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Our Team of Qualified Health Care Providers
Vikki Markham B. Ost
Vikki Graduated from the University College of Osteopathy (Formerly known as the British School of Osteopathy) in 2007. She has worked in and around the Reading area since graduating. Vikki also works at a GP practice in Marlborough and has worked and managed a NHS patient list in Odiham, Hampshire. Prior to retraining as an Osteopath, Vikki worked in magazine publishing for a number of years but has always been fascinated by osteopathy.
Vikki is experienced in treating a wide range of musculoskeletal problems from simple neck pain for instance, right through to supporting patients before they have joint replacement surgery. Vikki has found herself treating a number of professional musicians over the past few years and enjoys the osteopathic challenges that professional musicians present. She uses a combination of both structural and cranial osteopathic techniques and in 2009 she qualified in the use of British Medical acupuncture as an adjunct to osteopathic treatment .
Vikki is a member of the Institute of Osteopaths and is registered with the General Osteopathic Council. She trained in Medical Acupuncture with the BMAS (Marlborough Practice only).
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David Turner B.Ost
David started life as a mechanical engineer and ended up living and working abroad for several years. Having been successfully treated for various aches and pains over the preceding years by a local osteopath and becoming disillusioned with the “short term-ism” in the engineering world, he decided to retrain and graduated from the British School of Osteopathy with a Bachelor of Osteopathy in 2006. The internationally renowned BSO was founded in 1917 and is the oldest and largest school in the UK, it has now become the University College of Osteopathy.
He has previously worked as a part of an Osteopathic team within the NHS and currently combines his work at Reading Osteopaths with running his own practice at his local GP medical centre. He enjoys using a wide range of techniques to work with patients of all ages according to need and preference and is particularly interested in gentle visceral and functional approaches to treatment aimed at speeding up our innate healing mechanisms, and has completed postgraduate training in working with the involuntary mechanism – ‘cranial’ osteopathy – amongst other regular CPD activities.
David is a member of the Institute of Osteopathy and is registered with the General Osteopathic Council.
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Morna has been offering Osteopathy in Reading as well as Witney, in her home county of Oxfordshire, since she qualified from Oxford Brookes University. To help her patients best, Morna always seeks to gain an understanding of their individual experience and pain presentation. She will also consider other influencing factors into the diagnostic and treatment management process.
Morna has built up experience and knowledge in treating people suffering from chronic stress, and post-traumatic stress disorder, since she broadened her scope of practice in cranial osteopathy and classical osteopathy. Morna also helps people with acute injuries or more chronic issues e.g. active people with various sporting injuries; office workers with neck and shoulder pain; new mums or mums to be with back pain, or people suffering with pain from osteoarthritis in the hips or knees.
When she’s not helping others feel free to get moving, Morna enjoys powerlifting, playing the piano, as well as finding time for meditation and yoga. Indeed she is also a qualified yoga teacher and incorporates a meditative practice with her group or individual lessons.
Morna is a member of the British Institute of Osteopathy, and is registered with the General Osteopathic Council.