The practice is open for chiropractic and podiatry. To assess your risk associated with Covid-19, we shall contact you before your appointment and perform a triage.
We have a number of measures in place to reduce the risk to you when you attend the practice. These entail:
extending and staggering appointment times
permitting only one patient in reception at any time
asking patients to wear face masks and wash their hands
clinicians wear appropriate PPE
a strigent cleaning regimen between patient visits
Unfortuantely, we are currently not able to offer the other therapies. 8.6.20
Our team comprises healthcare professionals working together to provide a holistic approach to your healthcare needs. All our healthcare professionals are fully qualified and registered with their regulatory body or professional association.
Gill has been offering chiropractic care in private practice since 1997 and has run For Health Chiropractic since 2007. She also teaches at the McTimoney College of Chiropractic and is experienced in lecturing, supervising and examining chiropractic students.
In 2008, Gill undertook further training to gain her MSc Chiropractic (Small Animals) so she also provides chiropractic for small animals - these are any of the companion animals such as dogs, cats, rabbits, as well as the more unusual such as ferrets.
As well as McTimoney chiropractic, Gill use the principles of Biogeometric Integration (BGI) within her chiropractic care. She is qualified to perform the Epley Manoeuvre, which helps to relieve the debilitating dizziness associated with Benign Positional Paroxysmal Vertigo (BPPV).
After four years at For Health Chiropractic, Alison left the practice in March 2015 for maternity leave. Alison now has her own practice in Goring-on-Thames. If you used to see Alison for chiropractic at For Health Chiropractic and wish to continue seeing her, please let us know so that we can send a copy of your notes to Alison. You will need to give us written permission to do this. Alternatively, you are welcome to see any of the other chiropractors at For Health Chiropractic.
You can contact Alison on 01491 871930.
Alison has over 21 years of experience working as a Chiropodist and Podiatrist both privately and within the NHS. She has an impressive range of knowledge and skills including the provision and implementation of individually tailored treatment plans.
She is committed to her own professional development enabling her to continually offer the most appropriate and up-to-date treatment and advice possible.
Ken has worked as a Remedial and Sports Therapist since 2004. He grew up in South Africa where he participated in a wide range of sports, now concentrating on triathlon for pleasure rather than competitively!
He studied at the London School of Sports Massage obtaining a degree in Remedial and Sports Massage.
Shaan lived in Southern Africa before moving to England. She became intrigued with Chiropractic while at university and left a career in IT product management to train as a chiropractor. She qualified from the McTimoney College of Chiropractic.
Registered with the General Chiropractic Council (GCC), Shaan is a member of the McTimoney Chiropractic Association.
Mandy started training as a counsellor in 2006 and is qualified in a number of disciplines of therapy - hypnotherapy, counselling and psychotherapy. She believes in using them in a holistic way to help clients resolve issues and improve their health, considering mental and social factors, rather than just the symptoms of an illness or stressful situation that led them to therapy.
Mandy's specialism is bereavement counselling but she also works with clients to help them lose weight, quit smoking, deal with stress and relationship issues. She is trained to use the award-winning Quit Smoking Programme 2004 and applies cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) skills to her therapy sessions.
Jamie graduated from the University of Bath with a degree in Sports Therapy. Through the application of these skills he is able to assess and diagnose injuries, correct posture, facilitate muscle and joint strengthening, advise on rehabilitation and prevention of injuries as well as prescribe exercises.
Jamie uses a variety of techniques including: sports massage, mobilisation techniques and proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation.
After four years at For Health Chiropractic, Charley left the practice in December 2019. Charley has her own practice in Padworth. If you used to see Charley for chiropractic at For Health Chiropractic and wish to continue seeing her, please let us know so that we can send a copy of your notes to Charley. You will need to give us written permission to do this. Alternatively, you are welcome to see any of the other chiropractors at For Health Chiropractic.
You can contact Charley on 07342 852 965.
Mandy is our foot health practitioner. Mandy works alongside our podiatrist Alison. She is able to see our patients for routine toenail care, toenail reconstruction and warm wax treatments.
Clinic and home visit appointments are available.
Vaiva qualified from the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine following a four year degree programme, fully accredited by the British Acupuncture Accreditation Board, achieving a BSc (Hons) in Acupuncture validated by the Kingston University, as well as a Licentiate in Acupuncture. Vaiva is a member of the British Acupuncture Council, the UK’s leading governing body for acupuncture.
The integrated style of Five Element Constitutional Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine enables her to confidently and effectively treat a wide range of illnesses and ailments affecting the body, mind and spirit. She finds acupuncture extremely rewarding as it allows her to help people improve their health and wellbeing in a safe and holistic way.