The Sayer Clinic

The Sayer Clinic

Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Physiotherapy, Sports Rehabilitation, Sports Therapy, Sports Massage

About Sayer Chiropractors & Physiotherapy Kensington W8
Provides effective treatment for Lower Back Pain and Sciatica, Neck, shoulder and arm pain, Whiplash Injuries, headaches and migraines, Pelvic and Coccyx pain, Sports and dance Injuries, Frozen Shoulder / injuries, RSI (Repetitive Strain Injury), Tennis and Golfers Elbow, Scoliosis & Postural Correction.

We are specialist listed and internationally acclaimed for our success in treatment of coccyx and pelvic pain.

Sayer Back Pain and Neck Pain Clinics – leading London Chiropractors, Osteopaths, Physiotherapy, Physical Therapy, Medical Acupuncture, Therapeutic Massage and Postural Rehabilitation Clinics with the most experienced, best recommended, caring doctors and professional therapists in West London W8, Central London W1 and City of London EC2.

If you are suffering or in pain we are here to help you.

Efficient Diagnosis – Effective Treatment – Intelligent Advice

Sayer Clinics for Londoners, UK and Internationally.

All our Chiropractors, Osteopaths, Acupuncturists, Shiatsu and Massage Therapists and Physiotherapists have been personally chosen by Sayer Clinics founder and chiropractor Dr Michael Durtnall for their extreme professional ability,accurate diagnosis and successful hands-on treatment of back pain and sciatica, neck, shoulder and arm pain, spinal, hip and knee joint conditions, muscular or nerve pain, sports and dance injuries.

We use Diagnostic Digital Computed X-Rays, safe, skillful chiropractic manipulation, osteopathic, physiotherapy and physical therapy modalities (laser and ultrasound), therapeutic massage and medical acupuncture to successfully restore mobility and function, relieve pain and help regain optimal health.

We are registered with the General Chiropractic Council, General Osteopathic Council and are members of the British Chiropractic Association or British Osteopathic Association and British Medical Acupuncture Society.

We accept patient referrals

The Sayer Clinic
8 Sunningdale Gardens Stratford Road
W8 6PX


Dr Michael Durtnall

Musculoskeletal Manipulation and Radiology, Medical Acupuncture, Performing Arts Medicine Founder & Chairman of Sayer Clinics: London with leading chiropractic, osteopathy, acupuncture, physiotherapy and radiology clinics in W8, W1 and EC2 City of London. Michael practises at Sayer Clinic: Kensington UK (AECC) Doctor of Chiropractic, USA National Board of Examiners Diplomate. Canadian National Board Examiners Diplomate. Diploma in Roentgenology. Master of Science MSc. Specialised in: Coccyx and Pelvic pain, computed digital x-ray diagnosis, back and neck pain, spinal nerve compression, scoliosis, sciatic neuralgia, postural rehabilitation, chest and rib pain, sports and dance injuries and medical acupuncture. Membership: British Medical Acupuncture Society BMAS British Chiropractic Association BCA International Pelvic Pain Society IPPS Registered with the General Chiropractic Council GCC Registered with Bupa and most UK and international insurers. Fellowship: Fellow Royal Society of Medicine FRSM Fellow Royal College of Chiropractors FRCC (Ortho) Durtnall is the chiropractic pioneer in Saudi Arabia as visiting consultant to the Saudi Royal Family: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia since 1985. He is listed in Tatler's 'Britain's 250 Best Private Doctors' and as a specialist for , , and He has expertise in computed digital x-ray diagnosis, spinal nerve compression, scoliosis, sciatic neuralgia, postural rehabilitation, sports and dance injuries and medical acupuncture. Michael is the world expert in the diagnosis and manual treatment of coccyx, sacroiliac and musculoskeletal pelvic pain. Many patients get great relief from spinal adjustments, while others prefer not to have any "clicking" of spinal joints. Michael's broad range of techniques offers maximum patient comfort so that he can give gentle mobilisation and stretching, instead of joint manipulation, as requeste

