Embedding Clinical Biomechanics into HSE MSK Therapy Services


Who Should Attend?

Are you a MSK Physiotherapist working in a HSE primary or acute care setting? 

Would you like to become more confident in assessing the foot and lower limb biomechanics?

Would you like to confidently prescribe stock and custom-made foot orthoses for you patients?

Do you enjoy learning from practical workshops?

Then this Hands-On training course is designed for you.

Course Prerequisites: Applicants should hold a relevant medical qualification of Level 7 or above or equivalent.


"The training courses provided by PPL are of a very highest standard and are a great addition to any Physiotherapist interested in biomechanics and management of the problem foot."

Graham Hurley, HSE Community Physiotherapist


 Why You should attend: 

  • Learn by Doing: This hands-on program focuses on foot assessment, posture and mechanics and the link to overall kinematic function encompassing theory and practical hands-on assessment.
  • Interactive Learning: Collaborate with fellow practitioners, engage in group discussions, and receive personalized feedback. The application of practical interactive training can help demystify some of the complexity associated with prescribing foot orthoses while learning in an active, engaging process. 
  • Multidisciplinary Tutors: Our tutors are healthcare professionals with years of practical clinical and teaching experience


What will I learn?

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Provide orthotic solutions for typical clinical presentations in a HSE environment
  • Understand the principles of lower limb mechanics and function
  • Assess the anatomical structure of the foot and lower limb
  • Undertake foot and lower limb biomechanical assessment
  • Identify pathological posture and gait patterns 
  • Utilise screening tools to assist in selecting management pathways
  • Advise your patients on footwear selection
  • Determine if and when orthotic therapy can compliment rehabilitation
  • Be confident in foot casting and capture techniques
  • Prescribe and fit custom made & stock foot orthoses
  • Identify referral criteria and pathways where appropriate


 Course Details :

Venue : The Keadeen Hotel, Newbridge, Co.Kildare 

Dates : Tuesday 17th & Wednesday 18th October, 2023

Times : Day 1 - 9.00 to 5pm, Day 2 - 8.30 to 4.30.

Cost : This 2 day course costs €600 per delegate.

Included : Lunches, refreshments, car parking, training tools and course notes.

For queries please contact us at courses@pplbiomechanics.com 


Are you ready to take your Biomechanical Assessment skills to the next level? 

This Hands-On practical training course is designed to provide you with a dynamic learning experience that goes beyond theory and equips you with real-world orthotic device prescription writing expertise.


Register as a Practitioner

All of our courses are designed, and strictly reserved, for qualified medical practitioners. To apply for any course you must already be registered with PPL as a practitioner. As a registered practitioner you will gain access to all of our online Biomechanical training & education resources, as well as our full clinical & technical support services. Online registrations are reviewed daily during working hours and we will email you on approval. Please apply now by clicking the link below.

Register as a Practitioner  

Already a Registered PPL Practitioner?

As a registered practitioner you can apply directly for this course by clicking the link below. 

Course Registration Form

All course applications are reviewed by our clinical support & education team to assess best program suitability. We will contact you directly regarding any queries and securing your place.  Places are secured by receipt of online payment or an official HSE purchase order.