Acupuncture - Stacey Cox, Dip AC MBAcC
Stacey graduated from Leeds Beckett University in 2009. Since then she has worked in a number of clinics in York, Thirsk, Knaresborough and Yarm.
She has also worked for Herriott Hospice Homecare providing palliative acupuncture treatments in the home for patients suffering from cancer.
She has also attended post-graduate training courses in facial rejeuvenation
She joined Northallerton Osteopaths in 2017, and works on Wednesdays & Saturday mornings from 9-1.
Herbal Medicine - Janice Miller BSc. (Hons) Herb.Med. PGDipAc MBAcC
Janice Miller was one of the first people to graduate with a degree in Medical Herbalism. At Middlesex University Janice was taught by some of the country’s leading authorities in the subject.
She subsequently completed a four year post graduate degree course in Acupuncture at York and feels both disciplines complement each other extremely effectively.
During Janice’s ten years in practice she has been responsible for writing the BSc course in Herbal Medicine for Lincoln University and was a member of the accreditation board at both Lincoln and Leeds Universities. She was subsequently offered the position of external examiner for the course. More recently Janice has undertaken a three year Master of Medical Qi Gong course.
Appointments available on Tuesdays.
Podiatry - Suzanne Dolby
Suzanne is a State Registered Podiatrist with a special interest in Biomechanics.
Suzanne graduated from Northampton School of Podiatry, Leicester University in 1993 with a B.Sc (Hons) in Podiatric Medicine. Since then she has worked both for the NHS, Privately and for Leeds United F C and Bradford Bulls Rugby Club.
She is passionate about Biomechanics aspect of Podiatry as it can alleviate pain from all over the lower limb and back. It is often an area overlooked until the very end and it is most satisfying to be able to help people become pain free or be able to return to a sport they enjoy doing but have had to stop due to pain or restriction.
She currently manages an NHS contract for Bradford and Airedale Community Trust and has two Private practices; one based in Wetherby and more recently she has moved her Yarm based Clinic to Northallerton Osteopaths in January 2018.
She is registered with BUPA and most other medical health insurance companies.
Appointments available on alternate Fridays
Massage- Helen Storey, Dip RM
Helen qualified in Body Massage and Reflexology in 2003. Her work includes Remedial Massage, Reflexology and Indian head massage.
Helen also works in Bedale and Yarm and runs a mobile business visiting clients in the Bedale, Leyburn, Masham and Richmond areas. She also works in many of the local care homes and has specialist experience in working with patients with alzhiemer dementia.
Helen uses a wide variety of massage techniques designed to address your specific needs. She will tailor a treatment to your needs, and works very closely along side our osteopaths to ensure the best treatment plan is delivered to meet the needs of the individual.
Appointments with Helen: Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays
Clinical Hypnotherapy – Fiona Kelly, GQHP, GHSC Accredited, GHR registered
Fiona successfully completed her Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy with Innervisions School of Clinical Hypnosis, graduating in October 2016. She is registered with the General Hypnotherapy Register (GHR), and is an Accredited Practitioner with the General Hypnotherapy Standards Council (GHSC).
She is currently completing her Diploma in Mindfulness, which will complement Hypnotherapy sessions through its focus on deep relaxation.
Fiona also works for a leading Learning Disability Charity, and has a Post Graduate Qualification in Supporting People with Complex Behavioural Support Needs with St Andrews University, (2015). She completed her BTec Life Coaching Course with Newcastle College in 2006.
Having experienced the positive impact of Hypnotherapy in her own life, such as managing her fear of lifts, she feels passionate about empowering others to overcome their fears, phobias, stress, anxiety, unwanted behaviours and so much more.
Fiona offers a free initial consultation, enabling you to learn more about hypnotherapy, how it can help and decide whether it’s right for you.
In addition to individual therapy sessions, Fiona will be facilitating Relaxation Classes on alternate Thursday evenings, 6-7pm, from April, drawing on Mindfulness and Hypnotherapy Techniques.
Appointments available alternate Thursday afternoons and alternate Saturday mornings from mid- March 2017.
Physiotherapy- Jill Davenport
Jill qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 2002. Since then, she has worked in Amateur and Professional Sport alongside working in the Public and Private sector.
Jill specialises in the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal problems and sports injuries. These can range from a sprained ankle and neck pain to more complex biomechanical overuse injuries. She has extensive experience of treating Orthopaedic patients, including post knee and hip replacements, ACL repair and post shoulder surgery.
Jill spent eight years as Lead Physiotherapist for a Hand Unit Service where she provided rehabilitation for clients who had hand injuries and those after hand surgery. She obtained her British Association of Hand Therapists Accreditation from the world renowned Pulvertaft Hand Centre in Derby.
She spent six years working in Occupational Health at one of the world’s largest manufacturers of convenience food, working alongside the HR and Occupational Health Medical Team. She advised staff on ergonomics, improving working environments, stress management, return to work programmes and provided health promotion and advice.
Additionally, she has experience of working in fracture clinics providing immediate physiotherapy management and advice following a fracture or injury, ante and post natal management of conditions such as symphysis pubis dysfunction and with clients experiencing chronic pain. She can help with osteoarthritis management.
Jill has a specialist interest in physiotherapy for oncology patients post treatment, especially clients with reduced shoulder movement after a mastectomy and returning to activity after treatment.
Jill was the Consultant Physiotherapist for the Guernsey Sports Commission’s High Performance Athletes, and supported athletes who attended the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, 2017 Commonwealth Youth games and biannual Island games. She worked closely with track, endurance, ultramarathon athletes and triathletes. Jill also worked with the Great Britain Wheelchair Basketball Team supporting their High Performance Athletes during their 2012 Paralympic campaign and with British Gymnastics at International competitions.
She has provided Physiotherapy services for local and County Rugby teams, England Rugby under 18 and England Women’s Rugby trials, Leicester Tigers Elite Player Development Squad, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire and Derbyshire senior and age group rugby squads. One of her highlights was being part of a successful county team who won at Twickenham.
Jill has had extensive mentoring by internationally recognised Physiotherapists as well as working closely with English Institute of Sport Physiotherapists and UK and Channel Islands Strength and Conditioning Coaches. Jill continues to develop her own knowledge through attending courses.
Jill is a manual physiotherapist which means she has completed training in Orthopaedic medicine, Maitland therapy, Mulligan and various other soft tissue release and massage techniques. She is able to use these techniques to help you recover and return to your activities. She uses Kinesio taping and fixed taping techniques where appropriate and she can provide you with bespoke rehabilitation plans which will support your recovery.
Jill prides herself in delivering friendly, professional and confidential care to help you back on the road to recovery.
Appointments available on Thursdays.
The Reception Team
(From left to right) Elaine, Sandra and Maureen make up our wonderful reception team here at Northallerton Osteopaths.
All members of our reception team receive training so that they are educated on the different disciplines offered within the clinic.
Should you be unsure what would be best for you feel free to ask Elaine, Sandra or Maureen what profession they think would be best suited to the issue which has brought you into the clinic.
If you are still left unsure one of our reception team members can pass a message onto one of our practitioners so they can give you a call back if they are not available in person at that time.
As with all practitioners, information shared is kept strictly confidential with our reception team also.