Richard has been a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy since qualifying back in 1990. He started his career at Airedale General Hospital in Sept 1990 and served the NHS for 25 years.
Richard began to specialise in musculo-skeletal medicine and in 1992 and he took over from his Mum's private practice which was established in Bingley in 1989.
His career has also involved him being a physiotherapist at Bradford Bulls, Keighley Cougars and Leeds United. He continues to treat sports people from local clubs such as Bingley Harriers, Craven Mountaineering club and various local tennis, hockey and netball teams.
Richard also teaches around the country to GP's on the subject of sports injuries. He currently lecturers at the National sports Centres such as Bisham Abbey, Lilleshall and Largs. He is also a guest lecturer at Huddersfield University on the subject of running injuries to the Podiatry department. Richard Qualified as an acupuncturist in 2001.