Registered with the Health Professions Council
Member Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports Medicine
Sports Massage SMA Level 4 qualified
UK Athletics Physiotherapist in Endurance
Duncan qualified in 1990 and worked in the National Health Service for several years. He has extensive experience, having worked with a wide range of patients and conditions, specialising in diagnosis and management of musculo skeletal pathologies. His work history includes Clinical Specialist roles in Upper Limb, Lower Limb and Spinal condition, working closely with Orthopaedic surgeons.
Duncan is vastly experienced in the management and prevention of running injuries. He has worked with many of Great Britain's top distance runners.
His UK Athletics work includes:
Several GB athletics team altitude camps in the French Pyrenees and in Kenya
Great Britain team Physiotherapist for the World half Marathon Championships, Euopean Cross Country Championships, World Cross Country Championships, Great Britain team Physiotherapist for European Cup 10,000m
Great Britain team Physiotherapist for European Cup 10,000m
European, World Championships and London 2012 Olympic games altitude holding camps Font Romeu
Part of medical team at the European Championships in Barcelona 2010
Providing regular physiotherapy to GB Athletics Team members throughout the year
He is completing a PhD looking at the parameters of running gait in elite athletes and the effect of running injuries on biomechanics in the Gait laboratory at Salford University, with papers published on this subject, where he currently lectures in Physiotherapy at Undergraduate and post graduate levels.
His specialist knowledge into managing athletics injuries comes from his extensive experience from training and competing as an athlete, with 65 minute half marathon PB and has run in the elite field at the London marathon finishing in the top 30. Duncan is also an athletics coach where he dedicates time to coaching local junior athletes.