Michael Carlton

Advanced clinical massage therapist

BSC(hons) with BTEC Level 6 Advanced Clinical Massage and Injury

After first qualifying as a Sports Massage Therapist in 2004, Michael continued his professional development with a qualification in Kinanthropometry, as well as a BSc(Hons) degree in Sport Science, specialising in Biomechanics. Since 2008 Michael has worked as a Senior Orthopaedic Practitioner in the NHS, and has studied and worked in a number of hospitals including Stanmore National Orthopaedic Hospital and Great Ormond Street.

In 2014, Michael graduated as an Advanced Clinical Massage Therapist. and is now one of the highest 100 UK qualified Clinical therapists and has a wealth of experience of treating chronic pain and medical and orthopaedic conditions.
His passion has seen him complete clinical research in the NHS on the treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome as well as becoming part of the teaching team at the UK’s most advanced clinical and sports massage institute, the Jing School of Advanced Massage and Training.

Mike is known for his ability to treat chronic pain that others can’t – His knowledge, research, experience and passion bring a new level of expertise to chronic / longterm pain treatment.

n.b. ‘Kinanthropometry’ is defined as the study of human size, shape, proportion, composition, maturation, and gross function, in order to understand growth, exercise, performance, and nutrition.

In his spare time, Mike loves spending time with his family and friends, and when he’s not DIYing, he loves to relax on the golf course.


  • Senior Orthopaedic Practitioner with experience working at the highest level of trauma and orthopaedics in the NHS for over 10 years.
  • Accomplished Sports and Clinical Massage Therapist with 16 years of hands-on experience as an independent therapist and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Sport Science graduate with a continued enthusiasm for research, education and personal development.
  • Dedicated and passionate mentor and educator, with broad teaching experience that includes vocational and undergraduate courses, as well as senior medical Consultants.