Our Osteopaths include:

Jitendra Vara - Osteopath

Mr Jitendra Vara DO

Jitendra qualified at the European School Of Osteopathy (ESO) in 1988, where he was a lecturer in clinical neurology for over twenty years.  He now concentrates on his clinical practice treating musculosketal pain, shoulder pain, cervicogenic headaches and neck and low back pain.

He is married with two young children and enjoys family life. Mr Vara is registered to treat patients covered by most private healthcare providers. You can also read a news post about Jitendra Vara, Osteopath here.

James Marro - Osteopath

Mr James Marro BSc (Hons) Ost. Med

James is a graduate of the British School of Osteopathy, and a member of The British Medical Acupuncture Society. He is a senior lecturer in clinical neurology at the International College of Osteopathic Medicine.

James’ practice experience includes working in a GP surgery and practising within a multidisciplinary team environment including consultant radiologists and physiotherapists.

James treats using mainly a structural ‘hands-on’ approach complemented by ultrasound and acupuncture. He is experienced in the treatment of many conditions, including sports injuries and has a special interest in treating discogenic pain originating from the cervical and lumbar spine.

Lucinda Johnston - Osteopath

Miss Lucinda Johnston DO

Lucinda qualified from the European School of Osteopathy in 1996 where she lectured and was a senior examiner for a number of years.

She now has a family and concentrates on her private practice. Miss Johnston treats musculoskeletal disorders in patients at every life stage.

She has a particular interest in treating osteoarthritic and chronic problems, helping her patients lead an active life.

Emilie Roddie - Osteopath

Miss Emilie Roddie M.Ost.DO

Emilie graduated from the renowned European School of Osteopathy in Kent. She has experience of treating a broad spectrum of patients with different musculoskeletal conditions and has also developed a passion for treating expectant mothers, infants and children.

Emilie uses a wide range of osteopathic techniques, tailored to individual needs, incorporating articulation, manipulation, soft tissue work and cranial. Self-management exercises and stretches are also incorporated into her patient’s management plan, as required.

Emilie adopts a holistic approach to all her treatments and is a very hands-on practitioner, whose primary objective is to improve the health and wellbeing of her patients.

Thomas Botfield Osteopath

Mr Thomas Botfield M.Ost.DO

Thomas qualified from the European School of Osteopathy with a Masters Degree in osteopathy, a foundation in medical acupuncture, and is fully registered with the General Osteopathic Council.

He treats all ages and conditions including neck and lower back pain, shooting pains like sciatica, and shoulder complaints, using a range of techniques including the ‘hands-on’ structural approach and the more subtle functional approach. He continues to build his body of professional knowledge with additional training courses and research related to Osteopathy and the wider healthcare community.

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