BSc Hons Sports Therapy
HND Sports Therapy
Member of Society of Sports Therapists
Daniel Cassells - Director and BSc Sports Therapist
Daniel is director and Sports Therapist at Move Freely Sports Therapy + Performance. He graduated from the University of Central Lancashire with a BSC in sports Therapy in 2008.
Soon after graduating Daniel was employed as a Sports Therapist at 21st Century Back Care (Move Freely’s previous business name). Daniel worked at 21st century back care for 6 years before taking over the clinic and rebranding it as Move Freely Sports Therapy +Performance.
Daniel has a specialist interest in back injuries, sports injuries and therapy performance. Daniel is a certified provider of Kinetisense functional movement screens, concussion analysis, light force deep tissue laser therapy, IASTM (rock blades), TAMARS spinal mobilisation and reflex stimulation.
Daniel believes that the best therapy should be multi-faceted and include a combined approach including an individualised assessment, manual therapy, exercises rehabilitation and education of current concepts relating to injury management.
Daniel has been involved in sports and fitness from a very young age playing competitive football until just last year. Daniel also worked as a personal trainer prior to completing his BSC sports therapy and this is something Daniel still enjoys very much.
Masters in Physiotherapy
Masters in Sports Science
Diploma in Sports Massage
Member of Health Professions Council
Member of Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Lorenz Clausen - Physiotherapist & Sports Scientist
Lorenz is a physiotherapist with a strong background in sports science. In 2002 he completed his MSc in Sports Science, at the prestigious Sports University of Cologne, Germany.
Personal reasons brought him to Scotland, where he initially worked in the rehabilitation of clients with traumatic brain injuries and strokes, at Astley Ainsley Hospital, Edinburgh.
He has also worked for several years in the fitness industry, as a personal trainer for clients of a wide range.
Laterally he pursued further studies in Physiotherapy, and he completed a second Masters Degree at Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh.
Lorenz qualified in 2012, and been working as a physiotherapist in the NHS immediately after graduation. Since this time Lorenz has worked with a variety of clients with orthopaedic, musculoskeletal and neurological conditions.
With a special interest in sports performance and rehabilitation, Lorenz’ expertise blends the background of a sport scientist with the clinical experience of a physiotherapist.
A keen sportsman himself, Lorenz played German top level American Football for the Kiel Baltic Hurricanes, and Cologne Crocodiles between 1991 and 1996. His sports career ended after a serious shoulder injury and with a decision to focus on his studies of sports science at the Sport University Cologne, with a specialisation on rehabilitation and prevention.
BA, BSc (Hons), CSP, HCPC registered, MICHT, FHT,
HND in Complementary Therapies
Bachelors of Science (Hons) in Physiotherapy
Diploma in Yoga
Diploma in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Member of Health Professions Council & Federation of Holistic Therapists
Member of Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Delphine MacDonald - Physiotherapist & Complementary therapist
Delphine has extensive experience in holistic health. She graduated top of her class with a diploma in Complementary Therapies in 2006 from Glasgow College of Commerce, learning the art of twelve different massage techniques, counselling and nutrition. She specialised in sports massage and treating sports injuries.
Since she has gone on to complete further training in Nasik, India as a yoga teacher, in Thailand learning Thai body and foot massage. Passionate about learning she is now a fully qualified physiotherapist. She graduated in 2015 from Glasgow Caledonian with experience working in a Nepalese hospital, sports and holistic clinics throughout Scotland and England, and on the NHS.
Delphine has recently completed a 2 year course to become certified in traditional Chinese medicine, including herbal medicine, acupuncture, cupping and Tuina massage, from the College of Chinese Medicine in London.
In the last twelve years, Delphine has worked with athletes from many sporting backgrounds, dancers, musicians in the film and music industry. She uses her hands on approach to help those with work-related MSK issues such as low back pain & neck/shoulder pain. She incorporates all the skills she has gained to tailor the appointment to your holistic needs.