About Somerset Osteopathic Clinic

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Established in 2016 by Edward Cossart M. Ost, Somerset Osteopathic Clinic offers affordable, effective Osteopathic treatment to patients from across the South West including Sherborne, Yeovil, Taunton and Langport.

The Clinic Osteopaths successfully treat many hundreds of patients each year who are suffering from a range of physical ailments including back pain, arthritis, knee and other joint pain. To book an appointment with us please click here.

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Clinic Staff

Osteopath Ed Cossart

Edward Cossart

Clinic Director & Osteopath

Edward gained a first-class applied masters degree in osteopathy from the world-renowned European School of Osteopathy. He was a student of leading osteopaths, learning osteopathic techniques including visceral, structural, myofascial, functional and cranio-sacral. His anatomy tutors included multi award-winning Osteopath Gerry Carter and internationally esteemed Professor of Anatomy, Frank Willard. In addition to other osteopathic courses, Edward’s training incorporated three years of medical imaging. As a result he is qualified to refer for diagnostic ultrasound, MRI, X-ray and CT scanning. This vastly improves his diagnostic capability, enabling a more accurate prognosis and safe selection of appropriate treatment.

Osteopath Elly Dove

Elly Dove

Osteopath M.Ost

Elly grew up in Cheltenham where she lived with her rugby-obsessed parents and brother. During her school years she played football for Cheltenham Spa girls team and competed as a contemporary and hip-hop dancer at a local dance school whilst finishing her A-levels before moving to beautiful Swansea to where she graduated with a first class Masters of Osteopathy. Currently she is working in collaboration with Swansea University to publish her dissertation regarding the management of the chronic pain condition, Fibromyalgia. We are pleased to welcome her to Somerset Osteopathic Clinic and know that Elly's structural hands-on approach to diagnosis and treatment will be of huge benefit to our patients.

Shantal Farrell

Shantal Farrell

Osteopath (M.Ost) & Sports Massage Therapist

Shantal recently relocated to Dorset after gaining a masters degree in osteopathy from the prestigious European School of Osteopathy. Whilst undertaking research for her dissertation, Shantal was heavily involved in the management of those with Parkinson’s disease using osteopathy. She also has a keen interest in the treatment of babies and children using cranial osteopathy as well as women during pregnancy. In addition to training as an osteopath, Shantal has qualifications in sports massage which has helped enhance her skill set when treating sports injuries with osteopathy. We are excited to welcome her to Somerset Osteopathic Clinic where we know her varied expertise will be reflected in the effective treatment offered to patients at the clinic.

Physical trainer Dan Ogden

Dan Ogden

Personal Trainer and Rehabilitation Consultant

Dan is passionate about sport and fitness and plays rugby at a national level. His passion and interest in sport was what gave him a thirst to understanding their physical demands. Dan has worked in a vast range of settings as a personal trainer and delivered services from specific sports training to group training in gyms as well as training individuals on a one to one basis. Whether your goal is rehabilitation from surgery or injury, fitness, sports performance, improvement of body composition or aesthetics, Dan’s energy, expertise and knowledge is a dependable and highly reassuring asset. With carefully planned programming and nutritional support, Dan can help you not only return to full health, but attain the seemingly unachievable.

Lisa Wheadon

Lisa Wheadon

Yoga Instructor

I first practiced yoga at school and dipped in and out for many years but in 1996 it took a serious illness to prompt me to take up yoga on a regular basis. Over the following years I found that not only did yoga help with the symptoms of the illness but was instrumental in the cure. It seemed natural to me to tell others of my success and I became a passionate advocate for the positive effects that yoga has on health and wellbeing. I trained to become a teacher with The British Wheel of Yoga under Paul Fox for three years and passed in 2009. Whilst training I started teaching so have been teaching for about 12 years. I regularly attend CPD yoga workshops and events that will improve my knowledge and understanding and so inform my teaching. I work intuitively and sympathetically with a relaxed attitude whilst respecting and honouring the traditions of yoga.