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Tudor Physiotherapy

Sports & Remedial Massage Therapy

Sports & Remedial Massage Therapy can dramatically help a person's wellbeing with both prevention and treatment of stress, tension and fatigue that occurs through occupational, recreational or sporting activities.

Sports & Remedial Massage Therapy integrates three essential clinical elements:

Applying a range of assessment methods to determine whether Soft Tissue Therapy is appropriate and devise a suitable treatment plan for the individual client.

Applying a range of soft tissue techniques (including massage) to aid recovery from injury and improve soft tissue condition and joint mobility.

Offering advice on a range of remedial exercises and lifestyle factors aimed at speeding up recovery, preventing injury recurrence as well as improving posture, performance and function.

Benefits include:


Treatments are available at the University of Warwick Indoor Tennis Centre and Tudor Medical Group, Stratford upon Avon. Appointments can be made for the following times:

The Massage therapists work closely with the team of Chartered Physiotherapists at Tudor Physiotherapy and appointments are booked through Tudor Physiotherapy: (01789) 200935


Therapist Profiles

Gisela Payne

Gisela Payne has been a qualified level 5 BTEC soft tissue therapist since 2000 and a tutor for the London School of Sports Massage, both in London and in Southampton, since 2004. She leads and lectures in the teaching of posture and exercise rehabilitation at Regents's College London, alongside treating people with medical conditions and remedial massage therapy. Gisela has been working at the University of Warwick since 2003 alongside Tudor Physiotherapy, as well as at a number of other Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinics.

Her clinical experience includes working with the Ferrari Formula One Team, GB women cycling Tour de Brittany Team GB 2004-2007 and at the GB World and European Triathlon Championships 2005-2009. She has competed herself in many sporting events including marathons and triathlons.

Gisela specializes in Myofascial and Neuromuscular techniques, and in particular visceral manipulation and women's health. She is a qualified therapist in Kinesio Taping 1, 2 and 3. She has also qualified in and taught Clinical Pilates and exercise rehabilitation for many years and achieved a first class BSc (Hons) degree in Psychology.

Faye Barr

Faye graduated from Southampton Solent University in July 2013 having achieved an upper second class honours degree in (BA) Fitness Management & Personal Training. During this time, she studied Sports Massage Therapy for two years. Faye then went on to qualify as a Level 3 Sports Massage Therapist in 2015.

Since qualifying, Faye has set up her own business, Faye Barr Sports Massage Therapy, and is now working as part of the Tudor Physiotherapy team. Faye has worked with a variety of clients from office workers with postural issues to high level athletes looking for a way to improve their sporting performance.

Alongside Sports Massage, Faye is a qualified and active Athletics Coach, Personal Trainer and Swedish Massage Therapist. She is a keen runner, having competed both locally and nationally since the age of 13.

Faye is passionate about improving the health and wellbeing of her clients and helping them to achieve their fitness and sporting goals.

She has also qualified in and taught Clinical Pilates and exercise rehabilitation for many years and achieved a first class BSc (Hons) degree in Psychology.

Angie Coggins

Angie studied at the Oxford School of Sports Massage to obtain her BTEC Level 5 Diploma in Clinical Sport & Remedial Massage in 2014. Her skills include soft tissue release, deep tissue massage, neuromuscular therapy, myofascial release and kinesiology taping. In 2016 she began an Advanced Clinical Diploma in Integrated Myofascial Therapy.

Angie has experience of treating a wide variety of clients of all ages including tri-athletes, runners, cyclists, un-sporty office workers plus people recovering from surgery and has a specific interest in the benefits of soft tissue therapy for chronic conditions such as Myositis, Fybromyalgia and Multiple Sclerosis.

She has a keen interest in equestrian sport specific issues and injuries, having owned and competed with horses most of her life. As well as horse riding she also enjoys walking with her dogs, skiing and taking her road bike out, recently completing a coast to coast charity cycle.

Angie is a member of both The Sports Massage Association and The Institute of Sports and Remedial Massage.