Sports Massage Therapists

We know how important exercise is to you, but we also know that it is a stress on your body. Sports massage therapy helps the body to recover by improving blood flow, lymphatic drainage and helps the muscle tissues repair quickly, leaving you to get on with pushing yourself to the limit.

Pedro Olabarri – Book Now

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Pedro’s work experience includes working in elite sports such as Premier League Football (West Ham United), Rugby Championship (London Scottish FC) and British Athletics (World Indoor Championships). 

Pedro is passionate about sports, nutrition and health. He has been practising sport since his early years and appreciates the demands an active lifestyle requires. As a therapist this allows him to understand his clients’ needs better.

Everyone can enjoy the benefits of sports massage, even those who do not practice any physical activity as this therapy has numerous positive effects on the muscular, skeletal and nervous systems. 

Sports Massage Therapists Third Space Sports MedicineSara Packard – Book Now

Sara’s clients range from 12 to 80 years and from all different sporting backgrounds: netball, badminton, tennis, weight training and running. She sees athletes that compete in professional golf, Para Badminton and elite 800m runner. Each client is assessed to see which treatment would suit them the best, whether sports massage, dry needling, kinesio taping or acupuncture. Since learning Fascial Manipulation her client base has expanded to help those that have severe pain or lack of movement, releasing their pain completely.

Sara qualified in acupuncture (Traditional Chinese Medicine) with the aim of creating a Chronic Pain Clinic. Conditions treated include insomnia, profuse sweating, gout, amenorrhea, anxiety, sickle cell, fibromyalgia, ITB syndrome, frozen shoulder, knee pain, tinnitus, menopause, post bladder cancer and depression.

Sara has worked at many international Tournaments, issuing First Aid, Taping, assessing injuries, stretching and sports massage pre and post match.
Tournament Experience:
World Athletics Championships ,August 2017
GLTA Tennis Tournament, October 2015
England Badminton : Under 15 and 11’s, March 2015
England Badminton: Under 18’s, March 2014

Sports Massage Therapists Third Space Sports MedicineStavros Daoukas B.SC Dip.; MSK Sonographer, Physical Therapist – Book Now

Stavros completed a BSc (Hons) in Sports Science followed by a 2-year MSc in Sport Rehabilitation, a course focused solely in Sports and Exercise Medicine, specialising in musculoskeletal assessment, diagnosis, and exercise rehabilitation. He is also certified in Soft Tissue Therapy and Sports Massage after attaining the highest qualification of its kind in the UK, the BTEC Level 5 Professional Diploma in Soft Tissue Therapy.

Starting in the NHS in the Rheumatology Department at Mile End Hospital, he soon progressed into professional football. Stavros’ first job was at Barnet FC giving him a firm foundation in elite level rehab management and treatment of injuries. Now, he is currently working at Queens Park Rangers FC leading and assisting the assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of U23 and academy players.

Stavros has developed a strong repertoire of treatment techniques including soft tissue release, joint mobilisations, kinesiotaping, and exercise rehab. He is passionate about integrating strength and conditioning programs into his clients’ care. With a keen eye for movement analysis, Stavros also evaluates and analyses his patients’ posture and biomechanics to provide active and functional exercise based correction and education on preventing injuries, whether they are recreational or elite athletes.

Stavros practices with the ethos of not just treating the symptom but identifying and fixing the source of the pain. He works towards fixing the problem once and for all.

Tim Holman  – Book Now

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After completing a BSc (Health Science/ Movement Science) at Sydney University in 2013, Tim began working in Rehabilitation Therapy in Sydney’s CBD for both private and government client bases on behalf of a renowned physiotherapy clinic. Tim was fortunate enough to work for elite athletes on behalf of Sports Medicine Australia and further certification in sports massage, dry needling and rehab therapy allowed for further opportunities with the Australian Football League and NSW Premier League Football. Tim recently completed his MBA (Health), and is currently studying a Masters of Science (Exercise Science), with plans to pursue Osteopathy in the near future. He enjoys working in environments, such as Black Swan, where therapy and training compliment each other to bring out everyone’s physical and physiological best.
Tim believes everyone is capable of pursuing athletic movement, and, with the right instruction from trainers and therapists, everyone is can do it. Your body is the longest and most valuable ongoing investment any of us make, so make the absolute most of it. Optimal function is achieved through proper movement, and Tim hopes his knack for spotting poor movement patterns and treating musculoskeletal disorders assist you to return to life and your passions in a pain-free, efficient and enjoyable manner.

Sports massage should be a part of your normal training routine. Not only does it make you feel great afterwards, it helps to improve blood and lymphatic flow to speed recovery and tissue repair allowing you to run faster, increase strength and stay injury free.

Book in today and discover why everyone is addicted to sports massage, although be warned, it is not for the faint hearted and has brought tears to the eyes of the toughest of clients!