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CASE 14

 

  Mr Mrs Miss    Mrs

 

 Name  M……….. Ch…………

 

ADDRESS  East Ewell, Epsom, Surrey. KT

 

Name of Client/Patient/Student  M……Ch…….       AGE…63……….SEX Female………

 

Which Clinic did you attend    The Chi Clinic / Home visit    The Chi Clinic

 

Which class or course of classes. 

Who was the therapist or teacher:-  Tony Hardiman

 

How did you find the Clinic.On recommendation- Website- Shop- Other   Recommendation

 

What was the condition for which you sought help        Bad Neck

 

When was the date (s) of your appointment or class. 1st & 8th May 2008

Was the treatment for you or a minor. Myself

 

Did you find the premises easy to locate / or / was the home visit prompt. Yes

Was the information given prior to your visit clear and useful  Yes

Were the premises clean and presentable Yes

Were the facilities clean and adequate  Yes

 

What were your first impressions  Very Friendly

 

Were you made to feel welcome  Yes

Was your condition discussed in full  Yes

Was the treatment suggestion clear and adequate Yes

Did you sign a full consent form  Yes

Were you made fully aware of the need to undress  Yes

Did you feel that the treatment was worth the cost.  Yes

 

Two years ago at the age of 61 I literally woke up with terrible spasm pains on the right side of my neck. I visited my GP who sent me for an X-ray to the top part of my spine,  the results were that it was just general wear and tear for a woman of my age, at this point no ongoing treatment was suggested only to take some painkillers as and when required, I did this for a while but the spasms were getting worse and by this time both arms and hands were being affected with awful pain and numbness, I returned to my GP who suggested a course of Physiotherapy sessions to which I had six they made no difference what so ever. It was at this point in time that Vicky Ahern suggested that I  to go and see Tony Hardiman at The Chi Clinic but I didn’t and carried on down the conventional route.

 

Being the physio had not worked, I went to see a Chiropractor  where I had six sessions of therapy, after a while when nothing improved it was suggested I get my thyroid gland checked, I had this done by having a blood test and then another one three months later the result was all fine.

 

I was by now so poorly I went to see another GP who signed me off work and said I should see an Orthopaedic Surgeon, fortunately having private medical cover I was able to go straight away, this resulted in me having an MRI scan, numerous blood tests a Nerve conduction test down my arms to see if there was a separate problem with the arms and hands, all came back nothing wrong….except wear and tear to the top part of my spine, The Orthopaedic Surgeon then injected my neck in the operating theatre with five steroid injections to the affected area of my neck this procedure was very painful and uncomfortable and didn’t help the pain at all.

On the surgeons recommendation I had numerous sessions of Physio and towards the end of the treatment I was given some Acupuncture which was the first thing that had relieved me slightly of the pain. I also used a Tens Machine to try and help as well.

 

A year had passed since the pain started I was still off work from a job that I loved and consequently as I could not see a return to work date I decided to retire.

 

My husband  works full time but he had to take me on all my appointments and also  had the usual chores to get through at the weekends because I could do nothing, this led to him getting very tired and obviously fed up, which led to many arguments between the two of us my son & his family were helpful where they sometimes took me out for a ride in the car or helped Colin with the housework, thing was I had always been the get up and go type of person and this person they were seeing now was upsetting them, so much so that my grandson  wrote a poem about my neck and gave it to me to try and cheer me up one day when I was really down (I am enclosing a copy at the end of this letter)

 

Gradually as time went on I slowly bit by bit started to have better days than bad ones I managed to cut down on some of the painkillers, on one of these good days I visited my old workplace and I saw Vicky who had been taking a Tai Chi Class we chatted as to how I was and  was suggested again to me that I go and see Tony……so I thought well I have been the conventional route so why not! I made an appointment for the following week.

 

Well! after the initial consultation and signing of forms I got up on the couch and literally within minutes Tony established the problem wasn’t my neck but my right shoulder that was causing the problem but no one else had thought to look!

 

Tony really worked on my neck and shoulders, well everywhere really and after my first session I was able to lift my arms much higher than I had done for years! and most importantly my body started to feel better, I went home very weary and relaxed and slept very well that night. I returned the next week and by this time I was almost free of the awful pain I was so elated it made me tearful when I spoke of my recovery to anyone.

