ctchealthcare is a Cheshire and Staffordshire-based practice with five clinics in convenient locations – Crewe, Nantwich Congleton, Stoke and Stafford. Treating our local community for more than 20 years, our expertise in physiotherapy, acupuncture, sports massage, complementary and holistic therapies cannot be rivalled.

Ready, steady, go for jim!

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Ready, steady, go for jim!

Marathon runner Jim Rice is back on track after treatment at ctchealthcare.

After decades of problems with his knee, the 77 year-old had to abandon his lifelong passion for running.

Now he’s sprinting towards recovery after being cared for by our managin director Rick Carter.

Liverpool-born Jim said: “I was pretty much written-off after three cartilage operations on my knee. Rick spotted a problem with my gait and recommended a knee brace.

“Now I’m back on the treadmill building up my runs and hope to tackle a marathon next year.”

A keen runner since a schoolboy, he’s notched up 21 marathons – including London, Paris and New York.

Next summer he plans to do the Manchester 10k in memory of his wife Helen.

Meanwhile he is notching up longer runs and greater speeds at Simply Gym in Crewe before hitting the roads of South Cheshire.

He added: “Rick went beyond the call of duty to put me right, even taking me to see the consultant at the orthopaedic hospital in Oswestry.

“He understood that running had been my life and after losing Helen I needed to get back out there.

“I can’t recommend him enough.”

Rick said: “Helping a great bloke like Jim makes everyday worthwhile. We see the whole person not just the injury. Treat the physical and you help care for
emotional well-being.”

We’ll certainly be there to cheer Jim on in the Manchester 10k next summer.

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