Our practitioners:

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Dr Kay Pearce, BSc (Hons) MSc, DC, ICSSD. Doctor of Chiropractic

Kay graduated from the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic in 2001 with an honors degree in human science and a Masters of Chiropractic. Following this she completed the International Chiropractic Sports Science Diploma (ICSSD) in Turin, Italy in 2006.

She worked in two busy Wiltshire practices until opening Maristow Chiropractic Clinic in 2003. The demand was such that expansion was required, and in 2010 the Clinic moved to the larger, current premises.

Kay has a special interest in treating sporting injuries and was selected as a “Gamesmaker" for the 2012 Paralympic games as part of the medical services team. She was also a member of the physical therapies team at the 2017 IAAF World Championships.

More locally, Kay has been the team medic for Trowbridge Rugby Football Club since 2004 where she is responsible for all pitch side first aid and both pre and post match treatments.

Kay has been a European Instructor for Graston Technique and in 2012 formed Kinnective Limited with her good friend and former college class mate, Donna Strachan. Together with physiotherapist Mike Chisholm, the Kinnective team regularly instructs elite sports teams across the UK.

2015 has seen Kay honoured as a Fellow of the Royal College of Chiropractors in recognition of her continuous work and dedication to improving the profession with a clear focus on self-improvement aimed at providing the very best chiropractic care.

In 2016, Kay completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Ultrasound (PgDip), which is the Consortium for the Accreditation of Sonographic Education (CASE) accredited course, recognised by the British Medical Ultrasound Society (BMUS). This allows us to use diagnostic ultrasound to accurately diagnose many musculoskeletal injuries, give a more specific prognosis and provide a specific treatment plan.

Kay is fully registered with the General Chiropractic Council (no.01280) is a member of the British Chiropractic Association and a Fellow of the Royal College of Chiropractors.

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Sophie Gover. MSc Sports Science, Level 5 Clinical Sport & Remedial Massage Therapist

Sophie has a BSc in Sport & Exercise Science and also an MSc Sports Science from Loughborough University.  She trained with the London School of Sports Massage in Clinical Sport & Remedial Massage Therapy, the highest level professional qualification in soft tissue therapy in the UK

Sophie has worked with a wide range of clients to provide soft tissue and advanced sports massage therapy, including recreational triathletes and runners, professional golfers, netball players and the England Rugby 7's team. Sophie is a fully Accredited Physiologist with the British Association of Sport & Exercise Sciences (B.A.S.E.S) and has supported various recreational and elite athletes with teams such as British Swimming and British Skeleton. 


Kay has lectured in instrument assisted soft tissue mobilsation techniques for many years. The Kinnective is a custom designed stainless steel instrument for treating soft tissues which Kay co-developed in 2012. Kinnective Limited manufactures the instruments and runs seminars across the country. Find out more about Kinnective here.