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    The Llandaff Clinic, formerly Llandaff Chiropractic Clinic, has been firmly established in Llandaff North, Cardiff, since 1997. Outgrowing our original premises in Station Road we acquired the old Belle Vue Doctors Surgery in 2011, which required extensive renovations to accommodate a variety of different therapies. We are now a multi-disciplinary clinic, with full disability access, baby changing facilities and ground floor treatment rooms, offering a safe private environment.

    In January 2014, we became the first chiropractic clinic in Cardiff and one of only 140 clinics nationwide to be awarded the prestigious PPQM (Patient Partnership Quality Mark) from the Royal College of Chiropractors as a sign of excellence in meeting patient expectations. This ensures that all patients receive care of the highest standard from all our practitioners and staff. We have received the PPQM award again for 2017-19, 2020-22 and 2023-25 certifying that we are maintaining these high standards.

    Mark Webster BSc (Chiropractic), DC, MSc, MSc, FRCC, FBCA, SFHEA, GCC Registered Chiropractor

    Mark Webster graduated as a Chiropractor in 1993 from the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic (AECC) in Bournemouth.

    After graduation Mark worked in a busy chiropractic clinic in Northampton treating a wide variety of patients, from professional sports players to young children and the elderly. In 1999 he moved to Cardiff to help develop and teach upon the then new, chiropractic degree course at the University of Glamorgan, now the University of South Wales (USW). During this time Mark has helped train over 1000 chiropractors and was the Head of Chiropractic at the University of South Wales until 2018, when he decided to return to private practice.

    Throughout Mark’s academic career, he continued to treat patients and has a special interest in treating shoulder and spinal complaints (including intervertebral disc problems), as well as functional rehabilitation and preventative care. He has lectured extensively around the world on topics including low back and neck pain management, shoulder rehabilitation and functional assessment. He has also contributed to several textbooks on a range of topics including chiropractic care of the older person, management of pregnant patients, and the diagnosis and management of low back pain.

    Mark is still actively involved in chiropractic education and sits on the European Council of Chiropractic Education (ECCE), who are responsible for accrediting chiropractic education within Europe and the Council on Chiropractic International that looks at worldwide chiropractic educational standards.

    Since graduation Mark has undertaken considerable postgraduate training and holds two post-graduate masters degrees; one in Clinical Chiropractic (AECC), focusing on evidence based active rehabilitation and the other in Pain Management (Cardiff University). In recognition of his expertise, Mark has been awarded Fellowships of the British Chiropractic Association and both the Royal College of Chiropractors, Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation faculty and the Pain Management faculty, where he is also the current Academic Dean. Mark is also a Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy.

    Mark is delighted to be part of the well-respected team at The Llandaff Clinic, where he hopes to be able to continue helping people with a wide variety of musculoskeletal problems.

    Lewis Tidmarsh M(Chiropractic), BSc(Hons), GCC Registered Chiropractor

    Lewis graduated with a Masters in Chiropractic, with distinction, in 2016 having trained at both the AECC University College, Bournemouth and the Welsh Institute of Chiropractic (WIOC). He worked for a few clinics in Essex, ran his own clinic in Stevenage before moving to Cardiff in 2022. Lewis is fully registered with the General Chiropractic Council.

    Lewis is passionate about Chiropractic, ensuring that patients are triaged, accurately diagnosed and treated with the most effective treatment for the condition. If necessary patients are referred to the correct healthcare professional for their individual needs. Lewis is also furthering his knowledge by studying Medicine at Swansea University.

    As an active person Lewis enjoys triathlons, diving and has a passion for sailing.

    Andrew Miles BSc(Chiropractic), DC, MRCC, GCC Registered Chiropractor

    Pembrokeshire born Andrew Miles, has been a popular and respected chiropractor in Cardiff for over twenty-five years. He particularly enjoys diagnosing and treating more tricky conditions that haven’t responded to other therapies and approaches.

