Founder members

Clifford Lomas

Clifford Lomas

(OPHM Chair, Interim Treasurer, Director)

The Cenacle Treatment Centre
224 Dialstone Lane
Tel: 07801 617 370

Cliff was awarded the ‘Best in Complementary Medicine’ award in 2008 by Migraine Action charity for his work with migraine patients. He has conducted his own headache research, taught headache courses UK-wide and having been in practice since 1987, is an experienced member of the osteopathic profession.

Helena Bridge

Helena Bridge

DO, PGCertACE, PGCE (Clinical Management of Headache Conditions), (OPHM Company Secretary, Director)

Putney Osteopaths
73 Putney Hill
London SW15 3NT
Tel: 0208 788 7895 / Mob: 07815 940 124

Helena has completed a PGCE in Clinical Management of Headache Conditions and is enrolled on the Pain Masters course at Edinburgh University. She is clinical lead at the ESO Headache Clinic, is a maternity and children’s clinic tutor and reflective practice mentor too, and has been in osteopathic practice since 1991. She also has a PGCE in Clinical and Academic Education (BSO, 2012) and will be supporting Elizabeth Huzzey (see below) in the ongoing creation of headache education material for osteopaths through OPHM.

Elizabeth Huzzey

(OPHM Education Lead)
Principal Osteopath, Watford Osteopaths, Registered Osteopath and Acupuncturist.
Member of BASH, IHS, BMAS, GOsC, and iO


Elizabeth Huzzey has studied in the field of headaches for many years, is an experienced osteopath and also an acupuncturist trained in China. She runs a headache clinic within her practice where she is Principal, and has developed a keen interest in headache education. She is involved in setting up headache seminars and online material for OPHM, and is developing links with related headache education organisations within medicine and osteopathy.

Mark McWilliam

BA(Hons), BSc(Hons), MSc.

Principal Osteopath at:
Cathedral Road Clinic, Cardiff
Tel 029 2023 5220

Masters in Pain Management, Cardiff University, 2009. Winner of Welsh Pain Society prize in 2010 for his review of an evidence-based framework on which to formulate a physical and manipulative therapeutic approach for the treatment of pain associated with the cervical musculoskeletal components of Migraine and chronic tension-type headache (CTTH) for primary care physicians. Associate tutor on Pain Management Masters, Cardiff University. Mark has previously worked in London where he was involved in a NHS, health in the community project delivering osteopathic care within a GP practice in Lewisham.

Corina Breukel

Co-Chair & D.O.

Principal Osteopath at:
Halstead Osteopathic Centre
Tel 01787 476010


Facebook Page: Halstead Osteopathic Centre

Corina Breukel trained alongside Clifford Lomas and is an experienced osteopath with a special interest in Cluster Headaches. She is currently involved in awareness-raising and patient advocacy on this serious condition and is a speaker on this important subject at the Institute of Osteopathy Convention 2016.

Richard Katesmark


Cheyam Lodge Osteopathy
11 Cheam Road
Ewell Village
Surrey KT17 1ST
Tel: 0208 393 3038


Richard Katesmark is an experienced osteopath with a longstanding interest in helping headache patients. He has taught alongside Clifford Lomas, runs a headache clinic from his practice in Surrey, and one of his special interests is biofeedback in the management of chronic migraine

Daniel Orchard

MSc, BOst, PGCertACE

Danny Orchard is a Senior Lecturer at the BSO. For his Masters dissertation at King’s College, London he presented to the Paris OSEAN conference in 2012 on ‘The Lived Experience of Headaches’. He is creating a new graduate mentorship programme and research hub in Hackney, London. Danny works as an osteopath at a BUPA centre within Goldman Sachs

Vinod Mahtani

BA (Hons), BSc (Hons) Osteopathy

Tel: 0208 366 0831


Vinod Mahtani has a special interest in headaches and is currently enrolled on the Clinical Management of Pain Masters at Edinburgh University. He graduated from the British School of Osteopathy (BSO) in 2002 and has since lectured there too. He has worked as an osteopath both privately and in the NHS. Vinod is also accredited with the Chartered Institute for Environmental Health as a trainer in manual handling and has worked as a trainer with Pathways training and Consultancy since 2001.