With a patient satisfaction rating of 98%, Ilkley Chiropractic Clinic is the longest established clinic in Ilkley and the only Chiropractic Clinic in West Yorkshire to have been commissioned by the NHS.
Chiropractic is a primary health-care profession that specialises in the diagnosis, treatment and overall management of conditions that arise as a result of problems with joints, ligaments, muscles, tendons and nerves of the body, particularly those of the spine.
Treatment consists of a wide range of manipulative techniques designed to improve the function of the joints, relieving pain and muscle spasm in conjunction with massage, soft tissue work. The use of exercises to improve the function of the injured tissue is paramount to chiropractic treatment.
Chiropractic does not involve the use of any drugs or surgery.
It would appear too obvious to state that the lack of servicing a car would increase the likelihood of it breaking down. Similarly, it is accepted how beneficial regular dental treatment is to the health, and longevity of one's teeth. However, the importance of maintenance care in relation to the musculoskeletal system of one's body is not viewed with the same gravitas.
Depending on the condition, and its chronicity, our chiropractors will discuss the benefit, or necessity of maintenance care.
Six years ago, I started to suffer numerous, headaches, regular dizziness, severe visual disturbances, and incapacitating pain in my neck and the back of my head.
I visited by GP on numerous occasions, who prescribed a variety of medications, none of which assisted in any way.
I sought advise from many clinicians on the NHS and privately, including neurologists, neuro surgeons, dentists, opticians, physiotherapists, rheumatologists, and have even had a couple of courses of injections, to attempt to reduce my pain. Again all without any positive results.
My pain was so severe and debilitating, that it resulted in me having to give up my job as a senior executive, due to the fact that I spent hours each day in bed, unable to move due to the pain, meaning that effectively I retired in my early 50’s, because I could no longer hold a job down.
As a last resort, I contacted Ilkley Chiropractic Clinic, and asked if they could treat Occipital Neuralgia. At my initial consultation I met Dr. John Rees, who seemed to comprehend immediately, my symptoms, the nature of my pain, and my emotional dilemma.
After two months of treatment, my symptoms are 80% better, my life is almost back to normal, and I feel that I have been given a new lease of life.
I can now make plans to meet friends, to look forward to weekends away, and socialising with family and being a proper Mum and wife again.
Of all the clinicians I have seen in the last 6 years, the only one who has improved my condition and re-introduced the concept that I can live my life normally again, is John Rees of Ilkley Chiropractic Clinic.
The Clinician who gave me My Life Back
The chiropractors at Ilkley Chiropractic Clinic are specialists in the treatment of all types of musculoskeletal conditions, particularly those of back or spinal pain; whether it be