About Us

James, Amy and Laura are fully registered with the General Osteopathic Council. This means that they meet the high standards of training and education needed, and that they consistently fulfil their Continuing Professional Development requirements such as regularily attending lectures and seminars to keep up to date with recent developments.

James Horwood

James qualified with distinction from the British School of Osteopathy in 2004. James also studied under John Wernham when completing the Diploma in Classical Osteopathy during his final year at the BSO.

In the years since graduating James has built up a vast amount of experience with patients of all ages with wide ranging problems. Aside from general practice he has a keen interest in foot and gait problems and is able to fit a variety of insoles or foot orthotic devices if needed. Having played Rugby Union to a high level James has a detailed understanding of sports injuries and various rehabilitation approaches to suit all levels of participation.

Prior to training as an Osteopath James gained a degree in Human Biology from Leeds Metropolitan University in the late 1990’s which covered allied areas such as neuroscience, sports science, nutrition and psychology.

James is married and has two young children, away from work James can be found walking or cycling over the Mendip hills.

Amy Horwood

Amy graduated from the British School of Osteopathy in 2004 and moved to live in the West Country working in Taunton and Honiton.

In the years since graduating Amy has continued to expand her knowledge and skills and studied several in-depth courses with the Sutherland Cranial College, the leading cranial Osteopathic education group. She has great experience of treating babies, children and adults using cranial techniques along side standard structural methods.

Amy balances her working life with looking after her two young children, and enjoys the challenges that both aspects bring.

Laura Morris M.OST

Laura qualified from the British School of Osteopathy (now known as the University College of Osteopathy). Laura also qualified as a massage therapist during her degree at the British School of Osteopathy and worked in South Bristol where she has enjoyed building her knowledge of biomechanics and how to combine symptoms, medical history and lifestyle to promote optimum health in an individual, she frequently works alongside other healthcare providers such as GPs and midwives.

Laura enjoys treating a wide range of patients but has a particular interest in osteopathy for women’s health and is currently doing postgraduate training in paediatrics.
Laura has over 10 years’ experience of working as a Doula, and birth educator supporting mothers and fathers throughout the process of birth and beyond.

Before becoming an osteopath, Laura worked for various organisations and charities in Bristol and the southwest, delivering confidence building workshops and effective team-building courses.

She is very active and has a keen interest in running and yoga, but her passion is for outdoor swimming!