After qualifying from the British School of Osteopathy in London in 1989, Mary spent a year working as a locum osteopath throughout the UK. She then worked in London, Surbiton and Mitcham, before establishing her own practices, first in South Wimbledon and then in Chessington, Surrey. During this time she did voluntary work with the London Olympians American Football Team and spent four years working part-time at the Osteopathic Centre for children in Harley Street.
In 2003 Mary took a sabbatical in New Zealand, where she treated a diverse range of patients including bee keepers, Maori fishermen and ski instructors before returning to more familiar faces in Hest Bank.
Mary specialises in the treatment of children and has continued to study in Paediatric Osteopathy.
Becky first became interested in Osteopathy when she was referred to an Osteopath by her G.P. for back pain. Becky studied at the British College of Osteopathic medicine in London and qualified in 2006. This involved two years of clinical experience as part of the course.
Since qualifying, Becky has worked in practices in Carlisle and Lytham and has worked at the Osteopathic Centre in Hest Bank since 2006. She also runs our practice in Kirkby Lonsdale.
Becky has a degree in psychology and is also able to offer nutritional advice as she is a qualified Naturopath.
In her spare time Becky enjoys mountain biking and hiking
Amy graduated with distinction from the British School of Osteopathy in 2011. She has worked in specialist clinics treating expectant mothers, children, the elderly and infirm patient and children with emotional and behavioural difficulties. Amy is also a qualified Sports Injuries and Massage Therapist and is trained in strapping and taping for sports injuries.
Amy has completed postgraduate courses in Cranial osteopathy and is currently studying for a Diploma in Paediatric Osteopathy with the Sutherland Cranial College.
Amy has treated participants at a number of well known sports events including the London Marathon, Great North Run, Iron Man UK triathlon, walking and cycling events.
All osteopaths must have demonstrated to their registering body- the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC) – that they are a safe and competent practitioner. Osteopaths have to train for a minimum of four years. They also have to carry out continuing professional development in order to stay registered.