MSc, BSc (Hons), MCSP, MMACP, MSOM, AACP, PG Dip MT (Aus)
Mark Geldman has 20 years experience as a chartered physiotherapist. He worked in the NHS and private practice before becoming clinical head of physiotherapy for the Metropolitan Police Service until 2004. Mark has been working as an expert witness since 1994 and has provided opinions in clinical negligence, personal injury, quantum and criminal cases acting for both claimant (75%) and defendant (25%).
Mark's particular specialism is musculoskeletal injury. He has two advanced qualifications in musculoskeletal diagnosis, assessment and treatment. He has conducted research in this field, which has been published internationally.
Opinions can be provided in areas concerning musculoskeletal injury, treatment and rehabilitation, including pre and post-operative treatment. As well as advanced qualifications in musculoskeletal physiotherapy Mark has additional qualifications in acupuncture and ergonomics. Medical illustrations can also be provided (PDF 1 and PDF 2).
Member of The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, Member of the Manipulation Association of Chartered Physiotherapists, Member of the Society of Orthopedic Medicine, Member of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists. Member of the Medico-legal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists. Mark is registered with the Health Professions Council.
If you would like to find out more about the physiotherapist's role as a medico-legal expert in whiplash cases please see Mark's article which featured in Legal and Medical magazine (PDF).
Geldman, M. More than just a pain in the neck: The physiotherapist's role as an expert in whiplash claims, Legal and Medical Magazine , Issue 38, October 2009.
Geldman, M, Moore A, Cheek, E. The effect of pre-injury physical fitness on the initial severity and recovery from whiplash injury, at six month follow-up. Clinical Rehabilitation 2008, 22 (4): 364-376 abstract.
Geldman, M. (2004). Whiplash injury: the effect of physical characteristics, signs and symptoms on initial severity and 3-month recovery. Faculty of Health. Brighton, University of Brighton : 352.
Geldman, M, Rutherford I. A comparison of upper and lower body strength after various weight training programmes: A pilot study. Physiotherapy , 1994, 80 (11): 753-756.