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Conditions We Treat

We help patients like you feel better, every day. Below are some of the conditions we treat.


We treat you holistically and pride ourselves  on the fact that our patients feel significantly better after the first session and the majority are pain-free after 3 sessions.


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Back and Neck Pain

Back and Neck Pain


Pain on movement

Sharp pain

Disc pain from either neck or lower back

Postural strain

Pain from Scoliosis

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With an increasing reliance on technology – it is no surprise that many of our patients suffer more  RSI.


If your daily routine involves repetitive tasks with extensive periods of computer or mobile phone usage, then you may be at risk of flattening of your spinal curves, disc  compression, or even early arthritis.


Most people are unaware of what damage can be done by simple “repetitive” postural strain and how simple it is for us to treat and help prevent it.


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Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) and Overuse Injury

Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) and Overuse Injury

“Text” Neck pain

headache,  shoulder tension

numbness and tingling in the arms and hands

Cramp , stiffness, weakness, or swelling

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Back and neck pain is very common and represents around 60% of the patients we treat!


We are trained and skilled to provide pain relief through a variety of treatment options tailored to you.


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Headache and Migraine

Headache and Migraine



Facial and jaw pain

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Common diagnostic terms for shoulder  injuries include:


  • entrapment syndrome
  • frozen shoulder
  • rotator cuff injuries


Shoulders are vital to normal day to day activities and are often injured.


Your shoulder relies heavily on the joints and muscles of the trunk to function, so are never treated in isolation.


Our approach is to examine the  muscular attachments and spinal relationship to your shoulder to achieve the best results.


Interestingly a lot of shoulder or shoulder blade pain is actually referred pain from the duodenum , stomach and gall bladder! We understand referred pain and make sure we are treating the cause of your pain and not just the symptoms.


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Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Pain

Pain on movement  or at rest

Difficulty moving your arm, drying hair or putting  the arm behind your back

Loss of strength

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30% of our patients present with one of these problems.  Whether you have a tension headache, sinus pressure  or problems with your jaw.  We will examine you thoroughly to diagnose the cause on the first consultation.


We treat everybody as an individual and quickly outline the best approach to relieve your symptoms and get you back to  good health quickly.


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Arthritis and Degeneration

Arthritis and Degeneration

Increased pain stiffness

Joint tenderness

Grating or crackling sounds on movement

Limited range of movement of your joints

Loss of muscle bulk surrounding the joint

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Plantar fasciitis


Achilles tendonitis, partial tears


Metatarsal and arch pain


Your feet are really important but often taken for granted.


Few practitioners´ place so much attention on feet as we do.


Feet are the foundation of our posture and whole muscular skeletal system – get help early and take care of yours…


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Foot and Ankle Pain

Foot and Ankle Pain

Heel pain

Sprains and strains

Sore and painful arches

Hot and tender joints in the feet

Arthritis – wear and tear

Pain and stiffness in the Achilles tendon

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Arthritis and degeneration covers a large range of ailments including:


  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Other inflammatory arthritis
  • Spondylosis of the neck and lumbar spine-“wear and tear”
  • Spondylitis-inflammation of the small joints of the back
  • Spinal stenosis-a narrowing in the spine causing nerve or circulatory pain
  • Hip and knee arthritis-mild , moderate to severe “wear and tear”


We treat you as an individual using a combination of manipulation, inflammation reduction, lifestyle and dietary advice.


SCIO testing can highlight  and reduce the underlying factors which provoke and cause inflammation.


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Nerve pain, Trapped Nerves and Neuralgia

Nerve pain, Trapped Nerves and Neuralgia

Sciatica-buttock and lower limb pain

Shoulder  and upper limb pain

Tingling, numbness and pins and needles

Pain aggravated in certain positions

Weakness and heaviness

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We understand the anatomy of your body and the causes of nerve pain.   We will quickly diagnose the  cause of your pain (often different to where the pain presents) and release the trapped nerve and reduce any inflammation.


If you are experiencing thigh, leg or arm pain you should seek immediate help.  These nerves are particularity sensitive, by early intervention, you can  dramatically reduce recovery time.


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Sports Injuries

Sports Injuries

Tennis Elbow and Golfer´s Elbow.

Sport specific injuries

Shoulder pain – Rotator Cuff injuries such as Supraspinatus tendonitis

Knee strains sprains

Shin Splints – Mild compartment syndrome

Muscular, tendon and ligament injuries

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We have treated many professional athletes over the last 17 years.  From Olympic and Common Wealth levels, Pro-tour golfer’s, premiership footballers to amateur sports  and gym-goers  the common problem to all is pain and loss of performance.


Our clinical tests and specialist investigation like MRI and ultra sound evaluate with precision your injury.  We understand that you, as a sportsperson need to accelerate your recovery and we can help you achieve that competitive edge.


Other conditions:


1.Rehabilitation after surgery


Recovery of function after arthroscopy-wash out


Recovery after knee and hip replacement


Regaining mobility after fixation


2.Irritable Bowel syndrome – constipation / diarrhoea / bloating and gas


3.Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue


4.Stress and anxiety-inability to relax and depression




6. Infant and  childhood complaints


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