What Do You Do?

Essentially, I am an Injury Rehabilitation Therapist and a specialist in the structural aspects of the human body. I have worked in MSK and neurophysiotherapy departments for NHS, private physiotherapy companies and osteopath clinics.
I have studied and continue studying medical aspects from anatomy and physiology to pharmacology, pathology, and Biodynamic Cranial Therapy as a student of Osteopathy.

I am competent in recognising what is safe to treat and not and when further investigation is needed.

I approach each patient as an individual, meaning no two patients will receive the same treatment.

Initial Consultation

The initial consultation will start with a few questions to understand what your symptoms are. In discussing your symptoms, I will first ensure that manual therapy is correct for you. Otherwise, you may be referred to another health professional for appropriate treatment, tests, or X-rays.

Questions will be about your symptoms and also about your medical history (previous surgery, fractures, sprains, illnesses, treatments and so on).

After a detailed ‘past medical history,’ I will ask you about your current problem and any other factors that could predispose or contribute to it. I will inquire about your previous injuries, physiology (heart, digestive system, etc.), sleep, nutrition, and stress levels in life.

Once I have an idea of your situation, I will perform a full postural examination, and you may need to undress to your underwear. If you prefer, you can wear shorts and a thin top. (Please contact me if you have any concerns/read below – Addressing the whole person). I may perform various tests, including blood pressure or neurological tests. I may then perform orthopaedic or mobility tests on your symptomatic area and possibly other parts of your body, as the source of the symptoms may lie elsewhere. Afterwards, I will compare what I saw to what I feel in a passive exam of your joints and muscles.

I can help you with various conditions and help you to improve your overall physical health, including:

  • Improving the mobility and overall flexibility of the body’s joints
  • Remove and relieve tension that is held in the muscles.
  • Increasing the blood supply to the tissues in your body
  • Helping the body to heal itself naturally.


I use a very structural approach, using hands-on techniques such as.

  • Osteopathic Soft Tissue mobilisation & manipulation of joints/Massage
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Range of Movement Testing/assessment & treatment of postural, pelvic & spinal alignment
  • Muscle and Joint Stretches
  • Osteopathic Joint Articulation
  • Acupuncture
  • Specific exercise prescription for the prevention & rehabilitation of injury
  • Educating/Retraining to prevent recurring injuries
  • Lifestyle advice
  • Naturopathy
  • Rehabilitation pre- & post-surgery
  • Scoliosis Correction Protocol™
  • 3D Functional Movement Patterns
  • Spiral Stabilization
  • Rock Tape/K-Tape
  • Biodynamic Cranial Therapy
  • Craniosacral Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Chronic Pain
  • Techniques from the USA and Europe

The techniques I choose to use will depend on your age, activities, symptoms, and wishes and will depend on what your body needs or will respond best to at that time. There is a misunderstanding about healing in popular culture. Many people think that healing is something that is done to you. It is not. Healing is something that is facilitated. Your body is hard-wired to return to health. It is based on the principle that a well-functioning body is dependent on both its structure and function working effectively together. The goal is to restore this self-correcting potential by removing the obstacles that impede healing. The normal flow of the body’s fluids can improve function by restoring proper mechanics to an area. By easing restrictions in this way, your body has the chance to mend, and you can be healthy and comfortable once again.

Addressing the Whole Person

My therapy has no specific technique; my outlook demands the body be addressed as a whole unit – body, mind and spirit. I look at the body’s interrelated parts and their dynamic relationship through my training. On top of that, I acknowledge that the interrelated nature of the body also applies to the interrelated nature of the person. This means I will consider psychosocial factors outside of your physical complaints when forming a treatment for you. For example, stress from work or home can affect your body’s ability to heal, slowing down the process. Therefore, the key to recovering from long-term pain may require both a course of treatment and lifestyle changes.

What should I wear?

