Timothy Button

Timothy Button MSc DC ICSSD FRCC (sports)

Doctor of Chiropractic

Tim trained at the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic in Bournemouth, the UK’s oldest established chiropractic college. Here he trained full-time for 5 years undertaking a 4 year degree program leading to the award of a BSc in Chiropractic, followed by a further year of clinical training with the award of a MSc. During Tim’s first year of practice he undertook a post graduate qualification awarding him a DC. (A Doctor of Chiropractic is not a general medical qualification but is awarded due to the level of training undertaken.)

Tim has been servicing the South Gloucestershire area for over 10 years helping residents in Downend, Mangotsfield, Emersons Green, Staple Hill, Filton, Fishponds, Kingswood and further afield. He has sports injury patients that travel for many hours to see him. He founded Cleve Chiropractic in 2003 at Cleve Rugby club and the Old School GP surgery in Bristol and moved to his new address in Mangotsfield in March 2010 amalgamating the two.

During this time Tim has been the official chiropractor for Premiership club Bath Rugby and still is the official chiropractor for Bristol Rovers FC. Tim has also been known to consult for Premier League Football Club Queens Park Rangers.

Working at the London Olympics Tim was selected to lead the chiropractic team at the successful sailing village in Weymouth.

He has worked at the British indoor, outdoor and World Masters Athletics Championships. He went to Budapest with the successful GB Masters Judo team and currently works with the GB Paralympics team at the Bath Olympic training village.

Included in his many post graduate qualifications is the ICSSD (the International Chiropractic Sports Science Diploma). This qualifies him to work at major international sporting events. He has worked hard get qualified in the latest, gold standard, soft tissue technique Active Release TechniqueTM widely used in elite sport.

In 2013 Tim, as one of Britain’s youngest ever chiropractors, was awarded chiropractics highest honour becoming a fellow of the Royal College of Chiropractors sports faculty and is currently Director of Academic affairs. He was also an elected councillor of The British Chiropractic Association that helps to run the profession, a member of The Royal Society of Medicine, The British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine and is registered with The General Chiropractic Council.