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Sam Spriegel BOst (Hons) Dip. SMT Dip. MA

Registered Osteopath
General Osteopathic Council No. 10796

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Professional Accreditations

  • General Osteopathic Council (GOsC) – Full Registration
  • Bachelor of Osteopathy (B.Ost)
  • Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy (Dip. SMT)
  • Diploma in Medical Acupuncture (Dip. MA)

 

What her patients say…
“I’ve worked with Sam for the last 5 years after training and before games, she was such a huge part of helping me recover from my injuries. She is extremely knowledgeable and professional. I would recommend her to absolutely everyone.” Danny Care – England & Harlequins Rugby Player

What you can expect…

“I use advanced treatment techniques to relieve pain quickly, then use rehab exercises to strengthen the body back to full fitness” Sam Spriegel B.Ost Dip. SMT Dip. MA

Sam has worked with:

  • The All Blacks
  • England rugby players
  • England cricketers
  • Harlequins Rugby Club

 

Sam’s extensive experience working in professional sport means she knows what it takes to successfully relieve pain and help patients come back from injury stronger than ever. She always addresses the underlying cause of pain, using a combination of structural and soft tissue techniques as well as corrective exercises to achieve lasting results.

    Outside of work
    Sam is a keen athlete, she loves playing tennis and squash, regularly competes in 10k races and carries out strength and conditioning sessions in the gym.

    Sam has extensive experience helping people with…

    • Back Pain – Lumbar slipped/herniated discs, spondylolisthesis, lumbar facet pain & coccyx pain
    • Neck Pain – Cervical slipped/herniated discs & whiplash
    • Thoracic & Rib Pain – Intercostal neuralgia, thoracic joint pain & muscle spasms
    • Headaches – Migraines, cervicogenic headaches & dizziness
    • Shoulder Pain – Frozen shoulder, rotator cuff tendonitis, labral tears, & thoracic outlet syndrome
    • Elbow Pain – Tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow & olecranon bursitis
    • Wrist Pain – Carpal tunnel syndrome, RSI, wrist tendonitis & sprains
    • Hip Pain – Psoas/glute/hamstring tendonitis & femoro-acetabular impingement
    • Knee Pain – Patello-femoral tracking syndrome, knee ligament/meniscus pain & patella tendonitis
    • Ankle & Foot Pain – Achilles tendonitis, tibialis posterior tendonitis, plantar fasciitis & ligament sprains/tears

    Advanced Treatment Techniques

    • Shockwave therapy
    • Low-Level Laser & Ultrasound Therapy
    • Active Release Technique (ART)
    • Joint manipulation/adjustments and gentle mobilisation
    • Myofascial stretching
    • Kinesio-Taping & joint strapping
    • Core stability & proprioceptive feedback training
    • Video analysis feedback
    • Weight-loss planning and exercise advice
    • Muscle Activation Therapy (MAT)
    • Diaphragmatic Breathing Release
    • Reactive Neuromuscular Training (RNT)
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    Dr Robert Griffiths BSc (Hons) Chiro DC

    Doctor of Chiropractic
    GCC Registered Chiropractor 02794

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    Professional Accreditations

    General Chiropractic Council (GCC) – Full Licence 02794
    British Chiropractic Association (BCA) – Full Member 2715
    European Chiropractic Union (ECU) – Full Member
    Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) – Level II Certified
    Functional Movement Screen (FMS) – Level II Certified
    Runners World & Men’s Running Magazine – Sports Injury Author
    Coccyx.org – Listed Specialist

    What his patients say…

    Having coached some of the world’s finest athletes and worked with their medical teams, I would rank Robert Griffiths at Pro Performance as the very best. I recommend him to all my sports stars whenever they seemingly can’t be fixed because he gets incredible results every single time!
    Ben Thomas – Elite Performance Coach
    15 x Wimbledon & Grand Slam Champions ‘The Bryan Brothers’ & Saracens RFC

    What you can expect…

    Fast pain relief is always my first priority, then I teach you simple exercises to keep you pain-free” Robert Griffiths BSc (Hons) DC

    Robert has been successfully treating back pain, neck pain and sports injuries in The City and Notting Hill for nearly 15 years. His unique modern approach achieves fast and lasting results by addressing the underlying cause of your pain.

