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Pain Clinic


Karen Atkinson and Fran Hardiman
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 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.
We may be able to help you with relieving the symptoms of:
  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Headaches
  • Migraines
  • 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)



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Recommended Treatment

(1/2 hour)



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Pain relief


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Support and follow up

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