Meet The Team

Kelly Rutledge 

Sports Therapist BSc Hons MSST


Member of The Society of Sports Therapists and fully insured.


Graduating from The University of Chichester in 2012 with a degree in Sports Therapy, Kelly started her own clinic 2014 having worked in football clubs during her time studying & first few years post grad. 


Kelly has worked with many sports and sporting backgrounds including contact sports teams, running, Armed Forces & Emergency Services Personel, cycling, martial arts, various charity events & everyday injuries. 


Kelly also had the opportunity to join the Benali Big Run team in August - September 2014 and again on Benali's Big Race in October 2016, as well as joining the team again in May 2019 on the most recent challenge, IronFran. Kelly’s role was to provide medical cover for the duration of all challenges, as part of the ‘on the road team’. 

Elly Welburn

Sports Therapists BSc Hons MSST

Clinical Exercise Science MSc 


Member of The Society of Sports Therapists and fully insured.


Elly joined the Rutledge Sports Therapy team in October 2023, having graduated from Solent University in 2022 with a Degree in Sports Therapy, before going on to gain her Masters in Clinical Exercise Science from Solent University in 2023. 


Joining the Rutledge Sports Therapy team isn't the first time Elly has joined Kelly in a clinical setting, prior to her University education Elly had qualified in sports massage whilst at college and joined Kelly at Basingstoke Town FC to gain experience and further improve her skillset. Elly then went on to University to study Sports Therapy. 


Elly has a keen interest in horse riding having grown up learning to ride horses and spending time around the sport, she has also competed in a triathlon and regularly plays Netball. With experience working pitch-side in Rugby Elly can also help with pitch-side work with confidence, don't hesitate to get in contact to book in to see Elly or get a price for event cover.