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Top Wellness Clinic in London
Sayer Clinics London W8, W1 & EC2 is ranked as a top Wellness Clinic in London UK
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Our Practitioners

Michael Durtnall DC MSc FRCC (Ortho)

Michael Durtnall DC MSc FRCC (Ortho)

Fellow Royal Society of Medicine

Specialist Neuromusculoskeletal Manipulation and Radiology, Medical Acupuncture, Performing Arts and Football Medicine, Research at GOSICH, UCL.

 

Founder & Chairman of Sayer Clinics: London in  Kensington, W8, Mayfair W1 and City of London EC2 with leading chiropractic, specialised pelvic physical therapy, osteopathy, acupuncture, physiotherapy and radiology clinics. Michael practises at Sayer Clinic: Kensington W8

 

UK AECC University College: Doctor of Chiropractic.

USA National Board of Examiners Diplomate.

Canadian National Board Examiners Diplomate.

Diploma in Roentgenology - (X-Ray - Radiography and Radiology)

Master of Science MSc (University College London 2013)

FIFA Diploma in Football Medicine - Fédération Internationale de Football Association - Awarded 2017


Specialised in: 

Coccyx and Pudendal Neuralgia (PNE) Pelvic pain

Costochondritis, intercostal neuralgia, chest and rib pain

Back and neck pain, spinal nerve compression

Scoliosis and postural rehabilitation and treatment of musicians, dancers, boxers, footballers and sports injuries


Membership:

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

Fellowship:

  •  Fellow Royal Society of Medicine 
  •  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.

Listed in Tatler's 'Britain's 250 Best Private Doctors' and as a specialist for www.danceuk.org , coccyx.org , pelvicpain.org and www.PudendalHope.info

He has expertise in computed digital x-ray diagnosis, spinal nerve compression, scoliosis, sciatic neuralgia, postural rehabilitation, sports, football and dance injuries and medical acupuncture.

Michael is a world expert in the diagnosis and manual treatment of coccyx, sacroiliac and musculoskeletal pudendal neuralgia and pelvic pain as well as costochondritis rib dysfunction and is an international speaker at 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 joint manipulation, as requested by patients.

 

Research

Michael registered for his MPhil / PhD at the Institute of Musculoskeletal Science (IOMS) at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH), Stanmore and transferred his bone-growth research to UCL School of Life & Medical Sciences, Faculty of Population Health Sciences at the Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (GOSICH),  University College London (UCL).

Michael 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 pelvic obliquity, compensatory scoliosis, back and joint pain and to avoid epiphysiodesis surgery (surgically shortening the longer leg). He will research part-time at GOSICH until 2021 while treating patients full time at Sayer Clinic: Kensington.

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 and BUPA International.

GCC Registered Chiropractor