Analysis of 44 DEEP OSCILLATION® Treatments in Physiotherapy

Carried out by Chris Boynes, Consultant Chartered Sports and Spinal Physiotherapist


Number of treatments carried out:  44

Duration of DEEP OSCILLATION® treatments:  40 minutes

Protocol:   200 Hz – 20 minutes, 60 Hz – 20 minutes

Method:    via yinyl gloved hands



A further 20 minutes was allowed for: connective tissue release, myofascial release, joint mobilisations and manipulations, specific exercise rehabilitation, diagnostic and functional taping, home exercise work


48 % Good improvement with noticeable change

21% Excellent result

11% No real change

9% Very Good result

9% Minimal improvement

2% no improvement


Excellent results achieved

Chronic cervical spine with increased connective tissue tension

Neck and thoracic spine

Chronic tennis elbow

Very Good Results achieved

Degenerative Achilles tendon rupture with lots of swelling in calf etc

Good improvement with a noticeable change

Chronic lower back problems

Ankle and knee trauma with large soft tissue swelling, myofascial tear as well as muscular damage

Neck th/spine

Calf mm tension/overworked

Neck and thoracic spine

Neck, shoulders and lower back

Post ACL trauma / swelling

Ankle trauma/swelling

Knee and patella-femoral swelling – probably low grade synovitis

Spinal / tissue tension

Ok/minimal improvement

Calf tightness post spinal nerve compression release (2 treatments)

Spinal (2 treatments)

Shoulder tension/tight connective tissue (1 treatment)

No real change

Acute overactive TE - (2 treatments) – no real change

Spinal – (1 treatment) no real changes

Chronic spinal – (2 treatments) – no real changes

No improvement:

Chronic spinal / headaches – (1 treatment) 


DEEP OSCILLATION® Clinically Documented Effects

The a-thermal mechanical mode of action of DEEP OSCILLATION® can induce the following clinically documented effects in treated tissue to an 8cm depth:

• Strong pain-alleviating potential. This applies to acute traumatic as well as to chronic pain conditions
• Anti-inflammatory effect
• Prevention and reduction of secondary and primary lymphoedema
• Prevention of fibrotic remodelling processes, reduction of fibrosis
• Muscle relaxation, promotion of physical activity, mobilisation
• Support of wound healing processes
• Normalisation of haemodynamic parameters of the skin, correction of aesthetic-neurotic problems and influence on biological ageing through preventive effects on premature ageing




About Chris Boynes Physio

Chris Boynes is a very proactive and experienced chartered sports and musculo-skeletal physiotherapist with a previous degree in Physical Education. He has worked with elite athletes across a wide range of sports for more than twenty years. For six years he worked in professional rugby as Club Physio to London Irish RFC. He has toured with the England U19 Football team and worked with GB athletes in disciplines as varied as gymnastics, weightlifting, boxing, field and track athletics and badminton. .

An expert in sports injury management and sports rehabilitation, Chris recognises the importance of working with young athletes to reduce the risk of potential injury and enhance sports performance. 

He has lectured on sports injury management, sports rehabilitation and taping techniques to chartered physiotherapists, osteopaths and other medical professionals in the UK and abroad. He also worked closely with the Spinal Foundation, treating patients suffering with complex back problems.

Chris takes a very lateral approach to treatment, using techniques from other disciplines, such as acupuncture and osteopathy, alongside his wide ranging physiotherapy skills and background in physical education and fitness. He successfully uses Deep Oscillation Therapy (DOT) to treat a variety of musculo-skeletal problems and has become a respected lecturer in this area of therapy. His priority is always to get rid of your pain. Then he will treat the injury, helping you understand what has caused the problem and working with you to restore normal function.

A former marathon runner and martial artist, Chris continues to cycle and run near his home in North Norfolk.


Other Chris Boynes/PhysioPod/Deep Oscillation Activity since 2015


1. Chris Boynes Becomes The First Harley Street, Chartered Sports and Musculo-skeletal Physiotherapist to add DEEP OSCILLATION® to his tools

...impressed with the level of pain & oedema reduction, improved ROM & function" Read here Chris Boynes review of treatments with therapy   Number 9 Harley Street Musculo-Skeletal and Spinal...

2. Acupuncture in Physiotherapy™ Autumn 2018 Issue - Chris Boynes, Deep Oscillation. London in May to mark their 35th Anniversary. #AACP35 Watch this space! View Extract   Chris Boynes, Chartered Sports and Musculo-skeletal Physiotherapist is pictured with Julie Soroczyn, Managing Director of PhysioPod UK Limited at the MLDUK Conference in 2018

3. AACP 2018: Deep Oscillation therapy may enhance treatment outcomes when used with acupuncture

...Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) 29th May 2018   This was one of the messages from Chris Boynes, a private sports and spinal physiotherapist, at the Acupuncture Association of Chartered...

