Barry Maddox trained at the Royal Hospital, Wolverhampton, and qualified in 1966 after which he worked at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, from 1966 to 1969.
He was then invited to join Bernard Thomas (Physiotherapist to the England Cricket Team) at the Edgbaston Health Clinic, where he worked from 1970 to 2000. During this time he was physiotherapist to:
England, Wales, Great Britain and Southgate (European Champions) Men’s Hockey Teams (10 years).
England Schools Badminton Association (8 years)
Alta Disabled Swimming Team (20 years).
The Birmingham Royal Ballet (7 years).
He has attended over 130 post-graduate courses, including McKenzie, Maitland, Cyriax, Proprioneuromuscular Facilitation, Mobilisation of the Nervous System (Butler), Electrotherapy Courses (Tim Watson), Laser Therapy (Thor), Biofeedback, Clinical Isokinetics, Physiology of Exercise, McConnell Taping Techniques, Clinical Reasoning, Evidence Based Medicine and Critical Appraisal of Literature, etc.
Mr Maddox has always attended regular CPD evenings and study days held by the various local orthopaedic clinics, for example, The Birmingham Knee and Shoulder Clinic, The Birmingham Foot and Ankle Clinic, The Birmingham Hip Clinic, etc.
He has written many papers for professional journals, such as the ACPSM journal and for the McKenzie Institute; also for sporting magazines, such as the Hockey News and the Badminton Gazette, and wrote the chapter on Rehabilitation in Sport in Thomas Reilly’s book, "Sports Fitness and Sports Injuries".