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Our team

We are a very friendly team of 4 Osteopaths, a Sports Therapist and Practice Manager.

All of our Osteopaths have undertaken a 4-year degree programme and continue to embark on regular developmental training in order to maintain clinical and professional excellence. All practitioners are registered with the governing bodies within their field either The General Osteopathic Council or The Institute of Osteopathy

Jonathan Kettle BSc Osteopathy – Senior Osteopath

Graduated from British School of Osteopathy in 1993

The practice was first established by Sue Morrison in 1983 in Springfield Road and Jonathan started working in there in 1995 and then took over the practice in 1998, moving into new premises in Moreton Hall in 2005 and has been running it ever since!

Jonathan was a Clinic tutor from 2003 – 2005 for the European School of Osteopathy, which involved a pediatric and adult clinic and regular lecturing in anatomy and pediatrics both as an under grad and post grad in UK and Europe.

His special interests are pediatrics, women’s health and the challenges old age! Hobbies include vegetable gardening, tennis and kite surfing.


James Piercy Bsc Osteopathy

James studied at the British School of Osteopathy, graduating in the summer of 2006 with a degree in Osteopathy, and has since worked in a variety of clinics, initially working with a team of biomechanics experts and podiatrists that have successfully treated a host of elite athletes that compete on the world stage.
Since 2007 he has been working in Newmarket and his local town of Bury St. Edmunds. He is qualified in dry needling acupuncture and has a post-graduate diploma in the management and treatment of sports injuries.
His sporting interests include tennis where he has competed in many regional tournaments, as well as hockey, where he plays for Bury St. Edmunds. James is registered with the Osteopathic governing body the GOSC, as well as a multitude of private healthcare providers.


Louise Carruthers BOst Med DO ND

Louise Carruthers qualified from the British College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2008.  She joined the team at Bury Osteopaths in 2011.
Louise enjoys meeting and treating patients from all walks of life. She uses a mixed approach, and is able to vary treatment styles to suit her patients. Louise has done further training in cranial osteopathy, visceral osteopathy and kinesiotaping; as well as more traditional approaches.
She completed a post-graduate masters degree in osteopathy in 2016.  She studied, amongst other subjects, advanced clinical management and teaching; which she uses to help improve patient experience.
Outside of work Louise enjoys horseback riding and spending time with family and friends.


Paul France D.O M.Ost

Paul France qualified from the European School of Osteopathy with an Integrated Masters Degree in Osteopathy.

Paul started his career with showing an interest in sports injuries having played tennis and judo to competition level from an early age. During his training he had the opportunity to follow mothers through their pregnancies and to treat new-borns and was facinated  to see how Osteopathy can help during such transitional periods and thus he shows a specific interest in this field.

Paul is passionate about Osteopathy and enjoys getting to know his patients as individuals and the challenges that each of them brings. Paul`s aim is to understand the root of the problem to assist as much as possible the symptoms from reoccuring in the future.

Paul has experience of both Structural and Cranial Osteopathy and has followed serveral post graduate courses in Visceral Ostopathy, he is also qualified in dry needling.

Outside of work Paul is a keen traveller and enjoys golf, tennis and running. Paul is a registered member of the General Osteopathic Council and the Institute of Osteopathy.


Gemma Quirke – Locum Osteopath

Gemma studied at the European School of Osteopathy, where she gained her first class degree. She had previously been practicing in Wellington, New Zealand before returning back to the UK to practice in both Essex and Suffolk. Gemma is keen horse-rider and uses her range of osteopathic techniques both structural and cranial to treat patients from newborn to the elderly, including maternity and post parturition mothers.

Nick Pringle BSc Sports Therapy

Nick is a Graduate Sports Therapist from Coventry University with a vast amount of experience working in a range of different areas of healthcare and sports including the likes of Nottingham Forest FC, Coventry City FC, Coventry RFC and more. Nick has a strong interest in the physical activity, health and well-being of the general public of which has fuelled his passion to help as many people as he can by using evidence based treatment that strives to achieve significant progress for each client.

Additional to his degree Nick has completed a Sports Medicine Diploma, as well as other courses including Sports Massage, Tapping including Kinesiology, Gym Instuctor, Intermediate First Aid for Sport, Safeguarding for Children and more.

Outside of work Nick spends his time running, playing football, in the gym or playing the drums. For more information about Sports Therapy please click on our page: Sports Therapy