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Mr Nick Gallogly

Orthotist

 

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Nick qualified as a medical mechanical engineer from Dublin in 2004, which focused on the medical application of biomechanics. He then qualified from the University of Salford with honours in Prosthetics and Orthotics, which involved rotations at Nottingham City Hospital and the Robert Jones and Angus Hunt Hospital. In 2014 attained a Master’s Degree in Clinical Biomechanics from Staffordshire University.

Nick works as the Orthotic Clinical Lead for the Royal Berkshire Hospital. He has built up close ties with the orthopaedic consultants, local GP`s and physiotherapists. Nick is part of the medical team for GB rowing and the London Irish Rugby teams for the past three years and was the on-call Orthotist for the 2015 Rugby world cup. He provides clinical support to the Reading FC academy and Bath Rugby as-well as many other professional and semi-professional athletes.

Nick has a keen interest in lower limb biomechanics both in the treatment of musculoskeletal and neuro-muscular conditions in adults and children. He has a research interest in the identification and conservative management of tibialis posterior tendon dysfunction in primary care. He is a guest lecturer for the University of Salford and is a clinical educator.

Personal profile

Nick is originally from the west of Ireland and is married with a young family in Reading.  He has a keen interest in sport, including rugby, athletics and gaelic football.

Current NHS or research position

Royal Berkshire Hospital

Year of first medical qualification

2004

Special clinical interests

Gait analysis and Biomechanics, Sports injury prevention, orthotic management of stroke, Foot and ankle.

Research interests

Identification and conservative management of tibialis posterior tendon dysfunction.

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies

British association of Prosthetists and Orthotists
Health Professionals Council

Orthotics treatments

Gait Analysis, biomechanical assessments, conservative management of all foot and ankle pathologies, orthotic management of stroke and neurologically based conditions, orthotic management of children of all ages, orthotic management of polio.