Dr Katie Hopper Mchiro MMCA IAVC IVCA 

(Dr of Chiropractic)

Katie is the owner of  Lasting Touch Chiropractic. She spent 5 years studying at the McTimoney College of Chiropractic in Abingdon to obtain a Masters degree in Chiropractic. She then went on to study Veterinary Chiropractic with the International Academy of Veterinary Chiropractic (IAVC). 

Her interest in Chiropractic stemmed from having treatment for herself and her horse from a young age, enabling them to achieve optimum performance. Katie is also a qualified sports massage therapist. She finds the use of soft tissue work alongside chiropractic very effective and often uses Soft Tissue Release, Trigger Point Release Techniques, and Kinesio Taping as part of the treatment. 


Katie currently works as a Chiropractor from Lasting Touch Chiropractic. She travels through Hampshire and surrounding counties treating animals. See the Location page for more details. 

It is a legal requirement in the UK to be registered with the General Chiropractic Council, in order to use the title Chiropractor.  All activity is regulated by the General Chiropractic Council and practitioners are required to adhere to its code of practice and standard of proficiency, as well as undergoing continuing professional development. Katie is certified by both the International Academy of Veterinary Chiropractic (IAVC) and the International Veterinary Chiropractic Association (IVCA). Visit the Chiropractic and the Veterinary Chiropractic page for more details.


Emma Yeates

(Pilates Instructor)

Like many people it was a back injury that led Emma to Pilates. She spent years having treatments that never quite worked until she finally attended a Pilates class. Within weeks her back spasms had gone and she felt stronger and pain free. 

Emma has been participating in Mat and Reformer Pilates since 2010 and in 2015 decided to make it her career by becoming a Level 3 Pilates instructor. In 2017 she enhanced her knowledge by studying the world renowned Stott method of Mat and Reformer Pilates.

Emma teaches from the studio at Lasting Touch Chiropractic, and from various locations around the village of Bishops Waltham a Visit the Pilates page for more details.

Claire Hicks 

D.Th.D.(Dist) D.N.Med.(Dist) D.Iridol Mar. BANT. CNHC.

(Wholistic Nutritional Medicine, Iridology, and Reflexology)

Claire offers services in Nutritional Medicine and Reflexology. Claire is very experienced and has taught for adult education and lectured to students of complementary therapies. Her particular areas of interest are digestive disorders, auto immune diseases, chronic fatigue, blood sugar imbalances and weight problems. To find out more visit her website


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