    He has treated:

    • Olympic athletes
    • Tour de France cyclists
    • International rugby players
    • Champion racing drivers
    • Professional opera singers
    • RPO concert musicians & Glastonbury headliners
    • British and Foreign Royalty
    • Celebrity British artists and one international frisbee player (It’s serious stuff these days)!!!

    Bob absolutely loves his job, but outside of work, he loves a good challenge! He has summited the world’s highest active volcano, completed the Buttermere cold water 10K swimming marathon and has taught English to Buddhist monks in Cambodia!

    Bob has extensive experience treating…

    Back Pain – Lumbar slipped/herniated discs, spondylolisthesis, lumbar facet pain & coccyx pain
    Neck Pain – Cervical slipped/herniated discs & whiplash
    Pelvic Pain – Chronic pelvic pain syndrome, pudendal neuralgia
    Thoracic & Rib Pain – Intercostal neuralgia, thoracic joint pain & muscle spasms
    Headaches – Migraines, cervicogenic headaches & dizziness
    Shoulder Pain – Frozen shoulder, rotator cuff tendonitis, labral tears, & thoracic outlet syndrome
    Elbow Pain – Tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow & olecranon bursitis
    Wrist Pain –  C
    arpal tunnel syndrome, RSI, wrist tendonitis & sprains
    Hip Pain –  Psoas/glute/hamstring tendonitis & femoro-acetabular impingement
    Knee Pain – Patello-femoral tracking syndrome, knee ligament/meniscus pain & patella tendonitis
    Ankle & Foot Pain – Achilles tendonitis, tibialis posterior tendonitis, plantar fasciitis & ligament sprains/tears

    Treatment Techniques

    • Medical acupuncture (Dry needling)
    • Low-Level Laser & Ultrasound Therapy
    • Neuro-Muscular Re-educationTM (NMR) & Active Release TechniqueTM (ART)
    • Joint manipulation/adjustments and gentle mobilisation
    • Myofascial stretching
    • K Taping & joint strapping
    • Custom Made Orthotics Prescription
    • Core stability & proprioceptive feedback training
    • Video analysis feedback
    • Weight-loss planning and exercise advice
    • Functional Movement Screen Correctives
    • SFMA 4×4 Matrix Exercise Prescription
    • Muscle Activation Therapy (MAT)
    • Diaphragmatic Breathing Release
    • Reactive Neuromuscular Training (RNT)


    Special Thanks
    Dr Gray Cook PT: The modern guru of movement.
    Professor Stuart McGill: For sharing the secrets to fixing elite athlete’s back pain permanently.
    Dr Michael Durtnall DC: For selecting me to work at London’s prestigious Sayer Clinics for six years, which introduced me to my amazing list of high profile athletes and celebrities. Also for generously sharing his wealth of knowledge regarding back pain, neck pain and coccyx pain with me.
    Dr John Reynolds MD: For showing me how to produce incredible results using medical acupuncture.
    Dr Kelly Starrett PT: Inspirational mobility expert who took me to the next level with treatment techniques.

    Insurance
    Registered with Bupa, Vitality, WPA, Van Breda, Standard Life, Simply Health, Cigna, Aviva, Groupama and all other high-quality international insurance companies.

    Published Articles and eBooks
    Alongside being an article writer for Men’s Running and Runners World, Bob has authored a series of pain relief guides on optimising recovery from injuries.

    Find Us

    Pro Performance - Notting Hill

    5a Lucerne Mews
    Notting Hill
    W8 4ED
    02079711259

    Pro Performance - The City

    London Healthcare Clinic
    2 London Wall Buildings
    London Wall
    EC2M 5PP
    02073746181

    GCC, BCA & Functional Movement Systems Certified

    INSURANCE

    Pro Performance Clinics are covered by major insurance companies.

    Please ensure you notify them before starting treatment. Remember to bring any authorisation & policy numbers with you on the day of your appointment. If you have anything you would like to discuss with us prior to booking, call us on 02079711259 and our team will answer any questions you may have.

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