Richard Carruthers, Osteopath & Cranial Osteopath

My Training

4 years full-time training in Osteopathy in London 1978 – 1982

My Experience

  • 30 years of Osteopathic experience, 20 in Nelson.
  • Attended over 40 post-graduate seminars in London, U.S.A, Brussels, China, France, Australia and New Zealand.
  • Lectured or taught 30 post-graduate courses for the Osteopathic profession in London, Brussels, China, France, Australia and New Zealand.
  • Editor, Journal of the New Zealand Register of Osteopaths for 6 years.
  • Published over 35 Osteopathic research papers.
  • Served on various professional Osteopathic committees, including Council, Quality Assurance, Post-Graduate Education and Complaints Committees.
  • NZQA appointed monitor for Masters in Osteopathy Degree Course at Unitec for 6 years.
  • Awarded the QSM (Queens Service Medal) for service to Osteopathy

My Approach

  • Deep pressure point release of muscles.
  • Mobilisation & manipulation of joints.
  • Gentle cranial & myofascial release.
  • Advice on posture, movement and exercise.