At North Norfolk Osteopaths we offer a thorough and professional approach, providing high quality treatment in a calm and supportive environment. With over 20 years experience in healthcare and health and fitness, we offer expertise in diagnosis and treatment.
At North Norfolk Osteopaths we are specialists in the treatment of sports injuries, providing treatment for people in Dereham, Fakenham and surrounding communities. We aim to reduce the impact of sports injuries by supporting sports people and athletes through providing excellence in diagnosis and treatment. We also place emphasis on rehabilitation and promoting education to reduce the likelihood of future injuries.
Louise completed a 5 year BSc (Hons) degree at the London School of Osteopathy in 2007. Louise completed a 5 year honours degree at the London School of Osteopathy, graduating in 2007. Louise then worked as an Osteopath in London until 2011, when she relocated to Norfolk with her family and set up practice. Between 2007 and 2013 Louise was also an assistant lecturer at the London School of Osteopathy on osteopathic technique and clinical examination skills. Between 2011 and 2013 Louise was lead lecturer on the clinical examination skills summer module. Louise is a highly experienced practitioner who has over 20 years' experience in healthcare. Louise qualified as a nurse in 1995 from King's College London and has held senior nursing roles. Louise feels that her background in hospital medicine combined with the holistic patient centred approach of osteopathy puts her in a fantastic position to offer her patients high quality care. Her clinical experience gives her diagnostic expertise and allows her to offer care in a confident, calm and supportive environment. Louise has a keen interest in treating sports injuries as well as other musculoskeletal problems. She believes that each person she treats is an individual with their own unique set of circumstances. She enjoys the challenge of working with people to get to the root of their problem and helping them to be pain free and function well.
Andy completed a 5 year honours degree at the London School of Osteopathy, graduating in 2007. Andy subsequently worked for the principal of the school in a private practice in central London until 2011, when he moved to Norfolk with his family to enjoy a more rural lifestyle and set up his own practice. Andy has a wealth of knowledge from over 20 years' experience working in health and exercise. He has worked with elite sports men and women from a number of sporting disciplines including cycling, horse riding, badminton, rugby and athletics. Andy is passionate about strength and conditioning, and biomechanics. He applies his expertise in this area to all of his patients, constructing individualised treatment programmes that offer relief for the presenting complaint, helping to identify any maintaining factors and rehabilitation. Andy is a keen sportsman who started out playing rugby and currently enjoys a combination of cycling and weight training. As a sportsman himself, and having experienced injury, Andy understands only too well the impact an injury can have on an individual in terms of their ability to perform the sports that they love, as well as their sense of wellbeing. In addition to his keen interest in sporting injuries, Andy is passionate about work related postural correction and prescriptive exercise. Andy believes that it is essential to understand the individual patient and ascertain their own balance of strength and mobility as this can be the key to unlocking longstanding pain patterns.