Qualified Sports Rehabilitator

Based In Chelmsford, Essex

Watkins Sports Recovery can treat and prevent muscular skeletal injuries. Not just for the sports person, anyone can benefit from our services and expertise. From a small niggle or poor movement pattern to poor posture or pulled muscles; sports rehabilitation can help to get you back to your everyday life and/or sport.



Barry is a qualified Sports Rehabilitation Therapist (MSc), accredited by BASRaT. He can treat and help to prevent muscular skeletal injuries. Barry has been trained and educated in principles that have practical and evidence based treatments with solid sport and exercise foundations.

Some of the treatments offered include massage, trigger point techniques and mobilisations, taping, stretching techniques, electrotherapy, biomechanical analysis and personal training.

As a sports rehabilitator, Barry has the experience, knowledge and ability to assess and diagnose injuries as well as:

  • Deliver a personalised treatment plan to maximise movement and physical independence.
  • Teaching patients how to reduce pain and manage chronic injuries.
  • Implement rehabilitation programmes.
  • Teach patients how to stay fit and well.

Barry is also fully qualified to treat pregnancy and post-natal related issues following a Pregnancy and Post Natal Remedial Massage course by Burrell Education.

The British Association of Sport Rehabilitators and Trainers (BASRaT)
advocates evidence-based medical, scientific, and educational activities aimed
at enhancing treatment and musculo-skeletal heath.

BASRaT registered Sport Rehabilitators complete an accredited Masters degree.
The course content and teaching methods are continuously monitored and annually
audited by BASRaT to ensure consistently high standards.


For a graduate to be accepted onto the BASRaT register, and ensure they are both highly knowledgeable and experienced, Sport Rehabilitators must have completed a minimum of 400 hours of supervised clinical work in a range of environments and continue a rigorous process of continuing professional development which is audited annually by BASRaT.

As a BASRaT registered practitioner, Barry is accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under its Accredited Registrars scheme. The Scheme provides assurance on quality and accreditation giving our clients the extra peace of mind for anyone looking for a sport rehabilitator.

Our happy clients

  • "Barry is top class. So knowledgeable. a true expert in his field. I have already recommended to my mummy and bump friends. A must for pregnant ladies. Thank you Barry."
    Sally Hogben
  • “Oh my goodness Barry is literally a miracle worker! I had a massage with him this evening after messaging him at lunchtime today. I couldn’t move that well due to a painful neck and shoulder, but now I feel like I’m taller and so flexible. Would definitely use Barry again and recommend him”

    Lindsay Cousins
  • “After 1 hour I have more movement than I’ve had in years!”

    Robert Creswell
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