BRIAN McKENNA, LOUISE PROSSER & DAN WOODWARD

Brian McKenna  BSc (Hons) Ost. FSCCO (Hon). PGcACE.. is an osteopath and medical acupuncturist. He is a graduate of the British School of Osteopathy (BSO), is fully registered with the General Osteopathic Council, a member of the Institute of Osteopathy, the British Medical Acupuncture Society (BMAS) and is an honorary fellow of the Sutherland Cranial College of Osteopathy. (SCCO).

He was appointed as the welsh representative to the General Osteopathic Council in 2009 (the body that regulates osteopathy in the UK). He teaches on the integrated Masters Degree in Osteopathy at Swansea University and is currently undertaking a doctorate in osteopathy at the BSO

He has also completed post graduate training in “dry needling” acupuncture and is a member of BMAS. He is a former committee member of the South Wales Osteopathic Society and is a member of the SCCO research sub committee.

He has written for both osteopathic and nursing professional journals and lectured on many subjects, including osteopathy, Paediatric Osteopathy, osteopathic technique, cranial osteopathy, and clinical audit at both undergraduate and post graduate level. He has published research on cranial osteopathy and is currently writing a book on the subject.

His main interests are in the fields of research, back pain & shoulder dysfunction, & cranial osteopathy. Brian works in both the Cardiff and Newport clinics and provides osteopathy on the National Health Service (NHS) in Herefordshire.

Publications: Day-to-day practice of osteopaths using osteopathy in the cranial field, who are affiliated with the Sutherland Cranial College of Osteopathy (SCCO): A national survey by means of a standardised data collection tool

Louise Prosser M.Ost. Is a fully qualified and registered osteopath. She is a graduate of  Swansea University where she obtained a master’s degree in osteopathy. Louise is fully registered with the GOsC.
Before studying osteopathy Louise worked as a beauty and holistic therapist and a level 4 sport therapist for a division 1 rugby team and the boys club of wales under 16’s rugby team.
Louise treats all kinds of musculoskeletal problems including low back pain. she intends to further her understanding of the treatment of children with special needs, expectant mothers and medical acupuncture.

Dan Woodward M.Ost. MOst M.Ost. Is a fully qualified and registered osteopath. He is a graduate from Oxford Brookes University where he obtained his Masters degree in Osteopathy. Dan is fully registered with the General Osteopathic Council and a member of the institute of Osteopathy. From an early age his fascination with the human body and desire to work with people drove him to discover Osteopathy. His specific interests include neck dysfunction as well as other common problems such as back pain. Dan is a keen athlete participating in many sports and enjoys treating other sporting individuals with their injuries. He wishes to further his study involving the treatment of children and the problems associated with pregnancy.

For further information see the Wellfield Clinic website, www.newportosteopaths.co.uk, or telephone 01633 553148 to make an appointment directly with Brian, Louise or Dan.