About

Mattishall Sports Injury Clinic

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Mattishall sports injury clinic is located just outside Mattishall, in the hamlet of Welborne. We moved to the new location in January 2017.

The clinic contains two treatment rooms, a waiting area and dedicated bathroom facilities. There is also plenty of private, off-road parking.

Appointments are available most days of the week, from early morning through to around 8pm.

Heidi Dawson

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Heidi founded Mattishall Sports Injury Clinic in 2012.

Heidi Dawson BSc (Hons) GSR is a Graduate Sports Rehabilitator. She completed a three year degree at St Mary’s University College, Twickenham, graduating in 2005 with an upper second class honours degree. She started working at Carrefour Health Club in Norwich in the summer of ’05, initially in a full-time fitness consultant position, and then in a part-time freelance role, running the sports injury clinic. Heidi now works exclusively from Mattishall Sports Injury Clinic.

Heidi is a full member of the British Association of Sports Rehabilitator’s and Trainers (BASRaT), which provides insurance up to £5 million (in line with that of the CSP for physiotherapy).

Since graduating, Heidi has completed additional courses in:

  • Orthotic prescription
  • Kinesio taping
  • Advanced Sports Massage Techniques
  • Cervical Spine Masterclass
  • Functional Running Assessment and Gait Re-Training
  • Medical Acupuncture

Heidi is also a keen sportswoman herself. She has played hockey for many years and has completed both the Great South Run (10 miles) and the ‘Run to the beat’ half marathon. This experience has led to a keen interest in running specific injuries and injury prevention. Exercise currently mainly involves gym training and running – when the weather is favourable!

Rachael Curnow

Rachael has worked in the health industry for 12 years with 5 of these being spent in private practice. Rachael started out as a fitness professional who went into various medical roles including work within hospital theatres, private Physio and Chiropractic clinics.

Her qualifications include a BSc Honours degree in Injury Treatment and Rehabilitation; BTech National Diploma in Sports and Exercise Sciences; Level 2 Fitness Professional; Level 5 Sports Massage and also Kinesiology Taping.

Rachael has worked with both elite and amateur athletes, pre and post hip and knee replacement operations, amputees and chronic back pain patients. Rachael can complete a full assessment and then provide a bespoke plan for you and your treatment. Or if it’s simply a sports massage that you require for general maintenance – no problem!

Rachael has also designed health regimes for those who would like to get back to exercise, loose weight or become generally healthier.

Rachael enjoys keeping healthy herself and competes for Norfolk Senior County Badminton.

Emma Evans

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Emma qualified with a BTEC Level 5 diploma in Clinical Sports Injuries, Remedial Massage & Soft Tissue Therapy in 2016. Emma is also a pilates instructor with 10 years experience. Alongside the injuries, sports massage and pilates, Emma also has a number of other qualifications:

  • Active IQ Level 3 Exercise Referral Special Populations & Conditions (Pre & Post Natal team specialist)
  • Active IQ Level 3 Nutritional Advisor
  • OCR Level 3 Anatomy & Physiology
  • OCR Exercise to Music
  • Speedo Aqua Aerobics certification.