 

My second session went even better, I am now pain free and have been able to leave off the painkillers, Tony also repaired some other ailments including a bad ankle that had been badly sprained through falling down the stairs the previous year.

 

I now tell everyone I can about Tony and just wished I had taken Vicky’s advice two years ago

as then I would probably still be working and my husband and family would not have had all the grief and upset of the last two years

 

DECLARATION MUST BE SIGNED

I give unreserved permission for the above testimony to be used in a public volume and for the release of comments by the therapist who treated me and discreet extracts from my Clinic case notes to be used in public with anonymity in the public document.

 

SIGNED

DATE

 

FAMILY MEMBER OR FRIEND

 

NAME

ADDRESS

 

CONTACT DETAILS    I certify that the above is a true record of the events to the best of my knowledge.

 

Signed                                            Date

 

Over the last 50 years I have seen many such cases and it is only with experience that one is able to assess in this way..  T

 

 

CASE 15

 

NAME   Mrs

ADDRESS   Sutton, Surrey SM  SE

 

CONTACT DETAILS  020 8………….

 

Name of Client/Patient/Student   R…..R…                                                                AGE…37……….   SEX……F…

 

Which Clinic did you attend    The Chi Clinic

Which class or course of classes.  Beginners Chi Healing Course, Hand Reflexology, Oppressive Behaviour Patterns & Mental Abuse

Who was the therapist or teacher:-Tony Hardiman, Vicky Ahern

 

How did you find the Clinic…Knew the Clinic was there and, by luck went in!!

What was the condition for which you sought help Scapholunate ligament laxity

When was the date (s) of your appointment or class. 2006?

Was the treatment for you or a minor. For me

 

Did you find the premises easy to locate - Yes

Was the information given prior to your visit clear and useful - Yes

Were the premises clean and presentable - Yes, very welcoming

Were the facilities clean and adequate - Very

 

What were your first impressions - I immediately felt calm and at ease

 

Were you made to feel welcome - Very welcome, I was put at ease instantly

Was your condition discussed in full - Yes

Was the treatment suggestion clear and adequate - Yes

Did you sign a full consent form -Yes

Were you made fully aware of the need to undress - Yes

Did you feel that the treatment was worth the cost - Most definitely.

 

 

I am a qualified Mental Health Nurse and when injured at work I seriously damaged my wrist. I underwent investigative surgery and was told I would need an extensive operation including a bone graft and pins being inserted. With two young children and being left hand dominant this was not good news. I decided to try 'alternative' therapies which to be honest I was very sceptical of. Then I met Tony!!

 

Within 6 sessions I was able to use my hand again, was pain free and had been given the space, time and support from Tony to enable me to deal with the psychological trauma of the event.

 

Two years on, my wrist is completely back to normal. Something the medical profession said could never happen without surgery. When I informed my consultant of my recovery I was very disappointed at his inability to acknowledge the role Chi Healing played in this. It certainly highlights the need for more research to be carried out and to work towards establishing a far more holistic approach to health care.

 

I have subsequently attended several courses and learnt more in the course on Oppressive Patterns & Mental Abuse than in 3 years of Mental Health Nurse Training! I have adapted the way I work and indeed continue to do so as I become more aware of these issues.

 

The impact Tony has made on my life and consequentially that of my family has been life changing and positive. I cannot explain what Tony does, but no longer feel the need to. What I do know is that what Tony and Vicky have created at the Chi Clinic is an environment where healing and self development occurs on so many levels and for that I am eternally grateful.

 

 

 

 

 

DECLARATION MUST BE SIGNED

 

I give unreserved permission for the above testimony to be used in a public volume and for the release of comments by the therapist who treated me and discreet extracts from my Clinic case notes to be used in public with anonymity in the public document.

 

SIGNED   R…R….

DATE       22/05/08

 

FAMILY MEMBER OR FRIEND

 

NAME          B…. R…

ADDRESS   Sutton, Surrey SM

CONTACT DETAILS  020 8………………..

 

I certify that the above is a true record of the events to the best of my knowledge.

 

I make further comment as follows. Use as much space as you wish and as many pages necessary.  We are also looking at the effects of illness and the recovery on the families.

