About Us

Our aim is not just to get you feeling better, pain free or more mobile but to educate and advise to prevent reoccurrences of your presenting condition. We provide bespoke exercise plans and advice on how to manage your aches and pains.

The Osteopathic Centre was established in 2005 and is located at the Welwyn Rugby Football Club in the heart of Welwyn Garden City in Hertfordshire. Patrick and Louise both qualified from the British School of Osteopathy now named the University College of Osteopathy in 2005 and have worked in practices in Bishops Stortford, Harpenden and Radlett before combining their skills and expertise at The Osteopathic Centre in Welwyn Garden City.

We do our absolute best to provide same day appointments if you should need and offer early and late evening appointments. The practice is also registered with all major insurance companies.

Louise North

Louise qualified from The British School of Osteopathy now named the University College of Osteopathy in 2005 with a BOst degree. Following a year working in private practice and having a keen interest working with babies, children and mothers pre- and post-partum. Louise completed her 2 year Master’s degree in Paediatric Osteopathy in 2008 at The Osteopathic Centre for Children in London.

Louise enjoys the variety of practice life and providing osteopathy for the whole family, from sports injuries, babies and children or acute lower backs. Every day in clinic is different and never the same.

Louise has grown up locally in Welwyn Garden City and is now a mum to 2 small boys and enjoys lots of outdoor activities and sports with her family.

Patrick Pearce

Patrick also qualified from the British School of Osteopathy in 2005 with a B. Ost degree.

He has special interests in sports injuries, foot biomechanics and custom-made orthotics.

Patrick is a former elite UK middle distance athlete although spends most of his time these days chasing his four young sons. Since qualifying he has been the official Osteopath to England Hockey over 60s team and continues to treat many athletes of all abilities. He is also an FA Level 1 Coach and a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist.

Both Louise and Patrick are registered members with the General Osteopathic Council and members of the Institute of Osteopathy.

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More about what our patients say about us

I have been using the Osteopathic Centre for quite a while now and their service has always been first class. With any injury you always fear the worst but they seem to alleviate any fears with a clear and understandable diagnosis of what is wrong. They treatment they give along with exercises you do to aid recovery is always spot on. Very friendly and have recommended them to many friends and family.

Des T

First class service and done with care and attention to detail. Improvement in my condition has helped considerably.

Brian M