Function Therary


I continually invest in my education as I believe the more knowledge you have the better positioned you are to assist your clients.

Before becoming a therapist I originally trained at Loughborough University as a Mechanical Engineer, so have a solid understanding of mechanics and mechanical systems. I apply this background to provide a structured, methodical approach, analysing whole body structure for balance and imbalance.

I studied to the highest standard available in Sports and Remedial Massage Therapy at the Oxford School of Sports Massage (OSSM) and now assist in teaching new students at OSSM to ensure I keep my knowledge up to date and at the cutting edge.

I have also been lucky enough to train in movement and function on a one to one basis with one of the best consultants and educators in the world, John Hardy. By understanding joint by joint what is going on anywhere in the body I am able to see into the root cause of dysfunction. A pain in one area of the body can be caused by a restriction anywhere. Understanding and being able to spot these restrictions is vital to client assessment.

Craniosacral therapy requires extremely subtle palpation skills. Being able to feel the body’s natural rhythms and being able to understand signals. This requires hundreds of hours of practice and a huge experience with a variety of clients. To support this I have also trained to the highest standard available for paediatrics recently attending an advanced paediatrics course which was held in the UK for the first time ever in 2013.

On a personal level I am a keen cyclist, runner and triathlete, enjoying competing in both sprint distance and endurance races to challenge myself. Endurance events I have taken part in include running 32 miles in the French Alps, an ultramarathon of 42 miles in the English peak district, Challenge Henley iron distance in 2011 and the Big Woody iron distance triathlon in 2010 which involved – 2.4 miles of swimming, 112 miles of cycling then 26 miles of running. From experience I understand the importance of structure and function in injury prevention and sporting performance.

My other hobbies include open water swimming, walking, climbing, mountaineering and mountain biking. I also enjoy spending time with my young son, who since birth has enjoyed the benefits of Paediatric Craniosacral Therapy.

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