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 Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. 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 Tuesdays and Thursdays, and he also practices at Oundle Osteopaths with Jo Clarkson, John Milborne, and Carol Summers, where he sees patients on Wednesdays and Fridays.

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, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. 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 Mondays and Fridays, and also works at Oundle Osteopaths on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 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 Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

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.

It is with great sadness that we announce the tragic death of our much loved colleague, Ira Ellis Scott.

Ira studied at the British School of Osteopathy from 2011-2016 and completed a four year MSc honours degree in osteopathy. He joined our practices immediately after qualifying, and was a popular and much loved member of our team. Ira died in a fatal motorcycle accident on his way home from the clinic

If you could remain patient with us at this time as we struggle to come to terms with his tragic death. We will be in contact with his patients in due course to rearrange appointments.

Our thoughts are with his family and friends. Ira shone a light into all of our lives, and we will all miss him. 

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, Thursdays and Fridays.

Lizzie grew up in Northamptonshire, and moved back after completing her M.Ost degree at the University College of Osteopathy. (Formerly the British School of Osteopathy) in London. Lizzie is happy to treat a wide range of patients with different musculoskeletal conditions, and has a particular interest in treating expectant mothers. Lizzie combines a structural approach to osteopathy with visceral, cranial and functional techniques to focus on identifying compensatory mechanisms within the body to restore function and prevent future problems recurring.

Before studying osteopathy, Lizzie became a gymnastics coach, which is where her interest in the human body developed. Lizzie is at Kettering Osteopaths on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Chrissy studied at St Mary’s University Twickenham obtaining a degree in Sports & Exercise Science. She then trained at the London School of Massage obtaining ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology & Body Massage and subsequently ITEC Level 3 Sport Massage Therapy.

Chrissy uses massage therapy to treat a range of conditions. The treatment involves a range of techniques including; Soft tissue release, Deep friction and Neuromuscular techniques. Treatments are tailored to your individual sporting and everyday needs. Aftercare advice is always given where needed.

Chrissy works at Kettering Osteopaths on a Wednesday and Friday. Whether you have a specific injury or just need a maintenance massage, Chrissy is happy to work with any level of athlete from competitive to recreational, or you may just be feeling the aches and pains of everyday life. She works closely with the osteopathic team to ensure the best treatment is given.

Nikki Coleman qualified in massage in 1986 and has been part of the Kettering Osteopaths’s team for over 20 years. 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 Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

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 Tuesdays, Thursdays and Friday mornings, and is at our Oundle Practice on Mondays and Wednesdays. Also see David’s own website: www.ketteringhypnotherapy.com

32 Headlands
NN15 7HP
Tel: 01536 512927

Milborne Healthcare Ltd
Registered Office:
42 West Street. Oundle, PE8 4EF
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