 

Signed  Bob Rea

 

This was indeed a case of incorrect or insufficient comprehension of the injury by others who made assumptions and did not consider what had caused the injury.

 

The interosseous membrane between the radius and ulnar had collapsed and was ‘kinked’.  By manipulation, I was able to straighten the injury which allowed the cells to reform to the correct position.

 

This is a common injury in Martial arts and one that I have seen many times and treated successfully. 

 

T

 

CASE 16

 

NAME   Mr P…Th……n

ADDRESS -  Woodhatch, Reigate, Surrey. RH   DD

 

CONTACT DETAILS 0753…………

 

Name of Patient- as above                                            AGE……28…….   SEX…m……

 

Which Clinic did you attend    The Chi Clinic

Which class or course of classes. 

Who was the therapist or teacher:-Tony Hardiman,

 

How did you find the Clinic….On recommendation- Website-

What was the condition for which you sought help- Back problems, unidentified

When was the date (s) of your appointment? November 2007

Was the treatment for you or a minor.? Myself

 

Did you find the premises easy to locate ? Yes.

Was the information given prior to your visit clear and useful? Yes

Were the premises clean and presentable? Yes

Were the facilities clean and adequate?      Yes

 

What were your first impressions? Very good

 

Were you made to feel welcome?                               Yes

Was your condition discussed in full?                         Yes

Was the treatment suggestion clear and adequate?   Yes

Did you sign a full consent form?                                Yes

Were you made fully aware of the need to undress?  Yes

Did you feel that the treatment was worth the cost.?   Yes

 

 

I had severe back pain in the lumbar region,  I found the chi clinic on the internet. I had suffered with my back problem for approx 1yr.   I had been all the way down western medical route with no luck and not even knowing what was wrong with my back. After the 1st session at the Chi Clinic with Tony Hardiman I knew that I had a slipped disc in the lumbar region and a torn muscle in the middle section of my back, Tony managed to back the muscles off in my back an allow the ligament to pull the disc back near to its original position. I had a slip on the ice after this an the disc slipped forwards.   I had another treatment and was told the cusps that hold the disc may be damaged.  Tony again managed to get the disc back to near its original position returning some movement and bringing some pain relief to me (as much pain relief as when I was on the buphrenorphine (opium) patches).

 

Tony believes that this is as much as he can do for me and that i may have to make some lifestyle changes due to my back problems. However I cannot stress enough the amazing job Tony has done with my back and I would highly recommend the Chi Clinic to anyone with back problems.

 

Tony Hardiman also managed to sort out a minor neck problem I have had  for 14 yrs from a roller skating accident in the first session ( I could never do chin to chest after the accident and then after Tony's treatment, I could).

  

 

DECLARATION MUST BE SIGNED

 

I give unreserved permission for the above testimony to be used in a public volume and for the release of comments by the therapist who treated me and discreet extracts from my Clinic case notes to be used in public with anonymity in the public document.

 

SIGNED- P……… Th…………… (unable to sign as filled out on pc)               DATE- 27/5/08

 

CASE COMMENT  This condition is extremely debilitating where the Lumbar 5 drops inwards and the spinal nerves are compressed.  Unless alleviated, the condition progresses rapidly leading to surgical intervention.

 

The neck injury was whiplash and muscle spasm.

 

 

 

CASE 17

 

 

NAME           Mrs M……… W………..k

ADDRESS   -                    Sutton, Surrey SM  JZ

 

CONTACT DETAILS - 07956 …………… / 020 8644 …………….

 

Name of Client/Patient/Student    M…………..W………..k         AGE…60……….   SEX…F……

 

Which Clinic did you attend    The Chi Clinic

Which class or course of classes. 

Who was the therapist or teacher:-Tony Hardiman

 

How did you find the Clinic….On recommendation from my daughter

What was the condition for which you sought help - Painful joints & stress

When was the date (s) of your appointment or class. My 1st appointment was in January 2007

Was the treatment for you or a minor.- Myself

 

Did you find the premises easy to locate /. - Yes

Was the information given prior to your visit clear and useful - Yes

Were the premises clean and presentable - Yes, very relaxing

Were the facilities clean and adequate - Very

 

What were your first impressions - I was quite nervous before my appointment but felt very much at ease once I had spoken to Tony.

