About

Natural treatments for pain in Falkirk and Stirling

Soledad Cuesta

From the age of eight, I was a very passionate basketball player, and all through my teens when I played for my high school team and which I coached in my final school years. Between the ages of 14-16, I played professionally for a team in Badajoz, Spain. I commenced my studies at the University of Madrid where I continued to play basketball until a variety of injuries started to keep me away from the court. After numerous visits to the physiotherapist, I became increasingly interested in physical therapy and human anatomy and consequently started my personal studies independent of my coursework.

Once I obtained my Bachelor’s degree in Public Affairs and Advertisement, I started to study Cranial Sacral Therapy with the aims of becoming a fully qualified therapist. Later I added other approaches like Myofascial Chains Therapy and Eutony.

I worked in Spain for 3 years developing myself as a Cranial Sacral Therapist before moving to Scotland to continue my new career path. Here I have gained qualifications in Swedish Massage, Bowen Therapy, Deep Tissue Massage and Scar Work Therapy. I am a member of the Scottish Massage Therapist Organization (SMTO) and a volunteer therapist with MND Scotland.

I will always continue to further my knowledge of therapies to develop in what I do.

My background playing basketball and studying tai chi has given me far more awareness of the demands and challenges on the body in the different stages of life with injuries, disease, or unhealthy modern ways of life. I am on a personal mission to help as many people regain and retain their maximum physical health.

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It is hard to find a more friendly, professional and dedicated to wellness team than this. Helen and Dave have restored my youth...or at least my ability to move and enjoy playing with my son. I cannot thank you enough! 

Pebbles Milne

Pebbles Milne

As a musician I live with the a lot of aches and pains. I've tried many many things over the years to feel better. David McCabe has changed my life and given me relief and freedom in my body that I'd given up hope of ever feeling. David and Helen are the nicest people you could meet but are also thoroughly professional and brilliant at what they do. I have recommended them to many of my friends and colleagues. Can't thank them enough. Back2Life Clinic is the best. Thank you David and Helen. 

Kathleen Coubrough

Kathleen Coubrough

My life was on hold due to chronic back pain and I lost 4 years of my life waiting for the NHS to help/cure me. After a recommendation I visited the Back2Life clinic. After just 3 months I was able to work again and since then I finally got married and had a baby. The name says it all.... They really did help me Back2Life! 

Arlene Mcconnachie

Arlene Mcconnachie

Very professional and welcoming. Took my 12 week baby as he was having problems 'winding'. After 2 sessions with Helen he is so much better - so much happier and I don't dread feeding times and endless hours of trying to wind. Highly recommend trying if you have a wee one with colicky symptoms. 

Lynsey Graham

Lynsey Graham

Success Stories

It is hard to find a more friendly, professional and dedicated to wellness team than this. Helen and Dave have restored my youth...or at least my ability to move and enjoy playing with my son. I cannot thank you enough!

Pebbles Milne, osteopathy patient

As a musician I live with the a lot of aches and pains. I've tried many many things over the years to feel better. David McCabe has changed my life and given me relief and freedom in my body that I'd given up hope of ever feeling. David and Helen are the nicest people you could meet but are also thoroughly professional and brilliant at what they do. I have recommended them to many of my friends and colleagues. Can't thank them enough. Back 2 Life Clinic is the best. Thank you David and Helen.

Kathleen Coubrough, osteopathy patient

My life was on hold due to chronic back pain and I lost 4 years of my life waiting for the NHS to help/cure me. After a recommendation I visited the Back2Life clinic. After just 3 months I was able to work again and since then I finally got married and had a baby. The name says it all.... They really did help me Back2Life!

Arlene Mcconnachie, osteopathy patient

Very professional and welcoming. Took my 12 week baby as he was having problems 'winding'. After 2 sessions with Helen he is so much better - so much happier and I don't dread feeding times and endless hours of trying to wind. Highly recommend trying if you have a wee one with colicky symptoms.

Lynsey Graham, osteopathy patient

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Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.

You should only leave the house for 1 of 4 reasons:

  • shopping for basic necessities, for example food and medicine, which must be as infrequent as possible
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These 4 reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.

In response to current guidance, Helen and David have taken the difficult decision to temporarily cease face to face consultations at Back2Life Clinics as of 9 am on Monday 23 March 2020.

We will instead be offering online services using video calls. These have proved invaluable to patients benefitting from diagnosis, reassurance, lifestyle and exercise advice with personalised exercise sheets delivered via email.

In taking this decision, we have weighed up the benefit of face to face consultations versus the risk of increasing spread of coronavirus. Our priority is the wellbeing of our patients, staff and the wider community. We anticipate that we will continue to deliver high-quality care for people with aches, pains and stiffness.