Who are Body Balance

Founded in 1988, by a registered osteopath and a specialist in foot surgery, Body Balance are leading practitioners of Osteopathy, Chiropody, Foot Surgery, Acupuncture and Homeopathy.

The practice has grown to incorporate three sites at Romford, Hornchurch, and South Woodford and is able to provide a full range of professional and expert advice.

Our Osteopaths .

Body Balance is staffed by 13 qualified practitioners. Each are experts in their field and able to offer the best in professional care and advice. We have therefore been chosen to provide our services to local fund holding doctors and NHS Trusts. All our specialists continue their education with regular updates to stay at the front of their fields. Click on "Registered osteopath" beneath each name to check their current registration on the General Osteopathic Council web site.

Our practitioners are self employed consultants who take individual responsibility for your care whilst shareing the premisis and services of Body Balance.

John Chaffey B.Sc(Hons),DO
Registered Osteopath (links to GOsC registration)

John is the Principal Osteopath at Body Balance Osteopaths Hornchurch and Romford. He trained full time for four years at the British School of Osteopathy in London. He then studied for a Research degree at the University of East London looking into back pain during pregnancy. John is trained in advanced dry needling/ (medical) acupuncture. John has 24 years practice experience. John in an External Examiner of Clinical Competence The British School of Osteopathy, Oxford Brookes University,and Surrey Institute of Osteopathic Medicine. In 2012 he was appointed to the Council of the General Osteopathic Council, the UK statutory regulator for Osteopathy.

Terry Rulten B.Sc(Hons) PGCE(F)
Registered Osteopath (links to GOsC registration)

Terry is Senior Osteopath at Body Balance Osteopaths Hornchurch. Terry trained full time for four years at the European School of Osteopathy in Maidstone. Terry has 15 years practice experience. He has special experience in paediatric osteopathy.

Kate Perkins B.Sc(Ost, Hons)
Registered Osteopath (links to GOsC registration)

Kate is the Principal Osteopath at Body Balance Osteopaths South Woodford Surgery. Kate trained full time for four years at the European School of Osteopathy in Maidstone. She has an interest in paediatric osteopathy and management of cerebral palsy. Kate is trained in advanced dry needling/ (medical) acupuncture. Kate has 14 years practice experience and is the Principal Practitioner at our . As well as back and neck pain, she also has experience treating Horses and companion animals with professioal links to the local veterinary surgeons.. Kate has taught undergradualte osteopaths at the Oxford Brookes University.

Lucy Green B.Sc(Ost, Hons)
Registered Osteopath (links to GOsC registration)

Lucy is the Senior Osteopath at Body Balance Osteopaths Romford Surgery. Lucy trained full time for four years at the British College of Osteopathic Medicine in London. As well as back and neck pain, she is interested in the care of pregnant women and cranial techniques. She has 13 years practice experience

Kate Belle-Fortune B.Sc(Hons)
Registered Osteopath (links to GOsC registration)

Kate is the Senior Osteopath at Body Balance Osteopaths Hornchurch, South Woodfordand Romford. Kate trained full time for four years at the British College of Osteopathic Medicine in London. Kate is trained in advanced dry needling/ (medical) acupuncture. Kate has 8 years practice experience

Anna Rooke B.Sc(Hons)
Registered Osteopath (links to GOsC registration)

Anna is a Registered Osteopath at Body Balance Osteopaths Hornchurch and Romford.Anna trained full time for four years at the European School of Osteopathy. She is also qualified in dry needling techniques. Anna has four years practice experience. She has a special interest in sports injuries and rehabilitation of Rugby players.

Elda Nunez B.Sc(Hons)Ost
Registered Osteopath (links to GOsC registration)

Elda is the Senior Osteopath at Body Balance Osteopaths South Woodford. Elda trained full time for four years at the British College of Osteopathic Medicine in London. She works at the Osteopathic Center for Children and has a special interest in pediatric osteopathy and cranial techniques. Elda is trained in advanced dry needling/ (medical) acupuncture. Elda has 8 years practice experience

Lauren Evans M.Ost
Registered Osteopath (links to GOsC registration)

Lyndsey is a Registered Osteopath at Body Balance Osteopaths Hornchurch and Romford . Lauren trained full time at the European School of Osteopathy. She is training in Dry Needle acupuncture. She has one year of Osteopathic practice experience and several years as a sports therapist. Lauren is interested in back pain and womens health.

Rupal Ladva B.Ost,
Registered Osteopath (links to GOsC registration)

Rupal is a Registered Osteopath at Body Balance Osteopaths Hornchurch and Romford.Rupal trained full time at the British School of Osteopathy . She is trained in Dry Needle acupuncture. She has six years of Osteopathic practice experience.

Vikesh Arjan B.Ost.Med.,D.O, N.D.
Registered Osteopath (links to GOsC registration)

Vikesh is a Registered Osteopath at Body Balance Osteopaths, South Woodford.Vikesh trained full time at the British College of Osteopathic Medicine in London.. He is trained in Dry Needle acupuncture. He has four years of Osteopathic practice experience. He joind us from Dr Feri Efterkhari's Joseph Clinic in South Woodford that closed in April 2012 after Dr Eftrekhari's retirement.

 

 

Testimonials

Kate and the other osteopaths have always put me straight when my back hurt.

Dr F Dupree
Essex

 

I'm much better after my treatment and back to work now. Thanks.

Emma F -
Hornchurch

I was a little apprehensive, but quickly felt at ease with the osteopath who was very professional - he really explained what was wrong.

Mike B -
Chatham

John sent me straight off to the Doctor who sent me to hospital. I am very Grateful, I didn't know my back pain was from an illness.

Joseph G -
Hornchurch

Very professional - fitted me in a short notice and got surprising results.

David F -
Hornchurch

Has helped a lot with my chronic back pain. You keep me going.

Jan R -
Romford