Angela Winter B.Sc.(Hons)., M.Sc., D.C.
completed the five year training course at the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic
She received a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Human Sciences (Chiropractic) in 2000, attaining a 2:1 level.
qualified in 2001 and in so doing received a Master's Degree in Chiropractic after one year's clinical practice within the on-site student clinic.
was made a full member of the British Chiropractic Association
(BCA) after completing the Provisional Registration Training Scheme in her
first year of practice.
She was also awarded the D.C. qualification (Diploma in Chiropractic), is a Doctor of Chiropractic and is state-registered with the General Chiropractic Council (GCC).
Her first position was as an associate in private practice in New Malden, Surrey where she enhanced the skills already attained at college.
moved to join the Godalming Chiropractic
Clinic in March 2002, where she
has practiced ever since.
had a short break from the clinic in 2006 to have her
second child, but has now rejoined the clinic to work on a part-time basis.
Angela feels that having her
children has given her
renewed enthusiasm for Chiropractic
and a valuable understanding which can help with patient relationships and an empathetic approach.
Apart from being a General Chiropractic
Council yearly registration requirement, Angela
is keen to pursue Continued Professional Development (CPD) by attending regular courses on various topics which she
feels will benefit her
has attended a number of seminars in recent years on 'Clinical pharmacology for Chiropractors', 'Myofascial distortion therapy' and 'Diagnosis of arthritis'.
also undertook a 'Chiropractic
treatment for Pregnancy' seminar in order to help accommodate those of her
patient's that may fall pregnant, in addition to helping provide support for her
colleague Anna Maynard who maintains a special interest for maternity care.
is qualified in dry needling or westernised Acupuncture, which she
uses regularly as an adjunct to her
treatment when required.
also published an article in 2004 in Clinical Chiropractic
, an international
peer-reviewed journal which aims to enhance the standards and quality of practice of Chiropractors.
The article on the subject of Polymyalgia Rheumatica (a common inflammatory disease causing severe pain and stiffness affecting certain muscle groups) included discussion of a particular patient's case and included recommendations for Chiropractors on how to recognise this condition within their practice, calling for further research on this topic.
participated in a research study in 2006 in association with the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic
The study was on patient outcomes of Chiropractic
manipulation of the cervical spine.
This contribution was to help with this critical research subject for the future development of the profession.
The results of this study are to be published in a professional journal once results have been collated.
is keen to treat patients with a wide range of complaints and very much enjoys treating the elderly when Angela's patience and listening skills are particularly valuable for these patients.