim is to tailor a treatment that suits you and reduces your pain either as an alternative to surgery or indeed pre or post surgery.

  • Runners/sporting clients who want to improve their technique
  • Patients experiencing pain with walking/running
  • Patients requiring orthotics
  • Anyone and everyone!

How we can help you

Orthotics (or orthoses) are used to correct, support or accommodate a limb weakness or deficiency. We can provide insoles, footwear, 3D printed orthotics, ankle foot orthoses, knee braces, and so much more!

  • Insole Assessments
  • Gait Analysis
  • Footwear Assessments
  • Sports Injuries
  • Knee Braces
  • Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO’s) Assessment
  • Paediatric AFO Assessments
  • AFO Tuning and Gait Optimisation
  • And many more...

Mark's experience in clinical assessment and gait analysis gives him the ability to be able to give you the best possible outcome. This clinical ability along with access to the best manufacturers gives him the edge when devising your prescription.

He will be able to assess you and prescribe an orthosis or guide you on a treatment path to suit your needs whatever your condition.

Expert Witness

Mark has experience of expert witness work writing. His in depth, up to date knowledge enables him to act as a highly effective expert witness, including giving evidence in court. He is able to assist in cases where any level of orthotic intervention, opinion or expertise is required. Reports are prompt and concise with clear explanations of any medical or technical terms.

Mark is trained in report writing and holds the Bond Solon Civil Procedure Rules Expert Witness Certificate. He is able to accept instructions in all aspects of Orthotic care including clinical and professional negligence and trauma. As an alternative to clinic appoitments, Mark is able to travel nationwide to assess claimants on a domiciliary basis.


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“Since consultation and fitting the orthotics my balance has improved, knee strain eliminated and my posture has improved due to better alignment of my hips.”


Get in touch today to acheive your health and fitness goals