Practice Principal Holly Witcomb M.Ost
Holly graduated with a Master’s degree in Osteopathy from the British School of Osteopathy in 2013 and she is the principal osteopath at SOS Osteopaths. As well as treating patients of all ages for joint and spinal pain and stiffness, Holly’s specialist interest is treating athletes for sport related injuries and pregnant/newly delivered mothers for musculo-skeletal problems.
Holly also works as an associate for Shoreham Osteopathic Centre (http://www.shorehamosteo.co.uk) on Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s as well as teaching Osteopathic Technique to Part Time students on alternate weekends.
In her spare time, Holly dedicates her time to her young daughter and family, doing activities in the Shoreham and Southwick community. Holly will be going on maternity leave with her second baby from June 2018.
Karen Snowling M.Ost
Karen graduated from the British School of Osteopathy with a Masters degree in 2012. She has been working in Brisbane, Australia, in an inner-city, multi-disciplinary practice since February 2013 and after five years ‘down under’ has returned to the UK with the ambition to further her paediatric expertise by applying to complete the two-year, part-time, Diploma in Paediatric Osteopathy at the Osteopathic Centre for Children in London.
Karen enjoys seeing patients of all ages, from newborns up. She has a lot of experience working with those patients with long-term symptoms whether related to posture, over-use, pregnancy, or other causes. Karen has also taken a particular interest in treating patients with headaches. During treatment Karen may utilise soft tissue massage, joint articulation and mobilisation, dry needling, and cranio-sacral therapy techniques.
In her free time Karen is very active including functional fitness training, soccer, and long-distance running.
Karen will be joining the practice in May 2018.
Ben White M.Ost
Ben graduated from the British School of Osteopathy with a masters degree in 2012. In February 2013 he moved to Brisbane, Australia where he has been a full time practitioner in a multi-disciplinary clinic for the last 5 years. In Australia, Osteopathy is a first point of contact profession, so Ben has gained a lot of experience treating a wide range of presenting conditions in his time there. Ben has a particular interest in treating people with injuries obtained through sport, but also really enjoys seeing the quality of life improvements everyone can benefit from with Osteopathy whether it be office workers or the elderly. Ben may include techniques such as soft tissue massage, joint articulation, joint manipulation, and cranial sacral therapy during his treatments.
Ben has completed further study in Sports Massage, Cranial-Sacral Therapy and various courses on the treatment and rehabilitation of the neck and upper and lower limbs.
Outside osteopathy Ben enjoys watching and participating sport with a particular interest in football.
Ben will be joining the practice in May 2018.