Dr Stephen Attfield B.Tech., M.Phil., Ph.D., HCS, C.Eng., F.I.Mech.E

Clinical Scientist (Specialising in Lower limb Biomechanics and Rehabilitation Technologies)

HCPC number:

CS 0080

Year of qualification:

HCPC registration 1998

Clinic Times:

Thursday evenings and alternate Monday evenings.

Services provided:

• Lower Limb Gait Analysis
• Prescription of Functional Foot Orthoses (Insoles) for biomechanical related conditions
• Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) for the treatment of foot drop.


Dr Attfield is a specialist in Lower Limb Biomechanics and orthotics and has been a practising Clinical Scientist for the last 25 Years. He is also a visiting reader of Biomechanics at the University of Derby.

Special interests relate to diagnosis of complex gait patterns and the development of MDT treatment plans. He has an expert knowledge of complex insole design, prescription and manufacture.

Dr Attfield has lectured in Biomechanics at Kuala Lumpur University Malaysia, and has assisted in the development of many gait labs both nationally and internationally.


• PhD Thesis. Measurement of soft tissue imbalance during Total Knee Replacement Surgery at the University of Nottingham in 2010.

To find out more, please visit Dr. Attfield’s website: www.gaitdoctor.co.uk


Dr Stephen Attfield works with the following private medical insurance companies:

  • Cigna
  • Simply Health
  • Vitality Health
  • WPA

Dr Stephen Attfield does not hold a share or financial interest in Derby Private Health.

Dr Stephen Attfield does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at Derby Private Health.

Dr Stephen Attfield does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Derby Private Health.

To find out more or arrange a consultation, email us at dhft.privatepatients@nhs.net or call us now on 01332 785200