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 worked in 14 different practices in 18 months. Then she worked for 8 years at The Perrin Clinic specialising in osteopathic treatment of ME. She also worked for 6 years at Rodney Street in Liverpool. She set up Southport Osteopathy in 1998 and expanded to the clinic in Manning Road in 2005, then relocating in 2006. Kay wanted to offer a multi-disciplinary clinic in Southport. We offer 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. Kay particularly enjoys seeing her younger children patients and people complaining of low back pain and sports injuries especially rugby. She now assists Southport Rugby Club and treats the adult teams and works pitch side with the mens third team. 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.