The Team

Dr Xandra Middleton BSc Clinic Owner

Doctor of Chiropractic, GCC registered

Xandra Middleton Chiropractor

Xandra formerly worked for 4 years as Clinic Director of a London Chiropractic clinic and was part of a program to help other Chiropractors and Chiropractic students.

Xandra moved back to Poynton in 2012 and started to expand the family business. She has created a friendly, experienced team and is now the sole owner of the clinic. Using knowledge and experience having seen over 3,000 new patients Xandra is very experienced in treating a wide range of conditions.

With a passion for natural health and lifestyle, Xandra along with her Sister Dr Jess also run an online website adio.org.

“Given the current, modern lifestyle we tend to lead, Chiropractic and Natural Health is the best possible healthcare for the future and I am very passionate about sharing its benefits with as many people as possible.”

Education & Qualifications

  • Doctor of Chiropractic BSc (Hons) – 2008 Welsh Institute Of Chiropractic
  • Gonstead Technique Courses
  • Dry Needling Technique
  • Muscle Rehabilitation Course (Liebensen)
  • Anthony Robbins Unleash the Power Within Seminar including Fire Walk
  • Chimes Consulting – Chiropractic Consultant
  • Current member of the United Chiropractic Association

Dr Konstantinos Tsitsipas MChiro D.C.

Doctor of Chiropractic, GCC registered

Konstantinos Tsitsipas Chiropractor

Konstantinos is originally from the Athens, Greece. Growing up in a sporting family he has a passion for Volleyball having played competitively as team captain for Greece. Konstantinos strives to find the best way to help his patients and uses his knowledge of rehabilitation and lifestyle health to his Chiropractic practice.

Konstantinos is an experienced, friendly and approachable member of our team.

Education & Qualifications

  • Master of Chiropractic, Welsh Institute of Chiropractic, University of South Wales
  • British Chiropractic Association Seminars
  • Gonstead Technique Seminars
  • European Chiropractic Union Seminars (1)
  • TMJ Seminar

Dr Federica Santoru MChiro D.C.

Doctor of Chiropractic, GCC registered

Federica Santoru Chiropractor

Federica is originally from the beautiful island of Sardinia. She has a passion for languages and her first degree was in English, Spanish and Russian. 

After seeing a Chiropractor in her home-town she developed an immediate interest and passion for Chiropractic.

Federica completed 4 years of Chiropractic study at Barcelona College before transferring for an extra 3 Years of Chiropractic Study in Wales. Federica is an extremely enthusiastic, professional and versatile person whom enjoys being part of our successful and productive clinic team.

Education & Qualifications 

  • Master of Chiropractic, Welsh Institute of Chiropractic, University of South Wales
  • Master of Chiropractic, Barcelona College of Chiropractic (Universitat Pompeu Fabra), Barcelona
  • Undergraduate Degree in Foreign Languages, University of Pisa – Italy
  • Williams Paediatric Seminars, Treatment of Common Paediatric Syndromes Gonstead Technique Course
  • Network Spinal Analysis
  • Koren Specific Technique

Dr George Balomenos MChiro D.C

Doctor of Chiropractic, GCC registered

George Balomenos Chiropractor

George is originally from Greece and after training in Wales he joins us here at The Back Clinic.

After developing a keen interest in the spine and joint conditions George trained to become a Doctor of Chiropractic. George brings his knowledge of extremities and passion to help knee, ankle and elbow conditions with his treatments.

Education & Qualifications

  • Master of Chiropractic, Welsh Institute of Chiropractic, University of South Wales
  • Extremity Adjusting Qualification
  • Gonstead Technique Courses
  • Current member of the United Chiropractic Association

Dr Jessica Braid
MBChB, MLCHom, MARH, DCMAc, CHMMD, CCosD

Medical Doctor, Acupuncturist & Cosmetic Acupuncturist, Chinese Herbalist, Medical Herbalist, Homeopath, Kinesiologist

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Jessica graduated as a medical doctor from St Andrews /  Manchester University, as a Homeopath from the Lakeland College in 2006, as an Acupuncturist, Cosmetic Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist from Acumedic in London and in Herbal Medicine from the University of Westminster. She taught Homeopathy at both the Lakeland and North West College and TEK courses for several years.

After a period of time working in hospital medicine she set up her own practice using the best of what integrative medicine has to offer. She uses all of the above therapies where appropriate to treat a wide range of physical and emotional conditions.

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Education & Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Medical Science, St Andrews University
  • MBChB Doctor of Medicine, Manchester University
  • BSc (1st class) Herbal Medicine, University of Westminster
  • MLCHom, Lakeland College of Homeopathy
  • DCMAc, Acupuncture & Chinese Herbalist, Acumedic
  • CCosD, Cosmetic Acupuncture, Acumedic
  • CHMMD, Chinese Herbal Prescription Qualification, Acumedic
  • Member of the Independent Doctors Federation
  • MARH, Member of the Alliance of Registered Homeopaths
  • BMAS, Member of the British Medical Acupuncture Society
  • Qualified practitioner and teacher of TEK (Therapeutic Energy Kinesiology)

Susana Koppen Dip

Counselling and Life Therapist – Moving you forward

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Sue specialises in post natal depression and bereavement. Sue is a qualified counsellor that specialises in bereavement. She provides a safe space for you to speak of your feelings and ways in which you can help yourself to feel better. She gives you time to work through emotions, address emotions and find coping worries and find coping mechanisms to move forward.

The counselling time is non judgemental and open to any areas of concern to you. Many clients see Sue with topics they can’t speak of with family or friends. By speaking of these thoughts clients say they feel a sense of relief in off-loading them, and feel they can understand themselves better.

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RECEPTION TEAM


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Jo

Receptionist

Jo has extensive previous experience working with the public and children. As an avid horse rider taking part in dressage, Jo brings calm and efficiency to the team.

Jo is always there to offer help as a sympathetic and attentive member of our team.


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Jan

Receptionist & PA for The Natural Doctor

Jan has previous experience working in customer service and a personal love of Chiropractic treatment. With a welcoming, caring and extremely gentle manner she is a great addition to our clinic. 


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Debbie

Receptionist

Debbie has a passion for health as a qualified spin instructor, personal trainer and low carb eating advocate. She keeps us laughing with her happy and tolerant nature. 

Debbie is a naturally caring and mothering member of our team. 


Herb

Herb

Receptionist

Herb has been working with Dr Jess as part of the Natural doctor team for 10 years. After organising her and all her patients herbal prescriptions for years he has now joined The Back Clinic as part of our reception Team. Herb is an amazingly approachable and friendly part of our team. 


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Simone

Receptionist

With experience managing her own branch of Boots chemist, Simone brings an organised and unflappable attitude to the clinic. As an outgoing happy and supportive member of the team she is both great for morale and fabulous to work with.


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Zdenka

Receptionist & Chinese Cupping Therapist

Zdenka brings the benefit of being a healthcare practitioner to our reception team. By seeing her own patients for Chinese Cupping patients she is uniquely experienced at being caring and helpful when on reception. Originally from the Czech Republic Zdenka is dedicated hard working and a vital member of the clinic.
Currently Zdenka is completing massage qualifications and will expand her Chinese Cupping practice with massage therapy.


Lesley

Lesley

Receptionist

Lesley