Meet the Team - Our fully qualified team are registered with the General Chiropractic Council (GCC), The British Chiropractic Association (BCA) and have experience in many fields.




Ian Garrod D.C.

Dr Garrod started at the AECC qualifying in 1982. He began his career in Sudbury, Suffolk with the renowned Dr Arthur Scofield, a pioneer in Chiropractic in the UK. Specialising in neck and shoulder problems, he set up the Haverhill practice in 1984 followed by Newmarket and Colchester in 1990.  He has been a recognised trainer for new graduates for over 25 years with a team of up to 8 Chiropractors and staff.

He is also registered with the United Chiropractic Association (UCA), European Chiropractors Union and is a member of the Royal College of Chiropractors.


Diana Garrod

Diana Garrod is our DEXA x-ray Bone Densitometry Equipment Operator. Diana undertook appropriate IRMER training (Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations) at the Radcliffe Infirmary Hospital in 2004.

The DEXA G4 scanner provides patient results immediately and Diana can then discuss with you, provide a report for your GP and, if appropriate, provide a treatment care plan for you.

As a co-director of Chiropractic Health Centres Limited, her involvement  in the day-to-day running of all our clinics involves continuous assessment to improve our services to all our patients.





Lisa Miles D.C.

Lisa graduated a 5 year course from the AECC in Bournemouth in 2008.

She has experience in treating all manner of complaints with additional training in paediatrics, care during pregnancy as well as extremities.

Lisa is registered with both the GCC and the BCA as well as BUPA International, Simply Health, AXA PPP and AVIVA.


Andrew Callegari D.C.

Andrew studied Biology at Manchester University then Chiropractic at the AECC in Bournemouth, where he graduated in 2009.

He treats all problems/conditions using many different techniques. He has a particular interest in sports injuries.

Andrew is registered with the GCC and BCA.



Daniel Legge D.C.

Dr Legge graduated with a Masters Degree in Chiropractic from the Welsh Institute of Chiropractic in 2009.

He joined the Colchester Chiropractic Centre that same year, and has established a strong patient base.

Dr Legge also has a foundation degree with distinction in Sports Therapy and experience working as a personal trainer. He has a keen understanding of anatomy and a very dedicated, professional approach to his patients. He is passionate about helping his patients to overcome pain and achieve optimal spinal function.

Dr Legge is an AXA PPP and BUPA registered Chiropractor, and is registered with the GCC and a member of the BCA.

Nicola Machin D.C.

Nicola’s experience of chiropractic treatment began after a horse riding fall left her with low back and leg pain. The benefits of this treatment inspired her to apply for the Master of Chiropractic degree program at the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic and 5 years later she graduated with merit.

Nicola has been working at the Colchester Chiropractic Centre since 2010 where she has been able to put into practice what she learnt during her training, as well a expanding her knowledge both through discussions with colleagues and from attending professional development courses. Nicola works with patients of all ages and uses a range of techniques tailored to each individual case. She finds it satisfying to help patients return to their normal activities, in the same way that chiropractic care has, and still does, allow her to continue with her horse riding.



Samantha Hayes D.C.

Samantha studied at the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic in Bournemouth for 4 years and graduated in August 2013 with a Master of Chiropractic degree with distinction.

In addition to being fully trained in Chiropractic manipulation, Samantha also specialises in a range of soft tissue/massage techniques and successfully uses a multi-disciplinary approach to treat a range of conditions in all ages including children and the elderly.

Having undertaken further training with Impulse adjusting equipment and Sports Kinesio-taping, her expertise is regularly updated by attending continuing professional development seminars and conferences in order to constantly improve the care that her patients' receive.