Lecture 10

A hospital based Tai Chi Shibashi program for patients suffering from chronic low back and pelvic pain

  • Dr Nicholas Straiton

    Dip Med Acu, PGcert AT Musculo-Skeletal Physician

1 Glovers Yard, 121 Havelock Rd
Brighton BN1 6GN
Graet Britain
Mobile 07910226839


A short presentation regarding the Tai Chi Shibashi course that Dr. Straiton has been running at a NHS hospital in London for patients suffering with chronic musculoskeletal pain.

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1979 MB, BS, University of London

1984 FRCS, Royal College of Surgeons (England)

1989 LCOM, London College of Osteopathic Medicine

1993 DM-SMed, Society of Apothecaries

2012 Dip Med Ac, University of Hertfordshire

2017 PGCert AT, British Autogenic Society

2011 Certificate of Authorization to use the title of and to practice as Osteopath in France

2018 Tai Chi Shibashi level one instructor, Tai Chi Qigong and Feng Shui Institute

Hospital Appointments

1979-1980 House Surgeon, Thoracic and General Surgery, King Edward VII Hospital, Midhurst, West Sussex, England

1980-1980 House Physician, Cardiology and General Medicine, Charing Cross Hospital

1980-1981 Casualty Officer, St James Hospital, Balham, England

1981-1983 SHO Surgical Rotation, Charing Cross Hospital, Hammersmith, London, England

1983-1983 SHO Surgery, Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton, England

1983-1984 SHO General Surgery, Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset, England

1984-1984 SHO Orthopaedics, Winford Orthopaedic Hospital, Bristol, England

1984-1985 Registrar Orthopaedics, Maidstone Hospital, Barming, Maidstone, England

1985-1986 Registrar Orthopaedics, St Mary’s Hospital, London, England

1986-1987 Registrar Orthopaedics, St Charles Hospital, Exmoor St, London, England

1988-1993 Part Time Assistant General Practice, Lillie Rd Surgery, Fulham, England

1989-1991 Part Time Assistant Osteopathy to Dr A Stoddard, School House, Oving, England

1993-1999 Orthopaedic Physician, Lillie Rd Surgery, Fulham, England

1995-2000 Orthopaedic Physician

1995-2000 Orthopaedic Physician, Sports injury Clinic, London, England

1995-2009 Orthopaedic Physician (Locum Consultant), Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, England

2009-2011 Associate Specialist in Orthopaedics, Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, England

Since 2013 Musculoskeletal Physician, Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine, London, England

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