Mr Gafin Morgan


BSc, RCPod, PGCert, CSci

Practising since: 1997



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  • Thursday evenings at the Vale Hospital
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The first NHS registered Consultant Podiatrist in Wales through consultant portfolio. Specialist areas are Sport and performance, post trauma recovery, Complex tendon management, diagnostic and interventional ultrasound, Ultrasound Tissue Characterisation (UTC). Gafin is a CASE accredited diagnostic and interventional ultrasound educator and examiner with  an active research portfolio. Website :-

Special interests

  • Musculoskeletal Podiatry
  • Gait & Running Analysis
  • Sports injury management
  • Post-trauma recovery
  • Conservative management of Achilles tendon ruptures
  • Tendinopathy management

Other interests

  • Ultrasound Tissue Characterisation
  • Real-time Chronic Exertional Compartment syndrome testing

Personal interests

Running, Cross Fit, Music.

Languages spoken

Welsh, English

Locations Mr Gafin Morgan works with

Related experience


Active, published research portfolio.


Current Research funding awards

British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. Date of Award: 2022

Publications as lead author:

- Quantitative Weight Bearing and non-weight Bearing Measures of Stiffness in the Achilles Tendon and Gastrocnemius Muscle, Muscle Ligaments and Tendons Journal, 2020-03 | Journal article

DOI: 10.32098/mltj.01.2020.14

Objective assessment of stiffness in the gastrocnemius muscle in patients with symptomatic Achilles tendons, BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine, 2019-10 } Journal article

DOI: 10.1136/bmjsem-2019-000622

- Objective assessment of stiffness in Achilles tendinopathy: a novel approach using the MyotonPRO, BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine, 2018-11 | Journal article

DOI: 10.1136/bmjsem-2018-000446

- Proof of Concept trial of Diagnostic Ultrasound in the Orthopaedic Triage Setting, Open Science Journal, 2018-03-25 | Journal article

DOI: 10.23954/osj.v3i1.1283

Active reviewer for:

- Journal of Sports Biomechanics (2019 – present)

- British Medical Journal - Open Sports and Exercise Medicine (2018-present)


  • Royal College of Podiatry The Health & Care Professions Council

Other posts held

  • Consultant Podiatrist, Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board

Insurers Mr Gafin Morgan works with

Mr Gafin Morgan works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Cigna
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Bupa


Mr Gafin Morgan does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Gafin Morgan does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Gafin Morgan does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.