Dr Augustine Aluko

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

Dr Augustine Aluko

Dr Augustine Aluko is an experienced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist who provides expert evidence in criminal and civil proceedings.

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Profile

Dr Augustine Aluko is an experienced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist who provides expert evidence in criminal and civil proceedings. He has worked extensively within both the NHS and Private sector and has been a University Lecturer teaching Undergraduates Musculoskeletal skills and research methods.

Augustine was lead clinician at his own private clinic as well as running a Physiotherapy consultancy service but has decided to concentrate on expert witness work and is instructed by both the legal profession for civil cases and various Police forces across the country, being an Expert for the National Crime Agency. He has acted on behalf of both prosecution and defence.

Experience of giving evidence

Augustine has experience of providing written reports and oral evidence in court and he has been described as a credible expert on the stand.

Cases undertaken

Cases undertaken include clinical negligence, breach of duty, personal injury, inappropriate treatment/touching, professional standards/misconduct and joint expert meetings.

Specialist assessments offered

Augustine’s expertise includes musculoskeletal injuries, orthopaedics and sports injuries.

Publications

Aluko, A.; DeSouza, L; Peacock, J. (2013). The effect of Core Stability exercises on variations in acceleration of trunk movement, pain and disability during an episode of acute non-specific low back pain: A pilot clinical trial. Journal of Manipulative and Physiologic Therapeutics.  Vol. 36 (8) pg 497.

Aluko, A.; DeSouza, L; Peacock, J. (2011) Evaluation of trunk acceleration in healthy individuals and those with low back pain. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation. Jan. Vol. 18. No.1.

David, J., Modi, S., Aluko, A. A., Robertshaw, C. and Farebrother, J. (1998): Chronic neck pain: A comparison of acupuncture treatment and Physiotherapy. British Journal of Rheumatology. 37: 1118-1122

Aluko A. A. (2017): Core stability Exercises and Acute Non-Specific Low Back Pain. Lambert Academic Publishing ISBN 978-620-2-00438-1.

Availability

Augustine is available for telephone, email, and on-line consultations Monday to Friday and is happy to travel to see clients. His current report turnaround is 30 working days from formal receipt of instruction.

Qualifications and memberships

Qualifications

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy University of Lagos, Nigeria, October 1985

Diploma in Management Studies, Reading University, July 1997

Postgraduate Certificate in Musculoskeletal Diagnosis, Staffordshire University, November 2003

MSc Clinical Biomechanics, Staffordshire University

Postgraduate Certificate in Learning & Teaching in Higher Education, Brunel University. August 2008

PhD, School of Health Sciences and Social Care, Brunel University, UK. Thesis: The effect of Core Stability Exercises (CSE) on trunk sagittal acceleration July 2012

Cardiff University Law School Bond Solon Expert Witness Certificate (Criminal) 2021

Cardiff University Law School Bond Solon Expert Witness Certificate (Civil) 2021

Professional memberships

Health and Care Professions Council (PH38174)

The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (48462)

Medicolegal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists

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