Ten benefits of sports massage
Graham Morgan, BSc Physiotherapy, MSc Musculoskeletal Medicine, MCSP, HCPC registered
Graham has been working as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist for nearly a decade. He has studied to gain an additional masters degree in musculoskeletal medicine alongside his previous physiotherapy degree. His main speciality is management of complex spinal conditions. This includes recent and long term spinal pain, lower back pain with leg symptoms, neck pain with arm symptoms, post operative spines and management of patients with neurological deficits. He is experienced at interpreting spinal imaging as well as recognising when imaging is appropriate. Graham is now an experienced injection therapist and is used to administering steroid and hyaluronic acid such as synvisc and ostenil to help patients manage chronic conditions. His other interests include rehabilitation of anterior knee pain and chronic tendinopathies.
Niall Carter, BSc Physiotherapy, MSc Advanced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, MCSP, HCPC registered
Niall qualified as a physiotherapist in 2004 having previously studied sports science. He has worked locally for the NHS since 2004 during which time he has gained in depth experience in a variety of specialties. He has held various senior posts in the NHS that have given him experience of managing patients with complex musculoskeletal conditions and neurological conditions such as stroke, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s. He also works for a private provider of NHS surgical services as a Spinal Extended Scope Practitioner.
He has completed an MSc in Advanced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and as such is a skilled manual and exercise therapist. He specialises in the management of complex spinal conditions, working in spinal surgical clinics and also providing physiotherapy for patients both post-operatively and as part of their conservative management. As such he has a balanced viewpoint on the management options available to people with spinal problems. In addition, he has particular interests in cervicogenic headaches, sacroiliac joint pain and lower limb tendinopathies.
Danny Brunton, BSc Physiotherapy, MCSP, HCPC registered
Danny has been working as a qualified physiotherapist for over 10 years. During this period he has gained vast experience in musculoskeletal physiotherapy, building a broad understanding of medical presentations. Alongside his physiotherapy degree he has completed additional masters level modules.
As a Clinical Lead Physiotherapist, his main interests and skills have developed around the management of knee and ankle injuries/conditions. Danny has developed his assessment and treatment skills over a long period of time by working in clinics alongside the area’s leading ankle and knee consultants.
Other special interests of Danny’s include the management of post-operative patients such as Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction (having written locally used post operation guidelines), treatment of acute/chronic tendinopathies, management of soft tissue injuries and the use of Maitland mobilisation techniques and rehabilitation with the aim of return to sporting activity and hobbies such as running.
Chris John Bsc Physiotherapy, MCSP HCPC registered
Chris is a Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist with a special interest in sports based physiotherapy. Alongside his work at the Consortium clinic he works in professional rugby for Hull FC as a 1st team physiotherapist. Aswell as working at the elite end of rugby league Chris has vast experience in professional football, rugby union and the NHS. Chris believes strongly in the importance of planning effective loading programmes in order to decrease the risk of getting injured during sporting activities. His expertise lies specifically in managing sports based injuries. In addition to his degree in Physiotherapy Chris has embarked upon a Masters in Sports and Exercise Medicine in Leeds. Chris also has an advanced trauma medical management qualification endorsed by the Royal College of Surgeons.
MASSAGE TEAM : RACHEL MARSON (Sports Massage Therapist LSCP assoc), LAURA EGAN & Jordan Mounsey
Rachel, Laura and Jordan are highly trained and vastly experienced with 25 years of clinical practice between them. They cater for both top level athletes and for clients who simply want to de-stress and enhance their well-being. To find out more about the Consortium Sports Massage service please use this link.