Barry Sigrist

Private Clinic & Professional Sport

Barry is a Graduate Sports Therapist with extensive experience in professional sport, including Premier League and International football, and Formula One. Bringing with him a combined movement and hands-on approach to injury, rehabilitation and performance enhancement. Having previously received a BSc (Hons) Sports Science from St Mary’s University, he studied for a BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy and so began his interest in sports injuries, movement and performance enhancement. His education didn’t stop there! He continued with a Post Graduate Diploma in Sports and Remedial Massage from NLSSM, where he became a tutor, and completed an MSc Sports and Exercise Rehabilitation.

Barry has previously worked in a successful contemporary medical team at Watford Football Club and was West Ham United’s First Team Sports Therapist. He has International experience working with Fiji RFU, Australia Womens RFU team during the 2010 World Cup and with Jamaica FA. More recently Barry was approached to become a Performance Coach for Hintsa Performance, a Finnish based company leading the way in sports and corporate performance, and wellbeing. This has led Barry to work with Haas Formula One Team and in 2019, Japanese Super Formula with a young British driver. Barry is also a co-founder and Director of Production Physiotherapy, a physio and performance service to film, television and musical theatre.

‘I initially undertook the Post-Graduate Diploma at NLSSM as CPD and a way to differentiate myself to other graduates having just completed my BSc Sports Therapy. Immediately I realised that it was more than just CPD, it was a huge jump in terms of enhancing my manual therapy skills, helping to understand hands-on treatment and it’s place in a well rounded treatment/rehabilitation program. I still use the skills I learnt today and stay in touch with friends made at the school. In terms of soft tissue therapists I only hire NLSSM graduates as I believe they produce the best therapists in the UK’. 

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