Hannah Watkinson BSc (Hons) Podiatry, MCHS, HPC registered

At CSPC we have a multi-disciplinary team under one roof and we are delighted to have a found an excellent podiatrist who will be holding monthly clinics at CSPC Physiotherapy commencing 26 October. To book an appointment with Hannah please call our clinic.

Professional memberships

Member of the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists

Member of the Health Professions Council

Key areas of expertise and clinical interests

  • Multidisciplinary understanding and working
  • Gait analysis
  • Biomechanical overuse lower limb injuries
  • Exercise induced leg pain (shin pain)
  • Complex Foot trauma leading to disability
  • Foot drop and neurological gait problems
  • Lateral ankle instability
  • Specialist ankle foot orthoses
  • Leg Length discrepancies

Professional profile

Hannah qualified at the University of Brighton in 2004 with a first class Honours degree in Podiatry. Following this she gained a placement at the New York school of Podiatric Medicine in July 2004 to widen her experience of complex podiatry related problems.

She worked and gained experience in the NHS (Kent PCT) before employment by the Ministry of Defence in 2007 to provide and set up Musculoskeletal Podiatry clinics at the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre, Headley Court – a Tri–Service Centre offering a broad range of rehabilitation for both chronic overuse musculoskeletal injuries as well as complex injuries sustained during the current conflicts. Here she is the clinical lead senior Podiatrist and specializes in gait and lower limb biomechanical assessments for military personnel for overuse injuries and the most catrostrophic of injuries.

In 2011 she began working in private health care clinics across Surrey and Buckinghamshire and in March 14 Hannah became the Director of Frontline Podiatry.

She has also provided a screening service for both Kent and Middlesex Count4y Cricket Club Academies as well as UK athletics and treats both national and international athletes. She lectures extensively in gait analysis, podiatric trauma and sports medicine to Podiatrists and other health care professionals.

Hannah is a keen sportswoman and plays for Buckingham ladies RFC and represents county level.

Courses attended

Date Conference/Course Organiser Venue/Location
June 14 MSK 2014 Professional Events Management Kettering
May 14 Foot mobilisation therapies for resistant plantar fasciitis London Society Branch London
November 13 Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists Annual Conference Society of Podiatrists Liverpool
July 13 Annual Podiatric Sports Medicine Conference London
June 13 Solestar specialist orthoses for cycling Firefly Orthoses London
April 13 Management of sports injuries of the hip and knee – Meeting for physiotherapists and GP’s Smith and Nephew Surrey
March 13 Audit skills Defence Learning Bath
March 13 Running Professional Events Management Kettering
January 13 ESWT update Lower Limb Team DMRC Headley Court
November 12 Annual Military Rehabilitation Conference Defence Rehabilitation London
June 12 Annual Podiatric Sports Medicine Conference London District Branch London
June 12 Biomechanics Summer School RX Labs Manchester
May 12 MSK 2012 Professional Events Management Kettering
April 12 Tekscan
March 12 Running Professional Events Management Kettering
December 11 Training Courses for Technicians Algeos Liverpool
November 11 Annual Military Rehabilitation Conference Defence Rehabilitation London
October 11 Presentation Skills Defence Learning London
Sept 11 Podiatric Biomechanics Symposium Firefly Orthoses London
July 11 Running techniques and lower limb injuries Dartfish London
June 11 Biomechanics Summer School RX Labs Manchester
November 10 Annual Military Rehabilitation Conference Defence Rehabilitation London
Oct 10 Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists Annual Conference Society of Podiatrists Bourmouth
June 10 Interview Selection Course Defence Learning London