Injury Therapist

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The Injury Therapist

Musculo-skeletal Injury Rehabilitation experts | Physio services & Sport Rehabilitation specialists

Injury Therapist is an independently operated company with Sports Injury Clinics based in and around the Medway and Maidstone area at Chatham, Rochester and Strood. We are dedicated to providing musculo-skeletal injury rehabilitation. Diagnosis of injuries and facilitation of the return to full functionality. Normal procedure consists of assessing a patient's condition prior to the appropriate treatment direction. These biomechanical assessments assess an individual's joint function and bone structure for abnormalities that may contribute to a pattern of function that predisposes to injury. Analysing the spinal symmetry, limb length, hip knee and foot function with neurological factors.

Looking after the interests of:

  • Injury and accident victims
  • Serious Athletes
  • Maintenance and Injury Prevention
  • Recreational Sports and Fitness Participants

Injury Therapist Can Offer

  • Relaxed atmosphere
  • Rapid Pain Relief
  • Prevention of Reoccurrence
  • Latest Treatment Techniques
  • Facilitation of the return to full functionality

Stage by Stage Rehab Programmes

(Sessions of approximately 6-12)

  • Reduction of Joint Pain / Stiffness
  • Increased Range of Motion
  • Restored muscle balance
  • Strength (isometric, isokinetic, isotonic)
  • Core stabilization
  • Cardiovascular fitness
  • Conditioning
  • Neuromuscular / Proprioceptive Techniques
  • Agility
  • Activity specific
  • Exercise Programs

Maintenance Programmes

Patients return to the clinic for regular monthly treatments for continued sessions after pain has subsided for Prevention of Reoccurrence.

Our Sports therapist are trained to at least degree level in musculoskeletal injury rehabilitation, similar to the skills learnt by musculoskeletal physiotherapists. High-velocity, low-amplitude spinal manipulations comparable to those techniques used by Chiropractors and Osteopaths can also be used as part of our treatments, along with soft tissue massage and acupuncture. Long term maintenance plans involving Exercise Rehabilitation and leading to Strength and Conditioning are a great way to stay fit and healthy and prevent injuries.

Our Sports massage therapists and acupuncturists can now accept private medical healthcare insurance from PruHealth for alternative and complementary therapies such as deep tissue massage and acupuncture. Kieron is also a registered manipulative therapist with PruHealth. Other private medical healthcare insurers such as SimplyHealth, Healthshield and Westfield Health can also be used for these types of treatments.  

Sam Underhill

"Highly recommend, I suffered some really bad back pain, he really looked after me"

Andrew Smith

"I saw Kieron Sheehan about three years ago for a shoulder injury that had gone on and on, and he sorted it in a handful of sessions. He did a brilliant job for me"

Nic White

The Injury Therapist

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Kieron Sheehan
MSc, BSc (Hons)

After graduating with a BSc (Hons) in Sports Science with Fitness, Kieron became interested in aspects of Physiotherapy and Sports Injuries.

This lead to the completion of an MSc in Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation, and post-graduate CPD in Physio and Osteopathic techniques. Kieron is a registered manipulative therapist with PruHealth and is a full member of the Sports Massage Association. Previously working in Chiropractics at North Kent Chiropractic Clinic, Chatham, Kent and within the Physiotherapy department at Medway Hospital in Gillingham to now being fully independent. Kieron is also UK Physio qualified in Acupuncture combining traditional Oriental concepts with the scientific evidence based Western style of Acupuncture. 

Kieron is the Sports Injury Therapist for the Combat Sports Academy Mixed Martial Arts team and previously Physio for the Gillingham Football Club Girls Centre of Excellence. Kieron has also worked as match day Physio for National League 2 Rugby Union Side Westcombe Park in Orpington, Kent after previous Rugby experience with Munster and Bath, as well as Ebbsfleet United Ladies Football Club based in Northfleet near Gravesend.

Kieron, a practitioner of soft tissue therapy at the London 2012 Olympic Games who has also been involved with Kent Cricket and Gaelic Football is now currently working as a Sports Therapist with the first team at Gillingham Football Club having been therapist for footballers such as Ryan Bertrand, Adabayo Akinfenwa, Carlton Cole, and USA international Robbie Findley.

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Ciaran Stevens

"I did my race Saturday and knee held up brilliantly.  I did it in under 12 hours and came 4th! Just wanted to say all is OK.  Also to say a big thank you for your help."

Robert Joseph
Professional Cricketer

"Injury Therapist have looked after me for years, keeping my body in its best possible condition."

Stephen O'Keefe

Professional sport means high training requirements placing increased pressure on the body. Maintenance treatments have allowed more intensive training routines. Musculo-Skeletal screening and advice detects any potential injuries occuring.