Hornchurch Osteopathy & Disc Clinic

Osteopath, Physiotherapist, Medical Acupuncture, Shock Wave & IDD Therapy Clinic in Emerson Park

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IDD Disc Therapy

Computerised, Intervertebral Disc Decompression (IDD) Therapy is an advanced, non-invasive, spinal decompression therapy treatment and ALTERNATIVE TO INJECTIONS & SURGERY for spinal disc problems – Contact us via email TODAY ([email protected]) for your FREE copy of our IDD Therapy info pack.

Back Pain
Neck Pain
Knee Pain
Hip Pain
Elbow Pain
Certain types of headaches
Foot & Ankle
At Spine Plus Hornchurch our Osteopaths and Physios can offer specialist affordable treatment for all aspects of Osteopathy and Physiotherapy, including Back Pain, Neck Pain Treatment, Sciatica Treatment, Shoulder Pain, Sports Injuries, and Rehabilitation.
We are also a specialist centre for IDD Therapy, this one of the fasted growing non-surgical treatments for chronic back pain, sciatica and neck pain due to damaged discs in the spine..
Call our Hornchurch clinic today to book your assessment appointment with one our specialist practitioners and start your road to recovery with East London’s and Essex Finest Therapy Teams.

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Osteopathy / Physiotherapy

60 min New Patient / Review Appointment will include the following:

  • Case History
  • Orthopaedic Tests
  • Working Diagnosis
  • Treatment Planning & Bespoke Rehabilitation Advice
  • Commencement of Manual Therapy / Electrotherapy Treatment (as appropriate), see below*

Cost: £75  

(*£95 if TECAR, Shockwave and or Laser Therapy Included)

30 mins Follow Up “Manual Therapy +/- Electrotherapy Appointment”, will include one or more of the following:

  • (Osteopathic) Manipulations
  • Medial Acupuncture / Dry Needling (Intramuscular Stimulation)
  • Sports / Remedial Soft Tissue Release (Advanced Massage) Techniques with Osteopath or Physio
  • Bespoke Rehabilitation
  • Kinesio Taping

Plus (Optional):  

  • Therapeutic Ultrasound Therapy
  • Laser Therapy

Cost: £55

30 min Follow Up Manual Therapy / Advanced Electrotherapy, will include one or more of the following:

  • (Osteopathic) Manipulations
  • Medial Acupuncture / Dry Needling (Intramuscular Stimulation)
  • Sports / Remedial Soft Tissue Release (Advanced Massage) Techniques with Osteopath or Physio
  • Bespoke Rehabilitation
  • Kinesio Taping
  • Therapeutic Ultrasound
  • Laser Therapy

And / Or, the following “Advanced Electrotherapies”:

  • (Radial) Shock Wave Therapy
  • TECAR Diathermy  (Pulsed Short Wave Therapy)
  • Theraflex (power Assisted Spinal Mobilisation – Hornchurch only)

Cost: £75

15 min Follow Up (Advanced) Electrotherapy* Appointment, will include one or more of the following:

  • TECAR Diathermy (Pulsed Short Wave)
  • Shock Wave Therapy
  • Laser Therapy
  • Therapeutic Ultrasound

Cost:  £40


15 mins Initial (Telephone) Consultation will include:

  • Discussion of Symptoms
  • Discussion of any previous MRI results
  • Rudimentary Assessment of suitability to IDD Therapy & Advice on whether Initial Consult would be worthwhile.

Cost: £0

60 – 75 min New Patient / Review Appt will include the following:

  • Case History
  • Orthopaedic Tests
  • Working Diagnosis & Spinal MRI Imaging / Report Review
  • Treatment Planning & Bespoke Rehabilitation Advice
  • Commencement of IDD Treatment – First appt - as appropriate

Cost: £95

Single 30 – 45 min Follow Up IDD Therapy 

Appt will include the following

  • Infrared Heat 
  • IDD Therapy
  • Treatment Planning & Review
  • Bespoke Rehabilitation Advice
  • Ice Pack

Cost: £90  (Pay As You Go)


£80 per session when part of pre-paid, pre-scheduled package

Phase 1: Trial (Weeks 1 -2) - Block of 6 sessions £480 (£80 per session)

Phase 2: Foundation (Weeks 3 - - Block of 9 sessions: £720 (£80 per session)

Phase 3 (Optional): Consolidation Phase - Block of 4 sessions £320 (£80 per session)

Phase 4: - Maintenance Phase - Block of 3 sessions: £240 | one session per month.

