Damian qualified as a Physiotherapist in 2003 from Leeds Metropolitan University with a BSc (Hons) degree. Since then he has gained extensive clinical experience in a wide range of specialities, working in professional football, the NHS, and private practice. He has developed a special interest in sports injuries, specifically lower limb rehabilitation.
Damian’s interest in sports injuries led him to work at Bradford City AFC for several years as the Head of Physiotherapy. He has worked closely with a range of professional players and managers including Peter Taylor (former England under 21 manager) and Stuart McCall (former Rangers and Motherwell manager). He has advanced skills in lower limb biomechanical assessment, rehabilitation and injury prevention.
His current role within the NHS is the team leader for a busy musculoskeletal gym at Bradford Teaching Hospitals working alongside orthopaedic consultants, specialising in knee and ankle injuries. He is responsible for ensuring and implementing evidence based practice for the department, to ensure the highest quality of care for patients is achieved.
He completed his MSc in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy in 2015 and has undertaken numerous post-graduate courses including acupuncture (AACP registered), manual therapy, kinesiology taping, muscle imbalance, and McKenzie techniques.
Damian is a keen runner and also enjoys cycling, playing football and golf.
- BSc (Hons) degree Physio Therapy