Tunbridge Wells Osteopathic Clinic Team.
Quentin Shaw D.O. (Principal Osteopath)
Quentin is a Classical osteopath. He graduated from the John Wernham College of Classical Osteopathy in 1991. In 1993 Quentin was appointed Vice principal of the college. He had qualified as a teacher and became a senior lecturer in the philosophy, principals and technique of Osteopathy. In 1996 he broke new ground with the relocation of the John Wernham College from Maidstone to Epsom, to offer the first publicly funded degree status Osteopathic medicine course in the UK. He has completed the 4 year post graduate diploma in Bothmer Gymnastics.
In addition to all of the academic developments Quentin practiced for 6 years as an apprentice alongside the college principal – the eldest and one of the most skill full osteopaths in the world the late John Wernham. This experience has given Quentin a unique and invaluable training enabling him to be successful at treating conditions that are osteopathically challenging and that involve in-depth clinical research.
Quentin specialises in spinal problems and is world renowned for his work in treating Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction (SPD) / Pelvic girdle pain (PGP) during or after pregnancy. He has spent years researching spinal and pelvic problems.
Currently Quentin is in his 2nd year of a 4 year post graduate diploma in Bothmer Gymnastics, and is writing a book on the treatment of pelvic girdle pain.
Quentin is an exceptionally qualified and experienced osteopath. He strives to address the postural and training issues that create painful symptoms, inflexibility and a range of disabilities. He treats the whole body in order to improve all aspects of health. His pioneering understanding defines his exceptional results.
Matthew Moat BSc (Hons) Ost. DO MICO - Classical & Cranial Osteopath
Matthew started as a qualified sports massage therapist whilst undertaking his degree with the European School of Osteopathy.
He has undergone postgraduate training with the Institute of Classical Osteopathy to become a ‘Classical’ Osteopath. He is currently working with and being mentored by classical osteopath Quentin Shaw.
He has also undergone under and postgraduate training in cranial osteopathy and ‘Biodynamics’ and has been mentored by eminent cranial osteopath Jonathan Hutson.
Matthew is enthusiastic about every aspect of the human body and disease with special areas of interest such as:
- Children & Babies for common complaints such as restless babies and congestive sinus and ear problems
- Adults with chronic long standing health complaints, with a special interest in conditions such as Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome & Parkinsons.
- Difficult conditions which have previously not responded to treatment from other practitioners.
Find out more about me. www.moatosteopaths.com
Jane Richmond Bsc(Hons) Ost
Jane graduated from the European School of Osteopathy (ESO) in Maidstone in 2002. Prior to becoming an osteopath she completed a degree in American studies at the University of Nottingham and University of Wisconsin, Millwakee and spent a year in Vancouver Canada. She has also had careers in picture framing, guilding and restoration, and project managing house and flat refurbishments in London.
Jane now enjoys combining her osteopathic career with being a mum to Bella (6) and Millie (3). She enjoys all aspects of Osteopathy, primarily being able to help patients to become pain free and have an improved quality of movement / function. She also enjoys the challenge of treating a multitude of conditions and gives all patients advice on how to manage their conditions via exercise, stretching, posture, lifestyle and treatment.
Jane uses a diverse range of techniques including, articulation, manipulation, neuromuscular technique, muscle energy technique, and cranial osteopathy.
Jane has also studied how to use pilates to complement osteopathic treatment.
Clare Shaw BSc (Hons) Ost – Practice Manager
Clare graduated as an osteopath in 2003 and enjoyed practicing for 5 years. Clare resigned from the General Osteopathic councils register in 2009 as she now enjoys being a mother to Sabrina and Sol and practice manager for Tunbridge Wells Osteopaths.
Janine Leach DO ND PhD
Janine is a registered osteopath and naturopath with over 20 years’ experience. She is also a licensed Perrin practitioner, trained in the use of a specialised, evidence-based protocol for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME). Janine graduated from the College of Osteopaths in 1992 and is registered with the General Osteopathic Council and the General Council and Register of Naturopaths. She is also a Senior Research Fellow in Osteopathy at the University of Brighton.
In practice, she treats patients of all ages from birth upwards and specialises in intractable conditions. She uses osteopathy to bring the structure into balance with a range of gentle techniques and exercises. Naturopathy is used for lifestyle, dietary and self-help advice approaches.
Her professional activities include being a member of Council of the British Naturopathic Association, Secretary of the International Cranial Association and founder member of the British Society for Integrative Oncology. Her research appointments include membership of the NCRI (National Cancer Research Institute) Complementary Therapies Clinical Studies Development Group and the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine. She is a Trustee of the Research Council for Complementary Medicine.