Q: What made you decide to train as an Osteopath?
A: I suffered many reoccurring groin related injuries from playing football and after having tried many therapies I found Osteopathy helped me the most. I knew after, that I wanted to become an Osteopath to help people with similar injuries and to make a difference to their lives.
Q. What has been your career path?
A: I began working as a Personal Trainer and Sports Massage Therapist in health clubs and sports injury clinics and then completed an Osteopathy degree whilst working as a Sports Therapist within football.
Q: Do you have any role models/people that inspire you?
A: Ian Wright (Footballer) as an Arsenal fan he was a fantastic player I admired growing up. I always admired how he overcame family adversity as a child, lots of initial rejection as a player to become a late bloomer who never gave up his dream of becoming a playing professional football at the highest level. I loved how he always had a smile on his face.
Q: What has been your best experience as an Osteopath?
A: Successfully treating a patient who had severe Sciatica for over a year, who then said my treatment had changed her life!
Q: What are your areas of special interest?
A: Treatment, management and rehabilitation of lower back, pelvis, hip and groin related injuries.
Q. What is your favourite part of being a therapist?
A: Going to work every day knowing that I can have a positive affect on someone’s life.
Q. Are there any courses/higher education you are planning on attending/working towards?
A: I would love to go onto to learn in more depth the treatment, management and rehabilitation of nerve related spinal pain as well as work towards a degree in Sports Medicine.
Q. What do you do when you are not working?
A: Primarily I love spending time with my family, partner and daughter. I do enjoy watching box sets and football, exercising when I can as well improving my Italian language skills.