Our Osteopaths

Our Osteopaths at Active Healthcare Clinic have nearly 60 years post-qualification experience between them, so you’re in safe hands! Here’s a little more about them …

Simeon Hempsall

simeon hempsall osteopath sheffield

Simeon Hempsall (BSc Hons) was born and bred in Sheffield. He went to the British School of Osteopathy in London where he graduated in 2001.

He is a former professional cyclist and has competed in a number of major sports events including the 1992 Barcelona Olympics and 1994 Commonwealth Games. He also won the National Road Racing Championships.

Simeon is now married with three children (all girls!) and maintains a keen interest in sport – treating many varied sports injuries at the Active Healthcare Clinic (which was established in 1987). He is passionate about helping each individual to achieve their optimum health and fitness levels through Osteopathic practice.

He also treats many other ailments including: lower back pain; mid to upper back pain; and neck and shoulder pain, among other things.

Laurence Fourdrignier

Laurence Fourdrignier - active healthcare clinicLaurence, born in France, trained and  qualified at the European School of Osteopathy in 1993 and qualified in Naturopathy from the BNA, London, in 1996.

Over the years she has developed a special interest in using Visceral Osteopathy (manual treatment of organs) combined with Diet and Nutrition.

She currently teaches Visceral Osteopathy & Naturopathy both Nationally & Internationally at Postgraduate and Masters Level.

Her special interest is in gut physiology, microbiome, lacto-fermentation to minimise scar/adhesion formation, fertility issues and also more traditional lower back and neck problems.

Kevin Beckwith

Kevin trained at the European School of Osteopathy and qualified in 1993. He established a practice in Horsham, West Sussex and has also practiced in Harley Street, London.

Upon returning to Sheffield in 1999, he established Bramley Clinic with Laurence Fourdrignier which has recently merged with Active Healthcare Clinic.

Kevin uses a range of musculoskeletal treatments learned throughout his career including trigger point acupuncture and applied kinesiology (the application of nutritional supplements to aid physiological balance).

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