The Team

Dr. Cindy Townsend (nee Groocock) – Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. Cindy Townsend

Qualified from the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic, one of the top Chiropractic training facilities in the world, having gained an Honours degree in Neuromusculoskeletal sciences and a Masters degree in Chiropractic Sciences. She has since gone on to complete post-graduate certificates in Clinical Management, Dry Needling (acupuncture), Muscle testing and numerous other soft tissue therapies. Cindy has also gained advanced qualifications and experience in Chiropractic Paediatrics and Chiropractic Pregnancy patient care.

Cindy co-founded the Kenilworth Chiropractic Clinic with her partner Dr Peter Townsend in 2007. Having decided that she wanted to become a chiropractor at just 14 years old, Cindy feels she has truly found her calling, and is passionate and enthusiastic about chiropractic for all. She has especially enjoyed helping many top-flight athletes, international artist and musicians, celebrities and other sports professionals and has been looking after the World Wrestling Entertainment team (WWE) for the past 12 years as their official European tour Chiropractor along with Peter.


Dr. Peter Townsend – Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. Peter Townsend

Qualified from the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic, one of the top chiropractic training facilities in the world, in 2002, having gained an Honours degree in Human science and a Masters degree in Chiropractic. Peter has since gone on to gain further qualifications in Dry Needling (acupuncture), Advanced rehabilitative techniques, Muscle testing and numerous soft tissue techniques. Outside of his normal practice, Peter also works as a post-graduate trainer for the college of Chiropractors, helping to provide advanced training for recently qualified Chiropractors, Having initially worked in private practice on the South coast for six years, Dr Peter Townsend cofounded Kenilworth Chiropractic Clinic with his partner Cindy Townsend.

Coming from a medical family, Peter decided to become a Chiropractor after his father was greatly helped following a severe car accident. Prior to pursuing his chiropractic training, Peter was a British and English National champion sailor, and won both the nations cup, and was the winning helmsman for his class in the yachting Fastnet Race.

Using his knowledge of high-level sports, Peter has provided Chiropractic care to many World Champion and International sports stars including premiership footballers, International and Olympic sports teams, superbike champions and in 2007 joined Cindy in working with the WWE wrestling tour.


Dr. Andy Strause – Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. Andy StrauseAndy graduated from the Anglo European College of Chiropractic with a Masters in Chiropractic. While there, he became passionate about functional movement. He enjoys educating about the benefits of chiropractic care.

After a long career in the United States Air Force Special Operations, he decided it was time for a change of pace. After transporting victims of Typhoon Haiyan from remote airfields to Manila to receive assistance, he knew he wanted to help people in his next career. After dealing with chronic neck and back pain in the military, he discovered the benefits of chiropractic care and knew its what he wanted to do.

In his free time, Andy is an avid free diver and is working to bring chiropractic to the world championships.


Dr. Anna Garstin – Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. Anna Garstin

Anna graduated from the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic in 2004 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Sciences and a Master’s Degree in Chiropractic. She also has a Diploma in Chiropractic Clinical Paediatrics.

Anna was first introduced to chiropractic at the age of 21 when she suffered a sudden attack of lower back pain. After several days incapacitated, she managed to get herself to a chiropractor in her home city of Stockholm. Fascinated by the drug-free and holistic approach, and impressed by the effectiveness of the treatment, she decided to train as a chiropractor.

Following her 5-year course, she has worked in Farnham in Surrey, Warwick, Rugby and Hinckley, Leamington Spa and Kenilworth where she developed her skills further. Her extra qualifications in the care of pregnant women and children enable her to help mothers-to-be to have the best experience in pregnancy and their little ones to get the best start in life.

Anna is registered with the General Chiropractic Council.


Dr. David Dickins – Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. David Dickens

David qualified from the Welsh Institute of Chiropractic having gained a Distinction grade in Masters of Chiropractic as well as receiving two awards including Graduate of the year. David has also gained further qualifications in Dry needling (acupuncture), sports taping and other soft tissue therapies.

After being inspired by Dr. Peter Townsend from an early age due to his care for David’s family, he enjoys now being able to share the gift of chiropractic care at Kenilworth Chiropractic Clinic to allow people to remain healthy and achieve their body’s potential. He believes as a chiropractor that everyone can benefit from having their spine checked regularly irrespective of what their lifestyle is.


Dr. Chloe Cashmore – Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. Chloe CashmoreChloe graduated with a distinction grade in Masters of Chiropractic, from the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic. Since then, she has continued with studying, gaining a qualification from the International Association of Veterinary Chiropractic (IAVC) and specialises in treating both horses and dogs.

Chloe was first introduced to chiropractic care as a teenager when she observed how it helped both of her parents, before receiving treatment herself for sports-related injuries. From this point, Chloe knew she wanted to help others through providing Chiropractic care.

Chloe is a keen eventer, so in her free time can be found riding her horse or at the gym focusing on sports rehab and fitness.


Jan Bilby – Practice Manager

Jan joined Kenilworth Chiropractic Clinic in September 2009, having previously worked for eight years as a coordinator at TNT / CEVA Logistics managing their head office reception.

Jan feels incredibly proud to be part of the Kenilworth Chiropractic Team and enjoys her role immensely. Having had chiropractic treatment over the past 20 years herself, she feels that it is so wonderful to now be part of a team helping so many people not only to be pain-free but to regain a better quality of life. Jan is a dedicated and caring member of the team and a loved and respected manager, always happy to go the extra mile and always with a smile.

Carolyn Eaves – Receptionist

Carolyn joined Kenilworth Chiropractic Clinic in February 2008 having previously worked as a student support assistant at City College, Coventry and before that as the administrator for Coventry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre.

Jackie Gaunt – Receptionist

Jackie joined the team in 2010, having previously worked for a building company as an administrator. Jackie is a natural at making patients feel at home and well looked after, she has really grown in confidence since joining the team and loves the variety and rewarding nature of the role.

Sue Smith – Receptionist

Sue joined the Kenilworth Chiropractic Clinic team in 2010, after working as a receptionist/negotiator at a local estate agent for 12 years. Sue has found working at the practice to be an incredibly fulfilling and rewarding opportunity, she loves working with such a fun, friendly and committed group of people and is a valued member of the gang.