BSc(Hons) Osteopathy, BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy, MSc Sport and Exercise Assessment
Initially Jim worked within the U.K’s public health service but quickly became involved in professional football – working full time in Premiership football clubs Manchester City, Chelsea and Tottenham Hot Spur.
Jim was involved in Premiership football for a decade during which time he was part of the Chelsea team which took home both FA Championship and European titles.
As lead Physiotherapist/Osteopath for the North East and North West of England, Jim was the clinician responsible for both disability and able bodied elite athletes in British Cycling, Athletics, Taekwondo, wrestling, swimming and Squash; many of these professional athletes went on to win Olympic medals at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic games. Concurrently he was the consultant clinician for Sale Shark Rugby Football Club.
Since relocating to New Zealand in 2008, Jim has taught manual therapies both at under graduate level and at Masters Level in Manipulation at the University of Otago.
Jim’s ethos of “you can never know enough when dealing with the health of an individual” has led him to enrol to further his education and attain a PhD at the University of Otago. Jim’s ambition is to produce some thought provoking research, which will ultimately enhance the care and health of his clients. If you wish to learn more about Jim’s research you can visit the contact us page to email him.