Qualifications and Experience
Gavin qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 2002, and works within both the NHS and private sector, specialising in the assessment, treatment, and management of shoulder pathologies. He’s an injection therapist, leading the Weston Area Health Trust physiotherapy (WAHT) upper limb team, and works closely with the Trust’s orthopaedic consultants.
He has worked with Bristol City Football Academy, and as a Senior Physiotherapist with 15 years’ experience, working in both Orthopaedic and Outpatient settings. His experience has enabled him to teach locally with GPs and medics, as well as presenting nationally at the Royal Society of Medicine’s (RSM) annual sports medicine conference; a place he’s been invited back to repeatedly, to deliver further training. He is also a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, and the British Elbow and Shoulder Society (BESS).
Gavin continues to work part-time in the NHS as an extended scope practitioner, and spends the rest of his time in the private sector as Co-Director and Founder of Resolve Health.
Gavin is a former Judoka, having competed at both county and national level, even having received an invitation to join the National Judo Squad. Nowadays, he regularly competes in all distances of triathlon, focusing on long distance events – completing both Ironman 70.3 and Ironman UK. He’s also a keen cyclist and enjoys competing in international Cyclosportive events, finishing both La Marmotte in France, and Maratona dles Dolomites in Italy. He enjoys XC mountain biking and spending time with his two children.