Doc Emma sprinted to the finals

I had the great pleasure of working with a fellow clinician Dr Emma of Chiro London. She is a chiropractor and a keen AFL player. However, Emma was not able to play as she was suffering with right ankle and shin pain. Her symptoms also made it difficult to even walk to the clinic. After treatment and 6 dedicated running …

Most common causes of anterior knee pain in runners

Forty-two percent of all overuse injuries affect the knee joint. “Runner’s knee,” is the most common overuse injury among runners. It occurs when a mistracking kneecap (patella) irritates the femoral groove in which it rests on the thighbone (femur). The pain is felt at the front of the knee, either under or around the edges of the knee cap. Illiotibal band …

Sports massage for swimmers

Swimming is well known for its low impact total body workout, as you’re suspended in the water whilst your arms and legs kick and propel you through the water… So what’s the big issue? When you regularly swim continuous laps, routines, or games in the water, low impact can quickly turn into high stress and strain, especially if you don’t …

Running injuries and massage

Being a keen runner and cyclist, I know how difficult it can be when injuries hinder your performance. Things like ‘plantar fasciitis’, ‘shin splints’, runners knee’, ‘Piriformis syndrome’, ‘ITB friction syndrome’ and soreness down the TFL. I can help to maintain function in all of these conditions, ease soreness by using soft tissue massage, palpation techniques, M.E.T’s (muscle energy techniques) …

Massage Therapy helps with Poor Posture

I am sure if there is one thing that many physical therapists could agree on, it would be that many of the common ‘issues’ we see, are related to posture… The type of posture that you stay in for typically 8 hours per day, followed by a commute home whether this is sitting down on the train, or sat behind …

The upgrade’s complete!

We are excited to announce we’ve completed the renovation of the ground floor of the Berkeley Clinic and we’d like to welcome you back to check it out. Have a look a the pictures below to see what we’ve done. Our reception has been transformed to neutral tones and B&W tiles. We have a new concept of a reception where …

We’re upgrading the Berkeley Clinic

2017 sees the long overdue upgrading of The Berkeley Clinic with refurbishment of the street level space. We’re starting with the ground floor reception and consultations rooms. All treatment will be performed in the lower ground floor consultation rooms until the works are complete During the majority of the work entry will still be via the front door but our reception …

Dr Luke Brady’s 5 top tips for surviving the festive season

Our resident chiropractor, Dr Luke Brady from Chiro.London, knows how hectic the festive season can be and how easy it is to let good health habits slip. That’s why his put together his five top tip for surviving the festive season in this essential guide… Christmas seems to be arriving earlier and earlier these days, in fact we at Chiro.London …

Charity Trek across the Simien Mountains

Laura Jones our practitioner of Traditional chinese medicine is doing a charity Trek next year. She is taking part in a gruelling 7-day trek across the Simien Mountains for Charity. She will be hiking for 7-10 hours a day and climbing 4550m to the peak of Ras Dashen, the highest mountain in Ethiopia. “I am raising money for The Ethiopia …

Prepare for the winter

Winter brings extra challenges to our bodies. Cold muscles and joints can be more prone to injury and most of us are generally less active at this time of year. However, if you enjoy winter sports such as skiing and snowboarding, chiropractic should help you prepare for, and enjoy, your time on the slopes that much more. If you spend …

Chiropractic is here

Chiropractic is here. Chiropractic has been a part of what we do for many years. We are, however, delighted to announce that, as The Berkeley Clinic has now become part of chiro.london, it will continue to be led by owners with a wealth of experience in this field. Craig McLean and Luke Brady plan on retaining the multidisciplinary therapies that …

Berkley under new ownership

This year has seen the smooth transfer of ownership of The Berkeley Clinic to Craig McLean and Luke Brady of chiro.london. After running the centre for over a decade, Jonathan and Gwen Le Bon have decided to take a step back. Gwen has stopped commuting in from Southampton, whilst Jonathan will retain his sought-after Osteopathy clinic at The Berkeley, but …