Sports, Health & Exercise Science
Please do not pay for an appointment until you have spoken to a member of staff to check availability in the clinic, as we cannot guarantee availability.
The Sports Injury Clinic is available to university staff and students. We also help UK athletics, treating elite athletes from the local area.
The clinic is a student lead service and students will be present and take an active role in the service. Students are in their 2nd or 3rd year of study. Staff members from the Sport Rehabilitation degree programme oversee the work of undergraduate students to ensure safe and professional practice is maintained.
Clinic times: Wednesday 12.15pm until 4.00pm
Who are sport rehabilitators?
A Graduate Sport Rehabilitator (GSR) is a graduate level autonomous healthcare practitioner specialising in musculoskeletal management, exercise based rehabilitation and fitness. More information can be found at the BASRAT website.
Who are physiotherapists?
A physiotherapist's core skills include manual therapy, therapeutic exercise and the application of electro-physical modalities. They also have an appreciation of psychological, cultural and social factors influencing their clients. More information can be found at the CSP website (http://www.csp.org.uk/ or http://www.hcpc-uk.org.uk/index.asp
Am I suitable for this service?
All treatment and sports massage will be prefixed by an interview regarding a full subjective history, past medical history and contraindications.
Before booking a sports massage please take a moment to check the link to ensure your suitability for this service
What do we offer?
Treatments can include: Electrotherapy, Rehabilitation and Exercise prescription, Acupuncture, Kinesio Taping & Sports massage.
Assessment and treatment - £25 general public; £20 for staff & Sports Centre gym members; £15 for students.
Sports massage: Full Body (FB) £15 - 40 minutes or Sport Specific (SS) £10 - 20 minutes
For bookings & enquiries please contact the Rehabilitation technicians on 01482 463380
The clinic is a student learning environment taking 2nd & 3rd year sports rehabilitation students on placement within the clinic for experience.