Paul Keenan, Sports Therapist - BSc (Hons)
Paul first graduated in 2009 from the University of Kent with a Bachelor of Science in ‘Sports Therapy, Health and Fitness’. Upon completion he went on to study a post-graduate degree in ‘Advanced Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation’. Whilst doing his post graduate study Paul did some teaching at the University to the undergraduate students, supervised the medical provision to athletes at the modern pentathlon world cup and post event massage to runners in the London Marathon for two years.
Paul has spent time at Blackheath RFC and Beckenham RFC, he also ran his own injury and treatment clinic in Kent and was the therapist for the U16’s at Fulham FC in conjuction with the U18’s, reserves and 1st team. He is a qualified personal trainer, kettle bell instructor, ViPR instructor and nutritional advisor.
Paul’s treatment techniques include advanced soft tissue and myofascial release, joint mobilisations, muscle energy/activation techniques, musculoskeletal acupuncture and Theraflex to name but a few.
Alongside this, Paul has a passion for functional training and CrossFit, snowboarding, exercise with his Alaskan malamute sled dog, rock climbing and anything new, adventurous and challenging!
PAUL TREATS AT THE BRIGHTON & HAYWARDS HEATH CENTRES
Meg Denman, Sports Therapist - BSc (Hons)
Meg graduated from the University of Chichester in 2014 after studying and gaining a degree in Sports Therapy (BSc Hons). Whilst at university Meg enjoyed competing in Netball for the University as well as Ultimate Frisbee. She also worked alongside the University Men's 1st team as their sports therapist supporting them in the BUCS premier south league.
Since leaving University Meg moved to work with East Grinstead Hockey club as the Mens 1st team Sports Therapist. This has come with the highlights of working with a very elite team and set of athletes. Other perks have included being able to travel with the team to the likes of Barcalona and Mulheim in Germany and supporting the team in winning their 7th consecutive national hockey 5s championship.
Amongst all the sports therapy Meg loves hitting the gym to keep fit or running on the Ashdown forest with her two dogs.
MEG TREATS AT THE BRIGHTON & HAYWARDS HEATH CENTRES
James Olorenshaw, Osteopath - BSc (Ost)
James qualified from The British School of Osteopathy in 1992. He was a Senior Clinical Tutor and lecturer at The British School of Osteopathy for many years. He acts as a regional representative to the profession's governing body, The General Osteopathic Council. He has also recently been appointed through the government's Appointments Commission to sit on the council's Investigating Committee.
Through undergraduate and postgraduate study he has developed techniques to apply to many different problems including sports injuries, chronic pain and jaw problems. He has also undergone postgraduate study in cranio-sacral osteopathy, offering a very gentle approach to suitable issues.
JAMES TREATS AT THE BRIGHTON CENTRE ONLY
Anita Jones, Fascial Stretch Therapist - BSc (Hons)
Anita has had a lifelong interest in sport and how the body performs at its best. Testing herself throughout her life with gymnastics, trampolining, running, cycling, triathlon and rowing. She still competes at rowing and triathlon and surprised herself with a silver age group medal at the English Indoor Rowing Champs in 2015 after only a few months in the sport. She has competed at European and World level for GB age group triathlon and has a true passion for people achieving their potential.
Her first interest in bodywork started in the early 1990’s when she qualified in Swedish Massage at Chichester College. This took her off to Egypt to work in a health club which set her on a path of 11 years of travel and long distance study for a Post Graduate Certificate in Business Administration from Sheffield Hallam.
Returning to the UK in 2004 and working in travel it was only a few years before she wanted to combine her love of sport and hands on bodywork again. She did a BTEC level 5 in Sports & Remedial Massage at London School of Sports Massage (LSSM) graduating in 2007, she never looked back.
Her desire to really find the cause and route of injuries and pain led her to Arizona where she has studied at the Stretch to Win Institute with Ann and Chris Frederick in Fascial Stretch Therapy?. She holds their highest level certificate Level 3 Fascial Stretch Specialist using a pain free table based stretching system to really get to the bottom of what is going on. Her experience of massage and kinesio taping complements this system.
ANITA TREATS AT THE BRIGHTON & HAYWARDS HEATH CENTRES