Abbey Chiropractic Clinic has four Chiropractors providing you with the choice of consulting a male or female practitioner if you have a preference. Find out about our friendly and professional team below:
Chiropractor: Louise Marshman MSc (Chiro), D.C.
Louise graduated top of her year from the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic in Bournemouth in 2004. She gained a first class honours in her Bachelor’s degree and a distinction in her Master’s degree. Louise’s achievements were acknowledged by the British Chiropractic Association and she received an award for outstanding academic achievements. Prior to her chiropractic training, she also completed a BSc (Hons) degree in Physical Education & Sports Science at Loughborough University, where again she excelled and gained a first class honours degree.
Louise is qualified in myofascial dry needling, which is a medical form of acupuncture. This technique allows her to use acupuncture needles to help reduce muscle spasm and is very popular among her patients. She also has a particular interest in treating headaches, particularly migraines and headaches arising from the neck. It was as a sufferer herself that Louise first found Chiropractic and its benefit in the prevention of migraines. Louise works at the clinic three days a week, offering early morning treatment sessions.
Louise’s hobbies include tennis and badminton. In tennis she has represented Yorkshire for over 30 years and was a national junior doubles champion. She currently plays competitively for Yorkshire, York Tennis Club and for Selby badminton club.
Chiropractor: Andrew Marshman MSc (Chiro), D.C.
Andrew is a 2001 graduate from the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic in Bournemouth, gaining both his Bachelors and Masters degrees. Andrew has since accumulated a wealth of experience in the management and treatment of back pain working at Chiropractic clinics in Dorset, Somerset and Yorkshire. Andrew originates from Brecon in South Wales but after marrying Louise, who is from East Yorkshire, has settled in the area.
Andrew has a keen interest in sport, gaining a BSc (Hons) in Physical Education & Sports Science at the world renowned Loughborough University.
He captained the Welsh Cross Country team as a junior athlete. It was through his participation in sport that Andrew developed an interest in Chiropractic. During his teens he used Chiropractic to treat any injuries that he developed and to maximise his sporting performance. Although his original interest stemmed from his sporting participation, it is general practice and helping local people that has given Andrew the most satisfaction over the years.
Chiropractor: Amn Sahota MChiro, D.C.
Amn Sahota has been a valuable member of the clinical team since 2012. Amn trained for five years and graduated from the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic in 2010, with a Master’s degree in Chiropractic. She has previously worked at a multidisciplinary clinic in Manchester before relocating back to her home county Yorkshire.
In her spare time, Amn likes to keep fit through taekwondo, jogging and going to the gym. In 2013 and 2014 she competed in the Taekwondo National Championships gaining bronze medals.
Amn practices at the clinic on Mondays and Thursdays offering late evening appointments.
Chiropractor: Joe Cox MChiro
Graduating with a Masters in Chiropractic with Distinction from the Welsh Institute of Chiropractic, Joe is new to the team and keen to make a difference to the area that he has grown up in. He is registered with the General Chiropractic Council and is a full member of the British Chiropractic Association.
A lover of all things sport, Joe loves to keep fit and healthy and has a particular interest in rehabilitation and injury prevention. He particularly enjoys playing squash and has previously represented his university team.
Joe has a passion for enabling people from all walks of life to get the best out of their bodies. He can do this through applying a multitude of manipulative and soft tissue techniques, selecting the best treatment tailored to the individual based on their goals and specific needs. Joe is also qualified in the application of RockTape – a form of kinesiology tape acting to improve the movement and support of muscular injuries.
Joe is available four days a week at the Selby clinic in the evenings and Saturday mornings and also works two days a week at the Goole clinic.
Sports Massage Therapist: Amy Lawrence BSc (Hons), Level 4 Sports Massage Therapy
Amy qualified as a sports massage therapist from Selby College in 2014. She went on to complete a BSc (Hons) degree in Sports Science and Injury Rehabilitation at York St. John University, graduating with an upper second class degree. Whilst studying, Amy worked at a massage clinic within the University and since graduating she has moved on to private therapy work.
In 2017 she completed her Level 4 Sports Massage Therapy course in York. Alongside massage therapy, Amy is qualified in fascial movement taping (ROCKTAPE). She is also a qualified personal trainer.
In her spare time, she enjoys going to the gym and taking part in martial arts. She plays the piano to Grade 6, enjoying both classical and jazz compositions.
Appointments for Amy can be made by calling the clinic directly on 01757 700 500.
Jazmin graduated with an honours degree in Traditional Chinese Medical Acupuncture from the Northern College of Acupuncture in York in 2011. Since qualifying she has completed post graduate training in fertility, musculoskeletal pain and auricular therapy (ear acupuncture). Jazmin is currently undergoing training in paediatric acupuncture.
Jazmin is registered with the British Acupuncture Council, the UK’s largest regulatory body for practitioners of Traditional Acupuncture.
In her spare time, Jazmin enjoys being active outdoors with her children, reading and loves cooking.
Appointments for Jazmin can be made by calling the clinic directly on 01757 700 500.
Pregnancy Massage Therapist/Medical Herbalist: Michaela Scott BSc (Hons)
Michaela has 16 years experience as a massage therapist and has specialist training in pregnancy massage. Her particular interest in supporting women through pregnancy and birth lead to her training as a birth doula and she is a recognised member of Doula UK (www.doula.org.uk). A doula supports women and their families during pregnancy, childbirth and early parenthood.
Michaela is also a qualified medical herbalist and graduated from the University of Wales in 2008. Her 4 year BSc (Hons) degree course covered training in general medicine as well as herbal medicine. This was supplemented by additional clinical training at the Universities of East London, Middlesex and Westminster and a Clinical Examination course at The British School of Osteopathy. She is a member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists (NIMH).
In her spare time Michaela is a keen gardener. She also likes to keep fit by playing netball and jogging.
Appointments for Michaela can be made by calling her on 07801 071641.