Mr Gordon is a consultant orthotist working in both private practice and the NHS with over 25 years’ experience in orthotic practice. In his previous post as Director of Orthotics at a large specialist orthopaedic hospital, he worked closely for over 12 years with the world renowned Orthotic and Locomotor Assessment Unit (ORLAU) - one of the countries most sophisticated gait laboratories - interpreting complex data to aid in the surgical and orthotic management of patients with neuromuscular disorders. Gary is able to provide a full range of orthotic treatment; sports orthotics (particular expertise in assessing and fitting knee braces for skiing and ski boot orthotics) , gait analysis, foot and ankle orthotics, neuromuscular gait disorders, deformational plagiocephaly, joint contracture management and paediatric orthotics, with his specialist field being the orthotic management of patients with musculoskeletal pathologies, trauma and disabilities. Gary is also able to provide both expert witness opinion and full report (including video gait analysis and plantar pressure measurement) for all of these clinical areas.
Susan Shaw is also a qualified prosthetist/orthotist and has worked in both the NHS and private practice as a prosthetist. After completing her MBA she was for 15 years the Director of the Murray Foundation – a support and counselling service for those affected by limb loss or absence. Since leaving the Foundation she has undertaken a number of consultancy projects related to rehabilitation and the allied health professions.