Luke Pendock DC. M.Tech Chiropractic
Luke graduated with distinction from the Durban University of Technology in 2018, gaining a Masters in Chiropractic. In South Africa, Luke spent time working in the Durban University Day Clinic, working at sports events including: the comrades marathon, the Ballito Pro (surfing), South African Masters waterpolo tournaments, Midmar mile, working in community service clinics and conducting first aid and medical support for a premier division rugby club in Kwa-Zulu Natal.
His scope of practice includes diversified manipulation technique, extremity manipulation, mobilisation, dry needling, trigger point therapy, Kinesio taping and strapping, exercises and rehabilitation, pain management and patient education.
Luke has a keen interest in sport and the benefit that Chiropractic has in helping sportsmen/women function and perform optimally. He is a three-time youth Commonwealth Games bronze medallist and represented South Africa at the swimming World Championships. Luke also represented South Africa in Motocross and played provincial rugby and water polo. Being a past athlete taught him the importance of body maintenance and management during training, as well as injury prevention through the appropriate care and rehabilitation program.
Luke conducted his Masters thesis on ‘musculoskeletal pain in the elderly population’ which reinforced his belief that chiropractic has the ability to help people of all ages and lifestyle. “Chiropractic gives you the opportunity to help other people realise and reach their potential which is rewarding.” Luke is registered with the General Chiropractic council and is a member of the British Chiropractic association.