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Official Chiropractors for Southend United F.C. & West Ham United F.C. Women

Sports Clinic Southend-on-Sea, Essex

West Ham United F.C. Women

Our dedicated sports clinic in Southend-on-Sea, Essex works closely with West Ham United F.C. Women’s team, providing specialist chiropractic care.
The integration of our services within the club’s healthcare strategy, emphasises our role in injury prevention, recovery and overall athlete health optimisation.

The work we carry out with WHUFC women’s team highlights our commitment to enhancing all athletes’ performance and wellbeing.

Sports Clinic Southend-on-Sea, Essex

“The Backbone of Success”: A Chiropractor’s Role as a Spinal Specialist for West Ham United FC Women’s Team

As a chiropractor, our primary focus is on providing expert care for the players’ spines; treating and preventing back and neck pain to ensure they stay in top form and perform at their best on the field.

Sports Clinic Southend-on-Sea, Essex

Understanding the chiropractic role within a professional sports club’s medical team

Chiropractors are spinal specialists trained to assess, diagnose, and treat neuromusculoskeletal conditions, with a particular emphasis on the spine. Our expertise lies in identifying spinal misalignments, muscle imbalances, and joint dysfunctions and how these may affect the nervous system, which may lead to pain, reduced mobility, and decreased athletic performance. Through precise spinal adjustments and comprehensive care, we optimise the players’ spinal health to prevent injuries and maintain peak physical condition.

Sports Clinic Southend-on-Sea, Essex

Can a chiropractor alleviate back and neck pain?

Back and neck pain can be a significant hindrance for footballers, affecting their ability to train, play, and compete at their best. As the chiropractor for West Ham United FC Women’s Team, my role is to identify the root cause of such discomfort and tailor individualised treatment plans to address these issues. Through chiropractic adjustments, soft tissue therapies, rehabilitation exercises and working closely with the physiotherapy and S & C (strength and conditioning) team, we alleviate pain and promote healing, enabling the players to return to the game swiftly and confidently.

Sports Clinic Southend-on-Sea, Essex

Can a chiropractor prevent injuries?

Prevention is a key pillar of chiropractic care. By proactively assessing the players’ spines and identifying potential areas of concern, we can intervene early to prevent injuries from occurring. Chiropractic adjustments help maintain proper spinal alignment, reducing the stress on supporting structures and improving overall biomechanics. This proactive approach significantly minimises the risk of back and neck injuries that could lead to missed games, ultimately keeping the team in top shape throughout the season.

Sports Clinic Southend-on-Sea, Essex

How is athletic performance enhanced?

The spine plays a pivotal role in an athlete’s performance. A well-aligned spine ensures optimal nervous system function, leading to improved coordination, balance, and agility on the field. The spine is the primary component of the “core” of the body. As spinal specialists, we work closely with the players to enhance their spinal health, promoting better range of motion, flexibility, and posture. By optimising their biomechanics, we unlock their full athletic potential, allowing them to excel in their respective positions and contribute to the team’s success.

Sports Clinic Southend-on-Sea, Essex

How do we provide comprehensive care and rehabilitation?

Chiropractic care extends beyond adjustments; it encompasses a comprehensive approach to the players’ well-being. In collaboration with the team’s medical staff, we design customised rehabilitation plans for injured players to support their recovery and safe return to play. Additionally, we provide guidance on exercises, stretches, and lifestyle adjustments that the athletes can incorporate into their routines to maintain their spinal health and overall physical condition.

Sports Clinic Southend-on-Sea, Essex

How do we promote long-term wellness?

At West Ham United FC Women’s Team, our commitment to the players’ long-term well-being goes beyond the current season. As a chiropractor, we emphasise preventive measures and education, equipping athletes with the knowledge and tools they need to care for their spines throughout their careers. This proactive approach not only minimises the risk of future injuries but also fosters lasting wellness that extends far beyond their time on the field.

Sports Clinic Southend-on-Sea, Essex


As a chiropractor and spinal specialist for West Ham United FC Women’s Team, our role is to safeguard the players’ spinal health, alleviate pain, and prevent injuries that could lead to missed games. By employing specialised chiropractic techniques, personalised treatment plans, and a holistic approach to care, we ensure that the team’s backbone remains strong, resilient, and ready to take on any challenge that comes their way. Together, we forge a path of success and longevity for the players, ensuring they continue to shine on the field season after season.

If you are suffering from low back or neck pain and would like an expert assessment simply contact our London Road clinic on 01702 342329. If you are a physiotherapist in professional sport or a GP/consultant in sport, the NHS or industry and would like us to demonstrate how you can use our expertise to drive down your low back and neck pain rates and reduce your costs, simply contact us on the clinic number and arrange a time to observe what we do and how we do it.