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Silsden osteopathy was opened by Amy O'Halloran (Master of Osteopathy M.Ost) in Autumn 2014. Amy trained at Leeds Metropolitan university and has a special interest in cycling, having worked at high profile international stages races with a Tour de France cycling team. A former keen road racing and cyclocross cyclist herself, Amy's understanding of the demands of the sport ensures that any cyclists with aches and pains will be well looked after in her hands.
Over the past few years Amy has also become a competitive powerlifter, winning regional competitions and has respresented Team Yorkshire. This has developed Amy's understanding and awareness of injury treatment and prevention in the disciplines of powerlifting, bodybuilding and crossfit.
Having also qualified as a Pilates teacher, Amy often prescribes Pilates based exercises to patients. This means she can offer a full and comprehensive programme of rehabilitation from hands on osteopathic treatment to movement and exercise based therapy through Pilates.
Amy is passionate about osteopathy and the benefits that it can give to people of all ages, from all walks of life, who are living with pain. From children to the elderly, anybody is eligible for treatment and you can expect to be listened to and treated respectfully and effectively in a safe environment with Amy as your Osteopath.
Amy is also now a rower at York city rowing club and combines her trips to York with an osteopathy clinic at local gym, Unit 17c.
Linda graduated from Leeds Beckett University with a Masters degree in osteopathy. She has always had an interest in the human body, pain mechanism, and how manual therapy can initiate change to help the body self heal. This lead firstly into a career in complementary therapies, such as various type of massage and Reflexology. This career path then progressed to the interest and passion for Osteopathy.
Linda has expanded her expertise into dry needling with acupuncture point, Paediatric and Cranial osteopathy and also treatments tailored for pregnancy at all stages. Linda has also worked in elderly care with her manual therapy skills, giving her experience for all age ranges and musculoskeletal conditions.
There are many therapeutic tools available to an Osteopath to give an individual the best treatment and management tailored to their specific needs. Linda continuously adds to her knowledge and skills with the aim and passion to help people optimise their health and fulfill their potential of vitality and fitness.