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Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Musculoskeletal Ultrasonography (MSK US)

Not only is the title a great scrabble score, it is also the newest edition to The Butterfield Clinic.

We are always striving to give the best possible service to our patients, therefore, we felt that  a form of medical imaging was required.

 MSK US is fast overtaking MRI and CT scans for a wide variety of injuries. Click on the video link below to learn more about it.

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fz54fHQz85I

We are happy to accept imaging requests from other private clinics. Once the scan has been completed we will generate a report and send it to your practitioner within 7-10 days.

If you would like to book an appointment at The Butterfield Clinic call us on 02392 283333 (Cosham) or 02392 471757 (Havant).

Tuesday, 4 October 2011

Oasis Wellness Centre - QA Hospital, Cosham

A new clinic has opened from August 2011 at the 'Oasis Wellness Centre' on site at QA Hospital ( www.oasiswellnesscentre.org.uk ). The Emsworth clinic has now closed.


We are currently offering new patient consultations for only £15 until the end of October 2011. The first 25 patients to quote the reference number: 2326 will have the option of having 3 months of unlimited chiropractic care for only £200. If you have had a problem for 3 months or more this is a great opportunity to get it fixed properly for a fraction of the price.


I look forward to seeing you soon!!


The Butterfield Clinic
Oasis Wellness Centre
QA Hospital
Cosham
PO6 3ER
Tel: 023 9228 3333

Tuesday, 8 March 2011

Britannia CrossFit (Portsmouth) - Fort Purbrook 7pm

I will be attending the Thursday (10th March) night WOD (Workout of the Day) at the Britannia CrossFit facility at Fort Purbrook. A kind volunteer will undergo a series of tests captured by video analysis to assess basic functional movement patterns.

After this gathering of information the data is taken away for analysis in order to compile a detailed written report.

At the next convenient session the report will be discussed in private with the client answering any questions they may have. I plan to give an open presentation to the group at this follow up session explaining the whole process in more detail. The floor will then be open to answer any questions the group may have.

To anybody who has yet to sample a CrossFit workout I cannot recommend it highly enough. More details of the facility can be found at http://www.britanniacrossfit.com/ . I look forward to seeing you there!

Kind Regards,

Tom Butterfield BSc Mchiro DC

Thursday, 29 July 2010

Elite Football and the Gothia Cup 18th-25th July 2010

We recently provided sports science support to the U16 squad from Elite Football at the Gothia Cup in Sweden. The Gothia Cup is the largest Youth tournament in the world with over 30,000 players taking part each year. With a potential 10 games over a gruelling 6 day period the management team at Elite Football realised the need for our expertise in order to minimise the inevitable drop in performance as the tournament progressed.

We highlighted hydration and refuelling strategies as an area that would potentially make a huge difference. The baseline hydration levels of all the players were measured using the Osmocheck device. It was found that only 8 of the 21 strong squad were adequately hydrated even before a ball had been kicked. This gave good numerical feedback to the players and highlighted the importance of regular fluid intake throughout the day. Re-testing was carried out on a daily basis.

Instructions were given to the players on what to eat, what to drink, and when to do it. The timing of taking food or drink on board is just as important as what is actually eaten or drunk.

The squad adjusted to the professional regime very quickly and won all three of their group games (2-0, 3-0 and 1-0) comfortably without ever looking like conceding a goal, and more importantly from our point of view players reported feeling fresh and ready for the knockout stages of the tournament.
Again the game was dominated by the Elite team, however, on a small and very uneven pitch that stifled their quick counter attacking style they were unable to make the break through and the game ended 0-0. No extra time meant the lottery of penalty kicks, and unfortunately the better team lost out.

Even though the team did not get the results they deserved, they did learn a lot about how they should look after themselves if they want to realise their goals of becoming a professional footballer. From a player development point of view the experience was seen by many as being invaluable.

Some squad members valued our input so much they have sought our help on a one to one basis to help them achieve their potential, by reducing their future risk of injury and guiding their physical development in order to reach their athletic peak.

The excellent work of Will Amor should also be recognised as he delivered first class warm-ups and warm downs throughout the week, as well as his first rate physiotherapy treatments.

If you would like more information on how we at ATAK can help maximise your team's performance please feel free to contact us on atak.butterfield@googlemail.com .    

Friday, 9 July 2010

A.T.A.K. Chiropractic Clinic Opens in Havant

A new permanent chiropractic clinic has opened in the Homeopathic Clinic on North Street in Havant (opposite waitrose). The principal chiropractor is Tom Butterfield who lives locally in the Havant area.

The clinic is currently running a special offer in publications such as the Emsvalley gazzette, The Hayling Islander, The Directory Group and most recently the Chichester Observer. The offer states that you can attend the clinic and undergo a full consultation including an orthopedic and neurological examination, then receive a full verbal report of the clinical findings for only £15.

In short we will aim to answer the following questions:

1) What is causing the problem?
2) Can Chiropractic treatment help?
3) What treatment can be used?
4) How long will it take to get me better?

The full address of the clinic is:

13A North Street
Havant
PO9 1PW
Tel: 02392 471 757
email: atak.butterfield@googlemail.com (if you have any other questions please feel free to call or email us)

We very much look forward to helping you in the future.

Sunday, 18 April 2010

Luton Town FC get the ball rolling

A very positive meeting with members of the Luton Town FC medical staff concluded with the agreement that screenings will be carried out on the academy players as from the 2010/11 season.

Good luck to all the playing and backroom staff in their attempt to clinch promotion via the playoffs this season.

Friday, 16 April 2010

Clinic Information

Our mobile clinics will be starting in July 2010.


The aim is to give elite medical and sports science support to organisations, teams or individual athletes who do not have the budget to employ full time staff.