Covid 19 - Update 5th January 2021 - The clinic is open for Osteopathy appointments
MEET THE TEAM
Sara trained as a sports massage therapist before completing her degree in Osteopathy. She qualified from the College of Osteopaths, London, in 2007, and is an accredited member of the General Osteopathic Council.
Sara has since completed many postgraduate courses, with an absolute focus on Chronic Pain. Using her knowledge in this field she has treated many people with pain which has lasted longer than 6 months.
Besides chronic pain, Sara has undertaken further training in hypermobility, which has lead her to treat many gymnasts, performing artists and those living with hypermobility disorders.
Sara is very experienced with obstetrics, which means she is able to help many pregnant women, to be able to enjoy their pregnancies pain free.
Sara also has a passion for Nutrition and how this affects human performance.
Sara lives locally with her children, and when not working can be found on her yoga mat, hiking or running over the Mendips.
Amy graduated from the European School of Osteopathy in Kent with a Masters in Osteopathy after four years of training. She also has a qualification in dry needling (acupuncture) and sports massage.
Amy uses a variety of treatment types including structural techniques, soft tissue, functional and cranial to treat a range of patients; from infant to the more mature generation as well as treating pregnant and post-natal women. Every treatment is tailored to the needs of each individual patient.
Amy lives on Exmoor and enjoys being in the outdoors, walking, riding and cycling in the countryside.
Elly graduated from the University of Swansea with a Masters in Osteopathy.
Whilst at university Elly completed a dissertation about the personal experiences of Fibromyalgia sufferers, in order to create an understanding of the development and management of this Chronic Pain condition. This project emphasised the importance of patient-centred, individualised, and empathetic care for those experiencing pain.
Since graduating, Elly has worked in Osteopathy and multidisciplinary clinics across Somerset and Dorset. She is excited to be joining the team at Uphill Village Osteopaths as a structural osteopath.
Her love for Yoga and Pilates further inspires her treatment approach and exercise prescription. Elly enjoys educating her patients on injury, pain and the importance of exercising our bodies.
At the beginning of 2020, Elly and her partner bought their first home, and are in the process of renovating it. In her spare time, you can find Elly with a screwdriver or a paintbrush in hand if she isn’t exploring the great outdoors.
Adam trained as a professional dancer at Masters Performing Arts College on a full scholarship. After graduating he has had the privilege of working with some top names such as The Wanted, McFly, Liberty X, Same Difference and Stephen Mulhern to name a few.
Adam has been fortunate to have performed all over the world travelling as far as Australia & New Zealand.
Adam has also worked for Esporta and Virgin Active health clubs as front of house manager, member relations manager, finance and human resources manager and as commercial manager for Nuffield Health in London.
Adam has also been awarded the title of Aerobic Gymnastic British Champion twice and was a member of the National Squad. Adam now coaches gymnastics and has coached gymnasts from the Artistic, Rhythmic and Aerobic National teams. He is also a professional director and award winning choreographer working on shows all over the UK throughout the year.
Dot lives in Weston-super-Mare with her husband and has two daughters and two grandchildren.
Dot spent most of her career working in environmental health before semi-retiring. She now works part time at the clinic and enjoys walking, yoga, dance, theatre and decorating.
Helen is originally from Essex and has also lived in Germany and America but has now settled with her family in Winscombe.
Helen has a background in reception and retail and is very much a people person. She loves meeting new people and enjoys getting to know the patients.
In her spare time Helen loves spending time with her family, going for walks, yoga, baking and of course shopping!
Lucy studied uniformed public services at university, as her dream is to pursue a career in the police force.
Lucy lives locally in Weston-super-Mare with her young son and partner and in her spare time enjoys making memories with her family and going on dog walks.