 

Were you made to feel welcome - Very welcome

Was your condition discussed in full - Yes

Was the treatment suggestion clear and adequate - Yes

Did you sign a full consent form - Yes

Were you made fully aware of the need to undress - Yes

Did you feel that the treatment was worth the cost. - Most definitely

 

 

I first attended the Chi Clinic in January 2007 on recommendation from my daughter, I had been having pain in my wrists for some while and had had physiotherapy, which did not help.

 

 Also i had suffered with very bad sinus headaches for years. I had tried all the conventional treatments, to no avail.

 

I am a very stressful person and found that the more stress i was under, the greater the pain. After my first treatment i found that the pain had eased and i felt very relaxed.  Just entering the Chi Clinic has a calming effect, i can't explain it in words.

 

In May 2007 I sustained a shoulder injury and saw a specialist through BUPA. I was given painful injections and told to exercise. The condition was not improving even with Physiotherapy.  After four months I asked for Tony's opinion, he treated my shoulder and even after one session the pain had improved greatly, for which i am totally grateful. I now know that i should have seen Tony first and gone down his line of treatment.

 

I have been attending on a regular basis to date and have been treated for many different types of pain/stress. I have now realised that I can control my stress by relaxing, something that i would not have been able to do before Tony's treatments.

 

My family have commented on the change in me and that I am a lot calmer, for them to comment say's a lot to me.  I can only thank Tony for his treatments and wish i had discovered 'alternative' therapy many years ago. I would not hesitate to recommend Tony to family and friends.

 

 

 

 

DECLARATION MUST BE SIGNED

 

I give unreserved permission for the above testimony to be used in a public volume and for the release of comments by the therapist who treated me and discreet extracts from my Clinic case notes to be used in public with anonymity in the public document.

 

SIGNED M………. W………….k

DATE     23.05.08

 

FAMILY MEMBER OR FRIEND

 

NAME - Mrs  R………. R…………..

ADDRESS - Sutton, Surrey SM  SE

CONTACT DETAILS - 020 8644……………………

 

I certify that the above is a true record of the events to the best of my knowledge.

 

I make further comment as follows. Use as much space as you wish and as many pages necessary.  We are also looking at the effects of illness and the recovery on the families.

 

Signed   R… …

 

Date      23.05.08

 

CASE COMMENTS

 

FIBROMYALGIA AND NEURITIS COMPOUNDED WITH RSI RESPONDED WELL TO TREATMENT AND REST.

 

CASE 18

 

NAME  Ms C…. T…..e

ADDRESS  Portarlington, Co. Laois, Ireland

 

CONTACT DETAILS: Mob: +………73375, Work: +……78671231

 

Name of Client/Patient/Student    AGE…30……….   SEX…Female……

 

Which Clinic did you attend    The Chi Clinic

Which class or course of classes. 

Who was the therapist or teacher:-Tony Hardiman,

 

How did you find the Clinic….On recommendation

What was the condition for which you sought help Tension, Depression, vomiting, tiredness, diarrhoea, bruising, post operative pain

When was the date (s) of your appointment or class. Feb 2008

Was the treatment for you or a minor. For me

 

Did you find the premises easy to locate Very easy… very central

Was the information given prior to your visit clear and useful Very clear

Were the premises clean and presentable Most definitely

Were the facilities clean and adequate. Spotless

 

What were your first impressions Great first impression. Made feel at easy immediately

 

Were you made to feel welcome All the staff are very friendly and do their up most to make you feel welcome and at ease

Was your condition discussed in full During the initial consultation Tony asked me lots of questions regarding my medical history and my current ailments

Was the treatment suggestion clear and adequate We discussed what he thought were the problems and how he thought was easiest to deal with these and asked if was happy to continue he was very open to queries

Did you sign a full consent form Yes directly Tony's explanations of the treatments he would use I signed the consent form

Were you made fully aware of the need to undress Yes i was made fully aware of this and surprisingly felt completely at ease with this

Did you feel that the treatment was worth the cost. I thought the cost was extremely reasonable and it would make me want to return

 

 

