Resilo History

Resilo (Latin): to spring back, to change back, to restore

Resilo is a soft tissue therapy technique for physical injury, and body stress. Resilo is a Complementary Therapy, and was developed by a top British Physiotherapist in 1969.

Resilo has an outstanding history of success with a broad range of past clients; from famous actors, to professional athletes, plumbers, musicians and university students.

We are the founders and representing body for Resilo therapists.​ Teaching this therapy to a professional level, and bringing relief to the public.

Client - S.K, Top British Snowboarder

Keith Slocombe

Resilo Pioneer 1930 - 2006
Keith Demonstrating

Keith was a registered Physiotherapist, a senior lecturer in Physiotherapy & Soft Tissue Therapy, a pioneering researcher, and mayor of St Ives. Keith worked on many emerging health principals and became profoundly proficient in sports massage, connective tissue massage, physiotherapy and advanced soft tissue therapy, Soft Tissue Mobilisation; consisting of a combined 30 hand and stroke techniques.

In 1969 he developed the core system of ideology behind Resilo. This was later developed into the technique of Resilo Today. Keith tested and refined this therapy in his private Harley Street Clinic in London where he achieved great results with all kinds of businessmen, athletes, and dancers. Some of his clients were also various British Olympic Teams, International Rugby Players, and various Ballet Companies.

Keith was connected with the following associations:

  • Member of Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

  • Member and South West Representative of The Organisation of Chartered Physiotherapists in Private Practice (now Physio First

  • Founding Member & Chairman of Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports Medicine (now Physios In Sport)

  • Professional Member of British Association of Sports Medicine (now British Association of Sports & Exercise Medicine)

  • Professional Member of Sports Writers Association (now Sports Journalists Association)

  • Professional Member of Ergonomics Research Society (now Chartered Institute of Ergonomics)

  • National Secretary of Surf Life Saving Association (now Surf Life Saving GB)

Chris Slocombe

Resilo Co-Founder & MD

West End Dancer (Pineapple Dance Studios) 1 Hour Session

John Cleese - Actor

Chris trained under his father, Keith Slocombe, from an early age. Further developing the technique under Keith's guidance up until Keith retired. Then progressing to a high level, throughout his career Chris has worked with many high level professionals.


Some of his past clients include top dancers in the West End, Michael Jackson Thriller Shows, and famous actors. John Cleese dubbed him

"Magic Hands", whilst Sean Connery said "You've got the touch". As well as professional European and British athletes including Jonah

Barrington (six times British squash champion) and Wayne Sleep - elite ballet dancer.  

After years of study and research he re-structured and refined the teachable side of Resilo Therapy. Opening a College & Clinic in West Sussex in 2016. Chris has been achieving stellar results with Resilo Therapy for over 30 years and now has a great team of Resilo practitioners to support him.

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