Oliver Hobkirk-Smith

DOCTOR OF CHIROPRACTIC 

DC MChiro (AECC) CH Dip. C. Hyp

Oliver Hobkirk-Smith

Oliver originally trained as a Doctor of Chiropractic at the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic, and has since practiced within both Warwickshire, and the prestigious Harley Street/Wimpole Street region, in the City of Westminster, London. 

His professional interests include the management of chronic injuries and  chronic pains which have proven impossible to resolve elsewhere, such as chronic low back pain, neck pain, and headaches, osteoarthritis/degenerative joint disease, complex-regional pain, and fibromyalgia etc.

Oliver also works alongside a number of professional sports men and women, to keep them on the pitch or track, through helping them prevent sporting injury, together with assisting them to achieve their optimum level of sporting performance.

Oliver is registered with the General Chiropractic Council and is a member of the British Chiropractic Association.

 

Professor Robert L Ashford

Podiatrist

DPodM, BA, BEd, MA, MMedSci, PhD, FCPM, FFPM RCPS (Glasg), SFHEA, CSCI, MCHS

Renowned in both professional academia, and in private practice: Professor Robert Ashford originally trained within the Glasgow School of Podiatric Medicine, and has enjoyed a rich and expansive career, spanning over four decades.

He has recently been appointed as Dean Elect for the Faculty of Podiatric Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

Furthermore, he has secured ‘Emeritus Status’ from Birmingham City University which he was employed as Director of the Graduate School for many years.  The honour was also conferred for his 22 years of academic contribution to the university. He is therefore the first Podiatrist in history to achieve Emeritus Status!

Robert has served within numerous educational institutions and universities across the UK and worldwide, including: Queens University of Belfast, Birmingham City University, Middlesex, Derby, Staffordshire, Brighton, Universidad Complutense De Madrid, Helsinki Polytechnic, Glasgow School of Podiatry, Northern Ireland School of Podiatric Medicine and more. His roles but to name a few have included that of Professor of Podiatry, Senior Lecturer, Head of School, Director of Post Grad Research Degrees, Route Director for BSc and MSc Podiatry programmes, MSc Podiatry supervisor and supervision of many PhD/MPhil/DProf research degrees.

He’s proud to have published over 140 research articles within peer reviewed medical journals (many of which are in the area of chronic pain management), in addition to chapters he’s written for medical textbooks.

Robert is a Fellow of the Faculty of Podiatric Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and as Dean of the Faculty is Chairman of its Executive Board. He is also a clinical examiner for the College.  He also holds Fellowship of the College of Podiatric Medicine and a Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Association.  He was honoured in 2014 with an meritorious award from the College of Podiatry, London. 

It is our privilege to have Robert providing services in both Clinical Podiatry and Chiropody, and Biomechanical Podiatry (including Gait and Movement Patten Analysis using the OptoGait System, Foot Posture Index Scanning using the Delcam iQube Scanner, and custom orthotic prescription).

 

Heidi Marie Murfin

PODIATRIST

BSc (Hons) Podiatry MChS

Heidi has demonstrated a standard of excellence within Podiatry from the onset of her career, achieving a prestigious first class honours to her Bachelor of Science in Podiatric Medicine.

Her strengths lie in the sheer diversity to her clinical practice: Having worked within a range of NHS trusts, in addition her private practice, she has built an invaluable catalogue of experience in Podiatric Medicine. Her research focused and evidence-based scope of practice sees her treat a vast array of conditions affecting the foot, ankle, knee hip, and low back.

Due to her clinical success, Heidi has also been contracted to provide Biomechancial Assessment and Gait Analysis for an expanse of both professional and amateur athletes within football, rugby, tennis, golf, and athletics.

Its our privilege to have Heidi providing services in both Clinical Podiatry and Chiropody, and Biomechanical Podiatry (including Gait and Movement Patten Analysis using the OptoGait System, Foot Posture Index Scanning using the Delcam iQube Scanner, and custom orthotic prescription).

Heidi is registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC). She is a Member of the Society of Chiropodist & Podiatrists (SCPOD). 

 

 

Andrew Powell

Doctor of Chiropractic

DC MChiro (AECC)

Andrew trained as a Doctor of Chiropractic at the world-renowned Anglo European College of Chiropractic (AECC). His time working within the prestigious AECC clinic refined his research informed, evidence-based scope of clinical practice. Diverse in his diagnostic and treatment strategies, he see’s a wide range of patients from all walks and stages of life; including those suffering with Back pain & Sciatica, Neck pain, Headaches, Shoulder, Elbow & Wrist problems, Hip, Knee, & Ankle problems, Osteoarthritis /‘Wear & Tear’ / ‘Old Age’ etc.

A keen sportsman himself, his professional interests include the treatment and rehabilitation of sports related injuries, and the optimisation of athletic performance for sports men and women within their chosen discipline. 

Andrew is registered with the General Chiropractic Council and is a member of the British Chiropractic Association.

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