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David Jenkins - In action at Dumfermline v Celtic

David Jenkins is the founder  of Sports Therapy Scotland Ltd.

David created a team of highly  qualified professionals with extensive experience to offer 'The Full Package' in personal health and wellbeing. In 2012 David was successful in becoming the first Graduate Sports Therapist in Scotland to work within the NHS. This was at the Queen Elizabeth National Spinal Injury Unit , based at the Southern General Hospital Glasgow.

David is a registered therapist with Aviva and happy to discuss any insurance queries.

David Jenkins has 20 plus years experience in professional sport ,- Scottish Premier League, Elite Professional Ice Hockey , Professional Mixed Martial Arts and recently The World Karate Championships at Ingliston Edinburgh 2011.


Experience

  • July 2012 – current, self-employed Graduate Sports Therapist.
  • May 2012 – July 2012 Internship Queen Elizabeth National Spinal Injury Unit.
  • 2011 –  St Mirren (SPL)1st Team and Youth Development
  • 2010 - Present Braehead Clan Elite Pro – Ice Hockey Team
  • 2007-2011 – Dunfermline FC 1st Team (SPL , 1st Div SFL)
  • 2006 – 2008 Stirling Albion FC Youth Development and 1st Team ( 1st Div SFL)
  •  2006 - Falkirk FC (SPL)
  • 2004 -2005- East Stirlingshire FC ( Div 3 SFL)
  • 2001 – 2004 Linlithgow Rose FC (Junior Scotland Therapist)
  • 2001 -2012 Sports Therapist to Scottish Prison Service National Football / Rugby / Athletics

David Jenkins - Training Athlete

Qualifications/ Recent Courses / workshops

·         Heartstart UK Instructor 2012 (St Johns)

·         Associate Member UKSCA 

·         Manual Handling Instructor - 2011

·         IKFF Ketllebell Instructor Level , Functional Movement Specialist levels 1&2 - 2010 

·         BSc Hons SPORTS THERAPY (2:1)University of Teesside 2009

·         Examiner / Assessor – For Society Of Sports Therapists- 2007 - present

·         Moderator – Degree Programme BSc Hons Sports Therapy – Various Universities – 2007 -

·         Manual Therapy and Mobilisations for the Lower Limb Education & Rehab Services 2006

·         Manual Therapy and Mobilisations for the Upper LimbEducation &Rehab Services 2006

·         Vertebral Mobilisations ,Clinical ImplicationsEducation &Rehab Services 2005

·         Vertebral Mobilisations Introduction  – Education & Rehab Services 2005

·         Diploma Sports Therapy   – Society of Sports Therapists. 2004

·         Gym Instructor – Instructor / Assessor- Focus Training. 2004

·         A1 / A2 AssessorS.Q.A. 2004

·         First Aid Instructor / First Aider  - First Aid Services. 2003

·         Introduction to exercise and Remedial TherapySociety of Sports Therapists .2001

·         S.D.A. Fitness Councellor2001

·         S.F.A.- “Coaching The Game”S.F.A. 2001

·         H.N.C. Unit in Fitness Testing and Assessment. – S.Q.A. 2000

·         R.O.S.P.A. Manual Handling InstructorR.O.S.P.A. 2000

·         S.F.A. “ Goalkeeping” Certificate S.F.A. 1999

·         S.F.A. “D” CertificateS.F.A. - 1995

·         British Sports Trust / Sports Leaders UK – Sports LeadersTutor

·         Y.M.C.A.  Exercise to Music InstructorYMCA 1998

·         Fitech Fitness CouncellorFITECH 1997

·         B.A.W.L.A. Weight Lifting InstructorBAWLA 1996

·         BOX –A-Cise Instructor - BOXACISE UK 1996

·         S.A.S.A. Swimming TeacherSASA 1995

·         R.L.S.S. Pool LifeguardRLSS 1990 to PRESENT

·         S.F.A. Referee - SFA 1995

·         S.F.A. “E” CertificateSFA 1995


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Contact Us

If you have any questions about Sports Therapy contact David Jenkins on 079 66 570 733.

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Back Pain


The Sports Therapy Scotland
team is trained to carry out
your doctor's orders to stretch,
strengthen, and exercise
your
back in a safe and effective way.

Injury Assessment


This specialist service offers
patients expert assessment
and treatment
of specific
sports injuries. 

Whether acute or chronic, the
treatment and advice on offer
will not only target your current
injury, but will also focus on
prevention
.

Injury Rehabilitation


Early recovery and active
rehabilitation is provided by
our experienced sports injury
specialists.

Sciatica Treatment


As with acute sciatica, if you
have chronic sciatica you should
try to remain as physically active
as possible as this will reduce
the severity of your symptoms.