Principal Chiropractor and owner of the Brecon Chiropractic Centre
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 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/Craniopathy which includes the study of Tempero Mandibular Joint disorders(TMJ) and Sacro Occipital Technique to the profession in Europe and abroad. Giles purchased the Brecon and Builth Wells Chiropractic Clinics in August of 2010, from Dr Bridget Bath BSc DC, and moved them into the current premises at No 10 Watergate. Giles has been caring for patients from the Brecon area since he met his wife, Jane in 1984 ,who was a Brecon Local. He is joined by his colleague Zach McAllister.
Zach graduated with merit from the Welsh Institute of Chiropractic at the University of Glamorgan in 2009 and has since been practicing at the Weston Chiropractic Centre. He has undertaken studies in Sacro Occipital Technique and also chiropractic care for babies and expectant mothers. Zach has completed qualifications in Kinesiology Taping and Acupuncture/Dry Needling in addition to becoming a Certified Chiropractic Extremities Practitioner, which has provided him with a wealth of extra knowledge in the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of all extremity joints. His passion for sport has allowed him to appreciate the mechanics of the musculoskeletal system and the specific movement patterns involved in different sports such as a golf swing, a forehand in tennis or a prop in a rugby scrum. Zach has been practicing at the Brecon Chiropractic Centre since the takeover in August 2010, enjoying a return to his home town to care for the local community.
Holly graduated as a chiropractor from the Welsh institute of chiropractic, at the University of South Wales in September 2022. Holly has also managed to achieve a Distinction (first class honours) and special awards in academic excellence in her Master of Chiropractic degree. Holly has since been practising at Brecon chiropractic centre and Weston chiropractic centre since September 2022. She is trained in the diversified technique, as well as undertaking Sacro occipital technique. Hollys interest in chiropractic, is derived from sustaining previous injuries from her sporting days, when she participated in basketball and netball. The experience of chiropractic care inspired her to further her studies into the profession which helped her rehabilitative road to recovery. Hollys interests include art, reading, history and outdoor activities such as camping.