Musculoskeletal and sports massage therapist
Andrew holds an ITEC diploma in Level 4 certified Sports Massage Therapist and a Level 4 certified Personal Trainer. With over ten years experience in the health and fitness industry, Andrew specializes in bringing the best interventions, producing reliable, reproducible results to improve the function and movement of clients and breaking the vicious cycle of pain.
Andrew offers deep and effective Sports Massage therapy at Rejuv, bringing relief to pain and supporting the release of tension in the body. Andrew draws on his physiological knowledge and uses a consultative approach to identify a client’s functioning needs to design treatments that address their physical condition through the application of selected practical techniques. His bespoke treatments involve the skillful manipulation of soft tissue to improve the health of muscle and connective tissue, range of movement, quality of posture, as well as the tone, symmetry and balance of muscle. Andrew responds intuitively to each client’s body, selecting the right tool to unravel their physical concerns from his ‘toolkit’ of techniques including; Effleurage, Pestriage, Tapotement, Neuro-Muscular techniques (NMT), Soft Tissue Release (STR), Muscle Energy Techniques, Trigger Point and Myofascial Release.
Andrew also specializes in mat and reformer Pilates instruction. He enjoys educating clients about how their body functions and ways to optimize movement for their range of potential. He applies his knowledge of anatomy by explaining to clients where they should be feeling the effort and why during the execution of each exercise. Andrew is experienced in working with a range of clients of all ages including office workers, pre/post-natal ladies, triathletes, overweight and anorexic clients. As a result, Andrew is adept at tailoring exercises to the unique physical needs of each client. He has a special ability to motivate clients to make positive health gains with sensitivity and customised support for those recovering from serious injury, illness or significant physical changes. With an extensive sporting background, Andrew brings an infectious energy to his sessions. He also offers weight training and HIIT on request.
Andrew is passionate about improving the health, well-being and quality of life of every individual he is privileged to treat and train.