Prior to visiting 'The Chi Clinic' I had had an operation the previous September to relieve a hiatus hernia which I had been suffering with for 3 years before the operation. Before the operation I was suffering with vomiting and reflux which caused me problems on a daily basis. After the operation I couldn't shift the tiredness, the gagging or the diarrhoea. I had been to visit my GP and had numerous blood tests and a stool test done all of these came back negative except for a deficiency in vitamin B12. Due to the tiredness which was taking control of my life I had no concentration or energy and ended up with depression. I was sleeping 10 -12 hours at night and still falling asleep during the day. I was unable to brush my teeth due to gagging and wretching first thing in the morning. I was constantly queasy and was uninterested in eating until late in the day which didn't help my lack of energy. I was also constantly suffering with diarrhoea. By the time January came I was unable to control things around me and it became obvious to the people around me that I was unable to carry on in this way. A colleague and friend who knows Tony well suggested I pay him a visit. I was at the end of my reason trying to find help from my own GP and I had heard only good reports about 'The Chi Clinic' as both my father and a number of my colleagues had previously been to visit Tony with a number of different issues. So I decided it was worth making the trip from Ireland to see if he could help. And aren't I glad I did. Tony used a treatment called hand reflexology to alleviate the problems I could feel in my stomach. Tony stuck a pin into my hand in 3 different places of my hand and as he did this I could feel the tension release from my stomach. The results from the treatment were instantaneous immediately after the treatment I was able to eat freely, there was no more gagging whilst brushing my teeth. It worked perfectly, a couple of days later I returned to Tony for an MOT massage and felt rejuvenated after this. It was the first time I'd actually felt well in years. I will go back to Tony for treatment and would recommended him to everyone. I believe Tony has an amazing ability to heal people and if I lived in the UK I'd be there all time.

 

 

 

DECLARATION MUST BE SIGNED

 

I give unreserved permission for the above testimony to be used in a public volume and for the release of comments by the therapist who treated me and discreet extracts from my Clinic case notes to be used in public with anonymity in the public document.

 

SIGNED

DATE

 

FAMILY MEMBER OR FRIEND

 

NAME K………. T…………e

ADDRESS  Derrygarron, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, Ireland

CONTACT DETAILS Mob: +…………30013, Work: +…………….671231

 

I certify that the above is a true record of the events to the best of my knowledge.

C……..a is my eldest daughter and had a happy disposition since childhood. She was always open and friendly with people and interested in others’ concerns.

Some time back, C………a developed a hiatus hernia problem and the knock-on effects of reflux issues caused her great distress and personal embarrassment. This effected her private and work-life quite severely and impacted detrimentally on her confidence. Her efforts to lose weight through exercise were hampered significantly which caused further depression.

After a very serious operation in September 2007, she began the process of recuperation and although the reflux issue seemed to have improved significantly, her general state of depression and tiredness was of great concern. The situation had become obvious to the outside world and as a consequence of a discussion I had with J….n D….r, a friend and colleague, we agreed that C……..a would derive benefit from a visit to Tony Hardiman at The Chi Clinic, as both of us had been patients at the Clinic in the past.

I arranged with J……… for C……..to spend a week with her and she travelled over from Ireland for this purpose.

After her first visit, the results and effects were remarkable. When she rang me after the first visit, I thought that I was talking to the girl I had not heard in several years. She was bright, happy, positive and exhilarated. We spoke for over a hour as she walked through a local park area. At no stage did she seem out of breath and this was physically an impossibility for her prior to the visit.  

It was if some weight was lifted from her and she was free and happy. Her subsequent visit a few days later had less dramatic effect but the overall result was fantastically positive. She returned to Ireland full of plans of what she was going to do for the future and the bubbly personality that she had as a girl, had returned.

I am eternally grateful to Tony for this wonderful transformation and to Joan for her concern and helpful suggestions.

 K………n T………….e

21-06-08

CASE 19

 

NAME   Mr K……T……….

ADDRESS  IRELAND

 

CONTACT DETAILS

 

Name of Patient                                                                  AGE…58   SEX…M

 

Which Clinic did you attend    The Chi Clinic 

Which class or course of classes. 

Who was the therapist or teacher:-Tony Hardiman

How did you find the Clinic….On recommendation 

What was the condition for which you sought help  Two problems,  Severe pain in the coccyx and inability to turn my neck.

