Our Team

Here are our Team Members including a brief biography of each.

Kevin Partridge BSc (Hons) Ost

Osteopath (Principal)

Having graduated in London in 1997, Kevin started work in the NHS.  During this time he also worked in private practice where he developed a keen interest in sports injuries. Further studies have included the use of therapeutic ultrasound and dry needling. Kevin is also a member of the British Medical Acupuncture Society (BMAS).

Emma Childs BSc (Hons) Ost

Osteopath (Principal)

Emma started her career in London in 1996 where she worked in private practice and at the Osteopathic Centre for Children, Harley Street. She continues to pursue her interest in the treatment of infants and children.

Emma 'Chip' Chippendale-Ceely BSc (Hons) Ost. PGCert.MSc


Emma (Chip) graduated in 1996 and was a partner in a well established practice in Essex as well as teaching at the British School of Osteopathy before returning to the West Country. She is qualified to treat babies as well as adults but has a particular interest in treating older adults especially those who require a more gentle approach.

Rupert Farrington Dip Ac (UK) Cert Ac (China) MBRCP OMD


Rupert graduated from the SW College of Oriental Medicine in 2000, furthering his studies in China.

Treating holistically he works with the whole person, taking into account mental and social factors, rather than just the symptoms of a disease. This approach is successful with specific problems such as tennis elbow and for more general feelings such as lack of energy.

Rupert has many skills and interests including joinery and cabinet making and sailing.

Paula Edwards LSSM Dip, BTEC, MSMA


Paula is qualified in Sports massage BTEC level 5, SMA gold level, Thai yoga massage, Barral Institute Visceral and Neuro-meningeal manipulation.

In 2012 she worked at the pre Paralympic training camp and with Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games diving teams. Paula was a senior teacher at the NLSSM in sports massage. Paula's passion is to improve function and performance for all and she has a special interest in hypermobility syndrome, digestive issues and women's health.

Jackie Collis


Jackie covers reception Wednesday to Friday and can help to answer and direct your enquiries.

Michelle Wilkinson


Michelle runs the reception on Mondays and Tuesdays and can help with your enquiries.

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 8.30-6pm

Selected Saturdays, please call for availability, closed bank holidays.






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