Absolute Health Leicester
“Get the most out of life”

(0116) 282 7766

108 Edward Avenue, off Narborough Road South, Leicester LE3 2PD • ask@absolute-health.info

Meet the team

Sophie Bevin, Clinic Director & Osteopath

Sophie Bevin Osteopath Leicester

Sophie graduated in 2008 from the Surrey Institute of Osteopathic Medicine with a 2:1 BSc Honours degree in Osteopathic Medicine, which was a four year, full time course.

Read more about Sophie here.



Richard Baverstock, Holistic Health practitioner

Richard Baverstock Bowen Therapist Leicester

Richard is a hands-on therapist, offering treatments for musculo-skeletal problems including back pain, neck pain, headaches and migraine, joint stiffness, arthritic pain, knee, hip and ankle problems as well as for general relaxation.

Richard's approach to is balance the whole body, offering treatment and exercise advice to correct posture, and to link physical pain with emotional issues. Techniques like Emotional Freedom Technique offer ways to break the mental-emotional/physical pain cycle and help to relax both body and mind.

Having initially qualified in the Bowen Technique with the European College of Bowen Studies in 2001, Richard developed new skills when training at the Surrey Institute of Osteopathic Medicine (gaining a BSc (hons) degree in Osteopathic Medicine). With additional skills such as Chi Healing, Reiki and sports massage, he is able to tailor treatment to suit each individual. You will be involved in the treatment plan decisions, and be given as many treatment options as are available for your condition. Additional therapies such as Acupuncture, Electrotherapy (ultrasound or interferential current therapy) may be offered if appropriate.

Please note that you may not be able to claim the cost of treatment back from your health insurance policy for some treatments.


Vanessa Szafranek, Podiatrist, Reflexologist & Laser Therapist

Vanessa Szafranek Podiatrist Leicester

Podiatry & Chiropody BSc (Hons) HCPC Registered.

Qualified in 1998 from University of Brighton.

Vanessa takes a particular interest in nail surgery and also offers Reflexology and Chiropody Foot Spa treatments.
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Ian Daykin, Podiatrist

Ian Daykin Chiropodist Leicester

Podiatry & Chiropody, BSc (Hons) HCPC Registered.

Graduated in 2011 from University of Plymouth.

Ian offers podiatry and chiropody treatments (apart from verrucae treatment) and is particularly experienced in nail surgery. Ian's patients have found the procedure has helped them to remove the pain of their ingrowing toenail. Ian is also interested in foot biomechanics and offers an assessment and prescription service for custom made orthotics and insoles.


Tim Hughes, Podiatrist

Tim Hughes Chiropodist Leicester

Podiatry & Chiropody, BSc (Hons) HCPC Registered.

Graduated in 2011 from University of Northampton.

Tim has worked both in the NHS and in private practice and offers routine chiropody treatments as well as bio-mechanical assessments and foot mobilisation techniques. Mobilisations are gentle but firm movements aimed at increasing the range motion at symptomatic joints in the foot and ankle and can also be beneficial when used in conjunction with orthortics.

Tim's other experience includes diabetic foot care and minor surgery for the treatment of ingrowing toenails and he is also qualified to administer local anaesthetics.


Jules Allen, Counsellor

Jules Allen Counsellor in Leicester

Jules qualified as a counsellor with a Diploma in Contemporary Psychodynamic Counselling in 2007. Since then she has graduated with honours degrees in Counselling and Psychology and has more recently obtained a postgraduate certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). Jules is co-author of a research paper published in 2012 and has amassed a wealth of experience working with a wide range of presenting issues in many organisational settings.
Jules offers you a safe, non judgmental space where you can talk openly, in confidence, about any issue which is causing you to feel emotionally conflicted or confused. As an objective professional, Jules provides you with the opportunity to begin to identify possible solutions or new ways of coping with the challenges you are currently facing. These challenges may include: a relationship breakdown, a bereavement or other loss, addiction/s, low self esteem, anxiety, depression, stress or any other situation which is adversely affecting your emotional well being. Whether you require short term or longer term emotional support, counselling can help you get your emotions back on track.

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