This is the team at c1:
Rupert Clements – Chiropractor
Rupert graduated from the European Institute of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Surrey with a Masters degree in Chiropractic. His first degree was in Clinical Sciences from Kiong’s College, London and so he has a biomechanical focused approach to the care he provides. He is particularly interested in the important and under-recognised impact of leg-length inequality and of anterior head carriage caused by work.
Rupert is registered with the General Chiropractic Council and is a member of the British Chiropractic Association.
Dele Bamisaye – Chiropractor
Dele graduated from the Welsh Institute of Chiropractic with a Masters degree in Chiropractic. Dele uses an evidence based, rehab-orientated approach when treating patients. This allows him to use a variety of techniques including chiropractic manipulation, muscle release techniques, acupuncture and K-Taping as part of treatment in order to best suit the patient’s needs.
Dele is also a sprinter who has seen the benefits of chiropractic care in helping him out from injury.
Dele is registered with the General Chiropractic Council, a member of the British Chiropractic Association and the Royal College of Chiropractors.
Sports Injury and Sports Massage Specialists
Elly Nashat – Sports and Remedial Therapist and Pilates Instructor MISRM
Elly specialises in treating injuries and muscular pain. She qualified as a level 5 sports and remedial massage therapist in 2011 from the highly respected Massage Training School. She has continually expanded her skills into other areas of manual therapy and rehabilitation. Elly now also works part time within the NHS as a musculo-skeletal rehabilitation practitioner within an outpatient department.
Elly uses a blend of manual therapy, movement and exercise to treat a wide range of complaints and restore lasting, pain free, movement. She is also very interested in gait analysis and watching how the body moves to understand the nature of the problem.
Elly is our resident Pilates Instructor, providing group and 1:1 classes here at C1. Qualified through both STOTT and APPI with a focus on rehabilitation Elly delivers fun and varied classes, perfect for those either recovering from injury or looking to maintain and improve strength and mobility.
Luke Norland – Massage Therapist and Homepath
Luke graduated from the Bristol College of Massage in Jan 2011 and Bristol School of Thai Massage in Feb 2012. He is dedicated to helping ease acute and chronic pain, contributing to a greater all round capacity to overcome painful episodes and longstanding problems. His treatments fuse Sports Massage, Acupressure and Remedial Massage techniques to both stimulate and relax the body. Your treatment plan will include appropriate advice on posture, stretching, self-massage and core-exercises.
Luke’s first training was as a classical musician; playing the French Horn since the age of 10 and graduating from the Guildhall School of Music in 2005. Music has many parallels with the healing arts: most notably the sensitivity and awareness to ‘tune in’, the ability to learn and perfect techniques, recognise patterns and to maintain professional performance standards. His experience working as a Chef has given him an enthusiasm for understanding nutrition and the importance of digestion in maintaining health.
Ben Tolson – Sports and Remedial Massage, Acupuncture, Manipulation
With a range of skills Ben can choose the exact combination from his expertise to suit each patients precise requirements. He ensures that each patient gets the appropriate treatment for the fastest recovery choosing from acupuncture, massage, spinal manipulation and correct advice and aftercare. With over 9 years of experience he has trained with some of the best practitioners in their field from Physiotherapists, Osteopaths and Acupuncturists. During that time he has successfully treated many patients with a variety of conditions using an integrative approach.
He originally trained at the Bristol School of Massage and Bodywork in 2004, and went on to complete his BSc degree in Acupuncture from the University of Kingston College of Chinese Integrated Medicine. Ben is registered with the British Acupuncture Council ensuring professional qualified safe ethical treatments.
Ben is also the co-author of Dry Needling For Manual Therapists. The book is a comprehensive and practical handbook aimed at practitioners using medical acupuncture for treating musculoskeletal (MSK) problems