I will need to palpate (touch) the area, feeling tenderness, heat and muscle texture to identify the injured area. You will be asked to perform specific movements, and your posture/gait/walking will be observed if necessary. Since COVID restrictions, I am no longer able to supply towels. For your modesty, I advise you to provide two bath-size towels for the treatment session. If your treatment involves any upper thigh or hip work, you may be asked to dress down to underwear and be covered with a towel for modesty. You should wear comfortable clothing such as shorts/t shirt. Ladies, please wear a bra that fastens at the back and tie your long hair back. Men, please wear shorts – no baggy boxers!! Please ensure all underwear is appropriate for your treatment session.   

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Shoulder Fix

11 December 2023

Having recently fractured the ball in my shoulder socket and badly damaged the soft tissue in my arm, I was recommended by my Physiotherapist to have some treatment with Marcus. I have found his knowledge, and advice on exercises extremely helpful and beneficial, and feel sure that my recovery in gaining full movement again is due to his treatment. I highly recommend him.


Scoliosis neck pain

5 December 2023

I feel the difference after my treatment sessions with Marcus, and I highly recommend him. I suffered from a horribly stiff neck for years due to having scoliosis since childhood, and stretches, exercising, and physio had not worked. From my first appointment with Marcus, the stiffness and discomfort I felt in my neck mostly went away. I felt great relief from the first session, and I have sessions every few months to address my scoliosis aches and pains as well as smaller aches and to maintain health and good mobility in my body. I always come away feeling benefits which are both instantaneous and lasting. Marcus is very professional, and I feel that his studies in Physiotherapy and Osteopathy keep him at the forefront of skills in practice. His approach is very holistic, and he’s shared his ideas and naturopathic beliefs with me regarding nutrition and sleep which have helped me improve my health. Professional and with a warm and positive energy, I look forward to my appointments and feel grateful for the benefits I’ve received from my sessions with him.


Foot Pain

24 November 2023

I must thank Marcus for his guidance in helping me heal my plantar fasciitis! I had been suffering plantar fasciitis pain since February 2023 and had seen two physiotherapists and a massage therapist, but they couldn’t get it gone, even with acupuncture and exercise. I finally got directed to Marcus in September. We discussed toe curls with a tea towel, weighted towel, a tennis ball to mobilise my foot, and a bottle of frozen water to help with the discomfort and swelling! We also worked on toe and calf strength and deep massage of my foot too. Following all his advice and treatments, I found more comfort after each visit. I can now walk without pain or feeling like I have a rock in my shoe. Thank you, Marcus.


Equine Therapy

23 November 2023

In our capacity as an equestrian competition organisation, we frequently encounter the necessity for injury treatments pertaining to both riders and horses within the regions of Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire.

In an industry that necessitates optimal physical performance from both riders and horses on a consistent basis, the presence of a therapist possessing great talent, knowledge, understanding, and insight becomes imperative to uphold such standards.

The manual technique employed by Marcus, devoid of mechanical assistance, remains important in effectively addressing the physical requirements imposed on our performers and their equine companions. Marcus’s demeanour and methodology have a soothing effect, while his comprehension of the physical demands associated with any sort of performance has significant importance for our group. We have all developed a dependence on and confidence in Marcus’s discernment and care. His ability to provide riders with insight into the causes of injuries, methods of treatment, and strategies for maintaining a state of freedom from injury and discomfort is an invaluable resource for our community.

We are privileged to have an individual of Marcus’s exceptional quality in proximity to our location in Bucks/Herts.


Above and beyond

8 November 2023

My late wife was diagnosed with breast cancer back in February 2021. After much discussion, she decided to have a mastectomy and suffered the consequential cording post-operation. Marcus was introduced through a friend who had had lymph drainage for their legs. On the initial visit, Marcus was most empathetic, kind and considerate and discussed the treatment he could deliver at length. My wife would always report feeling so much better after his treatments, and we hold regard for him as a family. Since her passing in December last, Marcus has continued to keep in touch with me and has pulled me out of many a dark place. He is a true gent and friend. I would have no hesitation in recommending his services to anyone.