Meet The Team


Joanne Oaten MChiro DC MRCC


Joanne Oaten chiropractor taunton chard wellington somerset. Back pain, neck pain, sciatica, headache migraine, joint & muscle problems. Jo graduated from the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic with a Masters degree at Distinction level. She has produced award winning research and written articles for the Royal College of Chiropractors.

She enjoys providing Neck & Back Pain treatment to patients of all ages using a range of techniques selected specifically for each patient. Her qualified techniques include chiropractic manipulation, medical acupuncture, therapeutic ultrasound, orthotics and a range of soft tissue therapies. Jo feels it is particularly important to give her patients ways of self managing their complaints using home exercise and advice where appropriate. Also, she has a special interest in treating pregnant women with back pain.

She originally worked in Essex where she was involved in developing the NHS Manual Therapies AQP scheme which has since been rolled out to a number of areas across the UK. Whilst in Essex she also produced research used to advise BUPA on their Chiropractic treatment methods and ran a very busy private practice. Originally from Torquay she  returned to her roots in the South West.  She took over from Tim in Wellington in 2016 and also works at our Taunton Clinic based at The Crown Medical Centre.

Jo is registered with the General Chiropractic Council (GCC) and is a full member of the British Chiropractic Association (BCA), Royal College of Chiropractors (RCC) and the British Medical Acupuncture Society (BMAS).

Jack Pullen MChiro DC LRCC


Jack Pullen Chiropractor Wellington medical centre somerset Jo oatenJack graduated from the Welsh Institute of Chiropractic with a Master of Chiropractic Degree, where he was trained in Chiropractic manipulation, joint mobilisation, soft tissue techniques,
therapeutic ultrasound and medical acupuncture.
He has a special interest in treating sports injuries but loves getting people back to all the things they love to do as soon as possible whilst giving the appropriate exercises and advice to manage these in the future. Jack is an avid Badminton player and plays competitively within the Bristol leagues and uses Chiropractic to keep him at his best. 
Jack is registered with the General Chiropractic Council (GCC), the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) and the Royal College of Chiropractors (RCC). Jack currently works from our Taunton and Wellington clinics after previously working in Bristol.

Tim Jay FRCC


Tim JayTim has reduced his hours over the past year and now works purely from our Taunton Clinic based at The Crown Medical Centre.  He is confident in Joanne's abilities to continue his good work in Wellington.

Tim graduated in 1971 and worked in Berkhamsted before coming to Somerset. He is registered with the General Chiropractic Council and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Chiropractors. He is also a member of the British Medical Acupuncture Society.

Tim has been involved with the politics of the profession since the early 1980's, having held the post of Vice President of the British Chiropractic Association. He was also appointed by the Privy Council as an education member of the General Chiropractic Council for eight years.

He continued his education interests by being Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Anglo European College an undergraduate institution. Having been the founding President of the Royal College of Chiropractors he has been honoured with the title, 'President Emeritus of The Royal College' on retiring from the role after 18 years.

Tim's interests have included Back Pain in Industry and also trying to open the access of chiropractic to patients via the NHS and local General Practitioners.


Joanne Oaten
Jack Pullen
Tim Jay
Philip Jones

Tel: 01823 660700

Opening Times

Monday 9am - 6pm
Tuesday 2pm - 6pm
Wednesday 9am - 12:30pm
Thursday closed
Friday 9am - 6pm

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at the following times

Monday 8am - 7pm
Tuesday 8am - 7pm
Wednesday 8am - 7pm
Thursday 8am - 7pm
Friday 8am - 7pm
Saturday 8am - 1pm

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Wellington Chiropractic Clinic
109 Priory
TA21 9EW
Tel: 01823 660700

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