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Natasha Furnell
BSc (Hons), MSST


Department of Sport and Health

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Tasha graduated from the University of East London with an undergraduate degree in sports therapy.

Upon graduation from university, she returned as a sports therapy intern where she was responsible for mentoring students and supervising the sports injury clinic.

Tasha did her final year placement at Reading Rugby club where she is now First XV therapist and the medical team lead. Within this role she has been able to work with all age groups from U6s to senior men’s teams. Throughout her time as a sports therapist, Tasha has worked at multiple private clinics and has set up her own business. In recent years she has travelled to Sweden to provide sports therapy for youth teams at the Gothia Youth Football World Cup.

In her spare time Tasha plays netball and is also a C award umpire. She is currently training to run her first half marathon.

Further information

  • Private clinics including: One Physiotherapy, the Warr Clinic, Fir Tree Clinic and Therapists on the High Street, providing assessment, treatment and management of sporting and occupational injuries.
  • First XV therapist and medical team lead at Reading rugby club, covering pitchside first aid, both home and away for the first team; assessment, treatment, management and rehabilitation of injuries; and general running of the medical team.

Taught courses

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Therapy

Help patients back to optimal levels of fitness with this SST-accredited degree. Learn from clinically active staff and gain real-world experience with placements in a range of settings.