About Run Lab Clinics

About Run Lab Clinics

Run Lab Clinics was set up in 2017 by sports podiatrist Matt Hart to provide runners & those involved in sport & exercise with a professional service that provides current evidence based thinking & approaches to foot, ankle & lower leg injury, running gait & footwear.  


We specialises in sport & exercise related injury combining a clinical & sport & exercise science related approach to our professional consultations. Working alongside specialist running retailers & sports injury clinics Run Lab Clinics is able to provide one of the most up to date gait analysis consultations in the UK providing non-biased professional advice on technique, footwear & injury management.


Using Optogait advanced movement analysis & state of the art RS Scan dynamic pressure analysis we analyse all aspects of a runners gait with regards to performance & injury. 


Matt Hart BSc (Hons) MChS, HCPC reg


Matt is a fully qualified & registered podiatrist with a background of over 10 years in sports & exercise science & running footwear. With extensive knowledge & experience within running biomechanics & footwear he has a passion for sports ​medicine with a specialist interest in running related injury & mechanical issues of the foot, ankle & lower leg.


Matt has been involved in running for over 25 years. He is a member of Bristol & West AC Matt & has competed on the track, over cross country & on the road where he has a half marathon personal best of 1hr 13min. 


He took up triathlon in 2009 due to repeated Achilles tendon injuries & in 2010 completed Ironman Western Australia.   


Qualifications & Professional Memberships


  • BSc (Hons) Podiatry - University of Plymouth  
  • BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science - University of Wales Institute Cardiff  
  • Health Care & Professions Council (HCPC) registered  
  • Member of Society of Chiropodists & Podiatrists (MChS)
  • Member of British Association Sport & Exercise Medicine (BAsem)Matt Hart BSc (Hons) MChS, HCPC reg