MA (Med Ed, BSc (Hons) Ost., Dip (Football Medicine), PgCAP, FHEA
Andrew Lay has experience working in private practice and in the NHS in London, Brentwood, Basildon and Upminster.
Andrew qualified from the British School of Osteopathy in London (now known as the University College of Osteopathy) He was a member of the clinical and academic faculty at the University for eighteen years where he lectured in Orthopaedics & Rheumatology, practical skills and worked as a clinical supervisor. He has also been involved in teaching at a post-graduate level both in the UK and abroad.
He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a member of the Institute of Osteopathy, Osteopathic Sports Care Association (OSCA) and is registered with the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC)
He has specific experience working with sports-related injuries and their management – having worked with competitors from a wide range of activities including golf, tennis, baseball, football, athletics & cycling, etc.
He has been the lead therapist with Upminster Rugby Club (Senior and Youth sections) since 2006 and has previously worked with Essex RFU (Development squad), Billericay Town FC (Blue Square Bet Conference) and Canvey Island FC (Ryman Premier League)
In addition to his degree in osteopathy, he has a Post-graduate Certificate of Academic Practice, a diploma in sports therapy, a Masters degree in Medical Education from the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Postgraduate Medical School and, most recently, he completed FIFA’s Diploma in Football Medicine.
He has a current ‘enhanced’ CRB check.
He is married with two children and has been an Upminster resident all his life.
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