Breedon Priory Health Club

Sports Massage

Dave Middleton – Sports Massage and Sports Injuries Therapist

Qualifications –

VTCT Level 3 Sports Massage
VTCT Level 4 Sports Massage
Acupuncture for Sports Injuries
UKOC Cupping Therapist
NQF Level 3 Diploma in Sports Injuries
NQF Level 3 Dip. Sports Electro Therapies





Sports Massage.

This is for anyone with aches and pains, not just sports people! Massage targets the problem areas within the muscle and focuses on the muscle and connective tissues. It is the most effective therapy for releasing muscle tension and restoring balance to the musculo-skeletal system. Received regularly, massage can help active people and athletes prevent injuries, which might otherwise be caused by overuse. It focuses on muscular and connective tissue pain and dysfunction, aiming to restore the body to a pain free and balanced state using a variety massage and stretching techniques. Some common issues include lower back pain and tension in shoulders resulting from daily work and life commitments. It can also help neck stiffness, carpal tunnel type symptoms, tennis elbow, bursitis, frozen shoulder, back pain, low back stiffness, sciatica and shin splints, to name a few conditions.

Sports people who are looking to improve performance and increase their competitive edge do so by adopting a training schedule to enhance their skill, strength, stamina, suppleness and speed. It is this potential for overuse that may create pain and imbalances in the soft tissues.

Neurological testing can also be used to help identify restrictions in range of movement and muscular weakness.

Acupuncture for Sports Injuries.

Research shows that this ancient therapy can be an effective treatment for a wide variety of ailments, from back pain to sciatica. Experts and recent studies show what conditions seem to benefit most from acupuncture. If you’re struggling with one of the following ailments, you might consider going under the needle:-

Wrist and Ankle Sprains

General Muscle Soreness

Tennis and Golfers Elbow

All Tendinitis

Strains and Pulls of any muscle or Tendon

Back Pain


Elbow / Hip Bursitis

Shoulders – rotator cuff tears and strains

Knee ligament and meniscus injuries

Vertebral disc inflammation in the neck or back

to name just a few!

Cupping Therapy.

Throughout history, there have been many eastern and western forms of medicine that have come and gone. Some have survived the test of time. Others have been considered to be more “trendy” while other techniques are meant to repeat themselves over time. Today, myofascial decompression, better known as cupping, has made a return to western society, especially in the physical therapy room. If you require more information, please contact me.

Taping and Strapping.

I am qualified in applying Kinesiology Tape and I use commercial grade ‘Tiger Tape’. Correct taping and strapping can be used to prevent injury as well as stabilise injured joints or muscles for clients who wish to continue participating in activities. Taping and strapping is an important part of treatment and rehabilitation and its correct application is essential.


At your first consultation we will discuss your background, activity levels, and reason for treatment. You will need to allow 60 minutes per treatment.

All Treatments are carried out at my dedicated Treatment Room at

Breedon Priory Health Club, Green Lane, Wilson, Derbyshire DE738LG

For an appointment, information, prices or availability please call Dave Middleton on 07766 713656 or email me at or visit my Facebook page Dave Middleton Sports Massage, Injuries & Personal Training