Osteopathic Clinic & Practice in Kettering, Northants

Our Team

All osteopaths are fully registered with the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC).


Jo is the principal osteopath at Kettering Osteopaths and has been practising here since 1987. Jo works using primarily structural techniques, such as soft tissue and manipulation. Having chaired the maternity services liaison committee at Kettering General Hospital she has a special interest in pregnant women, as well as all other musculo-skeletal conditions.

Jo was a clinical tutor at the BSO for ten years and has taught osteopathic technique at undergraduate and post-graduate level in the UK, Europe and Scandinavia. She is also an external examiner for the General Osteopathic Council and various osteopathic education institutions, both in the UK, Europe and New Zealand.

Jo is at Kettering on Tuesday’s, Wednesday’s and Friday’s. She is registered as a provider of osteopathic care with most of the private medical companies.

Jody grew up in Northamptonshire and returned to practice here after qualifying from the British School of Osteopathy in 2000 with a BSc(hons) in osteopathy. He was awarded the technique prize in his year.

Jody is happy to treat all musculo-skeletal problems, including sports injuries.

He is at Kettering Osteopaths all day on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s, and he also practices at Oundle Osteopaths with Jo Clarkson, John Milborne, and Carol Summers, where he sees patients on Wednesday’s and Friday’s.

Alex graduated from the British School of Osteopathy in 1999. He began work in the Luton and Dunstable area and joined the team here at Kettering soon after.

Alex is happy to treat a wide range of patients and has a broad-based bio-mechanical approach to all musculo-skeletal problems and sports injuries. In his spare time Alex likes to run and swim. He has completed several Marathons to raise money for children’s charities.

Alex works at Kettering Osteopaths on Mondays, Tuesday’s, Thursday’s and Friday’s. He also works at the Woodlands hospital in Kettering, and at the GP surgery in Desborough.

Carol qualified from the British School of Osteopathy in 2001 after completing a four year BSc honours degree in osteopathy. She has worked in the Northamptonshire area since, joining our team in 2005.

As well as using a structural approach, Carol also uses cranial and facially orientated techniques, and treats those patients requiring a much more gentle approach, such as the very young and very elderly or fragile patients. She is a available in Kettering on Monday’s and Friday’s, and also works at Oundle Osteopaths on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s. Carol is registered as a provider of osteopathic care with most of the private medical companies.

Natalie qualified from the British School of Osteopathy in 2008 after completing a four years honours degree in osteopathy, having previously been a professional dancer with the Berlin Ballet. She is a recognised tutor in anatomy and physiology for the Royal Academy of Ballet, and was also awarded the osteopathic technique prize for her year. She is happy to treat all types of mechanical injuries and uses a variety of structural and cranial techniques. She is in the practice Monday’s, Wednesday’s and Thursday’s.

Natalie is happy to treat all musculo-skeletal problems with a variety of structural and cranial techniques. Natalie is registered as a provider of osteopathic care with most of the private medical companies.

Ira studied at the British School of Osteopathy from 2011-2016 and completed a four year MSc honours degree in osteopathy.

As well as incorporating a wide range of stuctural osteopathic techniques, he is comfortable using skill sets gained as part of his final year electives, which include cranial and visceral techniques.

He has certificates in sports massage, football coaching, fitness instructing, and tennis competition organising and he also enjoys working as a referee.

Ira is available at Kettering Osteopaths on Wednesday’s and Friday’s, and also works at Oundle Osteopaths on Tuesday’s, Thursday’s and Saturday’s.

Anna qualified from The British School of Osteopathy after completing her 4 year Masters Degree in Osteopathy.

She enjoys treating patients with all types of musculoskeletal problems, and is particularly interested in patients with other long term or complex health problems that may be affecting their lifestyle or overall wellbeing.

Anna has a keen interest in nutrition and diet, and the effects this can have on her patient’s health. She is at Kettering Osteopaths on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Sam studied at Lincoln University and obtained a degree in Equine Sports Science before training at Writtle College and achieving an Equine Body Worker Certificate. She subsequently trained at the London School of Sports Massage obtaining a LSSM ISRM BETEC level 5 Diploma in Sport & Remedial Massage.

Sam works at Kettering Osteopaths on Wednesday’s. She uses massage therapy to treat a range of conditions. The treatment involves a range of techniques including; Soft tissue release, Deep friction techniques, Neuromuscular technique, Muscle energy technique, Connective tissue myofascial release and Positional release technique. Treatments can be tailored for pre & post event massage. All consultations include peripheral joint assessment and posture and core stability assessment. Remedial exercises and rehabilitation advice is given where needed.

Sam has experience of working with athletes from a variety of sports and from the enthusiastic amateur to the professional athlete. She works closely with the osteopathic team and can provide the occasional massage for maintenance or a course of treatment depending on need.

Nikki Coleman qualified in massage in 1986. She trained at the London School of Sports Massage and has completed advanced soft tissue courses. Nikki is able to identify and treat soft tissue injuries i.e. strains and sprains as well as general muscular aches and pains.

Nikki has treated semi professional sportsmen, dancers and recreational athletes, as well as teaching sports massage as a module of a BTEC Sports & Exercise Science Diploma.

Being qualified in reflexology since 2002, Nikki uses this alternative therapy to treat a wide range of stress-related conditions. She is fully registered and insured both as a sports and remedial massage therapist, reflexologist, and a lecturer of sports massage. Nikki is available at Kettering Osteopaths on Monday’s, Tuesday’s and Thursday’s

David uses Pure Hypnoanalysis to help people suffering from anxieties, fears and emotional problems as well as running stop smoking sessions. He is a member of the International Association of Pure Hypnoanalysts, the largest organisation of its kind in Europe. The association is dedicated to the professional and ethical use of hypnosis allied to the practice of psychoanalysis for the treatment of nervous disorders and emotional problems.

David has also taught and tutored in Psychology and have advised in the use of personality types in recruitment, as well as giving talks to local groups in addition to being featured on BBC Radio Northampton.

Just call to book a FREE Initial Consultation on 01536 350328. David is available in Kettering on Tuesday’s, Thursday’s and Friday mornings, and is at our Oundle Practice on Monday’s and Wednesday’s. Also see David’s own website: www.ketteringhypnotherapy.com

32 Headlands



NN15 7HP

Tel: 01536 512927