McTimoney Chiropractic: a gentle and effective treatment for the whole body
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McTimoney Chiropractic by Helen Dudley DC MMCA, registered with the GCC

What is Chiropractic & How Does it Work?

Joint problems and pain can occur for many reasons, including:

Chiropractic treatment is simply a method of adjusting the bones of your body to improve skeletal alignment. In doing so, it helps your nervous system work more efficiently, relieves pain and discomfort, and increases mobility.

How is the McTimoney Method Different?

Developed by John McTimoney over 30 years ago, the McTimoney method is recognised as being a gentle, precise, whole body approach to chiropractic care. McTimoney chiropractors strive for optimal health by treating the entire person and not just the area that pains you. It is taught only at the McTimoney College of Chiropractic in Abingdon, near Oxford, UK.

Your McTimoney Chiropractor is trained to correct misalignments using quick, gentle and accurate adjustments which ensure you experience maximum comfort.

Can the McTimoney Method Help Me?

The gentle nature of the McTimoney method makes it suitable for people of all ages. If you are suffering from the following conditions, you may benefit from chiropractic care:

What Can I Expect from my First Session?

Your McTimoney Chiropractor will first assess your general health, previous conditions and existing symptoms.

He or she will then conduct a physical examination to locate the problem, during which time your chiropractor will make adjustments using the light, dextrous techniques associated with the McTimoney technique.

If at any point your chiropractor discovers, or suspects, a condition that requires medical intervention, they will refer you to your GP for further tests.

Your initial consultation and treatment can last up to 1 hour 30 minutes, during which time your chiropractor will:

In some instances, your chiropractor may need to ask you to remove some clothing. Privacy and a gown are always provided, but do tell your chiropractor if you feel uncomfortable about undressing.

A chiropractor's first concern is to find out what is wrong. They will also check for signs of any serious conditions for which you would need specialist advice.

How Many Sessions will I Need?

Most people find between two and six sessions sufficient to address straightforward problems. The number and frequency of treatments will depend on a number of factors, including:

The anticipated number of sessions will be discussed with you prior to treatment. Once your health improves, you can choose to schedule regular check-ups a few times a year to keep chronic conditions under control.

How Will I Feel After Treatment?

During a course of chiropractic care you can expect to feel physical changes as your body realigns. These may include stiffness or tiredness, particularly after your first session.

Your McTimoney chiropractor will give you advice on aftercare and any necessary lifestyle changes to help you get the most our of your care.

It is important that you talk to your chiropractor if you feel worried about anything either during or after treatment.

Improving the Health of the Nation

For over 30 years, McTimoney Chiropractic has been helping thousands of people feel better, with nearly 150,000 new patients consulting a McTimoney Chiropractor each year. That's more than 8,000 nationwide being cared for by McTimoney Chiropractors every working day.

Price List

Initial consultation £20, approximately 30 minutes. (Please note all new patients will require an initial consultation regardless of previous chiropractic care) Treatment £40 per treatment, allow up to 1 hour.

More Information

For more information on how McTimoney Chiropractic can help you please visit:

68 - 70 High Street, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1ET