Karl Pryor

Karl is a Soft Tissue Therapist and NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) Corrective Exercise Specialist making him an expert in human movement.  This provides him with the skills to assess posture and movement, in view of implementing effective treatment to address, rehabilitate and correct imbalances or dysfunctions identified in line with his clients’ individual needs.

Karl specialises in detailed postural assessment, addressing musculoskeletal imbalances through a blend of treatment modalities.  In particular, he enjoys working to relieve neck and shoulder pain, provide structural realignment, and rehabilitation in function

He has been involved in the health & fitness Industry since 2015, in which time he has enjoyed working with a wide variety of clients, in a broad range of clinical, gym and sporting contexts.  To further his knowledge as a personal trainer he went on to complete an MSc in Sport and Exercise Sciences with a focus on Strength, Conditioning and Rehabilitation.

Alongside his clinical practice, Karl provides delivery, support and assessment on both Personal Training and Sports Massage qualifications.  He also has experience working within Further and Higher Education settings as a Sports Scientist and has achieved accreditation with Advance HE as an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA).

MSK Sports Injury Clinic

Qualifications

  MSc Sport and Exercise Sciences

  Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) - RockTape FMT Certified

  Advanced Certificate in Dry Needling

  Diploma in Medical Acupuncture and Dry Needling

  Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy in Musculoskeletal Disorders

  Level 4 Sports Massage Therapist

  NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist

  Myofascial Dry Cupping

  Kinesio Taping Practitioner KT1 & KT2

  Award in Education & Training

  Diploma in Exercise Referral

  Certificate in Personal Training

Career

  Tutor, Lecturer and Assessor at Eclipse Training Associates.

  Physical Therapy, Professional Education & Programming at P. Performance.

  Sport and Exercise Science Teacher at the Academy for Sport, Gateshead College.

  Sport and Exercise Science Academic Tutor, University of Sunderland.

Professional Achievements

Professionally, my biggest achievement to date has been earning my MSc in Sport and Exercise Sciences. This, alongside with having advanced my skillsets and knowledge personally to a level where I am now equipped to support others with their own professional development.

Therapist Associations

 The SMA - The Association for Soft Tissue Therapists
 CNHC - Complimentary and Natural Healthcare Council