Margaret Horner Osteopath & Practice Principal
Margaret qualified in 1983 at the British School of Osteopathy, London and worked in Staffordshire practices before establishing the practice in Congleton in 1987 (initially in Chapel Street and High Street before our current location in Kinsey Street)
She worked for 4 years at the Osteopathic Centre for Children in Manchester (www.fpo.org.uk) with special interest in treatment during pregnancy and children with special needs, and has continued her training in treating babies and children at the London School of Osteopathy.
She teaches various subjects, including care of the pregnant patient, on the M.Ost/B.Ost osteopathy degree at Staffordshire University, where she is an examiner for the final clinical competence and in 2014 gained a PGCE in Academic and Clinical Education from Bedfordshire University.
Anne Wilde Osteopath & Acupuncturist
Anne graduated from Oxford Brookes University in 2004 with a BSc (Hons) Ost and has been working in this practice for over ten years.Whilst still a structural osteopath, she has continued study in paediatric and cranial sacral osteopathy with the Sutherland Cranial College and bio dynamics - which aims to offer treatment and support to the patients health to allow them to move out of difficult and painful positions.
She is qualified in Western acupuncture and is a member of the British Medical Acupuncture Society (BMAS) which she uses alongside Osteopathic treatment.
She has also trained in Visceral Manipulation with the Barral Institute. This is suitable for all ages and is an integrative approach that assesses and treats the relationships between the viscera and connective tissue, which can result from surgical scarring, adhesions, illness, posture or injury.
FIONA CARLISLE Osteopath
Fiona graduated in 2016 with a B Ost in Osteopathy from Staffordshire University.
She has a BSc (hons) in Sports Science, and has spent the last 20 years working within the fitness industry as a fitness instructor, also working on GP referral and Cardiac Rehabilitation schemes within the High Peak and Cheshire.
Fiona currently divides her time practicing Osteopathy, and instructing Cardiac Rehabilitation sessions.
Fiona spent many years teaching gymnastics within 3 clubs in the North West, and acted as recreational gymnastics manager during a 2 year contract in New Zealand.
Along with training for her osteopathy degree, she has attended courses in visceral manipulation with the Barral Institute and hopes to continue studying within this field.
For many years she has practiced Hatha Yoga, and is also qualified to teach this style of Yoga.