John Bradford – Doctor of Chiropractic DC, MSc, BSc, (Hons), MRCC, MRSM
John Bradford graduated from AECC in 1999 and has been in clinical practice for over 23 years. In this time, he has owned a practice in both Bournemouth and Oxford. He is now proud to be the owner of a double awarded Royal College of Chiropractic clinic here in Bournemouth, which is only one of 2 in Dorset.
During this time he has developed his clinical expertise which has culminated in working with several World Champion Gold Medalists, European & British Medalist as well with sports clubs; the Oxford Harlequins Rugby club and Phoenix handball team. He is currently enrolled on an International Sports Chiropractic programme.
In his practice, he prides himself on delivering a high standard of Chiropractic treatment in which he combines the latest technology (Shockwave, Cold Laser, RRT, V-Actor, Spinal Decompression), detailed patient education and prescribed video rehabilitation exercises, all delivered with a fun bedside manner.
His treatment goal is both to help prevent patients from further relapses and also to help them achieve their goals, whether it be a personal best in a sport or being able to return to gardening without pain!
John doesn’t have much free time with his dedication to his practice but when he does get away he enjoys running, open water swimming and most of all kitesurfing/windsurfing!
Jonathan Cook - Chiropractor - BSc, BSc, DC, MSc, GCC
Jonathan attained his Chiropractic degree from the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic (AECC) in 1994, having previously studied Physical Education at Victoria University, Manchester. His first professional practice was at Penzance and at Falmouth Chiropractic practices, later moving up- country to work in Weymouth and Wareham, and later still moving to work in Sydney, Australia.
Whilst practising there he was given the opportunity to teach on the Chiropractic programme at MacQuarie University, Sydney. From 1997 to 2021 he balanced teaching Chiropractic at Master’s Degree-level at AECC with private practice. Throughout that time, he also lectured to qualified manual-medicine professionals including chiropractors, osteopaths and physiotherapists throughout the UK and Europe, primarily in exercise and injury rehabilitation. Since 2021 he has been working almost exclusively in private practice, but maintains a role at AECC’s patient clinic.
Jonathan was privileged to be able to study spinal, extremity (limb-joint) and temporomandibular (jaw-joint) rehabilitation under many of the leading practitioners from Europe and the USA. Therapeutic exercises, combined with skilled manipulation and muscle release work, are his areas of specialism. He is also highly experienced in a broad range of treatment techniques from Shock-wave Therapy to Dry-needling (acupuncture-needle use) to supportive joint and muscle taping/strapping. He has worked with Southampton F.C. first-team as a consultant provider.
Jonathan has been married to Jane (a Chiropractic radiologist and ultrasonographer) since 1996, and they have two grown sons. The family enjoy a wide range of outdoor sports both in the south-west and abroad whenever they can.
Klaudia Bradford – Sports Massage Therapist
Klaudia is both a qualified Sports Massage therapist and also our clinic manager, with years of high-level hospitality management behind her, she always aims to deliver a great service both within the Clinic and her treatment room. Klaudia is a level 3 sports massage therapist currently studying to complete her level 4 qualification. She also is qualified in pregnancy massage, lymphatic drainage and kinesio taping, personal training and nutrition coaching.
Her massages are complex having had years of experience with multiple therapists. She uses a variety of firm pressured arm and hand techniques focussing on specific muscular trigger point therapy. This results in great muscular tension release to overcome sports injuries, stress/tension and repetitive stress injuries. Outside of work she enjoys running and every so often takes part in 10k runs and Half Marathons raising regularly monies for the Aspire charity which helps people with spinal cord injuries to live independently.
Always keep trying to get the balance right between work and life outside work
Anthony King - DC, MChiro, LRCC
Anthony is originally from Bournemouth and qualified from the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic.
He initially qualified in personal training and sports massage and went onto become a chiropractor after seeing the benefits of chiropractic after suffering a sporting back injury.
