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.
Carol Melrose - Massage & Reiki practitioner
I started training in 1999 and after six years of professional training qualified as a Usui Reiki Master/Teacher in 2005. After a further 2 years of training I qualified as a Karuna Reiki Master® Teacher in 2007.
I have run a successful Reiki practice at the Aston Clinic of alternative therapies in New Malden, Surrey since 2001 and Ewell, Surrey since 2013. Also, I have been teaching Usui Reiki since 2005 and Karuna Reiki® since 2007, up to teacher level.
I offer a wide range of massages, customising the massage as required from a very gentle, soothing Swedish massage; an Indian Head Massage which is especially suited for clients with headache, migraine and neck disorders; a Deep Tissue Treatment, specialising in frozen shoulder, tennis elbow, neck mid and lower back problems or full body massage.