Areej Elmaazi graduated with a BSc in Physiotherapy from Manchester University in 2004. She also holds a BSc in Sports and Exercise from Leeds Metropolitan University. She has obtained Diplomas in Sports and Remedial Massage, Acupuncture, Orthopaedic Medicine and Injection Therapy. More recently she has become a credentialed therapist in the McKenzie Method. In 2016 she completed her PhD in clinical biomechanics at MMU, looking at the effects of posture and McKenzie exercise on position of the cervical discs.
Areej also works as an Extended Scope Practitioner at Circle in Bedfordshire where her main role is to perform ultrasound guided musculoskeletal injections. Sports teams she has provided a service to include the Olympic Women's Waterpolo Team, the Northern Thunder Superleague Netball team, University of Manchester Scholarship and TASS athletes as well as Athletic Union students.
Areej is passionate about excelling her physiotherapy skills and providing the highest quality treatment possible for her patients. She is currently on the quest to find a clinical mentor in order to begin a PGCert in MSK ultrasonography. In her spare time, Areej works very hard to excel in her chosen sport of softball and is a member of the GB Co-ed Slow Pitch Softball Team.
Minas has realised the passion he has for helping people achieve their goals in fitness and rehabilitation by obtaining a degree in BSc (Hons) Sports Rehabilitation from the University of Salford followed by a Masters in Physiotherapy at Manchester Metropolitan University.
He has developed his expertise in musculoskeletal management even further by working with Manchester City Ladies FC, Stockport County FC, Salford Reds Rugby Club and Manchester Handball Club. Experience working with such high level athletes has provided him with the expertise to offer professional level treatment and management of sporting injuries. Minas ensures to tailor the rehabilitative program to the individual's specific needs, whatever their sporting level.
In 2011 Minas obtained an MSc Strength and Conditioning at the University of Salford. This will further enhance his analytical approach to rehabilitation, and aid in training athletes to achieve their optimum fitness levels thereby helping to achieve excellence in their chosen sport.