Gemma is a current student at the University College of Osteopathy (UCO) / former British School of Osteopathy.
Gemma attained her ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage whilst studying at the UCO. She treats a range of patients from fitness professionals and marathon runners, to “weekend warriors” and desk-bound city workers.
Gemma utilises numerous techniques, including soft tissue, muscle energy techniques, soft tissue release, neuromuscular techniques and deep friction.As an experienced runner (having completed 5 marathons) and a keen gym-goer, Gemma has first-hand experience of many of the typical injuries associated with regular sport, as well as the preparation and recovery required in long-distance running.
Gemma is also a UK Athletics qualified “Leadership in Running Fitness” coach and has set up and led several Couch to 5k running courses in association with her local running club. Her passion is to enable athletes at all levels to get back to being able to do what they love.
Gemma is a fully insured member of the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT).