Barnes Sports Clinic, chartered physiotherapists; established 1987. Call us today on 01225 859047.

Matthew BarnesMatthew

Matthew Barnes is a Chartered Physiotherapist who qualified with a BSc Hons in Physiotherapy form the University of the West of England (in 2015) having completed placements in elderly rehabilitation, community physiotherapy, intensive care and 3 musculoskeletal outpatient placements.

Prior to gaining his physiotherapy degree Matthew had worked for nearly a decade as an advanced sports therapist, sports rehabilitator and personal trainer within at Barnes Sports Clinic. He is an extended scope practitioner (specialist) in advanced electrotherapy applications and is able to refer on a self paying basis for x-rays and MRI scans and consultations with private specialists and surgeons.

Matthew has engaged with many different sports in the past to help him to better understand the viewpoint of some of the athletes that come to see him. Some of the sports that Matthew has in the past taken part in include football, rugby, judo, boxing, polo, swimming, tennis and running.  

In 2009 Matt raised over £1000 for two Royal Marines charities by running the Bath half marathon whilst wearing a 40lb weighted vest. Matthew also enjoys horse riding and has had polo lessons. He has also received advanced swimming coaching.

Matthew has in the past trained with the Royal Marines Reserves and in 2009 spent two months and over 300 hours of training and conditioning in Phuket, Thailand in the art of Muay Thai kickboxing. Additionally he holds a master grade in the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. So as well as personal training, Matt can offer one to one coaching in Muay Thai kickboxing and can instruct and grade Wing Chun up to black belt level.

Matt also teaches within the Barnes School of Sports Therapy and he continues to adapt his skills to the needs of the individual. In the past, he has offered the following services:

To book an appointment with Matthew, just contact the clinic on 01225 859047.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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