Dr Chris Berlingieri

Doctor of Chiropractic Whiplash specialist - Neck and Lowback Disc Specialist Chris practises at Marylebone W1 & Kensington W8. Doctor of Chiropractic 1991 - New York Chiropractic College. USA National Board of Examiners Diplomate. Chris is an enormously experienced and extremely knowledgeable specialist chiropractor in HEADACHES, WHIPLASH, NECK PAIN and LOWBACK DISC NERVE Compressions. Chris Berlingieri is exceptionally talented in examination and accurate diagnosis aided by advanced digital xray skills. His patients count on his painless, safe, expert chiropractic manipulation, mobilisation, digital X-rays, physical therapy modalities (laser & ultrasound), therapeutic massage and medical acupuncture to restore mobility, function and health. While many patients get great relief from chiropractic spinal joint adjustment, others may prefer not to have any "clicking" of joints. Chris uses a wide variety of techniques for maximum patient comfort, and can utilise gentle mobilisation and stretching, rather than joint manipulation, if requested by patients. Conditions Treated: Low back pain and spinal degeneration arthrosis Neck disc - cervical pain - facet joint pain Whiplash injuries and posture- related neck injuries Migraine Headaches / dizziness (from neck dysfunction) Shoulder and arm pain Sciatica and referred leg pain Disc bulge, disc prolapse and nerve compressions Back pain, Hip pain, sacroiliac pain and osteoarthrosis

Dr Marek Gibson

Practices at Sayer Clinics: Marylebone W1 and at Kensington W8 Briony is exceptionally talented in neck, shoulder, arm pain and lower back pain and sciatica. She is also expert in manual ART muscle techniques and is trained in Webster Technique for Pregnancy malposition. Briony graduated from the Welsh Institute of Chiropractic with a Masters degree in 2009. She greatly enjoys Chiropractic practice and is an excellent clinician who is greatly appreciated by her patients. Briony has expertise in a wide variety of techniques to help her enthusiastic following of patients who have suffered from: Low back pain, sciatica, spinal disc problems, neck pain, shoulder and arm pain, migraines, headaches, neck related dizziness, hip pain, pelvic and sacroiliac pain, knee pain, whiplash and sports related injuries. Briony is also qualified to treat Benign Proximal Positional Vertigo and is specialised in the Webster Technique in the treatment of pregnancy pelvic pain conditions. While many patients get great relief from chiropractic spinal adjustments, others may prefer not have any "clicking" of joints. Briony uses a wide variety of techniques for maximum patient comfort, and can utilise gentle mobilisation and stretching, rather than joint manipulation, if requested by patients. Treatment Techniques: Spinal adjustments Diversified technique Low Force Technique Mobilisations Myofascial trigger point therapy Muscle release and ART techniques Ultrasound Western Medical Acupuncture Briony Geekie Says: "I love treating patients of all ages and helping them to understand more clearly their symptoms, then working with them to help them function better and prevent reccurrence of their injury". Briony has also studied and has qualified to treat horses and dogs, a part of her clinical work about which she is very proud and passionate.

Miss Sofia Pinto

Chartered Physiotherapist HCPC Practices at Sayer Clinic: Kensington W8 and Mayfair W1 Dancers and Musicians injury specialist Pelvic Pain specialist Sayer Clinics' amazing senior specialist physiotherapist Sofia Ornellas Pinto is advanced in classical Ballet (Royal Academy of Dance), qualified with a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy and has unique skill and hands-on expertise in Musculoskeletal, Sports and Pelvic Pain Physical Therapy. She gained her MSc in Dance Science from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in 2012 and has researched, brilliantly presented and published her work internationally. Sofia Pinto skilfully assesses and expertly treats and rehabilitates your condition with her intelligent, sensitive and enthusiastic personality whilst teaching you to achieve optimal health. Musculoskeletal techniques: Body Posture, Workstation and Ergonomic correction Myofascial Deep Tissue Work, Trigger Point release and Acupuncture Manual therapy (physiological and accessory mobilization and Mulligan concept) Strengthening, stretching and conditioning based on muscle chains interaction Balance, stabilization and proprioceptive training Pre and Post Natal Therapy Conditions Treated: Headaches Joint and ligament pain, sprain and instability Muscle and tendon pain, stiffness, injury Nerve entrapment or inflammation (sciatica or neck, shoulder and arm pain) Sports and traumatic injuryi Spinal pain and injury Pelvic pain - myofascial and trigger point therapy Lymphatic Drainage Sofia is an excellent and listed pelvic pain expert in in Sayer Clinics' unique pelvic pain team of pelvic and coccyx pain clinics in London. Our hands-on pelvic joints and muscle manipulation is the best pelvic pain treatment in London. Sayer Clinics London Physiotherapy Practices specialise in treatment of musculoskeletal, postural and sports injuries with a strong emphasis on advanced manual therapy skills.

