Practitioners

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​Physiotherapy Clinic

Adeline Miles BSc, MSc

Adeline is a senior lecturer in Cardiff Met with particular interest in the influence of gender on lower limb injuries and non contact ACL injuries. Her background in rehabilitation is utilised in her professional and teaching career as a physiotherapist, and year tutor and module leader in the MSc Sport Conditioning, Rehabilitation and Massage undergraduate degree.

Melissa Middleton BSc, MSc

Melissa graduated from the University of the West England in 2008, with a first class BSc Honours degree in Physiotherapy. Throughout her career she has developed a broad range of clinical experience, from working with the general public to high level sports athletes.
She has previously worked in the Bristol Royal Institute, across several specialities including Accident and Emergency, hydrotherapy, orthopaedics, outpatients and intensive care. She has a specialist interest in musculoskeletal and sports medicine and has completed an MSc in Advanced Manipulative Physiotherapy at Birmingham University. Melissa is a member of the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP) which is an organisation who specialise in musculoskeletal health. 
Melissa is trained to use acupuncture and extracorporeal shockwave therapy. She uses diagnostic ultrasound where appropriate for lower limb tendon problems to help facilitate and guide rehabilitation of her patients.

Anthony Stevens BSc

Since graduating from Keele university in 2016, Antony has lead roles at several sports clubs competing at national and international levels. Experience to date has included working with Great Britain Ice Hockey, the Welsh National Field Hockey and Netball teams, the Nike academy FC and the Bristol bears Women's RFC. Antony also runs his own clinic in Shrewsbury.

Sports Massage Clinic

Alice Rees - Sports Massage Clinic Manager

Alice Rees MSc qualified as a Sports Massage Practitioner in 2011 and is the Sports Massage Clinic Manager. 

Alice co-ordinates the day-to-day running of the Cardiff Met and corporate clinics. Additionally, she organises student massage support for charities at sporting events, including Bath Half Marathon (CLIC Sargent) and Newport Marathon (Mind). 

Alice worked as a therapist in the Cardiff Met clinic until 2014 when she left to commence her MSc Sports Rehabilitation. Alice has previously provided Sports Massage to International Rugby Union Teams during the Autumn International Series and is currently the Lead Soft Tissue Therapist for Scarlets Rugby.


Gary Dickinson - Senior Sports Massage Practitioner​

Gary Dickinson qualified as a Sports Massage Practitioner in 2008 and has worked within the Sports Massage Clinic since 2009.  

Gary has completed additional training in Advanced Anatomy, trigger point therapy, myofascial techniques, soft tissue release taping and strapping and positional release. He is currently a tutor in Sports Massage. 

He has provided Sports Massage to the New Zealand All Blacks, Argentina and Australian rugby teams during their Autumn international campaigns and the Italian Rugby league team for the 2013 World Cup.  During the run up to the 2012 London Olympics Games he provided sports massage support to team GB Basketball and the Indian Paralympic Discus team. 

Gary works on a Tuesday morning/afternoon, Wednesday evening and Thursday afternoon. 


Jamie Lewis​ - Senior Sports Massage Practitioner​

Jamie Lewis MSc, Advanced Level 5 Sports Therapist, has worked in Sports Massage Clinic since July 2012.  

Jamie specialises in muscle imbalances, postural correction and pain relief.  Jamie is also an exercise instructor which helps combine his passions of health and exercise to promote personal well-being.

Jamie has worked with numerous athletes in various different sports including: rugby, triathlon and athletics. In addition to this he has provided massage treatment at a variety of sporting events including: London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games; Bingham Cup global rugby tournament (2012) and the Rugby World Cup in 2015. Additionally, in 2013 & 2015 he was a part of a team of therapists who travelled around the French Alps to work at the Trans-Provence point to point Mountain Bike series.

Jamie works on a Monday and Wednesday afternoon.