About Adam

Qualifications:
D.O. (1992), BSc (Hons) Osteopathy (1994)
Cert Acupuncture (1996)
NLP Coach Practitioner (2012)
Master NLP Practitiomer (2013)
Qualification in Phlebotomy (2014)

Memberships:
GOSC (General Osteopathic Council)
BMAS (British Medical Acupuncture Society)
INLPTA (NLP)

Born in 1965, Adam first qualified in Swedish remedial massage therapy from the Northern Institute of Massage (estd. 1924) in 1987,
then went on to study Osteopathy at the London School of Osteopathy and the Royal College of Surgeons (Anatomy).

While studying in London, Adam already gained invaluable experience working in various osteopathic and chiropractic practices in the country.
He also dedicated regular time to observing orthopaedic surgery, ward rounds and outpatient clinics at the former Bredby Orthopaedic Hospital, and orthopaedic, pain management and rheumatological outpatient clinics at the former  Derbyshire Royal Infirmery.

He graduated in 1992 with the title D.O. (Doctor of Osteopathy) and started practicing as a registered Osteopath in his already established practice.

From 1992-1994 BSc (Hons) Osteopathy from East London University (2.1).

In 1993 Adam was the representative for the Osteopathic Bill  for the East Midlands.

In 1997 his osteopathic practice was awarded the Investor in People Award, being the first practice in the country to achieve this.

Adam fulfilled the role as Ocupational Health Osteopath at Reckitt Benckiser’s surgey 1995 -2000.
He is regularly called into companies to assess manual handling from an osteopathic perspective and treats patients from these companies at his practice in Ripley.
Statistical analysis from these cases has shown a reduction in sick leave, improved performance and early detection of pathologies, particularly raised blood pressure.

In 1996 Adam also discovered his passion for acupuncture, gaining a qualification with the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists which includes periosteal needling.
Since then he has been continuously expanding his knowledge and skills of acupuncture by studying various methods here in the UK, Europe and Japan.
He now uses elements of classic Five-Element-Acupuncture, Japanese Acupuncture, Trigger Point Acupuncture (Travell and Simons) and Dr Tan’s Balance method.

During his frequent visits to Japan since 2000 for the practice of classical Samurai martial arts, he regularly visits acupuncture clinics and has spend time in Orthopaedics in Narita.