Philip Jones BSc(Hons) MChiro DC MRCC LRCC(Pain)
Chiropractor / Director
Originally from Southampton Phil is a director of Taunton Chiropractic Clinic and currently works as a full time Chiropractor working in both our Taunton and Chard clinics. Phil qualified from the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic with a Master of Chiropractic degree after 4 full-time years of study. Since graduating Phil has worked in both private and NHS practice across North East Essex where he was involved, along with Jo above, in developing the NHS Manual Therapies AQP scheme which has since been rolled out to a number of areas across the UK. Phil re-located to Somerset to become a director at Taunton Chiropractic Clinic in 2015. He is registered with the General Chiropractic Council (GCC) and is a member of the British Chiropractic Association (BCA), Royal College of Chiropractors (RCC) and British Medical Acupuncture Society (BMAS).
As a Chiropractor Phil’s main focus is to provide treatment and rehabilitation for new and long term/chronic conditions whilst working with his patients to help them manage their condition, using self-help exercises where possible. Phil is trained in a range of chiropractic techniques including manipulation, medical acupuncture, the use of an Activator, therapeutic ultrasound, strapping/taping, orthotics and a range of soft tissue therapies.
Alongside his practice Phil is a Royal College of Chiropractors Council member, one of only 8 Chiropractors in the country to hold this prestigious position. Furthermore Phil is a Trainer/mentor to local Chiropractors. He has an interest in working with the NHS to further develop the delivery of primary musculo-skeletal care. This role includes conducting research, reporting findings to the NHS and training medical doctors/GPs in musculo-skeletal assessment as well as educating them on the latest treatment and management methods of conditions including back pain, neck pain, headaches of a musculoskeletal nature and a range of other muscle and joint problems.
Prior to training as a Chiropractor Phil gained a 1st class honors degree in Sport and Exercise Science focusing on sports physiology, psychology, biomechanics and the integration of these to improve performance. He is trained in the use of many sports analysis techniques from lab based studies to pitch side analysis. He has a particular interest in the biomechanics of sport and exercise with ability to assess an individual and provide advice as to how health and performance can be improved.
Outside of work he is a keen swimmer and enjoys any water sport activity.
Phil is a registered Post Registration Trainer for the Royal College of Chiropractors.