Claire Taylor BSc (hons) GSR | Sports Rehabilitator
Claire is a Sports Rehabilitator and a member of the British Association of Sports Rehabilitators and Trainers (BASRaT). She graduated from The University of Salford in 2003. Claire has acquired over 16 years of experience, working in professional sport along with many other highly skilled roles.
After returning to her home town of Exeter in 2003 and took up a post at Exeter City Football Club as First Team Therapist, among the highlights of her three and a half seasons there Claire was involved in the club’s third round FA Cup run, which saw them at Old Trafford playing against Manchester United. In December 2006, Claire transferred to work at championship club Plymouth Argyle, where she headed the academy medical department working with budding young players from under 9 up to under 18. Whilst in this position Claire undertook part one of the FA Fitness Trainers Award, which has enhanced her knowledge in strength, conditioning and fitness. In September 2009, Claire took over as First Team Therapist at Plymouth Argyle Football Club before deciding to branch out in her career to set up in private practice. Claire has broadened her experience by working as a Remedial Instructor at the Royal Marine Commando Training Centre at Lympstone in Devon and at the Fire Fighter Rehabilitation Centre at Harcombe House in Chudleigh, Devon. As part of Taylormade Rehabilitation, Claire also provided match day and treatment provision for Exeter Chiefs Academy at Bicton College.
Claire has gained additional qualifications over the years to enhance her knowledge and skill base, namely in Manual Therapy techniques of mobilisations and manipulations as well as functional movement pattern assessments and Clinical Pilates qualifications.
Claire’s training with APPI Pilates Institute enables her to work with a wide range of disciplines. These include anti natal/postnatal, Pilates for Horse riders, Clinical Pilates for injuries as well as for general wellbeing.
Claire is keen to use the expertise that she has developed during her career in professional sport to provide the highest quality and level of care to everybody.