Headache caused by neck problems, circulatory problems, digestive problems, sciatica, neuralgia, fibromyalgia and minor sports injuries. Cranial Osteopathy can be helpful soothing irritable and upset babies.
There is evidence to support the theory that it can also give short-term improvement in symptoms due to an over-active bladder. Short-term relief of tension headaches, migraine-type headaches, chronic lower back pain, acute and chronic neck pain and temporomandibular joint pain. Additionally, Acupuncture can successfully support the treatment of osteoarthritis in knees.
THE BAMPTON CLINIC IS FULLY OPEN FOR OSTEOPATHY, ACUPUNCTURE AND MASSAGE
Monday 19th July Government Announcement of end of lockdown measures.
We want to reassure all our patients that we shall be continuing to maintain the strict hygiene protocols we have had up to now.
Please when attending the clinic wear a face mask or covering unless exempt, kindly arrive at your appointment time as the waiting room is still closed and use the hand sanitiser provided on entry.
The reception staff and therapists will be wearing PPE of face masks and uniforms and continuing with the strict cleaning and ventilation protocols.
Can we also remind you that if you or a member of your household is feeling unwell please contact us and we can rebook your appointment.
Thank you for your support over his past year and we endeavour to keep everyone safe.
Philippa was born locally and brought up in a medical family. Her father was a surgeon and her mother a nurse.
She has been a practising Registered Osteopath for over thirty years in Bampton as well as overseas. For over a decade, until recently, she was a Clinic Tutor and Internal Examiner for final year students on the Osteopathic Degree course at Oxford Brookes University. In 2006, she took over The Bampton Clinic.
At the same time Philippa helped to run multidisciplinary workshops with a dressage trainer and Pilates instructor, working both with riders and their horses to improve their performances.
Philippa is passionate about her work, treating all ages from babies to the elderly. She is devoted to her “unworking” cocker spaniel, Maple.
Amy Norman graduated from the European School of Osteopathy where she gained her Integrated Masters in Osteopathy.
Amy initially trained as a Biomedical Scientist but became an Osteopath so that she could work with people. She has gained diverse clinical experience, especially with amputees, while working within her local G.P. surgery in Bath.
She now works in Hungerford and Bampton and has a special interest in sports injuries. Amy is also qualified in dry needling and Kinesio Taping and treats patients of all ages from babies to the elderly.
Miles graduated from the European School of Osteopathy and set up a clinic in Highworth.
He joined The Bampton Clinic in 2012 and since then has developed his skills in osteopathic care for children, while continuing his work treating patients with sporting injuries.
As part of his ongoing professional development he completed training in Kinesio Taping for sports and Myofascial acupuncture, which he uses alongside his osteopathic work.
Toby Gwyn-Williams graduated from the European School of Osteopathy, where he gained his integrated Masters in Osteopathy. Prior to this, Toby gained a Masters Diploma in Sports Medicine from the Ramworth Centre. Toby has worked in surgical theatres, (anaesthetics).
He is a member of faculty at the European School of Osteopathy where, not only is he a Final Osteopathic Practitioners Examiner, he is a mentor and a personal tutor. Toby is also qualified in the western form of acupuncture.
Laurence graduated from the College of Chinese Medicine in Reading in 2006 with a BSc (Hons) awarded by Kingston University and since then has been in practice continuously.
She initially set up practice in Beaumont Street in Oxford, where she still works, and joined The Bampton Clinic in 2008. Laurence is registered with the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC), is fully insured and is bound by strict Codes of Ethics and Practice.
She is committed to Continuing Professional Development on a regular basis and has special interests in pain relief, gynaecology and fertility. Laurence is bilingual French/English and has a good knowledge of Spanish.
Tom has been a fully qualified Acupuncturist since 1981, with busy practices in Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire.
He studied at the renowned Leamington Spa College, went on to gain his Masters studying Traditional Chinese Medicine at Reading.
Tom’s particular interests are looking at and treating the person as a whole, particularly the psychosocial aspects of pain. He enjoys glider flying, meditation and rugby.
Caroline is qualified in massage therapy (ITEC level 3) and in deep tissue massage. She is also qualified in reflexology.
Brought up locally, she trained initially as an electronics technician in the Army, which allowed her to serve abroad and travel extensively. When she left the military, she re-trained as a complementary therapist enabling her to work around the demands of her young family.
Caroline has a passion for sports; she is a keen runner and finds time to play as well as being an umpire for a local hockey team - The Wychwood Badgers.
June is trained in holistic massage to ITEC Level 3 as well as hot stone massage.
This training has enabled her to pursue a career in complementary medicine, an interest she has had for many years. Her particular interest is stress management and balancing muscle tension.
June has come from a background in care, particularly the elderly, with vast experience in chronic pain.