Dicken attained his Masters degree from the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic (AECC) after completing a 5-year course and was awarded the title of Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) following his registration year.
He joined Chelmsford Chiropractic Clinic in 2005, and became clinic Director in 2007.
Dicken is qualified as an advanced proficiency rated Activator practitioner and has qualifications in dry-needling and manual manipulative techniques. Dicken is a member of the British Chiropractic Association (BCA), Royal College of Chiropractors (RCOC) and registered with the General Chiropractic Council (GCC).
Caron was inspired to become a chiropractor after her own chronic low back pain had been alleviated within two weeks of chiropractic care. She was so impressed by the results that she decided to become a chiropractor herself.
Caron has been a member of the Chelmsford Chiropractic Clinic team since 2006 and really enjoys helping people so that they are no longer troubled by back pain. She is also interested in women’s health, work-related/postural complaints and sports injuries.
She is an Advanced rated Activator Practitioner, which enables her to offer you the option of very specific low force adjusted technique or the manual manipulation you may have experienced previously. She also believes in introducing everyone to easy spinal exercises; her aim is not just to alleviate pain but to help prevent reoccurrence. Caron is a GCC registered Chiropractor and a member of the RCOC.
Mike graduated from the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic with a Masters degree (with Distinction) earning the Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement.
In 1991 Mike graduated with a First Class BA (Hons) degree in Sport, Health and Physical Education then went on to become a Physical Education teacher at Dr Challoners Grammar School in Buckinghamshire. Challoners is one of the highest achieving schools in the country and Mike became Head of the PE Department in 1997 before moving, with his wife, to Dubai to teach in an International School. It was whilst living in Dubai that Mike was first introduced to Chiropractic treatment after suffering a lengthy calf injury. Mike enjoys travelling and as has been lucky enough to live in Thailand, Malaysia and France.
On returning to England he decided to retrain as a chiropractor in order to help others get to the bottom of those injuries that prevent us doing the things that we want to do with our life. With this in mind he has become passionate about retraining the nervous system through chiropractic and has completed additional training in Activator Technique and Proprioceptive Medicine.
Mike has a lifelong interest in sports and fitness and has played football and hockey to a high level. Mike is a member of the British Chiropractic Assoication (BCA), registered with the General Chiropractic Council (GCC) and is studying for his Licentiate member of the Royal College of Chiropractors (LRCC).
Hadley attended the Welsh Instituate of Chiropractic (WIOC) at the university of Glamorgan for 5 years where he first graduated with a distinction for his Chiropractic Masters degree (MChiro). He grew up locally in Southend when he currently lives.
Having suffered back pain for a long time, Hadley decided to become a chiropractor in order to not only alleviate pain, but to fully understand what causes injuries and how to prevent them from happening again.
Hadley is a member of the British Chiropractic Association (BCA), registered with the General Chiropractic Council (GCC).
Having started in the fitness industry in 1991 Lorna has built up a wealth of experience; initially in group exercise (eventually specialising in Pilates Level 3), and since 2011 in Sports and Remedial Massage Therapy Level 5. In her own time Lorna also helps as a Triathlon and running coach.
A keen sports person Lorna has competed in many triathlons from sprint to half Ironman distance, as well as running events including the London Marathon. In 2015 she will be taking part in the Pru Ride London 100. Lorna joined the Chelmsford Chiropractic clinic in 2014.
At college Rachel developed an interest in sport and improving performance so decided to study Sports Psychology and Coaching Sciences, graduating from Bournemouth University in 2009.
After completing her studies, Rachel took on roles in sports research and facilities, before securing a position with England Hockey. There she worked as an administrator for the Junior England squads, organising their training facilities, planning overseas trips and ensuring smooth running of the national programme.
However, she decided she wanted to do something a little more practical and began studying for her Level 5 Sports and Remedial Massage Diploma in early 2014. Rachel completed the course with the North London School of Sports Massage (NLSSM) in January 2015 and joined the clinic in August of the same year. She is a member of the Sports Massage Association and volunteers her massage skills at sporting events throughout the year.
Gill began her career as a Biomedical Scientist before training to become a massage therapist. She first became interested in sports massage after running the London Marathon and having a sports massage to aid recovery. She then used regular massage as part of her training regime.
In 2012 the opportunity arose to train at the London School of Sports Massage. In 2013 she attained full qualification in Sports and Remedial Massage and has embarked on a career in the area since then. Gill has continued her work in this field – working at sporting events including London Marathon, London Triathlon and with runners, horse riders and cyclists.
She is still a keen runner and enjoys time with her husband and two daughters. Gill is a registered member of the Institute of Sports and Remedial Massage Therapists (SMRT).
Izzie qualified as a sports massage therapists with premier in 2015 with a level 4 BTEC diploma.
She is also currently studying with the London School of Sports Massage (LLSM) to further her qualifications within this field. Izzie has wealth of experience and knowledge of the body gained from over 12 years as a successful yoga teacher.
She continues to teach yoga in and around Chelmsford and has a strong understanding of the body not only from study but from her dedication and love of sport, which includes running, cycling, swimming and indoor climbing.
Izzie found her passion for sports massage after suffering a whiplash injury and could not ignore the benefit it made, helping to repair her injured muscles.
Mandy’s interest in Sport Massage began about 10 years ago when she began long distance running. Farleigh Hospice gave Mandy a place to run in the 2010 London Marathon and during her training she included regular sports massage as part of her training regime to aid recovery and help prevent injury. Mandy has now run the London Marathon 5 times after completing this year’s event.
Mandy successfully completed her Level 5 Diploma in Sports and Remedial Massage at the NLSSM. Opportunities gained through the college have included working at sporting events such as the London Marathon and Ride London as well working with an elite Athlete.
Mandy is involved in helping out the Farleigh Hospice’s team of Marathon Runners by giving them advice on injuries/injury prevention and stretching along with recovery massage after planned long runs. This year Mandy was very pleased to see the benefits of her efforts with the sports massage as three of the team had injuries that looked set to stop them running, after a few treatments all three were all able to participate in the event and run to the end and collect their medals.
Karen joined the practice as a receptionist in April 2001.
She previously worked in London as a legal PA, and then for a major department store in Chelmsford. She enjoys all aspects of her job especially the interaction with patients.
In her spare time Karen like gardening, crafting and flower arranging.
Maggie joined the clinic in November 2004 as a receptionist.
She previously worked in London as a secretary and then spent several years working as deputy supervisor in a local pre-school. She loves working in such a friendly environment and interacting with all the patients. Maggie loves spending time with her friends and family and looking after her wide variety of pets.
Linda joined the clinic in January 2012 as a receptionist, having been a patient here for a number of years.
Her previous career had been secretarial in the banking industry and wanted a completely different change of environment. She loves working in such a calm atmosphere and mostly enjoys meeting all the different patients that visit the clinic. Linda is a keen dog walker and also enjoys cooking and entertaining.
Maggie joined the clinic is October 2015. Previously she has worked for a bank, with in a pharmacy and later a receptionist for a GP practice.
She loves that despite being a very busy clinic, there is always a calm and friendly atmosphere. In her own time, Maggie enjoys cooking and is happiest when spending time with family and friends.