Ian followed his first degree in Podiatric Medicine with a postgraduate certificate in Sports Podiatry, and then a Masters degree in Sports Injury. He was subsequently awarded Fellowships in Podiatric Medicine by both the Royal College of Podiatry, and the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons in Glasgow. He has been working in clinical practice for over 20 years.
Ian is also a lecturer in Sports and Exercise Medicine at Queen Mary University of London, leading the biomechanics module on the MSc, and an adjunct lecturer at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.
He has spoken worldwide on the topics of lower limb biomechanics and foot orthoses, and continues to publish research and act as a peer reviewer for several sports injury and physical therapy journals.
Running Injuries, Orthoses, Footwear and Running Mechanics
Several premiership football clubs (men’s and women’s), PGA European Tour, Surrey County Cricket Club, England Rugby 7s squads and Team GB Hockey
Foot Orthoses, also referred to as Orthotics, are devices created to each person’s specifications and are used to assist with correcting complaints of the lower limb. Sports Podiatrist Ian Griffiths takes you through some common queries regarding these in-shoe medical devices.
Our Podiatry Team explains the service of Podiatry, answering some of our most commonly asked questions.
Shoe drop (also known as pitch) is a popular discussion point among the running footwear industry, sports medicine clinicians & runners, with differing opinions on its impact on injury & performance.
In this interview, Paul Welford talks to PSM podiatrists Ian Griffiths and Mark Gallagher.