Mattishall Sports Injury Clinic


Mattishall sports injury clinic is located just outside Mattishall, in the hamlet of Welborne. We moved to the new location in January 2017.

The clinic contains two treatment rooms, a waiting area and dedicated bathroom facilities. There is also plenty of private, off-road parking.

Appointments are available most days of the week, from early morning through to around 8pm.

Heidi Dawson


Heidi founded Mattishall Sports Injury Clinic in 2012. She is currently taking a year out on maternity leave.

Rachael Curnow

Rachael has worked in the health industry for 12 years with 5 of these being spent in private practice. Rachael started out as a fitness professional who went into various medical roles including work within hospital theatres, private Physio and Chiropractic clinics.

Her qualifications include a BSc Honours degree in Injury Treatment and Rehabilitation; BTech National Diploma in Sports and Exercise Sciences; Level 2 Fitness Professional; Level 5 Sports Massage and also Kinesiology Taping.

Rachael has worked with both elite and amateur athletes, pre and post hip and knee replacement operations, amputees and chronic back pain patients. Rachael can complete a full assessment and then provide a bespoke plan for you and your treatment. Or if it’s simply a sports massage that you require for general maintenance – no problem!

Rachael has also designed health regimes for those who would like to get back to exercise, loose weight or become generally healthier.

Rachael enjoys keeping healthy herself and competes for Norfolk Senior County Badminton.

Emma Evans


Emma qualified with a BTEC Level 5 diploma in Clinical Sports Injuries, Remedial Massage & Soft Tissue Therapy in 2016. Emma is also a pilates instructor with 10 years experience. Alongside the injuries, sports massage and pilates, Emma also has a number of other qualifications:

  • Active IQ Level 3 Exercise Referral Special Populations & Conditions (Pre & Post Natal team specialist)
  • Active IQ Level 3 Nutritional Advisor
  • OCR Level 3 Anatomy & Physiology
  • OCR Exercise to Music
  • Speedo Aqua Aerobics certification.

Cassie Wildey


Cassie has been a sports therapist in Norwich for over 8 years. During this time she has not only operated as a self-employed therapist, but has also worked in both semi-pro and professional football (youth & adult). She spent 5 seasons with Wroxham FC as the lead sports therapist; two seasons with Ipswich Town FC Academy and is currently in her third season with the Norwich City Academy. During the 17/17 season, she also worked as a casual sport tissue therapist with Norwich City FC first team.

In preparation for London 2012, Cassie also began working with Paralympic Gold Medallist swimmer Jessica Jane Applegate, which she still does to this day.

In February 2017, she also began lecturing at City College Norwich, delivery a Sports Anatomy, Injuries and Rehabilitation module to Sports, Exercise and Health degree students.

Over the last 2 years she has been working towards a diploma in Biomechanics Coaching, which is a set of screening tools to assess how well we move as individuals and how to improve any limitations which can lead to pain and injury.

She has dealt with a variety of sporting and non-sporting clients, with a wide range of injuries across her 8 years as a sports therapist.