Karen Robinson – BSc (Hons) Ost. – Clinical Director
Karen is Clinical Director of Shefford Osteopathic Clinic, which she established in 2000. Karen has been in private practice since graduating in 1997 from the European School of Osteopathy. She supports our practitioners and makes sure that the clinic continues to offer the high quality of care that it has become known for over the past 20 years.
Dan Warin BSc (Hons) Ost Med. PGCE – Senior Osteopath
Dan graduated in 2005 after completing a 4 year full time course. His degree had a heavy leaning towards a more traditional, classical style of osteopathy, which is now only taught at a post graduate level. Combining classical osteopathy with the more modern-day science based approach, allows Dan to deliver a more rounded and complete form of treatment.
Laura Webb – MSc, BSc (Hons) – Senior Sports Therapist
Laura graduated in 2009 after completing a 3 year undergraduate degree. Since then Laura has gained valuable experience working in the NHS, private practice and pitch side settings treating a variety of muscular conditions. In 2013 she completed her Sports Therapy Masters, allowing her to include further techniques such as mobilisations of the limbs and spine to complement her existing skills.
Freya Gilmore – M.Ost – Associate Osteopath
*** Please note that Freya is currently on maternity leave following the birth of her baby boy. ***
Freya graduated from the British School of Osteopathy (now UCO) in 2016. She mostly works structurally and has a particular interest in working with patients with osteoarthritis. Patient education is really important to Freya, in the treatment room and online. She is particularly enthusiastic about making the current osteopathic research accessible to all.
Daniel Cullen – Registered Osteopath
Daniel has been a registered osteopath since 2019. His approach is to reduce pain initially, and then restore proper structure and function to the body.
Melissa Thorpe – M.Ost – Associate Osteopath
Melissa has a Masters of Osteopathy with Distinction from the University College of Osteopathy. She is also a qualified BTEC Level 5 Diploma Soft Tissue Therapist, mental health first aider and emergency first aider.
Elaine is the Clinic’s Practice Manager and is responsible for the day to day running of the clinic from an administrative perspective. As part of her role Elaine manages the upkeep of all clinic data.
At Shefford Osteopathic Clinic, we share our reception area with Hing Opticians and generally it will be the staff from the opticians who are on the reception desk.