• Physiotherapy - for Musculoskeletal, Neurological & Cardio-Vascular Conditions

  • Remedial & Sports Massage 

  • Advanced Remedial & Sports Massage:

     - Shoulder & Upper Limb

    - Cervical, Thoracic & Lumbar Spine

    - Pelvis & Hip

    Knee, Ankle & Foot

  • Swedish Massage 

  • Medical Acupuncture (Dry Needling) to treat musculoskeletal manifestations for various conditions

  • Kinesio Taping - Muscle Activation or Inhibition; Ligament/Tissue Lift; Lymphatic Drainage; Fascia & Correctional Techniques

  • Sports Strapping - Wrist, Thumb, Fingers, Elbow, Shoulder, Knee, Ankle & Foot for match day & training

  • Event Massage - teams of professional massage therapists provided

     
  • Perth Clinic & Mobile

  • Lecturer Anatomy & Physiology and Practical Tutor for Scottish Massage Schools

  • Physiotherapist - Alloa Rugby Football Club (RFC) 1st XV; Strathmore 1st XV RFC; Hillhead/Jordanhill 1st, 2nd & Women's XV

  •  Physiotherapist- Stirling University & Falkirk Ladies FC 1st XI (Scottish Women's Premiership League Team) & Development Squad; Forth Valley Football Academy

  • Physiotherapist Scottish Student Sport Women's National Football Squad

  • Sports Science Assistant Stirling University

Features of Remedial & Sports Massage                         

Improved local circulation                                 

Loosens & broadens muscle fibres                  

Lengthens short & tight muscles                      

Eliminates stress, tension & muscle spasm    

Breaks up adhesions & re-aligns scar tissue  

Removal of trigger points                                     

Benefits for Athletes
  • Speed up recovery between training sessions
  • Better pliability in muscle tissues, reduce risk of injury
  • Increased range of movement
  • Reduce pain, restore appropriate musculoskeletal balance
  • Recovery from chronic  & correct recovery of acute injuries
  • Increased efficiency & reduced discomfort of training

REMEDIAL & SPORTS MASSAGE ALLOWS:

CONSISTENT TRAINING TO ENHANCE ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE    

Fraser Cartmell: Professional Ironman Triathlete, 2014 British Middle Distance Triathlon Champion & 2nd 2014 Ironman Wales benefits from working with Jim to aid recovery & enhance performance.

Features of Kinesio Taping

Mimics physical qualities of skin

Increases interstitial space to reduce pressure with decompression of subcutaneous nociceptors resulting in pain reduction

Creates channels for lymphatic drainage and improving microcirculation to area to facilitate recovery

Features of Sports Strapping

Provides support for joints previously injured during training or on match day

 

Features of Medical Acupuncture (Dry Needling)
Provision of specific treatment for musculoskeletal manifestation of conditions from evidence based medicine including myofascial pain, headache, menstrual cramps, knee pain, low back pain, sciatica, periarthritis of shoulder, carpal tunnel syndrome, post-operative pain, lateral epicondylitis and rheumatoid arthirits