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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
 

Education

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 and Dr Amy Stein 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.


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 FRSM                                                                                      
  •  Fellow 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: 

www.danceuk.org    -  Specialist diagnosis and treatment of dancers' injuries 

www.coccyx.org       -  World-leading Coccyx (tailbone) manipulation expert

www.pelvicpain.org  -  Diagnosis & treatment male & female MSK pelvic dysfunction & pain

www.pudendalhope.info - Diagnosis & treatment Pudendal Neuralgia PN, Pelvic pain

www.pelvicpartnership.org.uk - SPD Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction, sacroiliac and pelvic pain in pregnancy.


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

Michael is a world-leading expert in the 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 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, 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