4. Chris Boynes, Consultant Chartered Sports & Spinal Physiotherapist Talks Deep Oscillation

      Chris Boynes, Consultant Chartered Sports & Spinal Physiotherapist, BEd (Hons) PE, MCSP, MACPSEM, MAACP, Lic Acu, HCPC Reg talks about Deep Oscillation which he says has become...

5. Patient & Physiotherapist Feedback - DEEP OSCILLATION® Easing Symptoms of Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

...the ankle and foot. After being treated weekly with Deep Oscillation by my Physiotherapist, Chris Boynes for the last two years, I am pleased to report that I am mostly pain-free and...

6. PhysioPod UK To Exhibit At AACP Conference Leeds 13th October 2018

...therapy may enhance treatment outcomes when used with acupuncture"   Spinal physiotherapist Chris Boynes speaking at the AACP event Read Feedback on Acupuncture and Deep Oscillation   DEEP...

7. PhysioPod® UK Limited are to exhibit at The Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists Annual Conference on Saturday 19th May 2018

Read on PressReleasePoint 20.03.2018 AACP Annual Conference - Saturday 19th May 2018 The Hilton Hotel, Reading   Download Factsheet about The Hilton Reading Open to all with an interest and passion...

8. Chris Boynes

Read Chris Boynes review of therapy   Chris Boynes BEd(Hons) PE MCSP MACPSEM MAACP HCPC Reg, Lic Acu     Personal Profile   Chris Boynes is a very proactive and experienced chartered...

9. PhysioPod® UK Limited To Exhibit at Elevate, COPA & Elite Sports Expo 2019 May 8th and 9th with Chris Boynes Hosting DEEP OSCILLATION Workshop in the Physio Focus Stream 350+ EXHIBITORS | 300+ SPEAKERS | 1000s VISITORS   VIEW WORKSHOP ON THE ELEVATE WEBSITE Chris Boynes and Julie Soroczyn, Managing Director of PhysioPod UK - Exclusive Distributors of  ...

10. Study references, articles, books, guidelines and presentations

...nbsp;PRAEMEDICUS 29, 85-90.       Boynes C. (2018) Elite Sports Expo Event 2017 - Chris Boynes Presents Deep Oscillation - VIDEO Boynes C. (2018) The Interaction and Outcomes of Acupuncture....

11. PhysioPod® UK Exhibiting at The Elite Sports Performance Show at EXCEL London 7th and 8th June

...practitioners from professional sports clubs and elite level universities from across Europe.   ABOUT CHRIS BOYNES Chris is a very proactive and experienced chartered sports...

12. About PhysioPod® UK Ltd and DEEP OSCILLATION®

...Institute for the Study and Treatment of Pain, International Lecturer in Pain and Health   2016: Chris Boynes, Chartered Sports and Musculo-skeletal Physiotherapist added DEEP OSCILLATION® to...

13. Events for 2018

...of speakers will provide a stimulating series of clinically applicable presentations including Chris Boynes who will present on "The Interaction and outcomes of Acupuncture – TCM and IMS –with...

14. PhysioPod® UK Limited are to exhibit at The Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists Annual Conference on Saturday 19th May 2018

Read on PressReleasePoint 20.03.2018 AACP Annual Conference - Saturday 19th May 2018 The Hilton Hotel, Reading   Download Factsheet about The Hilton Reading Open to all with an interest and passion...

15. PhysioPod® UK to exhibit at The AACP Annual Conference on Saturday 18th May 2019 in London

    Open to all with an interest and passion for Acupuncture, this conference provides a full day schedule packed with distinguished speakers educating you in the latest in acupuncture research...

16. DEEP OSCILLATION® - From Discovery in Krakow to Daily Clinic Use in the UK

...ndash; 11.45 am.Come along, learn and experience it for yourself.I look forward to meeting you all. Chris Boynes BEd (Hons) PE MCSP MACPSEM MAACP HCPC Reg, Lic Acu About Chris Boynes Chris is a very...

17. Chartered Physiotherapist Reviews Deep Oscillation Therapy After Ten Years of Clinical Use

...HIVAMAT is not in use and I very often use it after acupuncture which echoes the findings of Chris Boynes and others as presented at the AACP Conference 2018. Deep Oscillation really is unique...