Hamish Startin

Team Physio

Hamish graduated with an MSc in Physiotherapy in 2013. He also obtained a previous degree in Sports Therapy with Health and Fitness. Since then he has worked in a wide variety of areas, including NHS, disability services, private sector and professional sport teams. Hamish has spent the past 18 months in New Zealand working with elite sporting individuals who represent New Zealand in many different sports as well as in a prestigious Sports Injury Clinic in Auckland. 

Hamish is also very proficient in the use of Acupuncture and Dry Needling. In addition, he obtained qualifications in Australia in the Neurolink technique. This technique is used on a wide variety of conditions, most used clinically on chronic problems where conventional rehabilitation has not been overly successful. Having studied for two degrees, Hamish’s knowledge of anatomy and physiology is extensive and enjoys working with patient’s musculoskeletal problems using his interest and knowledge in this field. Hamish works with his patients holistically but has a detailed and thorough approach to assessment, ensuring he has all the information required to start making improvements for the road to recovery. His care is  patient focused and will make you feel at ease. He has a particular interest in getting people back to their full potential both on and off the sport’s field. His work in New Zealand allowed him to gain some excellent knowledge in paediatric sports injuries as well as adult. 

Hamish loves sports, having played rugby for most of his life at Cranbrook Rugby Club as well as overseas including Canada, New Zealand and a tour to South Africa. His passion is not only with rugby but any team sports as well as Tennis and Triathlons. Hamish also likes adventure races such as Tough Mudder, Nuclear Blackout and the occasional half marathon. He also has a passion for live music and the theatre.  Hamish plays the guitar and piano.

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