    Andrew graduated from the internationally renowned Anglo-European College of Chiropractic, Bournemouth in 1994. He spent three years working for practices in Lincolnshire before setting up Llandaff Chiropractic Clinic (now The Llandaff Clinic) in 1997. He has vast experience in treating conditions from the very young to those who have much more life experience. Whilst practising chiropractic in Cardiff, he has successfully treated many Welsh and international; athletes, footballers, rugby players, actors, A-list celebrities musicians, martial artists, skiers, snowboarders and has previously worked in conjunction with the occupational health department at the BBC when it was in Llandaff.

    Andrew is fully registered with the General Chiropractic Council, is a member of the British Chiropractic Association and the Royal College of Chiropractors.

    In 2021, Andrew was appointed to the Professional Conduct Committee of the General Chiropractic Council (GCC), which considers complaints against chiropractors. He has served on the National Council of the Royal College of Chiropractors from 2001-2010 and has been Chair of the South Wales CPD (Continuing Professional Development) Faculty from 2001-2012.

    Since moving to Cardiff, Andrew has been an active supporter of the local community, especially through Cardiff Round Table. Whether it be supporting Santa’s sleigh, helping Pudsey Bear or arranging the fireworks, he actively takes part in events locally and internationally. An experienced licensed pyro-technician, he co-ordinates the firing team for Sparks in the Park, Wales’ largest firework display and annually lights the fireworks for the Whitchurch and Llandaff North Christmas Lights switch-on. A keen snowboarder and skier, he enjoys trying to keep up with his fifteen year old daughter on the slopes.


    Alyson Matheson MCSP, SRP, HCPC Registered Physiotherapist

    Alyson is a Chartered and State Registered Physiotherapist. She qualified from The Cardiff School of Physiotherapy in 1987 and worked for the National Health Service for 22 years holding a number of senior positions including Superintendent Physiotherapist.

    Alyson started in private practice in 2009 and has specialised in acute and chronic musculoskeletal medicine. She joined The Llandaff Clinic in January 2013. She is highly skilled in the diagnosis and treatment and rehabilitation of all musculoskeletal conditions including; sports injuries, trauma, work related pain, spinal conditions, whiplash and arthritis.

    Alyson has completed numerous post graduate courses which include acupuncture for pain relief, spinal mobilisation, myo-fascial / muscle release techniques and sports kinesiology taping.

    Mathew Atkins, Sports Massage Therapist, Clinical Hypnotherapist, Reflexologist

    Mathew is delighted to have joined the team at The Llandaff Clinic. He is a client-centred therapist who has trained to the highest professional standards.

    Mathew is a level 4 Sports Massage Association (SMA) trained practitioner, as well as benefiting from a wealth of experience providing therapeutic massage (Massage Training Institute). He is an experienced Clinical Hypnotherapist. He benefits from extensive NLP and Mindfulness training and will incorporate appropriate strategies where applicable. He also has a special interest in Reflexology, having achieved Level 5 Reflexology Practitioner status, the highest level of reflexology training in the UK.

    His enhanced training and clinical experience enables him to offer you the best possible support and care for most psychological, emotional and clinical conditions.

    Mathew also works part time as a Complementary Therapist at the Hospice of the Valleys in Blaenau Gwent. The hospice provide a first class service for patients (and carers) suffering from life limiting illnesses. He has recently been recognised by winning a National Award for his innovative work at the hospice during the Covid-19 pandemic – For more information, click here.

    Mathew has a busy private practice and works at The Llandaff Clinic on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

    Ibrahim Albarraqi BSc(Hons), MRC Pod, HCPC Registered Podiatrist

    Ibrahim worked for the NHS in different settings in England for multiple years before becoming a Podiatrist. He has always been fascinated about the structure and disease of the lower limb and foot. He gave up his previous career and moved to Wales to study Podiatric medicine and graduated from Cardiff Metropolitan University in 2019. He now works for NHS Wales and has joined The Llandaff Clinic to treat people with a wide variety of foot problems.

    Ibrahim is skilled at the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and other disorders of the feet. He works to improve the mobility, independence and the quality of life for patients by providing preventative care, diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of problems affecting the feet, ankles and lower limbs.

    Ibrahim strives to provide a friendly yet professional manner at each appointment ensuring he adopts a patient-centred and evidence-based approach. He tailors his treatments for all foot & ankle related problems to each individual depending on their needs, medical history and personal preferences.

