15th October 2015

About Us

cropped-Russ-with-Writing-JPEG.jpg

The Clinic

13174179_585495344960937_2480578479227630106_nMassage, Therapy and Functional Lifestyle

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.

hands jpg

The Therapists

Madeleine Lowson, MSc, MSST, Clinical Director and Leading Sports Therapist (Currently on Maternity Leave)

MADDY Madeleine 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.

Luke Kavallares, BSc, MSST, Graduate Sports Therapist

Luke graduated from Edge Hill University in 2016 with a first class degree in BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy and is also a qualified Sports Massage Therapist.

He has experience in elite sporting and clinical environments, including work within professional rugby league, football academies and for The Premier League. Luke specialises in dealing with a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions and has a particular interest in injury prevention and rehabilitation.

He believes in a multifaceted approach combining the benefits of soft tissue treatments and manual therapy with proper movement patterns and exercise. Luke is also trained in Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilisation (IASTM), kinesiology taping, and dry needling.

His goal as part of MFL Sports Clinic is to work with patients to facilitate their recovery and prevent injury through individualised treatments and rehabilitation, directing those with pain and discomfort towards the benefits of exercise, movement, and living an active, healthy life.

Outside of the clinic Luke enjoys staying active by playing football and American Football.

Luke is a member of the Society of Sports Therapists and Sports Massage Association.

For more information, feel free to visit his very own LinkedIn Profile.

Natasha Webb, BSc, MSST, Graduate Sports Therapist

Natasha graduated from the University of Worcestor in June 2018 with a 2:1 class degree in BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy and is also a qualified Sports Massage Therapist.

She has experience in professional sporting including Worcestor Warriors and Worcestor Wolves Basketball.  She has also worked within clinical environments within the University and in Bredon RFC injury clinics.  She also takes a keen interest in trauma care and rehabilitation within sporting professionals and the general public, dealing with a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions to help with injury prevention.

Tash believes in a multidiscipline approach including hands-on therapy techniques, soft tissue work as well as self-care and rehabilitation.  Tash also believes in getting individuals involved during rehabilitation sessions to help educate and aid with the recovery and rehabilitation process of their complaint.

Tash is qualified in kinesiology taping, Level 2 gym instructor, peripheral and spinal mobilisations, rehabilitation, as well as, Sports first aid (L2) and Trauma (L3).

Tash has always been an active person and enjoys a number of sports, particularly horse riding where she competed for 10years.  She still takes a keen interest in the equestrian world and would like to have the opportunity to focus on rehabilitation for jockeys in the future.

Tash is a member of the Society of Sports Therapists (MSST). For more information, feel free to visit her very own LinkedIn Profile.

Society-Member-Web-Logo

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: 08.00 – 19:00
Tuesday: 
08.00 – 19:00
Wednesday:
08.00 – 20:00
Thursday:
08.00 – 20:00
Friday: 
08.00 – 20:00
Every 2 of 3 Saturday’s:
08.00 – 12:00
Sunday:
Closed

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

location

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)

Click on the Map for Directions