Ruth Haskew, UCO Associate
Ruth qualified with a Masters degree from the British School of Osteopathy in 2016.
Originally working in education and the charity sector, Ruth retrained to pursue her long held interest in the moving body and health care. Her interest originated in her teenage years spent training and competing nationally in Tae Kwon Do, where osteopathy greatly aided her performance and injury recovery. Ruth currently practices pilates, yoga and Capoeira, a Brazilian dance/martial art. She divides her work between London and Suffolk.
Before qualifying as an osteopath, Ruth has worked with patients from all walks of life as a sports massage therapist; working both in clinic and on endurance cycling and running events since 2012.
As a part of her osteopathic training, Ruth worked in the UCO clinic for two years. During this time she worked with many specialist patient groups including expectant mothers, patients with HIV/AIDS, children/adolescents, NHS patients, homeless people and also chronic pain patients using a mindfulness and acceptance based approach. Ruth has a particular interest in working with pregnant women and people with age-related aches and pains.
Ruth aims to give patients a clear understanding of their problem, and to work collaboratively to create a plan for self care. Patients are likely to receive bespoke advice and exercises addition to any hands on treatment. Ruth can also utilise medical acupuncture as a part of her treatment.
Ruth is registered with the General Osteopathic Council and is a member of the Institute of Osteopathy.