Skelian Chiropractic, Physiotherapy & Massage Therapy Cheltenham
Skelian Chiropractic, Physiotherapy & Massage Therapy Cheltenham
290 Google reviews
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😊
Anne Griffiths
Anne Griffiths
I receive an excellent service from all the staff at the Skelian Chiropractic Clinic in Cheltenham.
Emma Hopkins
Emma Hopkins
Vic has been amazing in helping me get back to my old self. I feel so much more positive since seeing her. The exercises have been a great help in my recovery also. Thank you
Tania Beardsley
Tania Beardsley
this is Tania’s husband Max, posting on how excellent the whole experience was and how i have the renewed confidence thanks to Tom that i can manage my dodgy old knee without causing further damage.
Ramune Vasiliauskaite
Ramune Vasiliauskaite
Very nice clinic and in my opinion affordable. I went there because I have office job and suffer from neck/back pain occasionally. Jamie Franchini was extra attentive, reassuring and informative all the way along my first app (since my partner mentioned that I feel a bit nervious about the procedure) and has a very friendly and welcoming personality. He explained everything and made me at ease. Created plan for my particular needs and even sent me additional info with recommended excercises to do for my issues. Had just few visits but deffinately will keep going for the maintenance and further support of overall health. Highly recommending :)
Alex Meaden
Alex Meaden
Jamie is an excellent chiropractor, like dean and stuart before him at skellian clinic. Hes been able to improve my neck and back just after a few visits, highly recomend
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 Intramuscular Stimulation

Our specialist physiotherapist uses IMS to treat all areas of the spine to relieve pain.

What is IMS?

IMS stands for Intramuscular Stimulation which is a highly specialised form of acupuncture developed in Canada.

IMS differs from traditional acupuncture in that it works through targeting anatomical muscle injuries rather than affecting energy flow throughout the body. 

The advantage of this is that treatment success rates are much higher, with over 80% of people achieving pain relief.

This treatment will benefit those who have not responded to traditional acupuncture methods.

Our specialist physiotherapist uses IMS to treat all areas of the spine to relieve pain.

Most chronic spinal pain is caused through injury and weakness within the multifidus muscle. This muscle controls all the segments of the spine. IMS targets the multifidus and quickly relieves pain felt around the spinal joints.

IMS can help with

  • Lower Back Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Shoulder Blade Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Whiplash Injuries
  • Arm Pain

IMS as part of physiotherapy treatment 

At Skelian we offer IMS as part of our specialist physiotherapist services. Jonathan Wride is our specialist physio he has extensive knowledge and experience. Jonathan lectures on a national as well as international stage regarding Shockwave Therapy. Jonathan also educates other health professionals on diagnostic ultrasound techniques.

What to expect

IMS a treatment technique that is typically included as part of our specialist physiotherapist, in combination with other treatment techniques. Jonathan the physio will talk through your detailed medical history and assess your problem. Once Jonathan is happy that you are in the right place, he will talk you through in person how the procedure works before performing it.

Included in specialist physiotherapy session

  • Medical history discussion
  • Detailed physical assessment
  • Explanation of condition(s)
  • Treatment plan

Benefits of IMS

  • Reduce Tension
  • Help With Pain
  • Assist Recovery
  • Help Joint Mobility

Fees

IMS – £65 (part of a specialist physiotherapy appointment)

Frequently Asked Questions

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.”

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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Introductory offer 20% off Initial Chiropractic Consultations