Mark has a keen interest in sports injuries which is helped by his own participation in many sports competitively over the years (cricket, rugby , tennis, running, football, skiing and triathalon). He strongly believes that lifestyle such as work position, exercise, casual sitting positions, weight, stress etc are the main factors in many chronic musculoskeletal conditions and that time spent discussing these has a major impact on the success of treatment. Mark has a mainly structural approach and likes to treat all types of conditions. Pregnancy, sports injuries, arthritic conditions, adolescent growth issues.
Mark gets great professional satisfaction maintaining the function of more elderly people for whom it is vital that they keep mobile to prevent other health issues developing.
Mark has a keen interest in Sports injuries and his understanding is helped by many years of competitive involvement with a number of different sports including Athletics, Tennis, Triathlon, Cricket and Rugby. Understanding sporting technique and training practices is a great advantage when establishing the cause of an injury and how to avoid repetition. We are all built differently so will work differently hence it is a mistake to try to make the perfect athlete. Function and strength are the key issues.
Mark co-ordinates the Masters teams at the highly successful Tonbridge Athletics club and this has provided experience of treating not only Masters athletes but also Elite athletes who compete at a National level, as well a range of developing junior athletes. The teenage years provide many challenges to junior athletes which is where experience of common conditions and their prognosis is important.
As an Athlete he has been part of the Men’s 50 age group Tonbridge AC team that won the South of England Road Relays at Bedford in 2016 and is part of the Masters Track and Field team that has reached the South East area finals in 2017.
Mark gets great professional satisfaction maintaining the function of more elderly people for whom it is vital that they keep mobile to prevent other health issues developing. More about osteopathy→
Mark attends frequent CPD events associated with sports injuries and enjoys close links to London Bridge Sports Orthopaedics to give rapid access to referral / investigation where required. Experience gained from 24 years practise as an Osteopath involved in treating sports injuries is a major factor in clinical decision making.