Coronavirus Update - WE ARE OPEN

Our Spine Clinic remains OPEN as normal to patients with back problems. I can see you face to face in a One-Stop Spine Clinic and organise immediate imaging or we can arrange either Online Video or Telephone Consultations.

Don’t suffer at home. Most problems can be helped with diagnosis and appropriate treatment and advice. We are here to help.

Just Call 01242 692866 to discuss what is best for you


Fast and Affordable MRI and Spinal Assessment in One visit

This is a unique service offered in Cheltenham by Mr Caspar Aylott, Consultant Spine Specialist. In one visit you will have a diagnosis and treatment plan for your spinal problems.

In 2 hours Mr Aylott will:

  • take your clinical history
  • examine you
  • arrange MRI/Xrays as appropriate to take place on site immediately
  • explain and show you the imaging results with spine models
  • discuss prognosis and treatment options
  • provide a comprehensive written report to you, GP, physiotherapist, osteopath, chiropractor etc as required

All appropriate treatment options will be discussed. This may include conservative treatments such as exercise and physiotherapy, injections or surgery.

We work closely with the best physiotherapists, osteopaths and chiropractors locally.

All treatments are available including spine injections, minimally invasive and even day case spine surgery.

By the end of your appointment I guarantee that you will understand your spinal problem and have a clear plan of action.

Mr Caspar Aylott
B.Eng(Hons), MB ChB, MRCS, FRCS (Tr Orth), DM

Mr Caspar Aylott is uniquely dual qualified in the UK with a degree in both Mechanical and Materials Engineering (Nottingham University 1993) and as a Doctor (Leicester Medical School 1998). He completed higher surgical training in Bristol achieving FRCS Trauma and Orthopaedics in 2008.

He completed Internationally recognised fellowships in Nottingham, Auckland (New Zealand) and Bristol. In 2007 he obtained a Doctorate from Nottingham University studying motion preserving technologies in the spine.

Appointed Consultant Spine Surgeon in 2010 he has a busy spinal practice based in Cheltenham and London seeing patients from across the UK and abroad.

He is an expert in the diagnosis and management of all conditions of the back and neck specialising in both conservative and surgical treatments. This includes rehabilitation, spine injections, keyhole surgery, fusion and non-fusion (motion preserving) techniques, and osteoporotic spine fractures.

Caspar believes that spinal surgery is the last resort in all problems of the spine and is happy to act as an advisor to decide which treatment would be best for your back, neck, leg or arm pain.