Ian Griffiths Sports Podiatry
Foot, Ankle and Lower Limb Injury Specialist

About Ian…

IanIan completed his BSc (Hons) degree in Podiatry in 2003, and went on to obtain a postgraduate certificate in Sports Podiatry and a Masters degree in Sports Injury. He has maintained an active interest in research, having published work in The British Journal of Sports Medicine, The Journal of Foot & Ankle Research and The Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association.  He is also a manuscript reviewer for several Sports Injury and Physical Therapy journals. He has spoken on the topic of foot and ankle biomechanics nationally, and also in Spain, Canada and Australia. In 2016 he was awarded a Fellowship of the Faculty of Podiatry Medicine at the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons (Glasgow).

Ian has experience with a vast range of patients from the recreational runner completing their first marathon right through to professional/elite sportsmen and women.  He is currently the Head of Podiatry at Pure Sports Medicine in London, and also consults for Bupa Health Clinics. In addition to this he provides Sports Podiatry services to the PGA European Tour, RFU England Rugby 7’s, Surrey County Cricket Club and West Ham United FC Academy players.

Ian was a member of the official medical team for the Adidas Half Marathon at Silverstone Grand Prix track from 2006 to 2008 and was based inside the athlete’s village as part of the medical team for the London 2012 Olympic Games.  His main interests lie within the fields of gait analysis, biomechanically induced tissue stress, and the application of engineering principles to human structures. He firmly believes in an interdisciplinary approach to injury management and is fortunate enough to have worked very closely alongside Sports Physiotherapists, Osteopaths, and Orthopaedic Consultants since 2006.

Ian is committed to continuing professional development. He is registered with most major private medical insurance providers including Bupa, Norwich Union, Pru Health and WPA.