Conditions  treated by McTimoney Chiropractic

The McTimoney technique of chiropractic was developed by the late John McTimoney over 50 years ago and is taught at the McTimoney College of Chiropractic in Abingdon near Oxford. It is well known for being a gentle approach to chiropractic care using swift, light manipulations.

The ASA advises that there is sufficient evidence that the following conditions can be treated with chiropractic.


Headache ( arising from the neck)

Migraine prevention

Mechanical neck pain(as opposed to neck pain following injury i.e whiplash

Joint pains including hip and knee pain from osteoarthritis as an adjunct to  core OA treatments and exercise

General acute and chronic backache or back pain (not arising from injury or accident )


Minor sports injury

Muscle spasms



Plantar fasciitis (short term management)

Elbow pain and tennis elbow arising from musculoskeletal conditions of the back and neck

Rotator cuff injuries,disease or disorders

Soft tissue disorders of the shoulder

Tension and inability to relax

McTimoney Chiropractic has helped people for over 50 years and around 150,000 new patients consult a McTimoney Chiropractor each year. Over 8000 people are cared for by McTimoney Chiropractors each working day.

Chiropractors are statutorily regulated primary healthcare professionals, who work in the private healthcare sector and NHS settings.

Chiropractic training involves extensive training in anatomy, physiology and biomechanics, with particular emphasis on the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system.

We are primary care practitioners specialising in nerve, muscle and joint problems. With your consent I will refer you to another healthcare professional if after your assessment this is considered to be more appropriate. 

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