Back in the Game

Happily I am allowed to treat again as normal from 2nd December 2020. Treatments will follow the Covid safety guidelines put in place July 13th as indicated by Government guidelines, the ISRM (my governing body) and my insurance. I am very much looking forward to seeing you all again ๐Ÿ™‚

phone consultation

National Lockdown #2

Although I am unable to treat in the usual way for the duration of this lock down, I am allowed to help those who might otherwise use the NHS or are in pain that affects daily living. This would be in the form of a phone consultation to establish the nature of your injury/condition and…

Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave Therapy

I have had a few clients that, unfortunately, havenโ€™t responded fully to the conventional strategies for treating Achilles issues and plantar fasciitis such as strengthening, footwear and manual therapy. Since meeting Matt earlier this year to have a full blown objective gait analysis and footwear review following an ankle nearly falling off and other niggles,…

Winter Cycling Tips


The halcyon days of Summer cycling are sadly gone, folks, and itโ€™s time to put on our big pants and brace ourselves for the more unsettled, challenging conditions that Winter chucks our way. The following are some winter cycling tips I have put together for when you head out into the winter elements. CLOTHING -…

treatments at The Porch Surgery in Corsham

Treatments at The Porch Surgery, Corsham

Pleased as punch to be resuming treatments at The Porch Surgery in Corsham every Friday from 28th August 2020, just like the old days ๐Ÿ™‚ Treatments there will have the same stringent Covid-19 safety measures as at the King Alfred Clinic. Can’t wait to see established and new clients alike, will almost be like ‘normal’…

Remedial Massage in Chippenham


Happily I was able to start treating from 13th July. It’s been a very busy 4 or 5 weeks catching up with regulars and meeting and treating new ones. My home clinic is a little pared back from what it was, no soft furnishings and little decorative luxuries for the moment but the same quality…

Plantar Facsciitis

CPD and Not quite Open!

Unfortunately Soft Tissue Therapy and Sports Massage didn’t quite make the cut in the list of other industries that are allowed to operate from 4th July – Boris clearly hasn’t had a treatment to know that the role plays an important part in healthcare. Our small but united band are lobbying the Government hard to…

Coronavirus Update – New Policies

Dear Clients, As you know, due to the coronavirus pandemic, I am unable to provide treatments as dictated by the Government and my governing bodies. I am hoping that restrictions will ease in July. However, in order to keep us all as safe as possible and free of infection, there will be new procedures in…

Ankle Injury

Ankle Rehab โ€“ The Wobble Cushion

I often recommend a wobble cushion for lower leg injuries and thought I would share a little more information as to why I love them. They have a number of functions including helping to improve ankle range of movement and control; strengthening of the soft tissues of the ankle joint; improving proprioception and balance.