About Andrea


Back Active is a remedial massage practice run by myself, Andrea Ratcliffe L.C.S.P.(Phys).   Based in Churchill, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, I am a fully qualified remedial massage and HELTh (Heat Enhanced Lymphatic Therapy) practitioner, dedicated to treating physiological injuries and problems.  I am registered with the London and County Society of Physiologists (lcsp.uk.com).

In 1993 I completed a Health & Fitness teachers diploma with the International  Institute of Sports Therapy and qualified in 2005 as a remedial massage practitioner (diploma) at The Northern Institute of Massage near Manchester.  I am emergency First Aid qualified. 

Whether you are fit and healthy, training for a sports event, pregnant (during and post natal) or are struggling with niggling injuries and aches and pains (including arthritis), remedial massage is clinically proven to be highly effective.

Back Active accepts male clients by recommendation or referral.

To find out how remedial massage could help you get ‘back to active’, or to enquire about an appointment, simply drop me an email using the contact form opposite, or call me on 07914 259 043 and I will ensure your enquiry is answered promptly.

Meanwhile, the information tabs at the top of the page will give you further information including clinic details.

Where can I find Back Active?

The Back Active clinic is situated in Churchill near Chipping Norton in Oxfordshire.  I am close to the Wychwoods and Stow-on-the-Wold in the heart of the Cotswolds.

Opening hours:
Monday to Thursday:
9.00am – 3.00pm

Useful websites:

www.teamdigital.co.uk (fab printer)
www.helenanddouglashouse.org.uk (Back Active supports this amazing charity)

07914 259 043