Additional Manual / Electrotherapy (Bolt On) Sessions:

15 min (Advanced) Electrotherapy Appt

Laser Therapy, Shock Wave Therapy, Therapeutic Ultrasound, TECAR Diathermy (Pulsed Shortwave)

Cost: £40 if on separate day | £30 supplement if as Bolt On session to above

30 min Manual Therapy Appt + Electrotherapy

(Osteopathic) Manipulations, Medial Acupuncture / Dry Needling, Manual Soft Tissue Release, Ultrasound, Laser.

Cost: £55 if on separate day or £50 as Bolt on Session to above. 

30 min Manual Therapy  / Advanced Electrotherapy will include one or more of the following:

TECAR THERAPY + /- Medial Acupuncture / Dry Needling, (Osteopathic) Manipulation, Manual Soft Tissue Release etc.

Cost: £75 if on separate day | £55 if as Bolt On session (£50 if as part of package deal).


  • Sports / Remedial Massage with Massage Therapist £40 (30mins) | £65 (60 mins) 

Available Wed am (Chig), Sunday pm (Woodford)

  • Advance Liquid Joint Support | Collagen | Multivitamin with Ginger Supplement: £20
  • GP / Consultant Letter: £40
  • Ice Packs: £6.50
  • Back Pain Decoded (Book Written by Spine Plus Director, Robert Shanks): £25
  • Core Zero to Core Hero (Six Week video exercise program designed by Robert Shanks: £25
  • Onsite Ultrasound Scan (from ESP Physio / Sonographer Jonny Wride): £95
  • Onsite Ultrasound guided Joint or Soft Tissue Injections (Steroid, Hyaluronic Acid, PRP): £175 - £250
  • MRI Referral (For Gold Standard MRI Scan, including report from leading UK radiologist: £350


Robert Shanks - Osteopath & Clinic Director

Robert ShanksAs 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.

Matthew Irvine - Osteopath

 Matthew is a highly skilled Osteopath who uses his attention to detail to help with each and every one of his patients who come to see him here at spine plus. Matthew is very passionate about his approach to Osteopathy and how it can help all patients with there symptoms. Matthew’s passion and drive to promote Osteopathy was highlighted when he was selected to be joined by a  few other elite students to study and train in Melbourne’s prestigious Victoria university. It was here in Melbourne that Matthew first learnt  about the wonders of how shockwave therapy , acupuncture, dry cupping, intervertebral disc distraction (IDD) and ultrasound therapy could help him with his patients presenting symptoms.  He now fully incorporates all these techniques into his practice enabling him to treat a wide variety of muscleoskeletal conditions.

Ben Medniuk - Osteopath

Ben Medniuk OsteopathBen 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.

Veena Kudhail - Postural Therapist

Veena Kudhail - Postural TherapistAs 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.

Facilities and Equipment

  • Treatment room, reception and waiting area.
  • Retail items: Off the shelf orthotics, heel lifts, ice packs, orthopaedic pillows, orthopaedic supports and braces.
  • Mechanical and electrical therapy equipment: ultrasound, ShockWave, IDD Therapy

Find Us

2a Oak Lodge Ave, Chigwell, London | IG7 5HZ

2a Oak Lodge Ave, Chigwell, London | IG7 5HZ

SpinePlus Hornchurch

128 North Street, Emerson Park, Hornchurch, RM11 1SU

Bookings Line – To make, reschedule or cancel appointment, call:
+44 (0) 1708 472219

Enquiries Line – For general enquiries please, call, text (SMS or WhatsApp):
+44 (0)7737 558069

Email: [email protected]

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Opening Hours

Monday 8am – 8pm
Tuesday 8am – 8pm
Wednesday 8am – 8pm
Thursday 8am – 8pm
Friday 8am – 5pm
Saturday 9am – 4pm

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

Free parking is available on site.

CALL US ON: 020 8501 0937