Running Injury Clinic
Meet the Staff
John Williams (Clinic Director)
John is the Clinic Director of the Atlas Sports Injury Clinics which have Running Injury Clinics in Tamworth and Solihull, Birmingham
John, a General Osteopathic Council registered Osteopath, HPC registered physiotherapist and Sports Injury Specialist spent time at Tamworth Football Club as first team Physiotherapist and has also treated the Golf Professionals at The Belfry Hotel and Golf Club nr Tamworth Staffordshire.
He has an extensive and loyal client-base and is well respected within the sports arena with numerous professional and semi professional patients. John looks after Meghan Beesley our promising 400m Hurdler
Working with or treating the likes of Sports stars Kelly Holmes, Westlife, television star Johnny Briggs, British Showjumping Champion Robert Smith, singer Amy Winehouse, former England soccer stars Peter Shilton, Des Walker, Aston Villas Ian Taylor and Coventry City casualty David Busst. John has developed “ the fast recovery reputation “ which is good news for Back Pain and Sports Injury sufferers.
John is an experienced lecturer and has taught on a BSc Degree programme in Sports Therapy as well as lecturing to NHS Physiotherapists in Solihull on the subject of low back pain and is a consultant on sports injuries and back pain for a major Sports Injuries website.
John was a lecturer and trainer for the Fitness Industry leaders “Premier Training” and was responsible for developing personal trainers and fitness instructors in the subject of exercise prescription.
John a Bupa recognised Osteopath and HPC registered UK Athletics Physiotherapist has added Acupuncture to his list of skills and is a recognised provider for all major private health insurance companies.
John has always been involved in sport and in the past has taught karate, played soccer and run both half marathon and marathon distances. Running injuries are of special interest and John and the team at Atlas are proud to be on the approved list of running injury clinics for the 2009 Flora London Marathon. John has set up a support website www.londonmarathon-runninginjuryclinics.co.uk for the 2010 Virgin London Marathon runners who are undergoing marathon training for the 2010 London Marathon.
Peter Taylor (HPC registered Podiatrist and Physiotherapist)
An impressive runner himself, Peter Taylor has recorded 1 hour 10 mins when winning the Burton Half Marathon
Peter now concentrates on treating runners with running injuries.
Peter, a valued team member at Atlas Running Sports Injury Clinic in Tamworth and Solihull, Birmingham is a top flight Sports Therapist previously employed by the Birmingham City Football Club Academy. Peter looked after young football professionals such as Andy Johnson (England International).
Peter is also registered as both a Sports Physiotherapist and Sports Podiatrist with the Health Professions Council (HPC) and has many years experience diagnosing and treating sports injuries.
Peter has experience treating some of the UK’s strongest men. Fraser Tranter of televisions Britain’s strongest man competitions, Keith Thompson former UK power lifting champion, Johnny Neighbour former World power lifting champion, Mark Santini former welterweight ABA boxing champion and International Triathletes Preston Eckloff and Clive Middleton. World endurance champion Paddy Doyle has been a regular visitor for Peter’s skills
Peter has been actively involved in setting up and providing treatments in community projects around Birmingham promoting health and fitness for the elderly. He has many years experience in treating back pain and backache with great success.
Peter from Solihull now has a degree in Podiatry / Chiropody to his list of qualifications and is head of the Atlas Running Injury Clinics in Solihull, Birmingham and Tamworth, Staffordshire.
Peter can also offer video gait analysis, biomechanical assessments, laser foot scanning and supply and fit custom fitted prescription orthotics for over pronated feet. As a therapist, Peter’s skills in Sports Massage are always in demand.