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Who we are

All our osteopaths are registered with the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC), hold recognised qualifications, professional indemnity insurance, and conform to a strict code of conduct as required by the Osteopathic Act 1993.

There is a complaints procedure in place for your protection.

Stuart Korth

Stuart Korth

Co-founder and Director of Osteopathy of the renowned Foundation for Paediatric Osteopathy, Stuart Korth is one of this country’s leading osteopaths.

In April 2018, Stuart was presented with an award by The Institute of Classical Osteopathy for his exceptional services to osteopathic practice and education.

As well as his special interest in the treatment of children he sees patients with all manner of unusual problems and is frequently called on to give second opinions. He is in demand as a lecturer throughout Europe. Stuart has three children and five grandchildren, and is a keen yachtsman.

Stuart is usually in clinic for 4 days each week, which vary according to his schedule. Saturdays are reserved for children.

James Bibby

James Bibby
BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Ost DPO

James has been working at the practice for over 10 years. He initially trained as a biochemist, then as an osteopath, completing his post-graduate paediatric training at the Osteopathic Centre for Children where he is now a consultant.

James has been a competitive martial arts practitioner for many years. He has gained an insight into exercise physiology and nutrition and is experienced in dealing with sports injuries.

James is usually available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, with an evening surgery on Wednesdays.

Helen Handley

Helen Handley
BSc (Hons) Ost Med DPO

Helen qualified from the British School of Osteopathy after completing a four year degree course in Osteopathic Medicine. She continued with a post-graduate course in Paediatrics at the Osteopathic Centre for Children and joined the practice in 2002.

Married with four children, she is well placed to deal with pregnant women and children of all ages, having an insight into the particular difficulties children may experience. Interests include cycling, walking, yoga and Pilates.

Helen is usually available on Mondays and Thursdays.

Matt Sloan

David Vaux
B Ost MSc MSc Paed Ost

 After qualifying at the British school of Osteopathy David studied at the Osteopathic Center for Children gaining his MSc in Paediatric Osteopathy.

With a keen interest in the management of elite performers from sport and the arts David was elected to the committee of the Osteopathic Sports Care Association in 2012. David was the team osteopath to the England T Rugby Squad for the 2011-12 seasons. He is currently the osteopath in residence to the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain were he is developing their ground breaking Healthy Performer Program. A regular contributor to professional journals on the management of sports medicine, complex cases and chronic pain, David is also a regular speaker at conference and training events.

David is usually available on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Samantha Doxford

Samantha Doxford

Samantha graduated from the British School of Osteopathy with a Masters in Osteopathic Medicine. She works at the Osteopathic Centre for Children as part of a team treating babies, children and teenagers as well as women throughout and after pregnancy, and has a particular interest in children with behavioural issues.

With a long history in the world of competitive swimming, Samantha has first-hand experience of the demands that competitive sport brings. She is able to educate and advise about the benefits of exercise, the importance of stretching and provide rehabilitation back into sport and daily life for both the serious and casual athlete.

Samantha is passionate about nutrition and is always happy to provide guidance and advice, understanding how a nutritious diet benefits both the physical body and also a person’s mental wellbeing.

She enjoys a variety of interests including swimming, kayaking, surfing, yoga and explorative walks alongside her other passion, travelling.

Samantha is usually available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Gavid Wiles

Gavin Wiles

Gavin graduated from Oxford Brookes University with a Masters in Osteopathy. He has since completed a post-graduate Diploma in Paediatric Osteopathy at the Osteopathic Centre for children, where he continues to work, treating babies and children, pregnant and post-natal women.

He is passionate about using osteopathy to help people of all ages achieve their full potential, having a special interest in helping patients build and maintain healthy attitudes, lifestyles and boundaries to support their physical wellbeing and stress management.

Gavin has trained and worked as an osteopath in both the UK and New Zealand. He has worked in an osteopathic family practice, supported performing artists and sportspeople, and most recently in the specialist care of children with behavioural and learning difficulties.

Gavin likes to spend time in nature, rock climbing and cycling.

Gavin is usually available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.