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Sport Injury Clinic

Sport Injury Clinic


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.


What do we offer?

  • Initial injury assessment - This includes a subjective history of how, when and where the injury happened, previous injury/medical history followed by a hands on assessment of the injury itself.
  • Sports massage - Used for general relaxation, to increase circulation, manual stretching/mobilisation, treatment of specific problems such as scarring, muscle spasm and oedema.
  • Electrotherapy - Promotes healing process, increases circulation and helps to reduce scar tissue and oedema. Electrotherapy techniques include ultrasound, interferential and TENS.
  • Rehabilitation and exercise prescription – We aim to help a client recover to their best level of fitness following an injury. Our work involves flexibility exercises, strengthening exercises, proprioception exercises, sports specific exercises and fitness protocols.

Treatments can include: Electrotherapy, Rehabilitation and Exercise prescription, 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 e-mail sportsinjuryclinic@hull.ac.uk

The clinic is a student learning environment taking 2nd & 3rd year sports rehabilitation students on placement within the clinic for experience.

For further information please visit our twitter pages @UoHInjuryClinic or @UoHSportRehab


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