Miss Marta Oliveira

Pelvic Pain Physiotherapist at Sayer Clinics Pelvic Physiotherapy in London W8, W1 and EC2. Marta is especially gifted, caring and skilled in treatment of her patients suffering chronic and acute pelvic pain as well as muscular, joint and nerve pain. Marta qualified as a physiotherapist in 2009 and has since obtained qualifications and experience in orthopedic manual therapy, sports physiotherapy, pelvic floor rehabilitation and postural correction. She is certified in orthopedic manual therapy to treat sports injuries and postural disorders of both athletes and people of all ages and in pelvic floor dysfunction. In 2016, Marta finished the postgraduate certificate in Women’s Health where she obtained academic qualifications to work with pregnant women suffering from pelvic girdle pain, and/or women with pelvic floor, bladder and bowel dysfunction. She is expert in assessment and treatment of shoulder, hip, knee, ankle, spinal disorders and pelvic floor related injuries. Marta is passionate in giving her patients the best possible treatment and care. Musculoskeletal techniques: •Relaxation and breathing control Techniques •Postural rehabilitation - Meziérès method •Ultrasound and Electrotherapy •Orthopedic Manual Therapy: Maitland; Mulligan Concept •Kinesio taping; McConnell Taping; Functional taping •Soft and deep tissue and sports massage; Trigger Point therapy •Motor control; Exercise programs •Manual lymphatic drainage •Patient education Pelvic floor manual therapy, strengthening and stretching techniques Marta's expertise in musculoskeletal therapy and pelvic floor dysfunction addresses the underlying cause of pain to achieve lasting results. Her years of experience give her a specific insight into the journey that leads to injury and the route back to health, as well as the psychological aspects of injury. Marta uses manual therapy and posture techniques and ergonomics, delivered with clear imag

Ms Olga Andres

Olga Andrés-Moreno CThA HAPR (Acup) Remedial Therapy, Clinical Acupuncture and Massage Practitioner Olga practices in Kensington W8, West London. She provides an expert range of muscle-skeletal therapies including: Clinical Acupuncture, Remedial Manual Therapy Myofascial Release Trigger Point Therapy Sports Massage Deep Tissue & Soft Tissue Massage Swedish Massage Lymphatic Drainage Clinical Aromatherapy Cupping and Ultrasound. Her targeted individually customized deep muscle work aids and accelerates recovery and rehabilitation. Her treatments are highly beneficial on their own and may be combined with chiropractic, osteopathy or physiotherapy treatments.Her brilliant hands-on deep body massage and expert acupuncture for pain and injuries is London massage treatment at its best. She has special ability treating older sufferers as well as children and young sports enthusiasts suffering muscle injuries, joint pain, nerve pain, chest and breathing problems. Olga’s treatments are founded on years of training and experience with a devoted following of long-term patients and clients. She is currently studying Naturopathy and Nutrition.

Ms Nobue Imai

Nobue is a world-renowned Japanese Acupuncturist - her treatment includes acupuncture, shiatsu massage and meridian therapy with many years’ experience and expertise in practising acupuncture to treat many of the most difficult cases with highly successful results and outcomes. Her Acupuncture treatment is Japanese Kiko Style with Meridian Therapy very gentle and effective in balancing energy meridians and immune system. Nobue Imai approaches the main complaint but focuses first on organ disorder or meridian imbalance. Nobue is very welcoming and specialises in calming, soothing treatment for first-time and nervous patients. Nobue Says: 'My Shiatsu Practice combines shiatsu pressure points with muscle tension release massage. I am highly experienced in the AKA technique, when I adjust the joints, effective for muscle pain, motor disorder or internal disorder.' Conditions Treated: Emotional Healing: Anxiety Stress Depression Pain: Back Neck Sciatica Migraine Digestion Problems Fertility Acupuncture Allergies Nobue is highly professional and very friendly This is the place for regular 'Body & Soul' maintenance

Miss Karolina Krzaczek

Karolina Krzaczek BSc MSc HCPC Master of Physiotherapy BSc MSc Chartered Physiotherapist and Pelvic Pain specialist Practises at Sayer Clinics: City EC2, Marylebone W1 and Kensington W8 Karolina received her Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy in 2005 at the Medical University of Lublin (Poland) and her Masters degree in Physiotherapy in 2007 at the Academy of Physical Education in Warsaw (Poland). Karolina practices brilliantly at Sayer Clinics with intelligence, positive energy and skilled physical therapy, massage & rehabilitation techniques including Deep Tissue Remedial massage, myofascial trigger point therapy, physical therapy and physiotherapy modalities. She applies a range of hands-on therapy techniques and exercises to match the individual needs of each patient. The treatment methods she uses include soft tissue release, soft tissue mobilisation techniques, trigger points therapy, muscle energy techniques, myofascial release, deep tissue massage, Kinesiology Taping, PNF method and G.D.S muscle chains method. Karolina is also advanced in back pain, neck pain, rib pain and chest myofascial release for postural rehabilitation and scoliosis as well as active release technique ART, muscle ENERGISING technique and Trigger Point TP therapy. Karolina is expert in assessment, diagnosis and treatment of shoulder, elbow, wrist and RSI / hand pain as well as hip, groin, knee, ankle, low back and sciatica leg pain, scoliosis, pelvic pain and postural muscle imbalance. Karolina is amazingly skilled, extremely intelligent and highly effective in her manual physiotherapy for pelvic pain in EC2, W1 and Kensington W8 and gives her patients the very best treatment outcomes. Karolina is listed in as part of Sayer Clinics' unique pelvic pain team of pelvic and coccyx pain chiropractors and brilliant pelvic pain physiotherapists across London.

