Sports therapy is an aspect of healthcare concerned with the prevention of injury and rehabilitation of the patient back to optimum levels of functional, occupational and sports specific fitness. A sports therapist will aim to not only treat the symptoms of injury or dysfunction, but identify the causes to reduce the risk of future re-injury.
Sports therapists can treat any form of injury or movement dysfunction, using a variety of techniques including massage therapy, electrotherapy, joint mobilisations, taping and exercise prescription, a sports therapist can treat anything from an acute ankle sprain to repetitive shoulder strain and chronic back pain.
Tracy Bruce has been a qualified Massage Therapist since 2003 and graduated from London Metropolitan University with a first class honours degree in Sports Therapy in 2017.
Tracy is passionate about returning clients to full fitness so they can continue in the sport they love. Tracy offers injury assessment and treatment, manual therapies, including massage therapy and mobilisations, electrotherapy, pre and post event taping, inversion therapy, pre-habilitation and rehabilitation through exercise prescription.
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Claire King is qualified in holistic, sports, acupressure and Indian head massage. Claire has been practicing since 2003 and uses all of these techniques to offer a remedial approach. Working with a combination of light and deep pressure according to your body’s needs to address any specific issues you may have. Claire also treats pregnant women in their 2nd and 3rd trimesters. Massage is perfectly safe and is very much needed during this time!
Following a massage Claire provides aftercare advice in the form of stretches and other tips to help the positive effects of your massage last for as long as possible.
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Petra Cmiel is qualified in deep tissue, holistic and facial massage as well as in pregnancy and labour massage. She qualified in 2015. Petra also runs baby massage courses on request.
Petra has a great passion and drive for what she does. Her ability to tune into your pain as well as her past medical experiences could help relieve the pain or problem you suffer with but also overcome positively the recovery process. Petra will also provide you with stretches, exercises and introduce a postural awareness that will further benefit your massage experience and overall health.