When was the date (s) of your appointment or class.  During 2003and 2004

Was the treatment for you or a minor.  Me

 

Did you find the premises easy to locate   Very easy.

Was the information given prior to your visit clear and useful  Perfectly clear

Were the premises clean and presentable Spotless clean

Were the facilities clean and adequate      First class

 

What were your first impressions  Very good and relaxed.

 

Were you made to feel welcome  I received a very friendly and understanding reception

Was your condition discussed in full  A very detailed review of my general state of health and in particular, my condition.

Was the treatment suggestion clear and adequate  A very detailed yet easy to understand treatment strategy was explained to me.

Did you sign a full consent form   Yes

Were you made fully aware of the need to undress   Yes

Did you feel that the treatment was worth the cost.  Immeasurably worth while.

 

For some time I had suffered two painful and uncomfortable conditions.

1  A severe pain in my coccyx region when seated for even a short period of  time

2 An inability to turn my neck / head to the left without turning my entire trunk.  This was very restrictive and uncomfortable and quite dangerous when driving my car.

 

On suggestions from work colleagues who had previously sought help from Mr Hardiman, I went for treatment.

 

With regard to my condition in the coccyx area, Tony performed various massage treatments to alleviate the pain.  He insisted that I visit the Doctor for a prostate examination which I did, and received a clean bill of health.  After a number of visits to the Clinic, the pain disappeared.  I rarely suffer any discomfort in this area and only after prolonged sitting on a hard upright chair such as in an aeroplane.

 

Regarding my neck, I had over the previous 2 years attended various conventional professionals seeking help with my condition.  Despite lengthy treatments and considerable effort, the problem would not go away.

 

Tony carried out various investigations including cell memory, my feet and pectoral area which I believe was the release point.  Once diagnosed, he very quickly solved the problem and I had full movement from that point on.

 

As a consequence, I am a firm believer in this form of medicine and have subsequently recommend the Clinic to many others and in particular to my daughter, for whom spectacular results were achieved.

 

Finally, I would say that I have complete confidence in Tony Hardiman’s ability to affect positively both mind and body.

 

DECLARATION MUST BE SIGNED

 

I give unreserved permission for the above testimony to be used in a public volume and for the release of comments by the therapist who treated me and discreet extracts from my Clinic case notes to be used in public with anonymity in the public document.

 

SIGNED   K T

DATE  25-03-08

 

FAMILY MEMBER OR FRIEND

 

NAME  Mrs AT

ADDRESS

CONTACT DETAILS

 

I certify that the above is a true record of the events to the best of my knowledge.

 

I make further comment as follows. Use as much space as you wish and as many pages necessary.  We are also looking at the effects of illness and the recovery on the families.

 

Not a week would go by that my husband would not complain about these problems which seemed to last many years.  He would return from journeys abroad in great discomfort.  Since treatment his problems have been resolved.

 

Signed   AT              Date  25-03-08

 

 

Case 20

 

NAME   Mr G S

ADDRESS  Headley. Hampshire. GU35

 

CONTACT DETAILS

 

Name of Client/Patient/Student                                                                  AGE…51….   SEX…M……

 

Which Clinic did you attend    The Chi Clinic

 

Which class or course of classes. 

Who was the therapist or teacher:-Tony Hardiman

 

How did you find the Clinic….On recommendation from work colleagues. 

What was the condition for which you sought help. Back problem – virtually unable to walk or breathe!

When was the date (s) of your appointment or class. n/k. First time was about five years ago?

Was the treatment for you or a minor.

 

Did you find the premises easy to locate  - yes.

Was the information given prior to your visit clear and useful n/a

Were the premises clean and presentable - always

Were the facilities clean and adequate - yes

 

What were your first impressions

 

Were you made to feel welcome

Was your condition discussed in full

Was the treatment suggestion clear and adequate

Did you sign a full consent form

Were you made fully aware of the need to undress

Did you feel that the treatment was worth the cost.

 

YES to all of the above.

 

I was suffering extreme pain in my lower back, with the effect that I could barely walk and even breathing was difficult. There was no comfortable position that I could adopt and I could not even take the pressure off by supporting myself with my arms.