Anthony’s interests lie within the treatment of acute and chronic conditions and the rehabilitation of patients, in order to help patients maintain the benefits they have achieved. He has a wealth of experience in treating people from young children to the elderly. This allows him to help all patients to achieve their primary goals, be it being able to walk without pain to being able to compete at elite level within their sport.
He uses a variety of techniques such as spinal manipulation, dry needling, soft tissue work and extremity adjustments to ensure he can adapt to what works best for you! These techniques are under continuous development through various different courses he attends every year.
Anthony is passionate about sport having played numerous sports competitively throughout his life. He tries to ensure his active lifestyle sets an example to his patients, allowing him to show how beneficial an active lifestyle is to everyone’s overall health.
Piotr Nita - Physiotherapist, Sports Massage Therapist
Piotr is not just a Physiotherapist and Massage Therapist, he’s a master at making pain and stress disappear! With over 10 years of experience, Piotr has perfected a variety of massage techniques, including Classical, Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, Lymphatic Drainage and he also offers Dry Needling, rehab exercises and stretches as part of his Physiotherapy treatments. He’s committed to helping his patients feel amazing, both physically and mentally.
When he’s not working, Piotr’s passion for a healthy lifestyle shines through. He’s a personal trainer and powerlifting enthusiast, who is always learning and expanding his knowledge in the field of manual therapy. With his positive personality, you’ll feel at ease from the moment you meet him.
Whether you’re looking for a massage or need help with physical rehabilitation, Piotr has you covered!
Jana (Snezhana) Page - Sports Massage Therapist
Jana has 15 years of massage experience consisting of a wide range of styles such as; sports, classical, remedial and Chinese massage. She has worked within the UK and Europe in both private practice and Spa’s. She always puts her clients first and is passionate about helping them achieve their goals whether it is stress reduction, improved mobility or a return to sport. She puts in a lot of energy into her massage and it can be described as a vigorous, energizing and also tension melting experience! A wonderful combination that must be tried.
Kevin Berry - Sports Massage Therapist
Kevin qualified as a Sports Massage Therapist and Personal Trainer in 1999 and a few years later completed a BSc in Sports Therapy. He worked for Christchurch FC, Bashley FC and AFC Bournemouth for their youth team and academy for 10 years. Kevin continued his education in manual therapy with Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilisation (IASTM), Kinesio Taping, and Trigger Point Dry-needling as well as massage masterclass course for the cervical spine and advanced massage techniques. More recently Kevin completed a master’s degree in Workplace Health & Wellbeing.
Emer O'Donovan - Sports Massage Therapist
Emer is a passionate and experienced sports massage therapist who recently moved to Bournemouth from London. She is a Level 3 sports massage therapist currently studying to complete a Level 5 qualification in Clinical Sports and Remedial Massage. Combining deep tissue work, myofascial release and techniques such as soft tissue release, muscle energy techniques, trigger point therapy, and positional release Emer provides exceptional treatments tailored to her client’s needs
Emer played Camogie in Ireland & USA over a period of 30 years and was an avid rower for her home club in her earlier days. Inspired by her own experience of overcoming pain and discomfort, Emer decided to pursue a new career as a sports massage therapist. She believes sports massage is important for maintaining physical and mental health for everyone, not just sports people. With a warm and personable approach, she takes pride in building connections with clients and helping them achieve their goals.
Outside of work, Emer juggles her family life with playing tennis with her local club, pilates and recently started strength training to maintain her physical health.
Alissa - Front Desk Receptionist
Alissa discovered Chiropractic when suffered from back pain in the past so she knows and understands how difficult it can be on the road to recovery. Alissa joined the team in 2018 and since then has been making sure that every customer receives an exceptional customer service. In many cases, she is the first person you hear or see and she makes you feel welcome and at ease.
Alissa loves meeting new people, hearing their stories and connecting to them. Many come here with old injuries they had for years, some struggling to walk, some just had an accident and in a lot of pain; it’s so rewarding to hear and see how much better they feel when they come out. It is great to be a part of their journey back to health!
Alissa is delighted to be a part of the Back Pain Centre team with such a great reputation and so many success stories.