BSc Hons MSc DC, FRCC (sports) ICSC
Member of British Chiropractic Association
Member of the International Federation of Sports Chiropractic
Internationally certified sports Chiropractor
Fellow of the Royal College of Chiropractors
Registered with the General Chiropractic Council
Suzi qualified as a Chiropractor from the world-renowned Anglo-European College of Chiropractic University College, Bournemouth in 2001, before taking up her position at our previous home in The Stubbington Sports Injury Clinic the following year. Having competed
to a reasonable standard in a number of sports herself, it was of no surprise that her career would take her into the world of sports injuries. However, her hands on approach to injury management and rehabilitation are equally useful to injuries sustained in daily life and therefore are used to treat a whole host of non-sports related conditions as well here in the clinic. Suzi has enhanced her skills through continual education within the field of musculoskeletal injuries, enabling her to assist patients, young and old, to be as active as they wish and to achieve their own personal goals.
When she’s not in clinic working, Suzi is working in the field of sports – literally! She can be found most weekends running around the rugby pitches of the UK and sometimes beyond, providing immediate medical care to injured players from amateur to professional. She carries the RFU ICIS level 3 qualification – the highest in the country for this type of specialist work, and also helps to train new graduates in this subject area. She has worked on the pitches of Twickenham on numerous occasions as well as forming part of the medical team at the European Touch Rugby Championships and the Commonwealth Games. Suzi has also held the position of lead medic for Hampshire Rugby and Trojans Rugby club for over 15 years, having previously worked at a number of other prominent Hampshire Clubs. Suzi is also a trustee for her favourite charity ‘Rugby Against Cancer’, a cause close to her heart. Suzi is an Internationally certified sports Chiropractor therefore is licenced to work with anysport, amateur and professional anywhere in the world.
Doctor of Chiropractic
Member of British Chiropractic Association
Member of the Royal College of Chiropractors
Registered with the General Chiropractic Council
Sam is an established Chiropractor who graduated with a First Class integrated Masters Degree from
the AECC University College. Since graduating Sam has ventured into perusing a further career into
sports integrated health care, with a special interest in pitch side first aid medical care, and further
development into clinical therapies including shockwave and laser therapy. Additionally, Sam has
further qualifications in personal training and sports therapy allowing a dynamic approach to
musculoskeletal health care. Sam has experience with NHS services, previously working alongside
GP’s, working to establish better accessibility for patients whom seek medical advice and services.
Within the coming future, Sam is looking to focus further development within the integrated health
care professions and establish himself in legislation and regulation of the profession. He is our
approachable and friendly BFG (bald friendly giant) and loves to spend his time with patients,
ensuring all problems are addressed and managed appropriately and correctly.
In Sam’s personal life, he enjoys reading a plethora of books in all variety of categories, including
fiction and non-fiction. He is huge fan of Game of Thrones and enjoys the British TV series Peaky
Blinders. He loves to spend quality time with family and friends and enjoys long scenic walks and a
huge food advocate.
BSc (Hons) Lic Ac MBAcC CAUK
Licensed member of the British Acupuncture Council.
Member of Cosmetic Acupuncture UK
Kerry’s interest in health and fitness started over twenty years ago.
After gaining her ﾠRSA qualification in Exercise to Music she taught exercise classes for the over 55’s for Hampshire County Council, ﾠfitness for the local Rosemary Conley Diet and Fitness clubs, and aerobics for two local leisure centres.
Later she trained with Future Fit to teach circuit training and work within the gymnasium, but decided she wanted to learn more about health.
Researching the possibilities Kerry found Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture fulfilled her desire to restore and maintain the health of each individual.
After completing a degree in Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture with the reputable College of Integrated Chinese Medicine in Reading Kerry has been practicing this ancient art and enjoying its successes in clinic.
Kerry also holds the qualification for Cosmetic Acupuncture, Cupping and Moxa use enabling the treatment of the whole person and not just the symptoms
BSc(Pod), Msc Member of the Society of Chiropody and Podiatry
Stewart is originally from Gosport and graduated from Plymouth University with a degree in Podiatry in 2009. Stewart began working in the field of musculoskeletal (MSK) Podiatry in 2010 and has worked in a number of NHS and private clinics expanding his knowledge and experiences with different patients from multiple backgrounds across all age ranges.
