31st October 2011

Practitioners: Information & Fees

Dévan Rajendran

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Dévan (pronounced Dayven) is the practice’s principal. He qualified in 1986 and has been practising in Medway since that time.  Dévan’s practice profile is primarily acute musculo-skeletal pain syndromes; non-specific low back pain, disc related pains, mechanical neck pain and problems arising from falls, twists and sports injuries. He has also been trained to use several different psychological techniques to help patients who are suffering with chronic pain, including cognitive behavioural therapy, acceptance commitment therapy and hypnosis.

Availability

He practices in the afternoon and evenings of Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. The rest of his time is taken up with his involvement in osteopathic teaching, research and medico-legal work.

Fees

Osteopathy: An initial consultation cost of £50.00 Follow up treatments are £45.00; both last approximately half an hour.

Hypnosis: each session costs £80.00 and lasts approximately 1 hour

 

Ann Quinn

Acupuncturist

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Ann graduated from the International college of Oriental Medicine in 1994 where she trained in classical Acupuncture including Stems & Branches, 5 Elements and TCM.She has 10 years experiance of Facial Revitalisation Acupuncture which she also teaches.Ann is registered with the British Acupunture Council and the General Dental Council along with being fully qualified in Craniosacral Therapy and Qi Gong Tuina massage.

Ann’s background is in the field of dentistry working as a clinical hygienist,Tutor and Dental Health Educator at University College Hospital and the Royal London Hospital as well as in specialist Private Practice.With over 35 years experience in the health field, Ann utilities all of her skills and experience to optimise treatment for each individual.

Availability

Ann is available alternate Thursdays from 9.40 to 2.40

Fees

  • Acupuncture treatment fees are: £55.00 for a session lasting 40 minutes
  • Facial revitalisation fees: £120 for a 2 hour session

 

Lance Bird

Medical Ultrasonographer

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Lance started his professional career as a radiographer and then took a second degree in Biology for research opportunities. He was a Clinical researcher at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore, where he went on to obtain his higher degree in Orthopaedics. Lance has been a senior academic for more than 20 years. He has held senior posts in a variety of educational institutes; Canterbury Christ Church University, University of Kent at Canterbury and currently runs the Medical Imaging and a Reporting Course at the European School of Osteopathy. Lance also runs musculoskeletal clinics in his capacity as a Consultant Imaging Specialist (Sonologist) in a variety of clinics across Kent.

Availability

Alternate Thursdays strictly by prior appointment only

Fees

  • Ultrasound scan and detailed report for one area £99.00
  • Ultrasound scan, detailed report and copies of images £120.00

 

Carrie Anne Smith

Sports Massage Therapist

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Carrie-Anne has been practising for over 6 years and have been interested in complementary therapies for years now.  She is ITEC qualified in Sports Massage, Indian Head Massage and Holistic Massage.  Carrie-Anne aims to help people with aches, pains, dysfunction and injury. She also offers home visits to manage conditions at home where necessary.  Her aim is to help people have a comfortable life and limit pain within their day to day lives.  Rehabilitation massage is key after an injury to help with the healing process, and maintenance massage helps to keep you feeling relaxed, supple and flexible once you have successfully rehabilitated.In addition to her practice, Carrie-Anne is also involved in teaching various massage therapies and had has taught in various colleges. She is currently teaching in a private massage college in London, where she also teaches anatomy, physiology in addition to the practical massage subjects.

Availability

Tuesday all day

Friday mornings

Fees

  • £40.00 for a one hour massage
  • £25.00 for a half hour massage