Maddox trained as a physiotherapist at the Royal Hospital, Wolverhampton, and
qualified in 1966 after which he worked at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital,
Birmingham, from 1966 to 1969, where he gained valuable experience in treating
a wide range of medical and surgical conditions,
He was then invited to join Bernard Thomas
(Physiotherapist to the England Cricket Team) at the Edgbaston Health Clinic,
where Mr Maddox worked from 1970 to 2000. During this time he was
England, Wales, Great Britain and Southgate
(European Champions) Men’s Hockey Teams
England Schools Badminton Association.
Alta Disabled Swimming Team.
The Birmingham Royal Ballet.
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.
He has written many papers for
professional journals, such as the BASM and ACPSM journals and for the McKenzie
He has lectured at many
physiotherapy meetings in England, Holland, the United States, India and Hong
Kong on a range of subjects, including Over-use Injuries, “Growing Pains”,
Injuries in Hockey, Injuries in Badminton, Injuries to the Skin, etc.
His main leisure interests are music and art; he
plays saxophones and clarinet in "The Shamanaires Big Band" and Dr.
John Ruddick's Rehearsal Band, "The Martineau Big Band".
Maddox and his clinic have been appointed by the British Association for
Performing Arts Medicine (BAPAM) as a physiotherapist with specialist knowledge
to treat injuries to musicians and dancers in the west Midlands.