BabyBourne works directly with Freedom Osteopathy and we don't recommend just anyone. The team have extensive knowledge, and John specialises in pregnancy osteopathy, sports injury and
John Blachford - Osteopathy
John Blachford holds a Degree in Osteopathy and is registered with the General Osteopathic Council and Insitute of Osteopathy along with being a member of the Osteopathic Sports Care Association. He has 20 years of experience working as an Osteopath and Sports Therapist. He also holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering which gives him a unique insight into the biomechanics of the human body.
Over the years John has worked with high-level rugby players, runners, judo and karate players and has worked with the Riverdance troupe. He spent 8 years working in London working with city businesses to provide Corporate Osteopathy.
He also specialises in the treatment of pregnant women, helping them with sciatica, SPD, reflux, sickness and other pregnancy-related problems.
Lawrence Dreifuss - Podiatry
Lawrence graduated as a state registered podiatrist at the London Foot Hospital and UCL medical school in 1987. As an intern he worked extensively at the Stanmore Orthopaedic Hospital and the Royal Homeopathic Hospital in biomechanics.
Gaining community experience at GP surgeries he then was based in Poole General and Royal Bournemouth Hospitals specialising in high-risk diabetic treatment. He has also helped set up and worked in the biomechanical and appliance departments during which time he did research into the total contact insole for the high-risk patient. This is now in common use by most clinicians in the UK as a standard naturopathic device for the diabetic.
Lawrence now specialises in treating musculo-skeletal conditions of the lower limb and is very interested in postural abnormalities related to gait/pelvic dysfunction, namely biomechanics, especially related to chronic sports injuries.
Kim Latore - Acupuncture
Kim graduated from The London College of Traditional Acupuncture in 2011 and followed this with a diploma in Paediatric Acupuncture from The College of Integrated Chinese Medicine.
She has also attended various courses in Naturopathic Nutrition, Food Intolerance Testing, Fertility and Specialist Eye Conditions.
Kim provides Traditional Chinese Acupuncture for all ages from the womb to retirement and for a wide range of conditions.
Alongside Traditional Acupuncture Kim also uses Moxibustion cupping and Electro Acupuncture.