About Me

My name is Gail Dawe and I am a fully qualified advanced clinical massage therapist. I work with a range of chronic musculoskeletal pain conditions including low back pain, neck pain, headaches, whiplash, RSI, fibromyalgia and many other ongoing injuries or pain conditions.

Advanced Clinical & Sports Massage Therapist

With five years’ experience as a sports massage therapist, I am confident in treating a range of musculoskeletal conditions, acute and chronic, using soft tissue and advanced massage techniques.


ACMT – Certificate in Advanced Clinical Massage covering the following:

  • Low Back Pain
  • Neck & Shoulder
  • Shoulder Girdle
  • Hip & Pelvis Pain
  • Leg, Knee & Foot
  • Arm, Wrist & Hand
  • Advanced Anatomy
  • Pathologies
  • Advanced Stretching Techniques

VTCT Diploma Level 4 Sports Massage covering the following:

  • Pre/post event massage
  • Inter/intra event massage
  • Advanced massage techniques
  • Anatomy

ITEC Diploma Level 3 Holistic Massage covering the following:

  • Massage techniques
  • Anatomy

Additional study/qualifications:

  • Advanced Dry Needling
  • Hot Stone Massage
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Thai Massage
  • Human Dissection – Kings College, London
  • TMJ Pain – Temporomandibular, Jaw &
  • Face pain
  • Electrotherapy

I am a full member of the following organisations:

  • CNHC – Complementary & Natural
  • Healthcare Council
  • Complementary Health Professionals
  • Federation of Holistic Therapists
  • Sports Massage Association
  • Sports Therapy Organisation
I am passionate about helping my clients recover from musculoskeletal injuries, alleviate chronic muscle pain and manage stress.

The benefits of massage therapy

Massage therapy combines a range of techniques to treat injury and alleviate chronic pain, including deep tissue massage, heat treatments and advanced stretching. It aims to improve the clients range of motion and mobility through non-invasive, low-risk treatments.


Massage has been found to have many benefits, including both positive physiological and psychological effects. Body massage has several objectives: to relax, to stimulate and to promote healing. When pressure is exerted, the body’s physiology is enhanced. Massage improves circulation, helping with the elimination of waste products and enhancing recovery. This helps the body to heal itself and increase health & well-being.
“Have been using Core Body Sports Massage for several months. Fantastic treatment, highly recommended.”
Becky Brown

“Fantastic professionalism and caring approach. Took the time to understand my issues and pinpoint areas that could solve the problem in my back. Put me at ease within minutes. Thank you!”