Meet the Team | Structural & Cranial Osteopaths | Ben Cohen Osteopathy

Maria Hookway M.Ost

MSK Specialist & Paediatric Cranial Osteopath

Maria Hookway

Qualification & Specialisms

Qualified and obtained a Masters degree from the European School of Osteopathy.

Experienced in the treatment of a range of musculoskeletal complaints, most commonly lower back pain, sciatica, hip pain, neck/shoulder pain and headaches.

Additional Qualifications: Visceral & Cranial Osteopathy, Pregnancy Massage, Medical Acupuncture & Paediatric Osteopathy.

My passion is treating mothers and babies. Using Pregnancy Massage and Osteopathic treatment with expectant mothers, I generally treat pelvic girdle pain (PGP), lower back pain, sciatica, neck/shoulder pain and headaches and a range of other common pregnancy related issues.

Hobbies & Interests

I have a love of, and have practised for many years the performing arts, (Drama, Classical Ballet and Music). My true interest, however, is being able to offer a service to the community, being part of the health care industry, and giving my time and energy to people in need. In my spare time I enjoy volunteering.

Dinos Boufardeas M.Ost

Structural Osteopath & Sports Injury Specialist

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Qualifications & Specialisms

Qualified and obtained a Masters of Osteopathy degree from Leeds Beckett University.

Experienced in the treatment of a range of sports injuries and other conditions, most commonly ITB Syndrome, Jumper's Knee (Patellar Tendinopathy), Tennis Elbow/Golfers Elbow, Rotator Cuff Injuries, Plantar Fasciitis. 


I am fortunate enough to have treated and helped a huge range of patients including: professional athletes, weekend warriors and those following major operations. Working alongside Osteopaths, Physiotherapists, Sports and Rehab therapists and Massage Therapists has given me a broad insight into the most effective treatments when treating a wide range of conditions.

Additional Qualifications: Structural Osteopathy, Sports Massage, Medical Acupuncture, Kinesiology taping

Hobbies & Interests

From a young age I have always been very active. I spent several years playing rugby as well as athletics. In more recent years I have practiced yoga, running, cycling and weight training.

Simmerjot Kaur M.Ost

Structural Osteopath & Musculoskeletal Specialist 


Qualifications & Specialisms

Qualified and obtained a Masters of Osteopathy degree from the University College of Osteopathy


Experienced in the treatment of a range of conditions including fibromyalgia, headaches, neck/shoulder pain, lower back pain, repetitive strain injury (RSI) and postural related problems. 


I have a passion for holistic treatment with patients which allows me to take into consideration their physical, mental and emotional health as well as social factors that could be influencing their pain levels. As each individual is different, I find it is important that each treatment and advice/exercises must be unique to the patient. Using this approach I have been fortunate enough to help people from all walks of life including those in sedentary jobs, to those in more active jobs e.g tradespeople, as well as expectant mothers/postpartum. 


Additional Qualifications: Structural Osteopathy, Sports Massage Therapy, Medical Acupuncture, 


Hobbies & Interests


Growing up there was always a Ayurvedic remedy for what I needed, which drove my interest in well-being and nutrition, and more recently female health issues/conditions. I enjoy practising yoga, meditation and mindfulness which allows me to create a more tailored treatment for those who suffer from increased stress and anxiety.