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Spine Plus in Chigwell can offer you specialist affordable treatment in all areas of Osteopathy and Physiotherapy, including Back Pain Treatment, Neck Pain Treatment, Sciatica Treatment, Shoulder Injuries, Sports Injuries, and Rehabilitation.


We are also a specialist centre for IDD Therapy, this is a latest highly successful and trusted non-surgical treatment for chronic back and neck pain sufferers to regain a normal active life. If you are suffering from back, shoulder or neck pain.


You really don’t have to suffer, call today, get assessed by one our specialists and get set on the road to recovery with East London’s and Essex Finest Treatment Teams.
Feel free to call us if you would like an appointment or click the button and book on line. Consultations are also available in Spanish.


Manual Therapy: Osteopathy, Physiotherapy, Trigger Point (Medical) Acupuncture, Ultrasound Therapy –  more info
Initial Consultation & Treatment (60 mins)£65
Follow Up Treatment (30 mins)£46
Senior Therapist
Initial Consultation & Treatment (60 mins)£90
Follow Up Treatment (30 mins)£60
Massage Therapy: Deep Tissue (Myofascial), Therapeutic & or Sports massage
90 minutes£90
45 minutes£50
30 minutes£45
IDD Computerised Spinal Decompression Therapy – more info
Free 15 Minutes MRI Review & Mini Assessment.- Click Here To Book OnlineFREE
Full Pre IDD Assessment incl, Full MRI review, Consultation, Full Treatment Planning & Advice£80
Single IDD Therapy Session (60 min)£80
10+ IDD Sessions Booked & Paid in Advance (save £5.00 per treatment)£75 Per Session
IDD Shock Wave Therapy Therapy – more info
Initial Consultation & Treatment (45 min): £85
Follow Up Consultations (20 mins): £45 Per Session
1:1 Pilates with Senior Therapist
45 minutes£85
30 minutes£60
Company Directors Fees
Full spinal, orthopaedic & (spinal) MRI review, treatment &/or referral planning (60 mins)£200
Follow Up Appointment (30 mins)£110
MRI Scan – more info
Scan + Follow Up Consultation (60 mins)£450


Robert Shanks, Co-Managing Director

As company director and co-founder Robert is part of the driving force behind our multidisciplinary approach. Robert has been strongly influenced by his mother, a chartered physiotherapist with 40 years’ experience. Robert graduated as an Osteopath in 2000 and subsequently furthered his education with several postgraduate courses, notably in medical acupuncture, electrotherapy and clinical Pilates (the latter with the renowned Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute). As well as treating sports injuries and tension headaches, Robert’s other main area of special interest is the management of patients with chronic low back pain and neck pain associated with disc problems.

Ann Shanks, Clinic Manager

Ann is our head physio and the clinic manager at Chigwell. Ann used to work for the prestigious and world renowned “Bobath Centre”, she has many years experience as both a physiotherapist and a physiotherapy manager in the NHS and private sectors. Ann, who is Robert’s mother, works closely with our osteopaths and they with her, she helps coordinate the smooth running and patient management at all our clinics.

Noel Adams

Noel is a former Ireland martial arts champion in Tae Kwon Do. He now works as one of our osteopaths; his special interests include treating frozen shoulders, cranial osteopathy and “kineisio taping”. As with all our osteopaths, Noel has completed postgraduate training in acupuncture for which he has an interest in both traditional Chinese and western medical approaches. Noel is available at our Chigwell Clinic on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Ben Medniuk

Ben is one of our most senior osteopaths, having worked at our Chigwell clinic for over 7 years. Ben is recognised by all (major) medical insurance companies including BUPA. Having supplemented his osteopathic training with post graduate courses in medical acupuncture and electrotherapy, Ben is able to offer treatment for a wide range of conditions using a combination of various approaches. His special interests lie in classical osteopathy and treatment of the elderly.

Ellie Walpole

Ellie joined us in 2014, she is truly gifted osteopath and daughter of Osteopath so manual therapy is in her blood.

Terry Beach

Terry is renowned for his “magic hands” – he is a naturally gifted sports massage and deep tissue massage therapist. Terry’s main days in Waterloo are Wednesdays and Fridays, although he is sometimes available on other days and for home visits. Terry is one of our newer recruits; however in the time that he has been with us, his reputation for no-nonsense, firm, effective sports massage has spread like wild fire! Terry has already helped several national level athletes and sports people achieve their goals.

Juan Bedoya

Juan is a highly skilled osteopath, massage therapist and personal trainer. He is currently our head trainer for clients requiring one to one corrective exercise sessions in order to build their core strength and spinal stability.

Veena Kudhail

As a highly experienced and qualified Postural Alignment and Corrective Exercise Specialist, Veena’s work involves identifying muscular imbalances in the body and then designing personalised corrective exercise programs. Veena is highly passionate about her work and is a valuable source of feedback and advice to the rest of our clinical team.

Lorcan Griffin

After receiving his masters in Physiotherapy from the University of Northumbria and before joining Spine Plus, Lorcan initially worked in a number of prominent positions throughout the UK including Leyton Orient Football Club. Lorcan is highly competent in treating sports injuries, orthopaedic problems and neurological conditions. His special interest is in biomechanical conditions affecting the feet caused by incorrect footwear.

Sam Boland

Sam is our newest member of the team. After studying a Bachelor of Science, his capacity to learn about the body grew. He then studied a masters in Osteopathy and gained a distinction, finishing top of his class. Sam enjoys treating common sports injuries, and helping people understand how to prevent them from happening. He also has a passion for spinal issues, particularly intervertebral disc pathologies.

Facilities and Equipment

  • Treatment rooms, reception and waiting area and disabled access throughout.
  • Rehabilitation gym: commercial grade multigym, free weights, commercial cross bike, exercise resistance bands, strapping, physio balls, balance balls & cushions, foam rollers etc.
  • Retail items: Off the shelf orthotics, heel lifts, ice packs, orthopaedic pillows, orthopaedic supports and braces.
  • Mechanical and electrical therapy equipment: ultrasound, interferential, short wave, soft laser, lumbar traction, cervical traction.

Find Us

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2a Oak Lodge Ave, Chigwell,
London | IG7 5HZ
+44 (0) 20 8501 0937


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Opening Hours

Monday9am – 8pm
Tuesday9am – 8pm
Wednesday9am – 8pm
Thursday9am – 8pm
Friday9am – 8pm
Saturday9am – 5pm


Arriving by bus

Our Chigwell clinic is only two minutes walk from Grange Hill underground station.



Free parking is available on site.


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