 

Having made an initial assessment of the problem, Tony first relieved some of the pain using pressure points and then manipulated muscles and joints, until I had total freedom of movement and virtually no pain.

 

In just twenty minutes I was fully functioning!!

 

Tony then suggested some recuperative practices to adopt to help the full healing process and asked that I return the following week for a full session to evaluate how I was healing and address any other muscular or skeletal problems that I may have.

 

Since then I have attended the clinic on a regular basis, either for a general “feelgood” massage and checkover or more usually to attend to new injuries caused by participation in sports or general over –exertion.

 

In the course of these subsequent visits Tony has also repaired some long standing muscle problems which standard physiotherapy was completely unable to affect.

 

DECLARATION MUST BE SIGNED

 

I give unreserved permission for the above testimony to be used in a public volume and for the release of comments by the therapist who treated me and discreet extracts from my Clinic case notes to be used in public with anonymity in the public document.

 

SIGNED (signed) Hard Copy provided.

DATE    02/04/08

 

FAMILY MEMBER OR FRIEND

 

NAME               J S

ADDRESS        as above

CONTACT DETAILS       07860

I certify that the above is a true record of the events to the best of my knowledge.

 

Signed

 

Date

 

 

 

CASE 21

 

NAME   Miss   JS

ADDRESS    New Malden, Surrey

 

CONTACT DETAILS  07846 9……………

 

Name of Client/Patient/Student                                                                  AGE…47……….   SEX………Female

 

Which Clinic did you attend    The Chi Clinic 

Which class or course of classes. 

Who was the therapist or teacher:-Tony Hardiman

 

Other…………..

 

How did you find the Clinic….On personal recommendation from a patient friend. 

What was the condition for which you sought help  Acute Lower back pain

When was the date (s) of your appointment or class.

 7th March 09 and weekly to 19th March 09

Was the treatment for you or a minor.  For me

 

Did you find the premises easy to locate / or / was the home visit prompt. Yes and parking was good.

Was the information given prior to your visit clear and useful  Yes, everything was explained and any question answered.

Were the premises clean and presentable.  Yes

Were the facilities clean and adequate        Yes

 

What were your first impressions  I felt very welcome and as though I had been there before.

 

Were you made to feel welcome  Yes

Was your condition discussed in full  Yes

Was the treatment suggestion clear and adequate  Yes

Did you sign a full consent form    Yes

Were you made fully aware of the need to undress  Yes

Did you feel that the treatment was worth the cost.  Yes, absolutely.

 

 

PLEASE NOW, IN YOUR OWN WORDS DESCRIBE THE EVENTS LEADING TO YOUR ATTENDANCE FOR TREATMENT AND WHAT WAS DONE TO ALLEVIATE THE CONDITION, HOW EFFECTIVE WAS THE TREATMENT AND ANYTHING THAT MAY ASSIST IN GIVING A FULL AND DETAILED ACCOUNT OF THE WORTH OF THE TREATMENT.  USE AS MUCH SPACE AS YOU WISH AND SCROLL DOWN THE PAGE OR WRITE ON A SEPARATE CONTINUATION SHEET.

 

I was recommended to see Tony, with acute lower back pain.  I had been given only strong pain killers from the family GP.  Tramadol 800mg per day. And 20 mg Morphine per hour via slow release patches. I also had diclophenic anti inflammatories and sleeping pills.  All of which only masked the problem.   The medication made me depressed, incoherent for 90% of the time.   I struggled to look after myself, not to mention my 12 year old daughter who was constantly worried for me.

 

After my first session with Tony I felt instant relief and stopped all my medication that same day.  I have not taken any since, even though I had terrible withdrawal symptoms from the drugs.   I have only had 3 sessions with Tony and am going back to work on the 23rd March 09 after having been off work for 8 weeks.

 

 

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This lady was in the most awful pain and it has since been discovered by MRI that she has a collapsed inter-vertebral disc.  For now, she is able to work with little discomfort and is gradually getting better.  With all such conditions, it is the compression of the nerve tissue that gives the severe pain and to have been able to drain the immediate area gave instant relief.

 

Such conditions will often need to have surgical intervention but, with care some do heal spontaneously.  The human body has remarkable abilities to heal itself, give the right circumstances.

 

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