15th October 2015

About Us

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The Clinic

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MFL Sports Clinic is a successful Stroud based Sports Therapy clinic, providing highly professional sports therapy treatment to assess, diagnose, manage and prevent sports injuries or painful musculoskeletal conditions.

Our clinic provides a wide variety of manual therapy treatments such as: Deep tissue sports massage, Soft tissue release techniques, Joint Mobilisations, Rehabilitation exercises and advice. We aim to provide high-quality sports therapy treatment to restore full function and maintain a healthy lifestyle as quickly, safely and effectively as possible.

For those of you who feel you have not got a ‘sporting injury’ as such, fear not. At MFL Sports Clinic, our main focus is to get you as an individual back to full function and feeling pain-free. The services we provide are not just for sports individuals, they are also for recreational aches and pains that will not budge, regardless of age, ability, activity or how you acquired the pain.

We at MFL Sports Clinic will help you by treating the pain that you are feeling, and provide management advice and rehabilitation exercises to prevent the risk of injury or reoccurrence through maintenance and addressing any pre-disposing factors or postural corrections that may be contributing to your complaint.

For more information, feel free to browse this website, our Facebook page or our Twitter page, or contact us via the Contact Us Link.

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The Therapists

Madeleine Lowson, MSc, BSc, MSST, Clinical Director and Leading Sports Therapist

MADDYMadeleine Lowson is the clinical director and a fully qualified MSc Sports Therapist and member of the Society of Sports Therapists (SST).  She achieved a Distinction award in her Master’s Degree in Sports Therapy from the University of Gloucestershire, and a previous BSc degree in Exercise Science (Health and Rehabilitation) from Bournemouth University.

Madeleine has gained a vast amount of experience within clinics, hospitals, sports teams and physical working environments, increasing her knowledge of anatomy and physiology, confidence in examination and assessment of clients, and producing adequate and professional manual therapy treatment and rehabilitation related to the confirmed diagnosis.

Madeleine has had the fantastic opportunity of working alongside the soft tissue specialist at Gloucester Rugby Team and the Tongan International Rugby Team providing sports massages in the lead up to their next games.

As a team player herself, Madeleine understands the importance of reducing the risk of injury, taking great pride in her work and professionalism and is motivated towards delivering enthusiastic service and interaction where patients’ needs are a priority and their health and well-being is of paramount importance.

Madeleine has a high interest in running and has completed a number of continuous professional development courses in “Evidence Based Injury Prevention in Runners (Bridging the Rehab to Performance Gap)”, providing her with the knowledge to prevent/rehabilitate injuries in runners, ‘Dry Needling’, ‘Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilisation (IASTM)’, ‘Ante- and Post- Natal Therapy’ and ‘Spinal Mobilisation and Manipulation’, increasing her skills to provide pain relief for individuals and is continuing to develop her knowledge.

For more information about Madeleine Lowson, feel free to visit her very own LinkedIn Profile.

Lizzie Cox, MSc, BSc, MSST, Sports Therapist

Lizzie is a highly professional and fully qualified Sports Therapist with a BSc degree in Sports Performance, an MSc degree in Sports therapy and is also a member of the Society of Sports Therapists (SST).

She has an interest in providing support for athletes as part of their multidisciplinary team and working to ensure they can reach full physical potential without limits. She has had experience with some of the highs and lows of sport and with these experiences it has helped her to build a highly professional reputation and can help relate to patients on a more personal level.

She is also a hockey player, and has competed in National League West Conference in the England Hockey League, and premier league hockey as an overseas player in Melbourne, Australia. Lizzie’s other interests when not playing hockey is horse riding, with two horses at home. 

William Mollyneaux, BSc, MSST, Sports Therapist

Will graduated from the University of Gloucestershire in 2019 with a BSc in Sports Therapy and is also a member to the Society of Sports Therapists (SST). Throughout his degree he gained extensive experience in grassroots Rugby, dealing with a number of injuries both acute and chronic. Will deals with a range of musculoskeletal injuries, however his particular interests lie in prehab and restoring neuromuscular coordination.

Will aims to tailor your treatment & rehab based on your schedule and daily activities as much possible. By doing so this provides you with the right information on how to look after yourself so that you can stay both healthy and happy.

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About Sports Therapy

Society-Member-Web-LogoWhat is Sports Therapy?

Sports Therapy is a specialised degree-based health profession, concerned with preventing injuries through manual therapy treatment and exercise rehabilitation.

Sports therapists are health-care professionals with the knowledge, skills and ability to:

  1. Focus on returning clients to their optimum levels of functional, occupational and sports specific skills and fitness, utilising the principles of sport and exercise science to optimise performance and prepare individuals for injury prevention.
  2. Examine, assess, treat and, where appropriate, refer on for specialist advice
  3. Provide immediate care of injuries
  4. Provide appropriate manual therapy treatment
  5. Plan and deliver appropriate rehabilitation programmes to prepare individuals for sport or occupational activities.

For more information, please visit: the Society of Sports Therapists website

Available Hours

Monday: 07.00-12.30 (Lizzie), 13.00 – 19:00 (Madeleine)
Tuesday:
13:30 – 19:00 (Madeleine)
Wednesday:
07.00 – 13:00 (Lizzie)
Thursday:
08.00 – 12:30 (Madeleine) and 13:00 – 20:00 (Will)

Friday:
07.00 – 13:00 (Will)
Saturday’s:
08.00 – 12:00 (Will)
Sunday:
Closed

Please be aware that due to being a new business, these available times may be subject to change

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Where to Find Us

mapMFL Sports Clinic,
Anytime Fitness Gym Stroud
Unit H,
Merrywalks Shopping Centre,
Stroud, Gloucestershire,
GL5 1QA

(2 hours free parking in Merrywalks Multi-storey)

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