    Alan Phelan BSc (Hons) MSc, DPodM, PgCTHE, FCPodS, FHEA, MCPod

    Alan is a HCPC registered Podiatrist with over 25 years’ experience as a clinician in foot and ankle care having worked in the NHS, independent practice and in podiatry education. He is highly experienced at assessing and treating all foot and ankle problems and can provide assessment, advice and treatment ranging from general foot care through to musculoskeletal pains and deformities and minor surgery. He is a visiting and consulting Podiatrist to several podiatry centres and has experience in general podiatry, musculoskeletal podiatry, minor surgery, podiatric surgery, diagnostic imaging, sports podiatry, personal injury and insurance assessments.

    Alan can offer help with many common foot and ankle problems including ingrown and problem toe nails, foot and ankle pains, verrucae, painful joints, walking problems etc.

    He specialises in providing treatments such as minor surgery for nail and skin problems, cryosurgery, needling for verrucae and is highly experienced in providing treatments under local anaesthesia to minimise pain and discomfort. Alan can offer a range of injection therapies for painful joints and feet and a range of conservative treatments such as taping, insoles and orthoses for foot pains and walking problems.

    Alan is also a keen and experienced clinical educator with a strong background in providing podiatry teaching, training, cpd and mentoring for colleagues and students. He holds registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and annotation in the use of local anaesthesia and prescription only medicines. He holds a Fellowship in Surgery of the College of Podiatrists, a Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy and is a member of the Society of Chiropodists & Podiatrists.

    Chris Cashin Dietitian MSc, HCPC Registed Dietitian


    Chris Cashin is the founder and owner of Cardiff Nutrition Consultancy, a Registered Dietitian (Health and Care Professions Council) and a Sports Nutritionist registered with the Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr). She has practised as a Dietitian for over 20 years and has a vast amount of experience from both the NHS and academia, including a managerial role in a large hospital.

    The areas that Chris now specialises in include weight management, diabetes, children’s diets, allergies, IBS and of course sports nutrition. Sport is an area of particular interest, she has worked in the past for the English Institute of Sport and Sport Wales, with many of the UK’s top athletes. Chris is also a media spokesperson for the British Dietetic Association and has appeared on local news programmes, Radio Wales, Xray and The Wales Report.

    For Irritable Bowel Syndrom (IBS) Chris is able to offer an evidence based approach to treating this difficult condition. This can also include the use of the FODMAP diet. This has been shown to be an effective method of alleviating the symptoms.

    David Kerr DipHE, DCHyp, ACertCSHyp

    David has trained in Hypnosis with the prestigious BST Foundation under Andy McCann, a prominent figure in the field of sport hypnosis, gaining a distinction with merit in 2009. David then completed an Advanced Certificate in Clinical Strategic Hypnosis and a University Diploma of Higher Education in Clinical Hypnosis with the BST Foundation awarded by St Mary’s University College.

    David has continued with his professional development completing three levels of training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy under Ingrid Wallace at Cardiff University.

    In 2015, David completed a Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) practitioner and coaching certification program led by Dr John Grinder, co-creator of NLP so he can offer clients the highest level of flexibility in helping them make the changes they want. He continues his studies and training by working with consultants and trainers in the NHS to gain credentials in applied behaviour analysis. He has furthered his knowledge in strategic leadership focusing on organisational psychology, executive coaching and systems analysis. As a result, he is confidently able to support individuals facing work-related stress, whether it be from burnout, bullying, or those seeking to maintain peak performance.

    Before entering the field of hypnosis, David had already gained qualifications in several different employment sectors including finance and other areas of health. He has over fourteen years’ experience working with people with intellectual disabilities, line managing 25 staff and delivering services for people with challenging behaviour and complex needs. Having a keen interest in promoting equality David is often approached for hypnotherapy sessions by family members of individuals with disabilities, other health care workers or by individuals themselves.

    David also continues to benefit from the extensive and wide range of clients he sees at his two clinics. Each one, teaching him new things about human potential. Whether you are seeking individual support or you are a parent or guardian looking to explore the benefit of hypnotherapy for your child, please get in touch to discuss your needs.

    David can be contacted directly on 07872986267