David Powers & Associates have been helping resolve the discomfort and pain of many in the Hendon, Mill Hill, Finchley, Edgware, Stanmore, Bushey and Watford areas since 1996. We have over 3000 patients on our books, those figures cannot be wrong!
BSc (Hons) Ost 1996
Dry Needling Acupuncture Certificate 2000
Animal manipulation Certificate 1999
David graduated from the British School of Osteopathy in 1996 after a full time BSc (Hons)Ost degree course. After qualifying he worked as an associate in a number of established practices, taught at undergraduate level at the British College of Osteopathic Medicine before taking over the Copthall Osteopathic Practice.
He now splits his time between clinical practice, administration of his clinic, as well as specialising in the osteopathic treatment of animals.
Furthering his knowledge through continuing professional development is also a large part of David’s life and he regularly attends lectures, demonstrations and conferences to keep up to date on the latest osteopathic and related topics.
David is now in great demand and his client base consists of a large cross section of the public including A- list celebrities and David has been fortunate to treat the cast and crew of Sweeney Todd, The Golden Compass and James Bond – Quantum of Solace.
In his spare time David runs, swims and is training for his black belt in Tai Jutsu, as well as spending time with his family.
DO – Diploma in Osteopathy 2008
ND – Diploma in Naturopathy 2008
RN – Registered Nurse 1997
BSc Psychology 1995
Richard graduated from the British College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM) where in addition to Osteopathy he also gained a diploma in Naturopathy.
This involved the wider study of nutrition/dietetics, stress management, hydrotherapy, lifestyle/exercise management and visceral osteopathy, allowing him to enhance the holistic nature of his treatment approach.
Richard is also a registered nurse with over 13 years of healthcare experience, having worked in many of London’s teaching hospitals.
In addition to working for David Powers & Associates he is also a clinical tutor to undergraduate Osteopathic students at BCOM and also works as an Osteopath for Athletes Angels, a sporting event company that provides therapists for individuals taking part in endurance athletic events.
In his spare time Richard enjoys swimming, yoga, plays alto sax and trekking, particularly in the Himalayas.
Master of Osteopathy (2012)
Access to Osteopathic Health Care (2006)
BSc (Hons) Geography (1984)
Debra is a graduate of the British School of Osteopathy, the largest osteopathic school in the UK, where her studies covered a foundation in anatomy, physiology, psychology and sociology leading to a strong base in structural approaches to osteopathic care.
Prior to studying to be an osteopath, Debra spent a number of years working for a large multinational management consultancy firm. Her decision to change career was prompted by a wish to have more time available to spend with her family. Her previous experience gives her a good understanding of the demands that working in an office environment can make physically & emotionally.
Debra continues to develop her skills in structural osteopathy through external courses.
In her spare time Debra enjoys keeping fit through running and cycling, cooking and bird watching with friends.
Bsc (Hons) LicAc
Acute & chronic pain
Ante natal care, pregnancy & labour preparation
Promote natural fertility and supporting IVF & ICSI procedures
Building health and well being
Facial Revitalisation Acupuncture
Alexandra is a fully qualified Acupuncturist and a member of the British Acupuncture Council, MBAcC, the professional body for Acupuncturists in the UK. Membership requires practitioners to follow strict guidelines in their practice and ethics, ensuring professional standards. Alexandra is also a member of the London Acupuncture Childbirth Team (ACT) and The Acupuncture Fertility Network (AFN).
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Originally from South Africa, Alexandra moved to London in the late nineties. Motivated by her own experiences of different therapies and those of her family and friends, Alexandra decided to change direction and began to further explore complementary medicine, allowing her to acquire an understanding of various holistic techniques and find effective ways of helping people. This led to her true vocation, Acupuncture, and she has not looked back since.
Alexandra aims to provide an effective and gentle treatment which will be specific to your needs. During your initial consultation your condition/s will be discussed in detail and a full medical history will be taken. Alexandra will also take your pulse and look at your tongue as both are valuable diagnostic tools in Chinese Medicine. After combining all elements of your assessment, an individual treatment plan will be created for you which will help maintain your well being while addressing the presenting condition/s safely. Alexandra incorporates a variety of techniques in her treatment each of which will first be discussed so that together you can create a treatment plan that works for you.
Gift vouchers are available for all treatments.
Treatments with Alexandra may be covered by your private health insurance plan.
Dip Sports Massage, Dip Sports Therapy, Grecian Reiki Level 4, CHEK Holistic lifestyle coach level I, CHEK Scientific Back Training, CHEK Programme Design, BTEC Level 5 Sport and remedial massage therapy (pending)
Sports Massage can
• Maintain the body generally in better condition.
• Prevent injuries and loss of mobility / flexibility
• Cure and restore mobility to injured muscle tissue.
• Boost performance.
• Extend the overall life of your sporting career
Salvatore qualified in Sports massage therapy in 2002 when in addition he studied personal training, nutrition and sports therapy. He has increased his knowledge by studying corrective exercise and holistic lifestyle coaching, which involved learning specific exercises that can help bring the body into an optimum postural position.
His massage skills have seen him work with a wide variety of people from members of the public with tight muscles and poor posture to those competing in sporting activities.
Continued professional development is something Salvatore takes seriously and regularly studies courses in Sport and remedial massage therapy.
Salvatore prides himself on his well rounded approach to massage and is also a certified Reiki healing practitioner and is insured to the highest standard with the Complementary therapists association.
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