All our practitioners are fully registered and insured with the General Osteopathy Council after completing their Master's degrees. They are all also members of the Institute of Osteopathy.
Ole, originally from Norway, has been living in Yorkshire since 2008 and studied Sports Science and Deep Tissue Massage then Osteopathy at university in Leeds.
Ole, holds additional qualifications in Sports & Deep Tissue Massage, RockTape Therapy. He also practises cranial Osteopathy (a specialist technique to assess the flow of fluid within the brain and the subtle movements of the bones of the skull) as he has a specialist interest in treating headaches.
He founded Otley Osteopaths in 2014 as he believes people should not have to 'live with pain' and believes osteopathy can help treat many common pains. As a keen sportsman himself, he also appreciates the negative impact of aches and pains in sport, so works with sporting enthusiasts to treat their minor injuries.
Mariska graduated from Leeds Metropolitan University with a Masters in Osteopathy degree (MOst) in 2014. She enjoys treating a variety of patients, but has a particular interest in treating the elderly, as well as expectant and post-partum Mothers.
Mariska has always had a passion for helping others, and worked as a care worker for a number of years before becoming an Osteopath. She enjoys adapting and tailoring her osteopathic treatment to a patient's specific needs. There is nothing more satisfying to her than seeing a transformation in patients who have previously been in pain, and can now carry on with their normal lives.
Mariska has completed further training in Myofascial taping, Neil Asher frozen shoulder technique, and obstetric care.
Matt is a Yorkshire man, born and bred! His specialist interest is sporting injuries and prescribing exercise advice to help people return to their optimum performance levels. His personal sporting interests include football, rugby, cricket and golf. He also enjoys helping people correct their gym routines to prevent injury and improve their gains.
Matt also has additional qualifications in acupuncture, sports (Rock) taping and cranial osteopathy.