I'm Gemma the owner of Unique Body Clinic.

I opened the doors  in May 2009 and have now been in the fitness industry

for over 13 years. I started as a Studio Instructor/Personal Trainer and

followed it with Sports Massage a few years later, in

2008.  I initially intended to add the Sports massage service as part of 

Personal Training packages, to provide an all round service to clients. 

 However, once I started the Sports Therapy course it was an instant love

for me,  and fast became my full time vocation -  I have not looked back

since .


With 10 years now in clinic,  I  have treated a wide variety of ailments and

injuries, still I feel I am still always learning which is exactly what I love..

I can implement my background in  Personal Training, as well as my own 

training experience as it  allows me to provide useful aftercare advice in

order to rehabilitate following injury.

I am fortunate to work with a very large variety of people - Athletes, Stage

Competitors, Sports Teams to office workers and people with more

manual occupations.

This year I am starting my Master’s Degree at the British School of

Osteopathy to pursue my dream, which is to train to become an Osteopath.

This will take me 5 years to complete but I am lucky to be able to share my

learning with all clients, as I can begin apply osteopathic thinking within

sessions whist going through my study.

Gemma Townsend

Clinic Director

Trainee Osteopath

Senior Therapist/Medical Acupuncturist

Craig Peterson

Level 4 Sports Therapist

Strength and Conditioning Personal Trainer

Craig is a specialist Personal Trainer and Level 4 qualified Sports

Massage Therapist. He has over 25 years experience in Health and

Fitness and has been treating clients to a very high standard since

joining the Unique Body Clinic team last year.

Craig also has a sporting background having won National

Championships at Swimming and Indoor Rowing. Having an avid

sporting background gives Craig a great deal of knowledge, in both

understanding how the body reacts to exercise but also in how to

rehabilitate for long term success

Emily Adams

Emily qualified with the Cambridge School of Sports Massage in

September 2016. Throughout  her training and ongoing treatments Emily

works with a very wide range of clients, in turn providing her with a

broad knowledge in treatment of discomfort or injury. Emily has also

participated in event massage at the London Marathon 2016 and Endure


As a keen runner and Footballer Emily understands the frustration of

spending time away from activities due to injury, and therefore has

worked hard to change her career to do something she loves and feels

passionately about. In addition, Emily is a Sport and Exercise graduate,

which gives her a deeper understanding of Anatomy and Physiology.

Level 5 Sports & Injury Specialist

ROCK Taping & ROCK Blading

Gemma is another one of our new team members to the clinic, helping out

with administration while completing a Sports Massage Level 5 course.

Having already achieved her degree in Sports Science, Gemma will make a

great team member and will be able to carry out her training with us.

Gemma Gould

Level 4 Sports Therapist

Jessica Roberts

Level 5  Sports therapist

Trainee Osteopath - Medical Acupuncturist

Jess Roberts is a Sports/Manual Therapist in the Unique Body Clinic team.

Jess is also qualified in Medical Acupuncture and is in the 3rd year of an Osteopathy

degree at the College of Osteopaths. This gives Jess has a great depth of knowledge

through clinical thinking in her Osteopathy studies and can apply this within

treatments, which will be a great advantage to all of you in her sessions.

Tish Cleary

Level 6 Sports Therapist - Degree Qualified

Laser & Ultrasound Treatments

Colon Massage - Exercise Therapy

Tish Cleary is our newest member to the Sports Massage team in the Clinic.


Tish is a Level 6 Sports Therapist, with a wide range of skills which will add a great

new element to treatments we can now offer to aid your rehabilitation.

Tish is also qualified in Ultrasound and Colon Massage.


Tish works very closely with Sports teams especially Rugby, therefore has excellent

insight with sports injury. 

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