Mr. Bowling is the clinic principal and owner of Taunton Chiropractors. He first came across Chiropractic and acupuncture after dislocating his shoulder whilst leading a kayak expedition more than 15 years ago.
Alex has a firm background in sports related injuries having led expeditions both in the U.K and overseas for a number of years.
His initial training was on the 5 year Masters degree course at the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic in Bournemouth.
Alex is also a member of the Royal College of Chiropractors
Chiropractor, Osteopath, Acupuncture, Sports Injuries, Sports Injury clinic, Back Pain, Whiplash, Muscle Spasms, Muscle Strain, Rehabilitation, Neck Pain, Frozen Shoulder, Sciatica, trapped nerves, Carpal Tunnel syndrome, Work related Injuries, Road Traffic Accidents, Chronic Pain, post-operative pain, Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI), Joint Pain, Shoulder Pain, Slipped Disc, Ligament Sprain, Massage, Headaches, Taunton, Somerset.
During his Chiropractic training, Alex Bowling completed his education in Acupuncture with Dr. John Reynolds (MRCP Dip Med Ac. DOccMed. FISM) and is a member of the British Medical Acupuncture Society. Acupuncture is only included in treatment with your consent. Please speak to your Chiropractor or Osteopath.
In his final year, Dr. Bowling was asked to practice in the prestigious Sports Injury Clinic at Bournemouth University with its elite athletes. He also presented his dissertation on leg length inequality to the Chiropractor, Osteopath and Physiotherapist annual conference in 2006.
Dr. Bowling has taken particular interest in certain fields within Chiropractic & Acupuncture. These include; pre and post-surgical care, neck pain & headaches, preventative care, acute nerve damage, as well as sports rehabilitation.
Since graduation, Dr. Bowling has been in a busy practice in rural Norfolk before relocating in Somerset. Alex and his wife, Christa, now live much closer to family and friends with their 2 children in Taunton.
For those who have already experienced Chiropractic and Osteopathy, and are looking for a particular technique style, Alex and Richard use the following methods;
Sacro-Occipital technique (SOT) or cranial Osteopathy
Traditional Osteopathy and Chiropractic
Activator and other low-force techniques
Thompson Drop technique
Muscle energy techniques (post-isometric relaxation etc.)
Medical Acupuncture or dry-needling
Alex Bowling. MChiro DC
Richard Medlock, MOst DO
Richard was first introduced to osteopathy when he was successfully treated in his gap year following a back injury. He went on to study at the European School of Osteopathy, graduating with a Master’s Degree in Osteopathy.
Richard also has a strong background interest in sports, participating and successfully treating a variety of sports people including rugby players, rowers and dancers.
Whilst studying, Richard also experienced excellent results in the ESO’s children and maternity clinic. This mainly involved the use of cranial osteopathy, which is a very gentle form of treatment.
He is registered with the General Osteopathic Council, and is a member of the Institute of Osteopathy.
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