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Our Practitioners

Michael Durtnall DC MSc FRCC (Ortho)

Michael Durtnall DC MSc FRCC (Ortho)

Fellow Royal College of chiropractors FRCC (Ortho)

Fellow Royal Society of Medicine

Specialist Spinal Neuromusculoskeletal Manipulation, Radiology, Performing Arts Medicine.


Founder & Chairman of Sayer Clinics: London in Kensington, W8, Mayfair W1 and City of London EC2 with specialised joint and myofascial manipulation, pelvic physical therapy, acupuncture, physiotherapy and radiology specialist physiotherapy and chiropractic clinics.

Michael practises at Sayer Clinic: Kensington W8


UK AECC University College DC, Diploma in Roentgenology (X-Ray - Radiography and Radiology)

Diplomate: USA National Board of Chiropractic Examiners.

Diplomate: Canadian National Board Examiners 

Master of Science MSc Performing Arts Medicine (University College London)

FIFA Diploma in Football Medicine - Fédération Internationale de Football Association


Specialist Pelvic Pain Training under Dr Rhonda Kotarinos, Dr Amy Stein and Dr Stephanie Prendergast for Pelvic Pain Manual Treatment

Specialist expertise in:

  • Coccyx pain and dysfunction diagnosis and treatment 
  • Musculoskeletal Pudendal Neuralgia (PN) specialist diagnosis and treatment
  • Costochondritis, intercostal neuralgia, chest, rib pain specialist
  • Back pain and neck pain, spinal nerve compression and scoliosis
  • Specialist Postural Rehabilitation 
  • Specialist treatment for musicians and dancers


    • Chronic and Acute Pelvic pain:

    • Dr Durtnall is the leading hands-on musculoskeletal manual manipulation expert with huge experience in treating pelvic health conditions: 

    • Pudendal nerve compression and pudendal neuralgia
    • Sexual pain and Pelvic floor dysfunction
    • Vulvodynia
    • Vaginismus  
    • Pregnancy related Pelvic girdle pain, Sacroiliac joint pain and dysfunction, pubic symphysis pain and groin and hip pain.
    • Coccydynia / Tailbone dislocation, dysfunction & pain
    • Low back pain.
    • Pre and post-natal neuromusculoskeletal disorders
    • Pelvic neuralgias involving pudendal nerve, posterior femoral cutaneous nerve, cluneal nerves and obturator nerve irritation or compression from adhesions and myofascial compression or pelvic joints and muscular asymmetry.

    Michael is unequalled in diagnosis and treatment of 

    Intercostal Neuralgia

    Tietze's syndrome

    Slipping rib syndrome, 

    Chest, rib and middle back pain

    Costochondritis as well as conditions affecting muscles and joints such as:

    •  Sports injuries
    •  Back pain
    •  Sciatica and referred leg pain 
    •  Hip pain and sacroiliac pain 
    •  Knee pain
    •  Cervical spine neck pain
    •  Shoulder pain and arm pain


  •  British Chiropractic Association BCA
  •  International Pelvic Pain Society IPPS
  •  Registered with the General Chiropractic Council GCC
  •  Registered with most UK and international insurers.


  •  Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine                                                                                     
  •  Fellow of the Royal College of Chiropractors FRCC (Ortho)


Dr Michael Durtnall is the back pain pioneer in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East as visiting consultant to the Saudi Royal Family: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Oman and Kuwait since 1984.


Listed in 'Britain's 250 Best Private Doctors' and specialist with:    -  Specialist diagnosis and treatment of dancers' injuries - The leading Costochondritis, rib pain manipulation expert       -  World-leading Coccyx (tailbone) manipulation expert  -  Expert diagnosis & treatment male & female pelvic dysfunction/pain - Diagnosis & treatment Pudendal Neuralgia PN, Pelvic pain - Pregnancy PGP expert, manipulation and manual therapy specialist in SPD Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction, sacroiliac, coccyx /tailbone and pelvic pain in pregnancy.

Michael has huge expertise in computed digital x-ray diagnosis, musculoskeletal Pelvic Ultrasound diagnostic scans, treatment of spinal nerve compression, scoliosis, sciatic neuralgia, postural rehabilitation, sports, football and dance injuries and medical acupuncture.

Michael is at the pinnacle of diagnosis and manual treatment of coccyx, sacroiliac and musculoskeletal pudendal neuralgia and pelvic pain as well as costochondritis, rib dysfunction and postural rehabilitation.

He is a published international speaker at global medical symposia, workshops and congresses.


Many patients receive great relief from spinal adjustments, while others prefer not to have manipulation at all or only of some spinal areas. Michael's broad range of techniques offers maximum patient comfort so he can use effective mobilisation and manual therapy instead of careful joint manipulation, as requested by patients.

Current PhD Research:

Michael registered his PhD at the Institute of Musculoskeletal Science (IOMS) at Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH), Stanmore and later transferred his leg-length difference, paediatric bone-growth, pelvic obliquity and scoliosis research to Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (GOSICH) University College London (UCL) UK.


Michael started his PhD at the Institute of Musculoskeletal Science (IOMS) at RNOH, Stanmore and has transferred his paediatric bone-growth research to
UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health. He is investigating his original technique to increase tibial and femoral long-bone growth in the shorter leg of children with significant leg-length difference to minimise compensatory scoliosis, back and joint pain and avoid surge

Medical Insurance Cover:

Michael is a registered specialist with UK and International Health insurance companies including:

  • Aviva
  • Cigna
  • Standard Life
  • Allianz
  • WPA
  • Simply Health.
  •  GCC Registered Chiropractor