Rishi S Loatey BSc(Hons) MSc (Chiro) DC CCEP MRCC(Orth) FBCA
Rishi has over 20 years of experience of treating patients with a wide variety of conditions. He is passionate about helping people. He particularly enjoys helping people in acute pain and those with difficult, chronic cases who have nearly ‘given up’.
After completing a 5 year degree in Chiropractic Rishi continued to increase his knowledge and skills by becoming a Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner in 2000. He has also been awarded Specialist Membership of the Royal College of Chiropractors (Faculty of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation) and Fellowship of the British Chiropractic Association.
Rishi has a special interest in orthopaedics, spinal pain, disc problems and sciatica.
Rishi is actively involved in the profession having been elected and appointed to regional, national and international positions representing both the Chiropractic profession and Chiropractors in the UK. He was a Founding Trustee and Treasurer of the UK Chiropractic Research Council and is currently on the Board of the European Centre for Chiropractic Research Excellence.
He appears regularly in the national press and radio as a spokesman for the British Chiropractic Association. He has been awarded the British Chiropractic Association Presidents Award twice in 2009 and 2017 for services to the profession.
Rishi enjoys playing sports. Having competed at county level when younger he still enjoys playing badminton, squash and football and is still trying to improve his golf !
Marc Sanders BSc(Hons) MSc (Chiro) DC MRCC(PH)
Marc’s interest in science lead him to complete a BSc in Biochemistry at the University of York, where he was awarded the Oxford University Press Achievement in Biosciences Prize and published research papers on anti-malarial treatment.
Having experienced the benefits of chiropractic treatment first hand for various sports injuries from mountain biking, Marc decided to follow in his father’s footsteps and went to university again for 5 years to become a Chiropractor.
Marc graduated from the prestigious AECC University College, graduating as Valedictorian. He was awarded the Hugh Gemmell Memorial Scholarship and the Arthur Scofield Memorial Award for academic excellence and achieved the highest marks in his year for 5 consecutive years.
Marc has a wide experience of treating patients of all ages from factory and office workers to elite, professional athletes. He has worked with GPs in their surgery to help NHS patients receive optimum care for their neck and low back pain, as well as a Formula 1 Racing Team, professional Athletic & Triathlon clubs and University Sports Teams.
Marc also lectured in Clinical Sciences to undergraduate students at AECC University College. He is currently undertaking a PhD within the Faculty of Medicine at University of Southampton, where he is researching the integration of chiropractic care into healthcare systems and NHS care pathways. He has also been awarded Specialist Membership of the Royal College of Chiropractors (Faculty of Public Health).
Marc has a special interest in sciatica, neck pain, headaches, shoulder problems and rehabilitation of injuries.
In his spare time Marc enjoys running, mountain biking and martial arts.
Giacomo Rastell MChiro DC
Giacomo has nearly 10 years experience of treating a wide of variety of patients. Having suffered with back problems himself he is passionate about helping people get out of pain as quickly as possible and helping them to stay well.
Giacomo was born in Northern Italy where he achieved success in his first profession as a graphic designer. It was the long periods of sitting that contributed to his back problem leading him to eventually see a Chiropractor.
Giacomo was so impressed with the results of the Chiropractic treatment that he decided to retrain as a Chiropractor. Giacomo came to the UK and qualified with his Masters degree in Chiropractic.
After graduating he was invited to join a team of international Chiropractors in Italy gaining valuable experience. He also helped to teach on a program at the prestigious Royal University Centre Escorial-María Cristina of Madrid, Spain and at the French University Institut Franco Européen de Chiropratique. Giacomo was also an Examiner for the Italian Association of Chiropractors examining the competence of new Chiropractors who wish to practice in Italy.
Giacomo has a special interest in low back and neck pain, whiplash, disc problems and shoulder pain.
Giacomo is passionate about art and cooking and is a keen cyclist.