Skelian Chiropractic, Physiotherapy & Massage Therapy Cheltenham
Skelian Chiropractic, Physiotherapy & Massage Therapy Cheltenham
290 Google reviews
Steve MaxTheMaths
Steve MaxTheMaths
Huge thanks to Jamie and the team for getting me back on my feet! Fabulous service. Highly recommended.
Nickie Apperly
Nickie Apperly
Great service, Tom is very reassuring and encouraging. His confident yet, caring approach made me feel at ease and my recovery has definately benefitted from this.
Fred Warren
Fred Warren
Several months ago I was stricken with severe sciatica, strong pain killers were prescribed by my GP but they had unacceptable side effects. I contacted Skelian and Jamie quickly sorted out my problem, without further medication. During the course of my treatment, I found that Jamie's manipulations of my neck gave a certain amount of relief to the vertigo and muzziness “brain fog”, which I had been suffering from, for the past five years. I am thankful to Skelian and Jamie in particular for his caring approach to my ailments, he has an excellent bedside manner and he has given me beneficial advice to help with my long standing dizziness problems.
Kam Mistry
Kam Mistry
Very happy. Jamie was great - friendly and professional. I certainly felt that I was in good hands and could already feel the benefits after my first visit. After three sessions the pain has gone.
Monica Wragg
Monica Wragg
I highly recommend the Skelian Clinic. The lovely Aaron has cured my lower back pain in a matter of a few weeks so that I can now resume and enjoy my walks. Everyone at the clinic is very professional, kind and friendly. Thank you.
Zara Winters
Zara Winters
I walked in to the Skelian clinic at my wit's end - my neck and shoulders hurt from decades of poor posture due to computer work, my left forearm was tight and painful and I had been suffering with agonizing tennis elbow in my right arm which was waking me up every night. It felt like my entire upper body had seized up. From the moment I entered the clinic I felt a good vibe - Angela, the receptionist, made me feel relaxed and welcome and was just lovely to be around, she takes a genuine interest in every client and radiates warmth - and has a lovely singing voice to boot! Victoria, who I cannot thank enough, has worked miracles. After four treatments, using a combination of dry needle therapy, targeted deep tissue massage and spinal manipulation I feel like a different person. The pain has almost completely gone and I have a workable action plan on how to look after my joints. Victoria is empathic, exceptionally knowledgeable, witty and a great listener. She explains what she is doing in straightforward language and puts you at ease immediately. I can honestly say that I am blown away by the results, it is life changing to have that debilitating pain taken away. I wish I'd gone sooner. If you are suffering with neck, back or joint problems please just book an appointment online, you owe it to yourself.
Brian Evans
Brian Evans
I was not expecting the relief that I experienced, From the moment treatment started I was made relaxed, after my first treatment I could not believe the difference, All the staff were very professional, the treatment was exceptional, Actually looking foreward to my next appointment
Adam
Adam
I've been coming to Dani for regular Sports Massage appointments for nearly a year now, recently transitioning on to the Hot Stones massage. As someone who likes to regularly weight train these sessions have been invaluable to my recovery and have ensured that any aches, pains and knots are kept to their absolute minimum. I've recently moved over to the Hot Stones massage and highly recommend it, it's a great mixture of traditional sports massage techniques combined with the hot stones - this will be my go to massage moving forward. Dani is extremely welcoming, friendly and a pleasure to be around - I can't rate her highly enough!
Nicky Harris
Nicky Harris
Friendly, professional service. Tom has been fantastic at sorting out my neck and back issues, providing explanation before, during and after treatment as well as providing after care exercises I can do at home. I have been delighted with my treatment so far. Thank you!
craig pockett
craig pockett
Would highly recommend Skelian chiropractic & physiotherapy 👍🏼 sorted my aches & pains out for me😊
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Knee Pain

Knee pain is a common ailment that can arise from a wide array of conditions. It can affect individuals of all ages and can significantly impact one’s quality of life. Understanding the various causes and treatment options is crucial for effective management and relief.

