BSc Hons MSc DC, FRCC (sports) ICSC
Member of BCA
Member of the International Federation of Sports Chiropractic
Internationally certified sports Chiropractor
Suzi qualified as a Chiropractor from the world renowned Anglo-European College of Chiropractic, 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. Suzi has also held the position of lead medic for Hampshire Rugby and Trojans Rugby club for over 10 years, having previously worked at a number of other prominent Hampshire Clubs.
Suzi is an Internationally certified sports Chitopractor therefore is licenced to work with any sport, amateur and professional anywhere in the world.
MSc Chiropractic (AECC)
BSc (Hons) Human Sciences
Advanced Raworth Diploma Sports Therapy
Sports & Remedial Massage Diploma
Dry Needling Diploma
John began his career as a Sports Therapist in 2007, leading on to a diploma in advanced Sports Therapy the following year. He joined the clinic (formally Stubbington Sports Injury Clinic) in 2008 working alongside colleagues including Physiotherapists, Acupuncturists and more notably to John, Chiropractors.
After making a life changing decision, John enrolled at the Anglo European College of Chiropractic in Bournemouth qualifying five years later with a master’s degree in Chiropractic. During this period of study he was able to work part time in the clinic as a Sports Therapist.
John is now an established and popular Chiropractor at the clinic and has completed further postgraduate training, awarding him the title of Doctor or Chiropractic through the Royal College of Chiropractors. He has also qualified in Dry needling (Western acupuncture) which he feels compliments treatments giving fantastic effects. He continues broadening his knowledge by attending professional development courses and seminars.
Outside of the clinic, John gets busy renovating his house with his wife and looking after his little girl.
Doctor of Chiropractic
Sam’s journey started in 2015 when his aspirations of becoming a sports health care professional lead him to completing a level 3 extended diploma in Sports Therapy. During this time, Sam wanted some experience in the field and observed for 2 weeks at the Solent Sports Injury Clinic where after observing multiple health care professionals within the clinic found Chiropractic piqued his interest and wanted to learn more.
In 2017 Sam enrolled on the MChiro course at the world leading AECC University College where he completed his Chiropractic degree in 2021, achieving a first-class Integrated Master’s Degree. During his education, Sam developed excellent skills in clinical diagnosis and management of a variety of conditions ranging from sporting injuries to severe neurological diseases. After four years, Sam
returned to the Solent Sports Injury Clinic and is now an established chiropractor, integrating his sporting background with his chiropractic education to provide excellent clinical care.
As well as being a member of the British Chiropractic Association, Sam is currently working towards his post graduate training with the Royal College of Chiropractic and continues to deepen his knowledge by attending professional development courses and seminars with peak interest in nutritional science, psychology, and neurology in hopes to specialise in headache conditions within
Outside of the clinical environment, Sam loves sports, cooking, and adventures.
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.
I originally studied Sports and Exercise Science at the University of Portsmouth graduating in 2015 before deciding to follow my real dream of being a physiotherapist. Therefore completed a MSc (pre-reg) in Physiotherapy at the University of Southampton, finishing in 2019. I am now a member of the chartered society of physiotherapy.
Since graduating I have been working as a rotational physiotherapist within the nhs getting to try all area of physiotherapy. I have been in areas such as neurology, respiratory and community for older people, therefore have skills in all of these areas. I also started working at the clinic in June 2019 and have loved it! Additionally, I have a level 3 diploma in sports massage and have completed taping courses which compliments my physiotherapy skills. My biggest passion has to be rugby both playing for Portsmouth Valkyries and doing pitch side physio for Gosport and Fareham as well asHampshire U18 girls.
BSc Sports Therapy
'Bethany is an MSST graduate Sports Therapist from the university of Gloucestershire. For the past 2years she has been working in both a clinical and team setting, where she has been examining,assessing and treating various injuries from all walks of life. As well as also providing rehabilitationand Pitchside cover on the weekends.
Since graduating in 2019 Bethany has worked with multiple teams, including Oxford UnitedWomen’s football club and The England ice hockey National training programme as well as localrugby teams in the Hampshire area.
When Bethany is not working, she likes to unwind by visiting the gym and playing for local volley balland basketball teams.'
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.