Ms Ayako Kato

Ayako is a brilliant, world-class Acupuncturist and highly experienced Shiatsu practitioner with a wealth of experience. She originally trained in Japan, and practised there for many years. Ayako gained a Masters degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Middlesex University, one of the top academic institutions in this field. She has experience of working with a wide range of patients from many different countries, and is a fluent English speaker. Ayako is specialist in the rare Japanese Meridian Style Acupuncture and tailors her treatment for each patient. She also uses Medical Acupuncture or Traditional Chinese Meridian (TCM) Acupuncture. Ayako adopts whichever style will best help the patient’s condition and health. Ayako specialises in treating internal organ problems, immune imbalance, pain management and fertility. As part of her Masters degree studies, she focused on acupuncture treatment of asthma. Ayako says: “Having studied and worked in Japan, Australia, and the UK, I have a great deal of experience in treating patients for whom English is not their native language. I understand the importance of putting all patients at ease. I enjoy helping patients with all conditions and have a particular interest in complicated and hard to treat problems such as asthma and fertility issues." Conditions treated: Back and Neck Pain treatment including Shoulder, Elbow, Hip, Knee and foot Pain Pain management Internal organ problems Immune system imbalances Fertility issues Allergies Memberships and Associations ATCM: the Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture UK CThA: Complementary Therapists Association

Ms Katy Goncalves

Master in Osteopathy Techniques Musculoskeletal Injury Specialist Sport Injury Specialist Practices at Sayer Clinic: Kensington W8 and Mayfair W1 Katy graduated as a physiotherapist in 2013 in Lisbon, Portugal and has since obtained further qualifications in Pilates and Acupuncture, using both in her treatments to aid recovery and rehabilitation after injury. Katy is an experienced physiotherapist having worked in clinics and with professional sports teams. Before joining Sayer Clinics she was physiotherapist for athletics and football teams in Portugal and England. Katy constantly strives to develop her knowledge and understanding of the human body and is studying Osteopathy, to ensure that her hands-on skills and treatment of spinal and sports injuries are second to none to help patients return to optimal, pain-free health. Postgraduate training: Acupuncture for Physiotherapists Manual Lymphatic Drainage (Godoy-Godoy Method) Mulligan Concept Clinical Pilates (APPI method) Kinesio Taping Master in Osteopathy Techniques (Level 1) Conditions Treated: Neck & Lower Back Pain Musculoskeletal Coccyx and Pelvic pain Joint and Muscle Pain Sports Injuries Post-surgical Rehabilitation

Ms Allison Hyman

Dr Hyman is a highly skilled, knowledgeable and compassionate chiropractor with vast experience with specific expertise and interest in treating pregnant women, babies and children. Dr Hyman is devoted to her patients with special expertise in treating children and pregnant women. She is expert in postural rehabilitation, stress adaptation, neck pain, back pain, headache and migraine, hip, pelvic, sacroiliac pain, all musculoskeletal conditions. She gives intelligent, practical advice on lifestyle, exercise, nutrition and wellbeing. Allison is skilled in Diversified, Thompson, Activator, Gonstead, Toggle, SOT and light-contact gentle adjusting methods with soft tissue work and trigger point therapy to improve the structural integrity of the spine and functioning of the nervous system. Allison is passionate about helping pregnant women and children and improving the health and well-being of families. She is certified in the Webster Technique which helps create balance in the pelvis, reduce tension in ligaments and soft tissue and restore the neuro-biomechanics of the pelvis to facilitate optimal positioning of the baby. Allison also treats children to help improve sleep and social interaction.

Ms Chifumi Fukui

Chifumi has trained to the highest level in sports and remedial massage therapy. She is highly experienced in joyfully helping mothers-to-be with her excellent Pregnancy and Post Natal massage therapy. Chifumi has a special interest in treating chronic pain as an alternative and complementary medicine to free patients from the misery of pain. She deeply and intuitively massages soft tissues; muscles, tendons, ligaments and fasciae.

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