Neale Browne – Podiatrist

Neale qualified as a Podiatrist in 1984 from Matthew Boulton College, Birmingham. In 1994, he was awarded a BSc Hons degree in Podiatry from University of Salford, and in 2000 awarded an MSc by research in the affects of foot orthoses on children with cerebral palsy from University of Salford.

Neale’s current professional roles include:

  • Lecturer in gait and locomotion therapies at the University of Salford
  • Podiatric management of neurological conditions
  • Specialist podiatrist in children and sport related injuries requiring foot orthoses

He has worked with elite athletes for the last 15 years, including a number of professional clubs and individual elite level athletes from a multitude of sports including rugby, football, squash, badminton, hockey, athletics and triathlon.

Neale has presented research and lectured on the topics in the use of foot orthoses preventing lower limb injuries such as plantarfasciitis, Achilles pain, shin splints, patellofemoral pain syndrome, sacroiliac pain and upper back pain. In addition to conditions seen in adults and children such as general foot and leg pain, severe’s (Sever’s) disease, Osgood Schlatters disease, cerebral palsy and hereditary motor sensory neuropathy, diabetes and rheumatology. Neale has run a private practice at the University of Salford for the past 20 years and has had referrals from a range of health care professionals including Orthopaedic surgeons, Rheumatologist, Consultant knee specialists, Physiotherapist and Physiotherapists specialising in neurological conditions, Osteopaths and Chiropractors.