Clive graduated from the British School of Osteopathy in 1983 and, after working in Australia, New Zealand and Spain, he has spent the last 19 years in London. In 2009, he completed a Masters degree in Sports Medicine and Sports Science at Roehampton (Surrey) University. His research was a biomechanics dissertation about the ‘affect of ageing on the hip and spine motions in the golf swing’.
Clive has spent 15 years working within both private and NHS doctors’ surgeries, treating both NHS and private patients. He also spent eight years working part-time in a leading physiotherapy sports rehabilitation clinic, treating many top athletes from England rugby, athletics and premiership football teams. He was contracted to top golfer, Colin Montgomerie, for five years, travelling with him to events such as the Ryder Cup and US Masters tournament in Augusta, USA. More recently, he has been working with the Saudi Arabian Olympic team, travelling with them to their training camp in Finland. He regularly treats professional tennis players and Olympic athletes, particularly distance runners and tri-athletes. From 2009 to 2010, Clive worked for Liverpool football club on a regular basis, working with the medical team treating the elite first team players. In addition to sports medicine, Clive has also worked on West End theatre productions such as Oliver, Richard the Third, The Weir and Cyrano de Bergerac, looking after the cast and production members.
Clive strongly believes in exercise rehabilitation and the prevention of injuries. His treatment is a structural approach using massage, manipulation, mobilisation, neuromuscular techniques and rehabilitation exercises. He is also qualified in acupuncture dry needling.