A small introduction

About Us

We are an independent practice in the heart of Canary Wharf providing a professional and effective service for the treatment of back pain, neck pain and more.


We can usually offer same-day appointments

Quality Standards:

Our aims for your first visit and beyond at Canary Wharf Chiropractic are:

  • You will be offered a same-day appointment
  • You will receive a thorough consultation and examination
  • You will not normally be required to undergo diagnostic imaging (such as x-rays or an MRI scan), but they will be arranged if necessary
  • You will be given an explanation of your condition, the likely causal factors, details of any proposed treatment, and the expected prognosis
  • You will be recommended a treatment plan with consideration to your personal goals and expectations. This plan will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.
  • Your plan will involve a combined approach consisting of different types of hands-on treatment and advice regarding activity and lifestyle
  • You will be reassessed at each visit
  • Your GP will be written to if required
  • You will be referred appropriately if indicated at any point
  • You will be discharged from acute treatment as soon as it is advisable
  • You will be given preventative advice and exercises in order to avoid a reoccurrence
  • You will be given the option of taking up periodic preventative treatment if your problem is likely to return


david phillips chiropractor

David Phillips BSc (Hons), DC, LRCC

David has been qualified since 2002 and has been in continuous private practice since then in London and the surrounding areas. Back pain and neck pain are the commonest conditions he encounters but he also regularly manages headaches, migraines, injuries and disc problems, and he has an interest in optimising sporting performance.  He uses a wide range of effective techniques and advises clients what they can do to help themselves so their recovery is as quick as possible and their improvement is sustained.  He is a member of the British Chiropractic Association, registered with the General Chiropractic Council, is a Licentiate of the Royal College of Chiropractors and is widely recognised by health insurance companies.

Jonathan Cairns Chiropractor

Jonathan Cairns BSc (Hons), DC, MSc Sports Medicine

Jonathan has been qualified since 2010.  As well working in private practice since qualifying he has also lectured at multiple chiropractic colleges and on the sports medicine masters course at Queen Mary.  He has a keen interest in sport and has been involved with UK Athletics, fencing, Rugby 7s and UK synchronised swimming.  His specialist areas of treatment are neck and shoulder conditions, but he also regularly manages back pain and lower limb conditions.  He uses a wide range of techniques combined with rehabilitative exercises to provide patients with long-term solutions to their conditions.  He is registered with the General Chiropractic Council and is widely recognised by health insurance companies.

Professional Affiliations

All chiropractors at Canary Wharf Chiropractic are registered with the General Chiropractic Council. Knowing that we are registered with the GCC should give you the assurance that we are properly trained and qualified and that we work to a very high level.

The GCC regulates chiropractors in the UK to ensure the safety of patients undergoing chiropractic treatment. They are an independent statutory body established by Parliament to regulate the chiropractic profession and they protect the health and safety of the public by ensuring high standards of practice in the chiropractic profession.

You can verify our registration details by visiting the GCC’s website here.

We are also members of the British Chiropractic Association, which is the largest and longest-standing association for chiropractors in the UK. The BCA only accepts members who have graduated from a nationally or internationally recognised college of chiropractic education after a minimum of four years full-time training and ensures its chiropractors maintain high standards of conduct, practice, education and training.

All BCA members are covered by a high quality professional indemnity insurance and the Association operates a robust professional standards and complaints management process.

Additionally we are are also part of The Royal College of Chiropractors. The RCC is an apolitical professional membership body that promotes and supports high standards of education, practice and research. Being active members of the RCC is another way our chiropractors strive to provide high quality care for our patients.

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