MARTIN PASCOE BDS, LDSRCS, MSc, DPDS, DDSed, DO, FSCCO
DENTIST & OSTEOPATH
GDC No. 55567 GOsC No. 969
Martin Pascoe founded Martin Pascoe Associates (Osteopaths) in Tonbridge in 1976. He has been practising and teaching Osteopathy for over 40 years. The practice has a reputation for providing care for the whole family and for the treatment of a wide spectrum of health problems.
Martin qualified from the British School of Osteopathy in 1971 and underwent further training in the United States which was the birthplace of osteopathy. He was a member of the original team in 1974 who introduced cranial osteopathy into the United Kingdom under the guidance of the American Sutherland Cranial Foundation.
Martin qualified in Dentistry from Guy's Hospital in 1981 and is now the only practising OSTEOPATH & DENTIST in the UK. He teaches Undergraduate dentistry at Guy's Hospital, London. His main interest is associated neck, face and jaw pains, with TMJ disorders, which he treats with a combination of treatments of osteopathy and dentistry.
Later, whilst a head of department at the British School, he founded the first undergraduate programme in the teaching of cranial osteopathy, which has since been copied worldwide. Many of his early teaching team have themselves gone on to be prominent in this field.
He is also involved in osteopathic post-graduate lecturing.
Martin treats patients at the practice, alongside other Osteopathic Associates that he oversees and offers mentoring too.
GEMMA DAWSON (on maternity leave)
Gemma is a graduate of the European School of Osteopathy and has been with the practice since 2008. She uses a broad range of techniques and has a special interest in Cranial Osteopathy. Gemma is also a fully qualified Pilates instructor.
JOANNA TAPLIN M.Ost
GOsC No. 7659
Joanna completed her initial osteopathic training at the British School of Osteopathy in 2010. Joanna studied Cranial Osteopathy and finds this gentle treatment approach particularly helpful in working with patients who present with chronic and complex patterns, tailoring treatment to meet the needs of the individual.
Sam is our lovely receptionist, She supports the practice with our day to day administration.