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David Sykes DO

Huddersfield born David qualified from the British School of Osteopathy (London) in 1988 and joined Kim Burton at the Huddersfield clinic which he later took over in 1997. He also set up the Halifax clinic in 1990.


David specialises in general osteopathy with specific clinical interests in joint hypermobility, treating neck pain, disc injuries, low back pain, sacro-iliac joint trauma and sport injuries. He also has a keen interest in motorcycle and general motor sports injuries. His treatment utilises manual therapy, K-taping, exercises and ergonomic advice as appropriate. He is currently involved in car sprint/hillclimb racing and has been Harewood Hill Climb Champion.


David’s clinical practice incorporates the most up to date developments in manual therapy research and ergonomic advice for back pain and musculoskeletal health care.


David has been involved in back pain research at Huddersfield University and from 1989 until 2007 was the Research Officer to the British Osteopathic Association (BOA) advising members. He was also a Council Member of the BOA for nearly two decades and has been involved in achieving parliamentary legislation for Osteopaths.


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Tim McClune DO MPhil

Tim qualified at the British School of Osteopathy (London) in 1989, and has practised in Huddersfield since 1993. He practises as a 'general osteopath', however he specialises in low back and neck problems, with particular interest in whiplash injuries.


Tim initially started his osteopathy in a sports injury clinic in London. His philosophy for health is to try to get a balance in life between work and relaxation. Tim will advise you on how to minimise your musculoskeletal heath problems with self management guidance. 


Tim has combined clinical practice with research, based at the Spinal Research Unit at Huddersfield University and the Clinical Research Centre at Brighton University. Tim is also an editor of Manual Therapy, an international journal for physiotherapists, osteopaths and chiropractors.


Tim has also been a member of the General Osteopathic Council contributing to the regulation of the profession. At present Tim is a member of the National Council for Osteopathic Research, and acts as an expert witness for the courts and fitness to practice hearings at the General Osteopathic Council.









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