About Knee Pain

Knee pain can manifest in many forms, from a dull, constant ache to sharp, acute pain that prohibits movement. It may be localised to a specific area of the knee or be diffused throughout the joint.

Conditions That Cause Knee Pain

  • Arthritis: Including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and post-traumatic arthritis.
    Injuries: Such as ACL injuries, fractures, and tears of the meniscus.
  • Mechanical Problems: Like patellar tracking disorder and loose bodies within the joint.
  • Inflammatory Conditions: Including bursitis, tendinitis, and Baker’s cyst.
  • Infections: Such as septic arthritis.
  • Degenerative Changes: Resulting from age or overuse.
  • Metabolic Disorders: Like gout, which can cause uric acid crystals to accumulate in the joint.
  • Structural Abnormalities: Such as genu valgum (knock-knees) or genu varum (bowlegs).
  • Growth-Related Issues: Osgood-Schlatter disease and Sinding-Larsen-Johansson syndrome, are typically seen in adolescents.
  • Referred Pain: From the hips, lower back, or other areas that can cause discomfort in the knee.

Diagnosing  Knee Pain

The treatment for knee pain is dependent on the underlying cause.  We offer diagnostic ultrasound at Skelian Clinic. This form of imaging is used to help accurately identify the cause of the problem.

Treatment Options for Knee Pain

  • Manual therapies: Such as massage, chiropractic care and physiotherapy use hands-on techniques to help with symptoms. 
  • Medications: Analgesics, NSAIDs, and disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) for certain types of arthritis.
  • Physiotherapy: Strengthening and flexibility exercises, ultrasound, and heat therapy.
  • Injections: Including corticosteroids and hyaluronic acid injections. Both options are available in house at Skelian in Cheltenham.
  • Surgery: Arthroscopy, osteotomy, and joint replacement may be considered for severe cases.

Frequently Asked Questions

Remember, it’s important to consult with a physiotherapist at Skelian in Cheltenham or a relevant healthcare provider if you’re experiencing wrist pain. They can provide a proper diagnosis and guide you through the appropriate treatment options.

Our team

Tom-Cairns Chiropractor Cheltenham Skelian Clinic

Tom Cairns

Chriopractor

MChiro DC 

”My goal is to deliver the best care possible to every one of my patients, to give them control back in their lives other the pain that has been getting in the way”

Sports Therapist Cheltenham

Dani Cowley

Sports Therapist

“My goal is to help all  my patients return to their preferred activity whilst maintaining a pain-free and healthy lifestyle. I always aim to go one step further by minimising the risk of future injury through rehabilitation plans and hands-on therapy.”

William Norton Chiropractor Cheltenham Skelian Clinic

Will Norton

Chriopractor

MChiro DC 

“ To me Chiropractic approach to pain makes sense. There are many factors at play and I like to address all of these areas by fully understanding each case. I take a multifaceted approach to improve both the short-term and long-term pain”

Jonathan Wride

Specialist Physiotherapist

HCPC MCSP AACP PgC Injection Therapy, MSK Sonographer and Independent Prescriber:

“I’m passionate about giving patients instant access to high-level diagnostics and specialist treatments, helping to reduce the waiting times of patients and hopefully speeding up their recovery.”

Fees

Chiropractic Initial Consultation – £75)

Chiropractic Follow up treatment – £48

Physiotherapy consultation – £75

Follow up Physiotherapy appointment – £75

Sports Therapy Consultation – £60

Follow up Sports therapy appointment – £35

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Opening Times

Monday8.30 – 7.00
Tuesday8.30 – 7.00
Wednesday8.30 – 7.00
Thursday8.30 – 7.00
Friday8.30 – 7.00
Saturday9:00 – 1:00
SundayClosed
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Why Choose Skelian?

  • Exceptionally high standards of care
  • Professionalism and Expertise
  • Quality treatment
  • Quality practitioners
  • Great communication of your treatment
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