My daughters Lisa and Jennifer have both suffered with headaches and stress related issues, without Richard’s expertise in osteopathy and his ability to treat their backs, necks and heads, thus giving them the release from their reoccurring headaches and pain, their lives would be far from normal.
All practitioners at the clinic are fully insured, qualified and registered in their respective fields of expertise
RICHARD KATESMARK - OSTEOPATH & HEADPAIN SPECIALIST
Mr Katesmark has over 27 years of Osteopathic experience. Qualifying in 1987 following the four year full time training course at the British School of Osteopathy (BSO) during which time he undertook an additional voluntary 180 clinic hours at the attached Multidisciplinary Sports Clinic. After working at a large general practice in Sussex combined with work as an osteopathic consultant at a Multidisciplinary Sports Clinic in Epsom, he set up a Cheyham Lodge clinic in Ewell in 1990.
His aim has always been not only to provide quick and effective relief from spinal and joint or nerve pain, but also to give specific advice to patients on how to prevent future problems.
In addition to successfully treating the usual wide variety of painful musculoskeletal conditions, he has a particular interest in head pain and runs a specialist clinic for the treatment of headaches and migraines.
He is a member of the London Osteopathic Society & Registrant of the General Osteopathic Coucil. In addition he is a member of the Migraine Association and B. A. S. H. (British Association for the study of headaches). He regularly attend the Oxford headache and migraine symposiums (specialised seminars run principally for neurological consultants who have a particular interest in headache and migraine), has lectured to groups of GP`s on head pain and other osteopathic subjects on several occasions.
Other Postgraduate courses have included Cranial Osteopathy, Visceral Osteopathy, Core Stabilization, Nutrition, Psychology, Orthopaedics, EEG Biofeedback/Neurofeedback and Integrated Medicine.
BADEN JOHNSTON - OSTEOPATH, SPECIALIST IN EXERCISE REHABILITATION AND DRY NEEDLING ACCUPUNCTURE
Qualifications: Osteopathy BSc Hons, Level 3 Personal Trainer
Graduated from the British School of Osteopathy in 2009 Baden currently works at a number of clinics around the south east. He enjoys the challenge of working in different clinics due to the diversity of presenting complaints.
Baden is also a fully qualified personal trainer and firmly believes treatment to be a two way relationship. With many of his patients he will provide postural advice/exercises/stretches to aid with their recovery and help to maintain active healthy lifestyles. He participates in numerous sports such as football, golf, cycling, swimming, motor biking and weight training. Baden is also a Member of the General Osteopathic Council and therefore is required to complete numerous hours of professional development. He believes this to be an important aspect in any developing osteopath’s career as the medical world is always changing with new concepts arising. Treatment usually involves soft tissue, gentle manipulation/articulation, passive stretching and myo-fascial release.
Dr. Ramona Burrage BSc (HONS), MSc, CCPsychol - Chartered Clinical Psychologist
Before joining the team at Cheyham lodge, Dr Burrage had been working in the NHS for over ten years, with individuals of all ages and with a range of concerns and difficulties. As a clinical psychologist she has had extensive training in assessing a range of difficulties and determining the most appropriate form of help. Dr Burrage uses an integrative approach, which means utilising a range of therapeutic approaches tailored to each individual clients needs and preferences, including CBT and mindfulness based therapy. Dr Burrage is registered with the independent health regulator, the Healthand Care Professions Council and chartered by the British Psychological Society. As a chartered clinical psychologist she is bound by the British Psychological Society’s code of ethics and is committed to evidence based therapies.
BARBARA Powell - NUTRITIONALIST
Barbara graduated from the University of Middlesex with a BSc honours degree in Nutritional Therapy in 2003.
Barbara’s interest in Nutritional Therapy initially stemmed from her diagnosis in 1995 of Diabetes (Type 1). Prior to that in 1991, Barbara was diagnosed with an underactive thyroid gland, symptoms of which had started as early as 1970. One of Barbara’s key symptoms of her underactive thyroid was migraines. Following appropriate nutritional support for her thyroid gland, Barbara has not since suffered from a migraine attack. Barbara’s husband also suffered from migraines when they first met but these are now exceptionally rare as a result of appropriate Nutritional Therapy.
Barbara has over ten years’ experience practising as a Nutritional Therapist with her particular interests including, as well as headaches and migraines, hormonal imbalances, weight management and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).
As well as practising as a Nutritional Therapist seeing clients on a one-to-one basis, Barbara has also worked with Education Authorities, a Residential Home, Healthcare Commission Private Diet Clinic, and a Supplement company. From 2008 to 2013, Barbara also worked at the Institute for Optimum Nutrition as Module Leader, Academic Tutor, Programme Leader and Lecturer.
DAVID WELLS. OSTEOPATH
David decided on a career change from the building industry and graduated from theBritish School of Osteopathy.He is a structural osteopath who enjoys treating all ages with a varied approach fromgentle stretching techniques to deeper soft tissue work and gentle joint mobilisation through to direct joint manipulation.He is particularly interested in acute and chronic back pain, sports injuries and how nutrition and exercise can be beneficial to help individuals back to health.David is passionate about osteopathy and its role in promoting health and overall wellbeing and believes that osteopathy is ideally placed to help individual’s specific needs with the aim to enhance the patients’ capacity to perform the activities that aremeaningful for them.Away from the clinic, David enjoys an active lifestyle, including swimming, running, cycling and scuba diving
Hilary York. Physiotherapy
I qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 1978, having trained at Kings College Hospital, in London.
I worked in the NHS for 9 years, mainly at Epsom District Hospital, progressing through the grades of responsibility, and left my post of Superintendent Physiotherapist in 1987, in order to start a family. Whilst the children were small I developed a home- based private practice.
From 1990-1996 I was Physiotherapist to Sutton and Epsom RFC
In December 1995 I opened the Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic, in South Street Epsom working full time
As from September 2018 I have been delighted to join the team at Cheyham Lodge on Thursday mornings.
I am interested in the treatment of all acute injuries, particularly those which are sports related. I am happy to see patients with or without a Doctor’s referral and am recognized by all major Private Health Insurance companies.
Please contact me directly to make an appointment.
Victoria has enjoyed, and worked, with the general public for over 25 years. Her work has been in the care, natural health and public service industries. Currently, and for the past 12 years, Victoria has worked in the NHS as a complementary therapist within Cancer services at UCLH. She provides treatments, and teaches self-management techniques, to adolescences, adults and staff.
In 2015 Victoria gained a diploma in evidence-based relaxation techniques at the NHS Christie hospital in Manchester. She wrote a policy on the practice of relaxation techniques at UCLH. These techniques are being used with patients in both one to one and group sessions.
Victoria is a qualified Reiki Professional practitioner and Reflexologist. As a complementary therapist she has developed bespoke relaxation sessions. These sessions can be used to teach people techniques on how to self-manage their stress and anxiety, or simply to come and relax.
The sessions Victoria will be practising at Cheyham Lodge will be teaching people to relax, finding the best relaxation techniques suited to their specific circumstances. During these sessions she may suggest Reiki or Reflexology for relaxation. However, primarily she wants to give people the self-management skills to allow them to relax independently.
Please contact Victoria directly m: 07930 384099 e: firstname.lastname@example.org