Since graduating as a Prosthetist and Orthotist, Stephen has worked mainly within the field of Orthotics. He has worked in a variety of areas gaining a wide range of general experience and has become more specialised, in particular, in the field of lower limb orthotics. He has extensive experience in working with both adults and children in rehabilitation and sports environments. He has worked with professional cricketers, footballers and elite athletes both at a local level and from national teams. He has specialist experience and skills in clinical measurement of the lower limb having used plantar pressure measurement systems in his practice for nearly 10 years.
He is currently a visiting lecturer at Salford University and specialist Post Graduate Lecturer in Therapeutic Footwear and Plantar Pressure Measurement at Stafford University within their post- graduate portfolio.
He has worked individually and as part of a team on various research projects and has presented regionally, nationally and internationally on the results of this research.