CHRIS MYERS -Clinical Director
Clinical specialist – Diagnostic ultrasound and ultrasound guided injections
QUALIFICATIONS: MSc Sports Medicine, BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy MCSP SRP, BSc (Hons) Osteopathy, PGCert MSK Sonography & Independent Prescriber
Chris is a highly experienced and specialised physiotherapist in musculoskeletal medicine and sports injuries. He has over 20 years’ experience of treating both adults and children, working in elite sport, private practice and in the NHS. He currently splits his time between Complete Physio, elite sport and lecturing. He is an honorary lecturer at Queen Mary, University of London and a visiting lecturer at University College London (UCL) and Canterbury University
Chris previously worked with England squash, British Athletics, Tottenham Hotspur FC, Reading FC, Great Britain Badminton and he worked as a physiotherapist at London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics.
Chris is one of the few physiotherapists in the country to be dual trained in musculoskeletal sonography and uses diagnostic ultrasound to diagnose muscle, ligament, tendon, joint and nerve problems. He also uses ultrasound to carry out guided joint and soft tissue injections for pain relief.
His experience and training allow him to provide a ‘one-stop’ clinic where he can assess, performs a diagnostic ultrasound and injection if required, all in one session. Chris has been carrying out ultrasound-guided injections for over 10 years and performs over five hundred per year. He has a special interest in tendon injuries particularly the Achilles and patella tendon and shoulder injuries, for example frozen shoulder and rotator cuff tears.
Chris also runs one of the UK’s leading providers of ultrasound education; SMUG, the Sports Medicine Ultrasound Group. Additionally, Chris has teaches abroad in Hong Kong, China, Singapore, Italy, Spain and Portugal.