Tom feels privileged to practise the art of osteopathy and see patients progress into a better balance of health out of sometimes long-term pain and discomfort. Tom takes a global view of health. As well as a full postural examination and treatment, he will look with you at other areas that may be presenting obstacles to health. Within this general approach, he welcomes people with sports and other injuries, and long and short-term back and other joint pain. He treats office, manual and other workers, and also babies, children and new mums using both gentle body adjustment and cranial osteopathy. He first began treating people in 2002 with therapeutic and sports massage, and now has 17 years’ experience in body work, including 7 years clinical osteopathic work. Tom enjoys swimming, food, music, crafts and all-round taking care of himself and his wife and young daughter.
Layla gained her qualifications at West Herts College in 2015, where she studied Personal training, sports massage and rehab. Since qualifying Layla has worked in various gyms around Watford, including the Grove Hotel where she worked as a personal trainer. Layla’s interest’s in the fitness and rehab industry came from a young age where she received a black belt in kickboxing at the age of 10 years old. Layla continued her sporting career by playing for Watford Ladies F.C. for 6 years. Over Layla’s sporting career she received injuries which led to her interest in the health and rehab industry. Layla worked on her rehab to get herself back into full health and fitness which enabled her to continue in playing sport.
Edward Buckwald B.Sc. (Hons), Ost Principal Osteopath Edward graduated from the much renowned British School of Osteopathy in 1995, winning
Helen graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University in 2008 and holds a BSc (Honours) degree in Podiatric Medicine. After graduating, Helen went straight into private practice and has been working as a fully qualified Podiatrist ever since. Helen is used to treating a wide range of conditions such as ingrowing toe nails, hard skin/callus, verrucas & fungal nails and has gained vast experience working in a number of clinics. For the past 3 years she has been the Principal Podiatrist in a Harley Street clinic. With a client base that ranges from children through to the elderly, Helen provides a service that covers problems relating to all age groups. She has much experience with diabetes-related foot problems and recognises the importance of regular checks. Helen has recently moved to the area from London and is looking forward to settling in the village and going for long country walks!
Kate studied Sports Therapy at Kent University and graduated in 2008. She enjoys working with people of all ages and treating a range of injuries and problems; specialising in sports injuries and re-habilitation, working alongside Old Albanians RFU. She is also a fully qualified Reflexologist. In her spare time, Kate takes a keen interest in keeping fit and enjoys a range of sports including running and diving.
Garry has always had an interest in sport. His highlight was attaining national honours in Handball by representing Great Britain in several competitions, having played Rugby for Wasps RFC and coaching football for a local Abbots Langley football team.
Prit has recently graduated from the prestigious British School of Osteopathy with a Masters in Osteopathy. A 2:1 (Hons) in Sports Science already under her belt, and a qualified Sports Massage Therapist, sport has always been a huge interest.
Bethan graduated from the prestigious British School of Osteopathy with extensive and diverse clinical experience. She has successfully treated a variety of patients including babies as young as two weeks old and the elderly in a vast range of musculoskeletal problems and systemic illnesses. She is a highly knowledgeable and sympathetic practitioner who provides a comprehensive treatment to ensure optimum improvement.
Valerie originally trained as a sports masseur at the Association of Physical and Natural Therapy, qualifying with distinction. She qualified as an osteopath in June 2008 with 1st degree honours. Valerie is married and has two boys!