Ian is podiatrist with over 20 years experience, the last 14 of which have been in his own successful practice, Podia-Clinic, in Southwick, West Sussex.

Prior to being in Southwick Ian worked in multidiscipline clinics in Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire, was involved in Forensic Podiatry for 10 years and trained in a variety of manual therapy, rehabilitation skills.

At Podia-Clinic Ian provides usual podiatry services of nail cutting, callus removal and nail surgery. In addition Ian draws on his specialist interest in rehabilitation of the low leg, foot and ankle, providing musculoskeletal rehabilitation treatments to the general public as well as to those with sporting interest. These treatments include joint mobilisation, soft tissue mobilisation, functional assessments and exercise approaches, acupuncture, fascial manipulation, biomechanical assessment, gait analysis, and orthotic provision.

Ian’s interest in rehabilitation led him to writing and providing training courses for podiatrists in the area of rehabilitation of the low leg, foot and ankle, post injury. Now in their 5th year of running they are approved by the College of Podiatry for both private practice and NHS podiatrists to attend and have been attended by osteopaths, physiotherapists, sport therapists and orthotists.

Outside of work Ian’s interests are his family and grandchildren, reading, walking and travel.

Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Ian is also a member of the College of Podiatrists. Registration with the HCPC requires a person to have undertaken undergraduate education as well as undertaking continuous professional development (CPD) to maintain their skills and ensuring patients continue to benefit from their practitioners learning.