Barry Straughan Sports & Deep Tissue Massage

Soft Tissue Therapies



  • Level 3 Sports Massage (VTCT)
  • Level 4 Sports Massage (Basrat)
  • PNF advanced stretching (Basrat)
  • Soft tissue release (Basrat)
  • Level 2 Personal Training


Professional Memberships

  • BASRaT (British Association of Sports Rehabilitators)


Personal Profile

Self-employed practitioner at NIHP Durham

Barry has been working as a massage therapist since 2016. Specialising in sports and deep tissue massage.

As a level 4 qualified practitioner, Barry is trained in advanced forms of remedial and sports massage, PNF stretching to aid range of motion and rehabilitation, and soft tissue release.

As a former international competitor in the Japanese martial art of Kendo, Barry has worked as a therapist with members of the Great Britain Kendo team, and other high level athletes.

His experience also includes working with non-sports people to reduce tension, discomfort, stiffness, and to aid in rehabilitation.

Barry is currently in his second year of a Bsc Hons degree in Sports therapy and Rehabilitation at Teeside University, working to graduate in 2021.


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