The Natural Health Clinic
Phone 0161 428 4980
Opening Hours

Appointment times can be flexible and booked around specific needs.


Weekends by appointment only.

Fran Staton - Proprieter

Fran Staton - Proprieter

Fran has worked at the Natural Health Clinic for 28 years. During that time has gained experience in many fields, and is able to bring together all her massage and sports techniques to create a personalised treatment for you.

She is committed to caring and has used her skills to treat many patients, adults and children as well as amateur and professional athletes when she spent 5 years working with Sale Harriers. 

She spent a year at Altrincham football club helping to improve mobility and relieve stiffened joints to lessen the risk of injury. She gained the highest level of treatment skills and since then has worked at The Natural Health Clinic.

We all need an MOT to help our overused and overstressed bodies why don't you book an appointment today on 0161 428 4980?

Sports Massage
Sports Injury
Deep Tissue Massage
Pre and Post Massage
General Maintenance and Rehabilitation
MET (muscle energy technique)

Qualifications Include:

  • B-Tec in Remedial Massage
  • Swedish Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Sports Injuries
  • Diplomas in Touch For Health Muscle Energy Technique (MET)
  • CNT-N in Nutrition



Other Therapists

Dr Nema

Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging (DITI) is a revolutionary non invasive test that looks at the physiological changes in various diseases and physical injuries. Medical DITI can visualize the very subjective feeling of pain by displaying on the computer screen changes in the skin temperature that accompany pain.

Qualifications Include:

  • Non invasive
  • 100% safe as it emits no radiation
  • Unlike mammograms involves no body contact
  • Completely painless


Dr Nema
Vicky Ashraf MBACP (Accred)

Vicky Ashraf MBACP (Accred)

Vicky is a qualified and knowledgeable counsellor who is accredited by the BACP.

She has experience in working with a wide range of issues such as: Depression, Anxiety, Low self esteem, Confidence, Stress, Relationship Issues, Sexual Abuse, Emotional Abuse and Family Issues.

Qualifications Include:

  • Diploma in the Practice & Theory of Counselling
  • Level 3 Certificate In Counselling Skills
  • Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Concepts
  • Certificate in Counselling for Loss and Bereavement
  • Certificate of Professional Development in Listening to Children & Young People
  • Certificate in CBT
  • Certificate in Couples and Relationship Counselling



Balwant Kaur MBAcC

Balwant qualified as an acupuncturist in 2003 and is a member of the British Acupuncture Council. Balwant's approach to treatment by acupuncture is gentle, thorough, safe and effective. Within her general practice she supports a broad and complex range of both chronic and acute health related difficulties, including respiratory, cardiovascular, digestive, gynaecological, emotional/spiritual, and pain problems.

Balwant is a member of The Acupuncture Fertility Network and a founding member of The Acupuncture Childbirth Team North West. Alongside her general practice she has a specialist interest in using acupuncture to support Fertility, Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postnatal Care. 

Balwant also offers specialist acupuncture for Babies, Children and Teenagers. She has studied in depth at postgraduate level various styles of paediatric acupuncture and is a parent herself.  She is adept at matching her approach to a child's needs which includes using Shonishin, a gentle and non-invasive specialised Japanese paediatric acupuncture method. 

Balwant practises in Cheshire and South Manchester and has previously worked as an acupuncturist at Spire Manchester Hospital.  When time permits, she also runs workshops in paediatric home healthcare and teaches methods of promoting natural labour to practitioners working with pregnant women in the North West.


Balwant Kaur MBAcC
Simon Payne

Simon Payne

Simon is a qualified Sports Massage Therapist and Personal Trainer. Simon prides himself on personalised, tailored treatment geared towards the individual circumstances of clients. Simon is respectful and attentive to each client with a continued communication during treatment to get the right pressure for the individual and their needs. Simon provides treatment for a wide range of conditions including sports related pain and occupational pain such as bad backs or hip pain.



Leonid Vieru

Leonid has over 20 years experience treating people with injuries to the muscles and tendons. Leonid was originally a circus performer who improved his skills and techniques by treating his colleagues. After leaving the circus and moving to Manchester he gained a formal qualification from Stockport College in Swedish massage. Since then Leo has worked at The Natural Health Clinic alongside other practitioners.
Leonid Vieru