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Bruntsfield Chiropractic Clinic

Bruntsfield Chiropractic Clinic is situated in the heart of Edinburgh – just a 10 minute walk from the south-side of the city centre.

With a wealth of chiropractic experience, we offer a hands-on, common sense approach to the diagnosis, treatment and management of neuro-musculo-skeletal conditions and pain by means of spinal and joint manipulation, soft tissue work and rehabilitative exercise.

We aim to achieve effective results and a return to health for our patients and are proud to say that most of our patients come from word of mouth referrals.

What is Chiropractic?

A hands-on form of health-care, chiropractic is concerned with the functional relationship between the ...


My Approach

My starting point is to view each patient as an individual with their own unique set of symptoms whilst ...


What to Expect

Communication and cooperation leading to mutual trust and working together are the key factors in moving ...


Richard Gassert – Doctor of Chiropractic

Move, Improve, Adapt, Evolve

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About Richard Gassert

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Richard Gassert DCDoctor of Chiropractic

Originally from Cape Town, Richard has been settled in the UK for more than 20 years.

He arrived in Scotland in 2000, having graduated from the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic (AECC), Bournemouth following 5 years’ full-time study. After working as an associate chiropractor in well-established practices in Melrose, Scottish Borders and Haymarket, Edinburgh; he set up the Bruntsfield Chiropractic Clinic in 2010.

As a natural athlete (relatively proficient at many sports); studying chiropractic has enabled him to combine his interest in physical fitness with an in-depth knowledge of how the body self-heals and functions best and use this to make a difference to his patients.


Latest Testimonials

I am 86, had a spine graft (bone from leg to spine) when I was 16 and ever since have needed a good man to keep my back working, always going to those with the highest reputation. Over the seventy years I have had many of them, moves either by me or them giving an average ‘life’ of about 5 years. I have now been with Richard for six years and do hope he will see me out. He is in my mind without doubt the best I have come across.

His techniques are less invasive than most, no frightening moments or wrenches, he always seems to find the current problem and his hands are reassuring, highly competent and always seem to find the points where attention is needed and gently correct whatever is wrong. My back has suffered from the strain on the rest of it of having four vertebrae solidly locked together and after 70 years the strains are beginning to tell. Richard has not only managed to keep everything working and in place he has managed to make my back much stronger and more reliable than I had thought possible. He has a holistic approach to health that recognises the benefits of other alternative therapies and thanks to him I am certainly enjoying .....

Sir Raymond

Richard truly possesses a rich gift. His ability to diagnose a problem and his exceptional knowledge of the body ensures his healing hands deliver long lasting results.
He has has treated and healed my back both when I have had acute back ache and he also does maintenance on my back. I have no idea how I would maintain good back health without Richard. A must for anyone who cares about their health!

CS from Edinburgh

I highly recommend Bruntsfield Chiropractic Clinic. I have been a regular patient of Richard’s and have had amazing pain relief as a result of various problems through the gentle and precise adjustments to re-alignm my bones.

A professional and friendly service!

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Services & Fees

Richard Bruntsfield Chiropractic Clinic

Opening Hours

Day Time
 Monday  07:30 – 18:00
 Tuesday  07.30 – 16:00
 Wednesday  by arrangement
 Thursday  07:30 – 18:00
 Friday  07.30 – 14:00
 Saturdays  by arrangement

Consultation Fee

Day Time
New patient appointment
(1 hour: depending on assessment may include treatment, if appropriate)
Follow up treatment
(up to 30 minutes)
Assessment of new condition
X-Ray analysis or written report £55

In the event that an X-ray or other imaging may be indicated and you wish to proceed, we will make a recommendation and a referral to your G.P. or other local provider, depending on what suits you best.

We accept all major debit and credit cards. Payment is due on the day of your appointment. Please let us know if you require a written receipt of your payment.

Chiropractic care is covered by most private health insurance providers. We may deal with your insurer directly, where we have a prior arrangement in place with them.

Other Services

To ensure our patients have access to a range of health and well-being services, we are pleased to make you aware of other services provided at the Clinic’s premises:

Bruntsfield Counselling and Psychotherapy is run by Leanne Gassert.
Find out more at: www.bruntsfieldcounselling.com or email Leanne@bruntsfieldcounselling.com

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