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Meet the Chiropractors and Osteopaths of SpineLab

Carl Irwin BSc Chiro DC DCRR MRCoC

Doctor of Chiropractic & Clinic Director.

GCC Reg 00296

Edgware Chiropractor Carl Irwin

Carl Irwin.                                 North London, Edgware, Mill Hill, Stanmore & Harrow Chiropractor

Carl graduated as a chiropractor in 1991 from the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic. Prior to this he trained and worked in Radiology for the NHS at King’s College Hospital, London. As a chiropractor he initially practiced at the Hale Clinic, London  and since then has specialised in SOT Chiropractic and Craniopathy (being one of a small handful of chiropractors who have taken advanced SOT certification exams. When you meet Carl, you’ll see how much he loves his work. In practice Carl is always trying to promote a vitalistic approach to health and help his patients to new and inspired levels of wellbeing rather than just relieving their pains. Driven by an early career experience of treating children with cerebral palsy, he is continually researching ways of helping similar children.

Dedicated Health Care Professional

Now dedicated to his patients and profession, Carl is in great demand, with patients & their children travelling from all over the world to see him. He has been appeared on television, in the national press and regularly provides resources for the media. He attends numerous post graduate seminars, both at home and abroad, he is a coach, a post graduate trainer and has been involved nationally for the profession. He has been a member of the British Chiropractic Association since 1991, a lecturer for SOTO Europe, is registered with the General Chiropractic Council and a member of the College of Chiropractors in both Cranial and Paediatric Faculties. He is an Ambassador for the Chiropractic Leadership Alliance, a member of the International Chiropractic Paediatric Association and SORSI, SOTO Europe. Using cranial chiropractic techniques he likes to work with babies and children, and even outside of his chiropractic life he has a special interest in the field of Pregnancy, Paediatrics, Attention Deficit Disorders and Learning Difficulties. His wife Danine, is a co founder of Mother Of  Love and together they have developed a holistic care programme for pregnant mums & babies. Carl lives his life as he practices seeing his chiropractor every week and exercising to keep at his best for his family and patients. Carl is the clinic director setting up the SpineLab Clinic in 1991 to help serve the communities of Edgware, Mill Hill and Stanmore. Carl also coaches, teaches and runs courses for chiropractors, osteopaths and other CAM therapists-www.xcelseminars.co.uk. He also lectures for SOTO-Europe, teaching cmrts. He is married to Danine and has 3 children, Toby, Aden and Safyr.


  • AECC College of Chiropractic
  • Kings College Hospital, London


  • Registered with the GCC
  • BSc (Chiropractic)
  • Doctor of Chiropractic
  • Member of the Royal College of Chiropractors, British Chiropractic Association and SOTO Europe.
  • Dip. College of Radiographers
  • Advanced Cert. Torque Release Technique.
  • Advanced Cert. in Sacro-Occipital Technique

Niral Shah MSc. Chiro. GCC Reg 04598


imageNiral graduated from the Welsh Institute of Chiropractic at the University of South Wales with a distinction in the Masters of in Chiropractic degree. He decided in a career in chiropractic from a young age having greatly benefited from chiropractic care in his early teen years.

Niral enjoys treating and educating people of all ages from children to the elderly to help them be at their best.

He practices using a combination of chiropractic techniques including diversified and Sacro-Occipital Technique (SOT). SOT is a very gentle comprehensive technique that allows the practitioner to treat people of all ages, even,  pregnant ladies in a safe and comfortable manner. He shares similar beliefs with our other practitioners, that the body has the ability to heal itself and that restoring the body’s natural movement patterns can help the body reach its optimal level.


  • Registered with the GCC
  • M.Chiro degree (Masters of chiropractic)
  • Member of the United Chiropractic Association and SOTO Europe.
  • Certified in Dry needling, instrument assisted massage and Kinesio and sports taping.


Hannah  Douglas M.Chiro GCC Reg


imageHannah is a Masters graduate in chiropractic with a special interest in Sacro-Occipital Technic and how it can help pregnant mums and babies.

She recently joined us after being as a chiropractor in Finchley.

She has set up a very popular post natal support group at SpineLab to help troubled mums and babies identify the causes of issues like feeding problems, unsettled sleep, persistant crying, ante and postnatal neck and back pain.



  • Registered with the GCC
  • M.Chiro degree (Masters of chiropractic)
  • Member of the United Chiropractic Association and SOTO Europe.