Stewart has completed a number of modules at masters level that cover a range of conditions within MSK podiatry such as traumatic injury, exercise related pain, ankle instability, patella femoral syndrome, tibial stress pathology and functional impairment from inflammatory arthritis at the University of Brighton.
Stewart can also provide injection therapy where appropriate for more advanced pathologies that do not respond to normal conservative treatment. Unlike other podiatrists Stewart also works with active military personal over the south coast and treating there more uncommon pathologies resulting from their time in service.
MSC (Pre-Registration) Physiotherapy
BSC Sport and Exercise Science
Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage
Sammy originally qualified in Sports and Exercise Science at Portsmouth University before fulfilling
her dream of becoming a physiotherapist in 2019 She has since been pursuing her passion of working
within MSK and sports physio. Sammy started working at Solent Sports Injury Clinic in June 2019 and
loves being a part of the team. Alongside this, Sammy has worked in the NHS for 3 and a half years
building her skills in MSK as a senior physio, as well as completing junior rotations in respiratory,
neuro and older persons’ medicine. She likes to focus on rehabilitation within her sessions, adapting
everyone's individual needs in order to help her patients return to their normal levels of activity and
achieve their goals.
Sammy has completed additional courses in; treating adolescent athletes, sports taping and more
recently acupuncture. When she is not working at the clinic, she can be found covering as a pitch
side medic for United Services RFC, Hampshire rugby, Navy rugby and this summer an elite 7’s team.
Sammy also plays rugby for Portsmouth Valkyries and Hampshire rugby ladies’ team most weekends,
achieving reaching the County finals with Hampshire in 2022 Sammy also has a love for skiing and
tries to go at least once every winter season, she also loves and competes in Triathlons.
Member of the Society of Sports Therapists.
Beth graduated in Sports Therapy at the university of Gloucestershire in 2019 She has vast
clinical experience from working within the NHS and in various clinics, where she assesses
and treats a variety of injuries from sports and general day to day life. Beth has been with us
here at Solent Sports since 2020 and has since established a recurrent client base with a
reputation as a highly professional and efficient therapist who is passionate about the
health and well-being of her patients.
Outside of the clinic, Beth works as a pitch side medic for Hampshire rugby, supporting a
number of different aged teams, in both male and female sides. She holds the level 2 RFU
ICIS qualification enabling her to work with the highest of standards. She is also a pitch side medic
and Sports Therapist for various sports at a private school in Hampshire, where she also
coaches the sports aswell.
If this all doesn’t make Beth busy enough, she also plays Volleyball for a ladies team in
Hampshire and will always endeavour to go to the gym everyday for a work out. She loves
walking Bruce, her beloved dog for miles along the stunning local beaches as well as paddle
boarding throughout the Solent.
Sam joined Solent Sports Injury Clinic during the relocation from Stubbington. Initially as part time, she is now clinic manager and an integral member of staff.
With past qualifications in the Beauty and Holistic industry, Sam has a natural interest and knowledge of the human physiology and wellbeing. Having been a patient with back problems herself, she has a great deal of empathy with patients that arrive at the clinic, and a good understanding of the treatments performed.
Sam is a keen crafter, making an assortment of things at home, which she sells on the internet and at local craft fairs. When Sam isn’t working, she spends time with her family.
Sharon joined Solent Sports Injury as a part time Receptionist in 2016 and enjoys being part of the team.
Prior to working here Sharon worked in Local Government for many years and has a sound background in administration and the values of good customer service. She enjoys meeting people and recognises the importance of empathy and understanding of the patients’ individual needs from the first point of contact. Sharon is interested in health and wellbeing.
When she is not working and helping look after her grandchildren, Sharon enjoys travelling with her husband. She is also a keen runner and enjoys running holidays with friends.
This is Skinny - an integral member of staff!
As the longest standing member of the Solent Sports crew, Skinny has for many years assisted in the education of patients and staff alike.
He has an avid interest in headwear appropriate to the time of year. Currently, Skinny's role in the clinic is the continuation of education, along with corridor monitor, making sure patients know where the bathroom is.