Pain Clinic

Karen Atkinson and Fran Hardiman are offering a tailored treatment plan in their Pain Clinic at York House for pain sufferers.

Having worked both in the NHS and the private sector with a Pain Consultant, Karen combines her Physical Therapy expertise with complementary therapies to offer therapeutic massage, remedial exercises for pain relief, pain management advice, postural realignment and support.

Fran is a highly qualified and experienced McTimoney Chiropractor, using a method of adjusting the bones of the body to improve the alignment of the skeleton. The purpose of chiropractic care is to realign and rebalance your body to relieve pain and discomfort and

We may be able to help you with relieving the symptoms of:

 Back pain

 Neck pain

 Shoulder pain



 Joint pain

 Muscle spasm

 Hip and knee pain which results from osteoarthritis

 Sports injuries

 Postural problems

 Muscular aches

How the Pain Clinic works

We have a same day policy from Monday to Friday if you ring before 12 noon. So if you are in pain and need to be seen today, or to book an appointment at a time to suit you, please do give us a call now on 01823 323206.

Initial Assessment

(By Karen or Fran 33.00 for hour)

Recommended Treatment

(1/2 hour 33.00)

Pain relief

Advice on maintaining pain relief

Support and follow up

(Either individual or group exercise classes to strengthen, realign, increase mobility, promote flexibility and health)

Pain Support Group at York House

Both Karen and Fran will also be running a pain support group on the third Tuesday of each month from 4-5 pm to discuss issues relating to pain management, pain relief, postural realignment and lifestyle advice.


The cost will be 5.00 to include tea and biscuits.


Please do call to book your place in advance.


See the Events page for details.


Centre for Integrated Healthcare

and Complementary Medicine


increase mobility. Fran has been trained and has experience in clinical and differential diagnosis and always refers patients back to their GP or other medically qualified personnel if appropriate.