Karen Habershon MChiro CCEP
Doctor of Chiropractic
Karen works as a chiropractor at KH Chiropractic Aldgate (located between Aldgate, Liverpool Street and Shoreditch) and KH Chiropractic Earlsfield. Being based within the Aldgate and Liverpool Street area she treats a huge number of office and postural related injuries in addition to her special interest in sports and gym injuries.
Karen graduated from the prestigious Anglo-European College of Chiropractic following a 5 years Masters of Chiropractic Degree. She uses a variety of techniques including Diversified, CCEP techniques, Activator and Taping. Her additional CCEP (Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner) qualification provides additional knowledge into the diagnosis and treatment of various extremity (hips, knees, ankles, shoulder, elbows etc) and sports injuries.
Karen treats pregnant women and babies. She promotes a healthy lifestyle, good posture and advice on specific strengthening exercises to optimise recovery and minimise the chance of recurring injuries.
Karen works at Liverpool Street / Aldgate (near Bank + Moorgate). In addition to her clinic she works with sports teams and Football Academy in East London.
Her previous experience also includes working with rugby teams such as New Zealand Rugby League team, London Wasps Colts and Oakmedians RFC where she has provided pitchside first aid and chiropractic treatment. In addition to her clinical work she enjoys the on the spot decision making that pitchside work brings, as well as those more subtle adjustments demanded to fine tune athletes. She has also worked with Premier League football Players helping them to overcome injuries and return to play.
Sport is an important part of Karen’s life and she understands how frustrating it can be to be held back by injury. She has competed in the Devizes to Westminster (125 mile) canoe race winning the ladies doubles and completed Bristol half marathon.
Karen also chooses to support ‘Hands for Heroes’ by providing FREE chiropractic care to injured war veterans who have served in Afghanistan and Iraq.
In November 2011 Karen worked for New Zealand Rugby League team in preparation for the 4 nations at Wembley Stadium.
Karen is registered with the General Chiropractic Council (03550) and a member of the British Chiropractic Association.
Pregnancy & Sports Massage Therapist
Florence Andrews works as our principle Aldgate sport massage therapist, providing a valued addition service to our Aldgate Chiropractic clinic. She has some fantastic experience and qualification to offer sports and pregnancy massage:-
- Degree in Sports Science and Leisure Management from Brunel University
- ITEC level 4 Sports Massage Therapist
- ITEC level 3 Massage
- Experience at multiple sporting event (including the London Marathon)
- Qualified in pregnancy massage
With a past as a sportsperson herself she has always been fascinated with anatomy, physiology and learning about how to fix and repair the body. Like Karen Habershon our Aldgate chiropractor, Florence believes there is a combined approach needed to healthcare including: –
- Appropriate therapy (Sports Massage, chiropractic or other manual therapy)
- Correct Nutrition
- Suitable sleep and rest
- And healthy mindset
Florence continues to advance her knowledge and skills on multiple courses and does a huge amount of event work at running events such as the London Marathon where she heads up a team of therapists. She’s enjoys working closely with KH Chiropractic and the Running Works as their Aldgate sports massage therapist.
Florence has 16 years experience in sport, physical activity, and health development with her first introduction to the industry as a sports coach and instructor, running summer sports programmes for children and young people. Florence has instructed on Adult GP exercise referral schemes and community exercise groups in addition to working with two London borough councils and health organisations managing multiple projects.
She is a member of the Federation of Holistic Therapists.
Hazel Dillon MChiro
Doctor of Chiropractic
Hazel provides locum cover for KH Chiropractic at the Aldgate Chiropractic Clinic and Earlsfield Chiropractic Clinic. She graduated from the worlds renowned Anglo-European College of Chiropractic with a Masters in Chiropractic which has lead to her continuing with her special interest in working with babies and children.
Her previous career was in the field of childcare where she gained extensive experience with children of all ages, including children with special needs. Hazel also worked using massage therapy with children and adults with special needs and came to realise the benefit that manual therapy can have for people of all ages and abilities.
Hazel enjoys working with people of all ages and gives all her patients the opportunity to actively participate in their care by creating a healthy body and lifestyle.
As Hazel has progressed with her career in manual therapy she has noticed how relieving tension and allowing the body to function better can have a profound effect on someone’s life, which has led her to further her knowledge by training as a chiropractor. She believes that people of any age should have the opportunity to reach their full potential and feels that chiropractic care may help by relaxing and fine tuning the body.
Registered with the General Chiropractic Council (03522) and a member of the British Chiropractic Association.
Karen received regular chiropractic treatment by Hazel and for this reason Hazel covers the Aldgate Chiropractic Clinic (between Aldgate, Shoreditch and Liverpool Street) and Earlsfield Chiropractic Clinic when needed.