Who are we?

The centre houses the existing Doctors of Chiropractic:

Founding Chiropractor and Principal Owner of Apthorp

Giles Courtis DC FRCC (Cranio)Giles Courtis

Giles Courtis is a Fellow of the Royal College of Chiropractors and has served on the faculty of Craniopathy as the Dean of Academic affairs. He was one of the first chiropractors registered with the General Chiropractic Council and is a member of the British Chiropractic Association and the Sacro Occipital Technique Organisation of Europe. Giles graduated from the Anglo European College of Chiropractic in 1985. He qualified in the post graduate technique of Cranial Chiropractic in the Autumn of 1991.  He has lectured to the profession on cranial and Pediatric chiropractic and served on the board of SOTO Europe since its inception in 1986 and was the President of the board from 1995 to 2002. He is a member of the board of Education for SOTO Europe and and now lectures on SOT and Craniopathy which includes the study of Tempero Mandibular Joint disorders(TMJ) and Sacro Occipital Technique to the profession in Europe and abroad.


Pippa Seaton (MChiro, MSc Sports, Exercise and Health medicine)

Pip has been working as a chiropractor since 2009 since graduating from the Welsh Institute of Chiropractic. 

Pip uses a combination of diversified chiropractic techniques tailored to individual patient needs. She strongly believes in preventing injury and dysfunction and helping you find a healthy, balanced lifestyle you can maintain. 

As an advanced level Pilates instructor (APPI method) and with her rehabilitation background expect some home exercises to compliment your care. She has also trained in dry needling, kinesiology and sports taping. 

Alongside private practice, Pip has worked in elite sport throughout her career, she is currently principle chiropractor and Pilates instructor to Worcester Warriors premier league team and had five seasons with Northampton Saints RFC prior to that. She has also worked in professional cricket and football at Northampton CCC and Northampton Town FC. 

To further her sports injury and rehabilitation knowledge Pip undertook postgraduate studies at ULC in Sports, exercise and health medicine. She uses her knowledge of professional sport and her Pilates background to help encourage best health and optimum body functioning for her patients whatever their situation.

Alongside sports Pip enjoys working with women as their body undergoes pregnancy’s many changes and postpartum stresses. 

Pip is a strong believer in the power of natural healing, connecting with nature and getting outside whatever the weather. Outside of work you’ll often find her hiking or at the beach surfing. A regular gym goer she trains frequently to keep active and feeling her best and has a strong interest in nutrition.