Hugh Hurst established Clifton Chiropractic Clinic in 1988 after graduating from the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic. His interests in chiropractic include treating babies and the very young as well as much older patients. He is one of less than 20 chiropractors in the country to hold a Masters Degree in Clinical Chiropractic. He is the only chiropractor in full-time practice in the world to hold a Professional Doctorate Degree in Chiropractic. He is a Fellow of the Specialist Faculty of Pain and a Member of the Specialist Faculty of Paediatrics in the Royal College of Chiropractors.
With a special interest in spinal rehabilitation he established Bristol's first spinal rehabilitation gym for supervised exercise in 1998. He is a fellow of the Specialist Faculty of Chiropractic Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation.
In 2006 Hugh was made a Fellow of the British Chiropractic Association in recognition of the work he has done for the Association. Currently he chairs the Diagnostic Imaging Committee. He is President of the Alumni of the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic and sits on their Board of Governors. He travels and lectures extensively in Britain and abroad, keeping abreast of current developments in the management of back and neck pain. He was made a Fellow of the European Academy of Chiropractic in the field of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation in 2007.