Kay Atkinson qualified with a B.Sc (Hons) degree in Osteopathy in 1996 from the British School of Osteopathy in London.
Kay worked as a locum osteopath for two years, gaining insight into various practice scenarios and methods of treatment. She set up Southport Osteopathy in 1998 and expanded to the clinic in Manning Road in 2005 relocating in 2006. She wanted to offer a multi-disciplinary clinic in Southport offering a diverse selection of treatments all under one roof, with easy parking and disabled facilities.
She has attended various post-graduate courses in many subjects, including dry-needling techniques and traditional acupuncture, cranial osteopathy, sports injuries, golf injuries and rehabilitation. She particularly enjoys seeing her younger children patients and people complaining of low back pain and golf injuries. Kay has worked as an osteopath since 1996 and is a member of the General Osteopathic Council, the Institute of Osteopathy and the Northern Counties Society of Osteopaths.
In her spare time she is renovating her home and enjoys spending time with her family.