Stuart qualified with a Master’s degree in Osteopathy from the British School of Osteopathy in London. He is also a qualified Sports Massage Therapist. Stuart often uses the Anatomy in Motion “Flow-Motion Model” to inform his assessments and treatments.
During his time at the BSO, Stuart gained experience in a variety of specialist clinics including Sports, the Royal Free Hospital, Expectant Mother’s Clinic, Children’s Clinic and an external community clinic based at a busy GP practice in London. Stuart also participated in the NHS funded OsteoMAP project, an innovative system designed to enhance the treatment of patients with persistent pain by combining osteopathic treatment with mindfulness and acceptance-based approaches.
“I believe that osteopathy is an opportunity to form a partnership between patient and osteopath in order to achieve health and understands the value of clear, straightforward communication. I’m passionate about helping patients reach their goals, using my experience to tailor my treatment to the needs of the individual. I am an advocate of injury prevention and can advise exercises as part of a treatment regime.”
Stuart’s special interests include the treatment and recovery of sports injuries, chronic pain and helping older patients remain active.
We asked Stuart:
What do you love about your job?
Making a difference to the lives of the people I treat, be it helping with pain relief, understanding what’s going on, restoring hope or even finding new solutions to previous barriers.
What’s your best piece of lifestyle advice?
Move more, drink more water, avoid processed foods and sugar. Try and offset a negative thought with a positive one.