Jill Davenport qualified in 2002 from Coventry University. Since qualifying Jill has worked in Amateur and Professional Sport as well as working in the Public and Private sector.
She worked with the Great Britain Wheelchair Basketball Team supporting their High Performance Athletes in the run up to and post London Paralympics. She has worked for British Gymnastics and spent many years heading up her Physiotherapy and Sports Massage team who worked with their local and county rugby teams.
She has provided her Physiotherapy services for England under 18 selection trials, England Women’s trials, Leicester Tigers elite player development squad, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire and Derbyshire senior and age group rugby squads and the Three County Squad at Twickenham. She has toured with both GB Wheelchair Basketball and the County Rugby Team to Australia and Europe.
Jill specialises in the assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal problems and sports injuries. She has extensive experience of treating Orthopaedic patients, including post knee and hip replacement and post shoulder surgery. She spent 13 years working in the public sector including an 8 year period as the hospital’s Lead Physiotherapist for the Hand Unit Service where she provided the best quality care and rehabilitation for patients post hand injury.
She obtained her British Association of Hand Therapists Accreditation from the Pulvertaft Hand Centre in Derby.
She spent six years working in Occupational Health at one of the world’s largest manufacturers of convenience food, working alongside the HR and Occupational Health Medical Team, advising office and factory workers on ergonomics, maintaining the work force at work during working hours and providing health promotion advice.
Jill has experience in working in fracture clinics, ante and post natal management, with chronic pain patients and has a specialist interest in physiotherapy for oncology patients post treatment especially reduced shoulder movement post mastectomy.
She has had extensive mentoring by internationally recognised Physiotherapists as well as working closely with English Institute of Sport Physiotherapists and Strength and Conditioning Coaches. Jill continues to develop her own knowledge through attending courses.
She is a manual therapist and has completed training in Orthopaedic medicine, Maitland therapy, Mulligan and various other soft tissue release techniques and Kinesio and fixed taping.
She has experience in aquatic therapy and is a qualified Hydrotherapy Physiotherapist.