John completed a BSc (hons) degree in Sports Therapy in 2005 and then relocated to Sheffield to complete a masters in Sports Injury & Medicine at Sheffield University and Sheffield Centre of Sports Medicine (SCSM). He then relocated back to Teesside to work as a graduate Sports Therapist before attending Teesside University in January 2008 to complete a 2 year postgraduate diploma in physiotherapy.
He has gained a wealth of experience from working in different musculoskeletal environments which include occupational physiotherapy, NHS (GP surgeries & health centres), private practice and sport (semi-professional and professional football). John has over 10 years’ experience working in the fitness industry as a fitness consultant and personal trainer.
Since qualifying as a physiotherapist he has completed further courses which include functional assessment and treatments of the lumbar spine, sacroiliac joint and pelvis and has completed a foundation degree in acupuncture. John enjoys treating a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions and carrying out sports massage which includes deep tissue massage, myofascial release and trigger point release.
John is registered with the Health & care Professions Council (HCPC) and a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP).
Outside of work John enjoys general strength & conditioning and fitness at the gym, walking his dog and watching Hawaii 5-0. He also enjoys watching Rugby league, NFL and Italian football.