Team | Trowbridge Osteopaths

 

© 2018 Trowbridge Osteopaths

 

20 Union Street, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 8RU

 

Tel: 07504 258 927

The Team

About Us

 

Established in 2003 and based in Trowbridge, we provide healthcare for patients of all ages. For all appointments please call 07504 258 927.

At the Trowbridge practice, we offer osteopathy, sports massage, acupuncture and hypnotherapy.

Providing you with the best care

Claire Gregory
Bsc (Hons) Ost

Registered Osteopath & Clinical Director

Claire Gregory is a 2002 graduate from the British School of Osteopathy. She has a keen interest in treating all levels of athletes, and has worked with The British Bobsleigh team, the Samoan Rugby team, and local running clubs.

Sally Bonnell
Bsc Ost

Registered Osteopath

Sally qualified from the London School of Osteopathy with Honours and has since been working in two busy practices within Wiltshire.  Prior to becoming an osteopath Sally specialised in the biomechanics of human movement and Sports injuries. She works with a range of patients from Elite Olympic athletes, military soldiers, babies and individuals from all walks of life within the community.

Sally spent a year a year working within the specialist baby and mother clinic at the LSO and currently treats many babies and mums to be.  She completed an in depth thesis exploring the benefits and use of osteopathy for patients diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. 

Sally now integrates traditional osteopathic techniques with a whole body approach to movement assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and long-term health. Sally has completed a master class diploma in NAT for frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis) and works closely with patients to minimize the impact it has on their lack of range of motion and pain.

Ruth Haskew
M Ost

Registered Osteopath and Accupuncturist

Ruth qualified with a Masters degree from the British School of Osteopathy in 2016, relocating to Wiltshire after several years practicing in Suffolk. Originally working in education and the charity sector, Ruth retrained to pursue her long held interest in the moving body and health care. This interest originated in teenage years spent training and competing nationally in Tae Kwon Do, where Osteopathy greatly aided her performance and injury recovery.

Osteopathic treatment is tailored to you as a whole person, not just symptoms. Ruth aims to give patients a clear understanding of their problem and recovery time, working collaboratively to find a plan for self care to take away with you in addition to any gentle hands on treatment. Ruth can also utilise medical Acupuncture as a part of her treatment. Ruth’s particular interests include older adults & arthritis, pregnancy related pain and chronic pain. However, as an experienced Sports Massage Therapist and Osteopath, Ruth has worked with a wide variety of people; from office workers, elderly, palliative care, expectant mothers and athletes; working both in clinic and on endurance cycling and running events since 2012.

Ruth is registered with the General Osteopathic Council and a member of the Institute of Osteopathy.

James Bentley
Bsc (Hons) TCM, BSc (Hons) Ost

Registered Osteopath and Accupuncturist

James studied Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine for five years at Westminster university. He graduated in 1999 with a BSc Honours in Traditional Chinese Medicine. In 2005 he went onto study Osteopathy for a further five years at Middlesex university, graduating again in 2010 with a BSc Honours in Osteopathy.

James was the head acupuncturist and osteopath for the Terrence Higgins Trust, the UK’s leading HIV charity for a total of 19 years working at the London Lighthouse, Charing Cross hospital and St Charles’ hospital in London. He has also taught acupuncture and was a clinical supervisor at the College of Naturopathic Medicine (CNM). In addition, he has worked in private practice as an osteopath and acupuncturist in a variety of multidisciplinary clinics in London and the south / west for the last 20 years.

James is both a member of the General Osteopathic Council and the British Acupuncture Council. He combines osteopathy and acupuncture to treat a variety of ailments. His passion is to integrate his unique understanding of Traditional Chinese medicine and modern manual therapy to holistically treat a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions, sports injuries and chronic pain syndromes.

Karen Lucas
AfSFH

Hypnotherapist

Karen likes working with a diverse range of clients. Her back ground as a support worker has given her a unique take on other people’s lives, and its resulting complexities. She has six children of her own, and specialises in working with children suffering from stress and anxiety.

In her spare time Karen is a keen runner and has completed several race for life and colour runs for charity.

Pam Gregory

Practice Manager

Pam previously worked for the construction company Mowlem in the accounts department. She joined the family business in 2006 when the practice blossomed into a multidisciplinary practice.

Pam is a keen gardener and reader. She loves listening to music and has been to Glastonbury festival twice.

Karen Ives

Receptionist

Karen works in reception at Trowbridge Osteopaths. She is a local lady with two energetic boys. She enjoys meeting new people and making them feel welcome.