Qualified in Osteopathy, Sports Massage Therapy, Deep Tissue Massage, Medical Acupuncture and Sports/Kinesio-Taping
Sam is a GOsC registered osteopath who graduated from the prestigious University College of Osteopathy (formerly the British School of Osteopathy) with a Masters Degree. She has been involved in bodywork for many years, holding an ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy, a Diploma in Sports and Kinesio Taping, and a Diploma in Deep Tissue Massage, with a focus on Swedish Massage.
Sam is based in Hitchin, Hertfordshire.
Sam sustained multiple injuries when she played lacrosse for England, which piqued her interest in sports rehabilitation, osteopathy and massage. Sam has experience of treating a wide range of conditions, with a special interest in fibromyalgia and other chronic pain conditions, sports injuries, injury rehabilitation, ankle pain, back pain and neck pain.
Sam has had the pleasure of working with a variety of people including office workers, horse riders, pregnant women, the elderly, those with acute and chronic pain, particularly back-related pain and patients with impaired mobility. She works extensively with athletes and sports clubs in London, as well as operating as head of the medical crew for the Luxembourg Men’s National Lacrosse Team.
As a sportswoman, Sam understands the intricacies of sport psychology and the impact injuries can have on athletes. Maintaining physical fitness and resolving injuries in an effective and efficient manner is paramount to performance; Sam aims to ensure your body is working to its full potential so you can make the most out of it for training and competition.
Sam can also provide deep tissue and more relaxing variations to her sports massage for people who work long hours and are struggling with tension, stress and day to day aches and pains. Before booking she is happy to discuss your needs, answer your questions and advise you on the best way forward to get you back to full health.