Free 15 minute discussion with our expert osteopaths about your back problem.
Mark Roughley, BSc (Hons)
Mark qualified as an engineer in 2001 after which he divided his time between working and travelling. He decided to follow his passion for health and wellbeing and so retrained as an osteopath qualifying in 2009. Since qualifying he has worked in clinics in London and Singapore. Mark's interest in osteopathy extends beyond humans to include horses and dogs who also require expert help when in pain or under performing. He enjoys spending time with his young family and keeping fit.
Jacky Clarke, BTAA EMRT
Jacky is our Bowen Therapist. She has been involved with horses, dogs and farm animals since childhood and has worked with horses and dogs in a professional capacity for many years. When she was advised to have surgery for debilitating back pain, a friend suggested she visit a Bowen practitioner first.
The therapy was so successful that she cancelled the operation and spent three years training in the Bowen Technique. She left her career as a Police Dog Handler and started her own practice in 2004. She has also trained with one of the worlds leading Equine Behaviour Experts, Dr Debbie Marsden, and qualified as an Equine Behaviour Consultant. You can find out more about the Bowen Technique elsewhere on our website or on Jacky's own website at www.bowenjc.co.uk.
Jess Pailthorpe, RCST, MTI
Craniosacral Therapy and Massage
Jess first trained in Holistic Massage in 2005 having found this therapy enormously helpful following the birth of her first baby. She trained with the Bristol College of Massage & Bodywork and later became involved in teaching their Diploma courses in Worcester.
Jess has furthered her studies by qualifying in Sports Massage and Thai Massage and likes to use a broad range of approaches to best help each client individually. In recent years Jess has been impressed by the benefits of Craniosacral Therapy and now, having completed a two-year Diploma, she is integrating this approach with clients which is useful for both physical issues and emotional or stress-related problems.
Jess enjoys working with a wide range of people – including small babies, pregnant women to sportspeople and older folk. When not at work Jess enjoys family life, the countryside and treading a Buddhist path. To find out more you can visit her website: www.touchtreetherapy.co.uk
I have over 25 years of experience working with complementary therapies. I work holistically, treating the whole person, helping to identify the root cause of symptoms and working with patients to promote balance within the body and mind. We work together to achieve and maintain good health and vitality. I studied for 3 years at Regent's Park College, London, covering: Anatomy and Physiology, Holistic and Remedial massage, Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Lymphatic drainage techniques, Bach Flower Remedies.
I have also studied Homeopathy, herbal remedies and relaxation techniques in the UK, India and Nepal, including H.H. The Dalai Lama of Tibet. I have worked in health clinics in the UK, Kathmandu and Hong Kong.
Sian-Lois Barclay is a qualified and licensed pregnancy and postnatal massage therapist, having completed the Pregnancy & Post-Natal Massage course with the Jing Institute of Advanced Massage Training.
Pregnancy massage helps Mothers feel deeply relaxed whilst also relieving many of the muscular aches and pains that can be experienced throughout pregnancy. During the hour long treatment you will be positioned on your side and supported with cushions to make you as comfortable as possible. All treatments are tailored to meet your individual needs. Pregnancy massage is provided during all trimesters.
Post-natal massage continues to help with many of the aches and pains you may still be suffering with, as your body takes time to adjust. You may also be developing new aches and pains from the various strains while handling your baby, specifically neck, shoulders, upper back and arms. Post-natal massage also importantly, allows you some time to relax and be pampered.
Gill Sparks is our receptionist. She will help you set up your appointments and offer valuable information.
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