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Richard Draisey

Richard Draisey MISRM BTEC Professional Level 5 in Soft Tissue Therapy
Richard qualified as a level 5 soft tissue therapist in 2018, at the massage training school in Exmouth. He has continued his professional development with a specialist course on shoulder pathology and is soon to complete a course on kinesiology taping.

Having qualified, Richard set up his own practice, Refresh St Agnes. He has treated clients with a wide range of minor and chronic musculoskeletal injuries in various environments including private clinics, at sporting events such as Newquay Gig rowing championships and is regularly working with Duchy Hockey Club.

The level 5 diploma enables him to assess and treat you effectively with a wide range of soft tissue techniques, including sports massage, neuromuscular techniques, myofascial release, soft tissue release, muscle energy techniques and positional release.

Richard's qualifications:
2018 Shoulder Pathology, CPD course
2016-18 BTEC Professional Diploma Level 5 in Soft Tissue Therapy
2003-04 PGCSE (with 60 credits towards masters) with specialism in Chemistry
1998-02 BSc (Hons) Chemistry with Industrial Training; 2.1

Richard grew up in South Wales and studied in Bath and Norwich, before moving to Sheffield to pursue his passion for rock climbing. He moved to Cornwall in 2011, continuing his career of teaching science in secondary schools, before beginning his massage training in 2016. When not working, Richard can be found in the wild places of Cornwall; surfing, climbing, riding bikes, taking photos or volunteering as a helmsman on St Agnes lifeboat.

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Oliver Hughes  MCSP BSc (Hons) PGCert
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Annie Rae  MCSP, HCPC registered

Aaron Jones MCSP, BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, BSc (Hons) Sports Science

Richard Draisey  MISRM BTEC

Dr Nigel Rayner

Kate Hughes, Practice Manager
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Richard Drasey