Alison Fricker, Principal Osteopath, BSc (Hons) Osteopathy
Alison graduated from the College of Osteopaths in 2009 with a first class honours degree. On qualifying she worked at a local osteopathic practice in Worthing and also a sports clinic in Hove, so gained valuable experience in general osteopathic practice and also the treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries. She practices structural and cranial osteopathy, is qualified in Western acupuncture and uses ultrasound and taping techniques.
Josh Cowell, Associate Osteopath, B.Ost
Josh graduated from Oxford Brookes University. He has a keen interest in both treatment and management of patients. He has a history of playing multiple sports at high and currently treats rugby players at Chichester RFC and Seaford College. He understands the stresses sport and every day life can put on your body and the importance of getting you back to all your activities as quickly as possible. He practices structural osteopathy and is qualified in Western acupuncture. In addition, he uses ultrasound and taping techniques.
Rebecca Wangi, Associate Osteopath, B.Ost
Rebecca is a 2009 BSO graduate who established a practice with an excellent reputation in Kampala, Uganda over the last five years and has recently returned to the UK. She uses mainly ‘structural’ techniques with some use of craniosacral techniques as appropriate. She has a particular interest in treating pregnant mothers, babies and children.
SPORTS INJURY/REHABILITATION SPECIALISTS
Christie Rourke BSc (Hons) ST Dip ST SS MSST MedAcu Pilates Yoga YTTC
Christie has joined us from Bodywaves, Sports Injury Clinic and is highly experienced, having worked in sports injury clinics and with professional sport teams. Her specialties are all sporting and occupational injuries, medical Acupuncture, sports therapy, Yoga, 1:1 Pilates and sports massage. She has also undertaken courses in muscle activation which, in Christie’s words “is an incredible, fast acting treatment method, one you can learn to apply to yourself, which gives immediate shifts in the body and switches muscles back on. This allows them to function as efficiently as they can and should and prevents poor movement patterns that lead to dysfunction/pain/injury.
Dan Petchey BSc (Hons) Sports and Exercises Rehabilitation
Dan graduated from Middlesex University with a first class honours Degree in Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation. Dan is a highly motivated individual who enjoys helping others achieve their rehabilitation goals. His areas of expertise include musculoskeletal injury assessment, treatment and rehabilitation, neurological conditions, orthopaedics, sports injuries and post operative weight bearing and non-weight bearing care. Dan has experience working in both professional and amateur sport. He is a keen fitness enthusiast, who previously has played both football and cricket to county level as well as rugby for the University first team. Dan’s ongoing passion for fitness means he enjoys going to the gym and cycling regularly to maintain a high level of fitness.
Clare Williams has been massaging professionally since 2005. Originally qualifying with an ITEC in Holistic Massage from the Oxford School of Massage, she has since qualified across a plethora of different techniques and offers both therapeutic and remedial massage individually tailored to the individual. Clare worked alongside teams of Physiotherapists and Osteopaths in London specialising in neck, back and shoulder work, before relocating to Worthing in 2013. Clare joins us from Sussex Physio Pilates. To book a massage with Clare please see her website www.clarewilliamsmassage.com, email her on firstname.lastname@example.org or call her on 07711882980.