Meet the Team

Chiropractic Dr Rebecca Nicholas – Clinic Director

DC M. Chiro MCC

Undertakes work for most major health insurance providers including AXAPPP and HSA

Dr of Chiropractic Rebecca Nicholas has been raised with a chiropractic ‘natural first’
philosophy and has been able to avoid GP’s surgeries and hospitals.

Following in the family tradition, Rebecca graduated from the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic in Bournemouth with a Masters degree in Chiropractic before moving back to her home town and first love, Brighton.

She has undertaken a post-graduate certificate in paediatrics and takes a special interest in chiropractic paediatrics and pregnancy. She has since completed qualifications to use dry needling and Activator techniques.

Rebecca believes that prevention is always better than the cure. Young people especially should not dismiss their problems but get them looked at, preventing many health issues later in life.

Dr of Chiropractic Rebecca acquired the Clinic during 2007 and continues to treat Dr of Chiropractic Cornelia Nicholas’ patients, having since retired.


Chiropractic Dr Meriel Davis – Associate Chiropractor

MChiro DC, BSc Physiology

Undertakes work for most major health insurance providers including Aviva, AXAPPP and Simply Health.

Originally from Guildford in Surrey, Meriel decided to pursue a career in Chiropractic after graduating from the University of Southampton with a degree in physiology. She trained at the prestigious Anglo-European college of Chiropractic and has since enjoyed treating patients of all ages, shapes and sizes. Meriel has a special interest in sports injuries and extremity issues as well as spinal complaints. Meriel is an avid tennis player, playing for her local club and also kite-surfs in shoreham and lancing when the conditions allow. Being a keen sports woman herself Meriel has first hand eperience of how a serious sports injury can affect a person on many levels, but also how fast the healing rate is with chiropractic. Meriel regularly works at athletics championships around the country and has recently returned from Germany after working at the European Masters Athletics Championships where she worked along side the medical teams of other european countries treating the athletes. Meriel is also trained in medical dry needling and kinesiotaping and also conducts orthotic fittings.

Meriel firmly believes in the importance of pro-active care for optimal health. This includes nutrition, exercise and keeping the spine in tip top condition.


Rebecca Shield – CHIROPRACTOR

Rebecca is our newest member of the team here at Back2Balance.

Rebecca grew up in Durham as part of a family of 5 that were really passionate about health, vitality and personal improvement. She began seeing the life changing effects of chiropractic care alongside her parents and sisters, and still gets regular adjustments to keep her on top form.

She believes that chiropractic is for every one of all ages and a vast spectrum of ailments. She relishes incorporating vital educational and practical advice for each individual client into their chiropractic care. In her spare time Rebecca enjoys going to Bikram yoga and trying out new juicing recipes. She also enjoys doing workshops with children on the importance of good posture and healthy living.

After studying at the AECC in Bournemouth, Rebecca knew that she’d love to work in a friendly and family orientated clinic, getting people back on the road to feeling great and enjoying those things that make their life amazing. She believes you’re never too old or too young to start living your life to its fullest!


Emma Simon – Massage Therapist

Emma studied Remedial Massage Therapy at the Northern Institute of Massage in Lancashire, qualifying in 2005, and has since been found helpful by a wide range of clients including the elderly, the infirm, sports amateurs, football clubs, pilots, massage therapists, musicians, dancers, dj’s & those in stressful occupations such as social workers, and others leading stressful lives.

Emma incorporates a wide range of techniques, including Sports Massage techniques, and the Hendrickson Method, to release tension, so you feel relaxed & rejuvenated.

Emma has been described by her clients as deep and effective whilst remaining gentle and soothing.



Our staff and Chiropractic Doctors attend various training courses and seminars during the year to ensure the best, most-up-to-date service is available to our patients at all times.

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