About The Osteopaths Walters ~ Pearce ~ Perkins ~ Cadwallader

The Osteopaths Walters ~ Pearce ~ Perkins ~ Cadwallader
Catherine J. Walters D.O, F.L.C.O.M
Catherine Walters

Catherine Walters is the principal Osteopath at The Osteopaths Walters~Pearce~Perkins~Cadwallader. She has been a practising Osteopath since 1977 and is an examiner for the major Osteopathic educational institutions. This involvement in current education allows her to keep abreast of modern developing Osteopathic practices. Catherine Walters also practises acupuncture and takes a holistic approach to Osteopathy with an interest in a variety of approaches and conditions. One such interest is in the treatment of, and giving a degree of relief from, the symptoms of osteoarthritis, and spinal problems.

Patrick Pearce B.Ost (Hons), C.S.C.S

Patrick Pearce is a former elite UK middle distance athlete. He has been a practising Osteopath since 2005 and has special interests in sport injuries, foot biomechanics and orthotics. Patrick continues to develop his knowledge of Osteopathy at a post-graduate level.

Kate Perkins BSc Ost (Hons)

Kate Perkins trained full time for four years at the European School of Osteopathy in Maidstone, graduating in 2000. She has over 18 years’ practice experience and is fully registered with all major insurance companies including BUPA and AXA/PPP.

Kate has done post-graduate courses in advanced dry needling/(medical) acupuncture and k-taping. She has a special interest in core strength exercise including Pilates and Powerhoop.

Kate has taught undergraduate osteopaths at the European School of Osteopathy and Oxford Brookes University. She enjoys regular CPD lectures in wide ranging subjects including Orthopaedics, Nutrition and Exercise.

In her spare time Kate enjoys running, reading, trips to the theatre, cycling, ski-ing and has recently started learning to sail.

Rebecca Mercer BSc(Hons) Ost

Rebecca Mercer qualified from the British School of Osteopathy in 1997. She subsequently worked in New Zealand and East Anglia before settling and working in Cambridge at the Beechwood Practice. She also spent five years lecturing as a part-time clinic tutor at the British School of Osteopathy.

After an initial strong interest in sports injuries, Rebecca also became interested in pregnancy, age related and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome presentations as well as general practice.

She works structurally, clinically and with dry needling. She regularly attends courses to keep her knowledge base updated. She is also a busy mum of two and enjoys large scale DIY and renovation projects with her husband.

Penny Cadwallader ND DO

Penny qualified as an Osteopath over 30 years ago from the British College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1987.  Since then she has held practices in Essex and the City of London.

Also as a registered Naturopath, Penny has an ongoing interest in Natural Health Care and Nutrition.  Her interests are varied and include osteoarthritis and joint health, jaw dysfunction, headaches and spinal pain.  Penny likes to treat people of all ages.

Penny has been a manual handling and client handling trainer in the Health and Safety industry, working in London and other areas of the UK, helping people in the workplace.  She also has experience as a Display Screen Equipment assessor and trainer, assessing people at their desks, helping to reduce the risk of injury and cumulative strain.

Penny is covered by most major insurance companies including Bupa, AXA/PPP, Simply Health, WPA and Aviva.

Her interests are art, music, gardening and running.

Iga Amal Czarnawska-Iliev

Acupuncture and No-Needle Therapies

Iga has a Masters degree in Chinese Medicine with distinction (MCM/MSc) from the only programme in the UK supported by the prestigious international Confucius Institute and hosted until recently at the London South Bank University. She studied for four years and practised at a Traditional Chinese Medicine training clinic at Elephant and Castle, learning from some wonderful practitioners, English and Chinese alike. She is now a full member of the British Acupuncture Council.

Iga is also an alumna of United World College of the Atlantic (Wales) and Dartmouth College (USA, Ivy League); those institutions made her interested in research as well as the idea of giving back to the world with one’s skill and knowledge. She has published in the European Journal of Integrative Medicine, and she regularly peer reviews articles and attends conferences to keep aware of recent developments.

She now lives in Royston, Hertfordshire with her husband and three children – where she also trains at the Bujinkan Royston Dojo, and GMax Academy. In her free time, she likes to play with her family, lazily jog on the beautifully muddy Royston fields, and practise Qi Gong.

The Physiotherapist Julie Herbert

Julie Herbert MCSP BSc(Hons) MAACP

Julie Herbert qualified in 1999 as a Chartered Physiotherapist following which she pursued her career within the NHS. This has given her experience in treating a wide variety of ailments across all age groups.

She is a Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP), registered with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) and a Member of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (AACP). She is also a Member of Physio First. Since October 2016, her clinic has been participating in Physio First’s Data for Impact study and she became a member of the Physio First Quality Assured Practitioner (QAP) scheme in May 2017.

She specialises in musculoskeletal physiotherapy covering all soft tissue injuries and joint problems.

To maintain her registration with the professional bodies and to ensure she keeps up to date with new techniques and training, she attends practical training courses, seminars and conferences every year.

She is registered with most private healthcare providers, including AXA PPP, WPA, Aviva, Simplyhealth, Vitality, Cigna and Exeter Friendly. However, she has chosen not to continue to be registered with Bupa. Know More…

Natalie Hilliard

Natalie Hilliard BSc(Hons) MCSP

Natalie graduated from the University of Hertfordshire with a BSc Hons in Physiotherapy in 2005. Prior to this she graduated with a BSc Hons in Sports Science from Brunel University. After graduating from her Physiotherapy degree, Natalie worked in complex neurology, treating patients with traumatic head injury and spinal cord injury, as well as treating patients with long term neurological conditions such as MS, ME and Parkinsons Disease. During this time, she also treated patients with respiratory conditions and orthopaedic conditions.

For the last six years Natalie has specialised in an approach called Myofascial Release, working in outpatient clinics and visiting people in their own homes. Used in conjunction with other physiotherapy interventions, such as exercise therapy and other rehabilitation approaches, this approach is effective in the treatment/management of musculoskeletal pain, such as low back pain, shoulder pain and neck pain, as well as sporting injuries and orthopaedic conditions. This gentle treatment approach also helps improve function for patients with neurological conditions.

Natalie also has a special interest in chronic conditions such as ME and fibromyalgia and since covid-19, she is now seeing patients struggling with ‘long-covid’ symptoms.

Massage Therapy

Benoit Grattepanche

Benoit has been a massage therapist for over 12 years.  He has studied and is certified in Deep Tissue and Shiatsu Massage, in Mauritius and Switzerland, where he worked alongside osteopaths and other manual therapists.  Benoit is a second year student at The College of Osteopaths in London.

He has been working as a swimming coach for over the last 20 years with several generations of athletes including Olympic athletes and is currently working as the head coach of the Bishop’s Stortford Swimming Club.

Podiatry & Chiropody

Lewis Slater D.Pod.M., M.Ch.S

Lewis Slater is an experienced and registered Podiatrist and Chiropodist, who has worked in both the NHS and private practice and has lectured widely to both health-care and sports professionals. Lewis graduated in 1987 from the Chelsea School of Chiropody and Podiatric Medicine. He is a member of The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists, the leading professional body and trade union for Registered Podiatrists. Lewis is also registered with the Health Care Professions Council, the UK regulator set up to maintain standards for training, professional skills, behaviour and health. Lewis treats patients for all manner of chiropody problems, including heel pain, infections, in-grown toe nails and verrucae. He also performs minor surgery.


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