Our Team

David has been a keen athlete and rugby league player for over 20 years now, with representative honors at county, national and international level. Alongside Core David works with Super League club Salford City Reds as a Sports Rehabilitator, providing him with a vast amount of experience in his field. David has also had spells with Warrington Wolves and Southampton Football Club.

David is an extremely motivated and dedicated trainer, which can be seen with his personal sporting and professional achievements. Such traits are valuable assets in any trainer and when combined with David’s qualifications, ensure his clients gain the most from their sessions obtaining the best results available.

David studied at Salford University and in 2007 completed a degree in Sports Rehabilitation and is a graduate member of BASRAT, who ensure practitioners are accredited in their field. David not only has the ability to organise and develop both training and rehabilitation programs, however also has the ability to ensure programs are individually tailored to meet specific requirements. David can recall on a wide variety of exercise techniques, structures and methods to ensure programs are functional, effective and fun yet challenging for his clients. David can also call on a wide variety of treatment and rehabilitation modalities including manual therapy techniques, functional rehabilitation techniques, biomechanical assessment, fitness and injury prevention strategies, ultrasound therapy, core control and stability, injury strapping and taping, client profiling and massage techniques.

Osteopath Jamie Hollick is a GOsC registered Osteopath based in Manchester. Osteopathy can be used to assess, treat and manage a wide variety of health conditions ranging from neck/ back pain, arthritis to headaches, pregnancy related musculoskeletal pain or sports injuries.

Jamie will take time in a consultation to understand his patients, understand their unique presentation of symptoms and medical history/ lifestyle in order to understand identify and diagnose the cause of the symptoms and formulate a treatment to aid in restoring the body to better health and function.

Jamie uses a variety of treatment techniques including; soft tissue massage, joint articulation and mobilisation and joint manipulation (HVLAT) as well as more gentle techniques to improve function, relieve pain and aid in recovery.

Health and wellbeing have always been an influential and important part of my life. Over the years I have taken part in a wide range of sport.

However, I understand that with today’s modern lifestyle, it can be difficult to find the time to exercise and doing something that is physically demanding can become taxing.

My aim as a Personal Trainer is to help you discover ways of incorporating fitness into your lifestyle, whilst similarly making the time we spend together 100% effective in leading you quickly, towards your goals. Your time is valuable, so having someone fully qualified by your side while training ensures you’re on the right path to achieving your goals and can help to keep things fun as well as challenging. With the right guidance the effort you invest will make a difference.

Having been a competitive athlete most of my life, I’ve refined a hunger for progression, going the extra mile for the smallest of gains to fill up the big picture. I’ve been playing basketball for 21 years and through my journey, developed strict discipline, attention to detail whilst maintaining a love for the game.

As a trainer, I’m a big advocate of capability, so I push performance heavily, whether its mobility, strength, co-ordination, agility, I feel its important for your body to be able to deal with whatever situation life throws at you, If your body is performing optimally, the chances are you’ll look good too, this is where true confidence lies, not just looking good, but looking and performing great.

Ray Ho is a fully qualified and insured BSc (Hons) Sports Injury Specialist graduating from Teesside University. He is a Regional representative of the Sports Therapy Association (STA) and a member of the Society of Sports Therapists (SST). A Personal Trainer to Core Health & Fitness.

Ray is a truly integrated therapist trained and specialised in Musculoskeletal pain and disorders with over 8 years experience treating sports specific Injuries. He is fully Competent in professional treatment techniques such as Deep-tissue Massage, Soft-Tissue Release (myofascial), Manual Therapy, Spinal Mobilisations and Advanced Osteopathic Joint Manipulations. He has clinical experience in physiotherapy working with neuro-muscular type conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Cerebral Palsy (CP) treating neurological pains.

Ray is professionally certified to provide Chinese Acupuncture & Cupping to treat muscle aches or pains with a strong interest in Traditional Chinese Medicine and natural healing. The treatments used are clinically proven to improve health, posture and enhance quality of life both physically and mentally.

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