I am a GOsC registered Osteopath who treats people and animals in the Northamptonshire area.
Osteopathy recognises the importance of the link between structure and function in the body, which leads to a focus on the skeleton and joint function, along with muscles, soft tissue and internal organs. As osteopaths, we have a holistic approach and will look at the whole person in order to treat the cause, rather than just the symptoms of the pain. We are primarily hands-on therapists that use many different soft tissue techniques, as well as manipulation and stretching to relieve pain, aid the healing process and restore balance to the body. We also provide postural/lifestyle advice as well as recommending exercises you can do at home to aid recovery.
We treat many conditions, not just back pain and treat people of all ages, from the newborn to the elderly and from pregnant ladies to sports people. Here are just some of the conditions we can help with:
Back pain, digiestive problems, arthritic pain, circulatory problems, frozen shoulder, sciatica, sports injuries, general aches and pains, fibromyalgia, muscle spasm/tension, joint pain e.g., Knees, hip etc, neuralgia, rheumatic pain, lumbago.
Please see my website for more detailed information or contact me direct for an informal chat.
Training, qualifications & experience
I studied Osteopathy at Oxford Brookes University, having previously obtained my first BSc Hons degree in Life Sciences, and several other physical therapy related courses. Although, I originally used to work for a large financial institution, I had a keen interest in manual therapies for many years, before finally deciding to change my career and specialise in this area. I started my original business in 2003 after gaining my initial qualification in McTimoney-Corley Spinal Therapy.
My main qualifications include:
BSc Hons Osteopathy - Oxford Brookes University
BSc Hons Life Sciences - Open University
PG. Diploma in McTimoney-Corley Spinal Therapy and Animal Manipulation - Witney College of Spinal Therapy and OCEPT
I have also undertaken many other animal and human related manual therapy courses, including massage and hydrotherapy and have many years experience working with animals as well as people.
Initial visit: £40
Follow-up visits: £35
Discounts for people over 75 years of age
Horses: First visit £45, follow-up visit - £35
Dogs: First visit £35, follow-up visit - £25
Discounts for more than two dogs or horses at one location
Duston Osteopathy Clinic is based at Studio 53, Main Road, Duston. Although there is no parking available directly outside, free parking is available in the side streets opposite. Unfortunately, we are not accessible to those in wheel chairs.
I work Mon - Fri 9am to 5pm and Tuesdays until 7pm. I also work 2 out of 3 Saturday mornings.
If you have been diagnosed with or suspect you may have a pre-existing medical condition you should consult your GP for advice, diagnosis and treatment and always inform your health professional before starting any alternative or additional therapies, treatments or making any major changes in your diet or exercise programme.
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