Meet the team
Scott Benham BSc (Hons) MChiro DC ICCSP MRCC LRCC (Pain) LRCC (Sport)
Scott is originally from Bishop’s Stortford. He studied at the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic (AECC) in Bournemouth for 4 years where he graduated with a Master of Chiropractic degree with Distinction. Scott is registered with the General Chiropractic Council (GCC) and a member of both the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) and the Royal College of Chiropractors (RCC). He is also a member of the specialist Pain and Sport faculty of the college and has completed the prestigious Internationally Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner (ICCSP) Award.
Scott has had experience of running GP-based satellite clinics for the provision of chiropractic treatment under the NHS and spent much time working in private practice.
He enjoys using a multi-disciplinary approach to treat a range of conditions, in particular neck pain, low back pain and sports related injuries.
Treatment techniques are tailored to the individual and may include chiropractic manipulation or mobilisation, medical acupuncture, therapeutic ultrasound, activator, soft tissue techniques and the use of kinesiotape. Prior to pursuing a career in chiropractic Scott worked as a lifeguard and swimming teacher and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of Warwick.
Outside of work Scott likes to live a healthy lifestyle and regularly participates in sporting events. To date he has completed the New Forest and Bournemouth marathons, a Tough Mudder obstacle course and completed an Ironman triathlon for the charity Scope.
Heather Benham BA (Hons)
Heather offers Sports Massage, Swedish Massage, Reflexology and Indian Head Massage treatments on Monday evenings and Saturday mornings.
Heather is a native of Bishop’s Stortford and has extensive local connections. She has been writing our social media feed since we opened and is often involved behind the scenes.
Heather has had a varied career path spanning banking in the City of London, management consultancy for a global accountancy firm and more recently SME business support across the East of England for a University.
Whilst working full time she managed to not only complete her massage and reflexology qualifications but also an Open University Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Spanish. Last year Heather undertook pre and post race sports massage at number of sporting events including the Virgin London Marathon, the Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon, the Takeley 10k and the Mitre 10k.
Outside of work Heather leads a healthy lifestyle, swimming, walking and taking regular yoga classes.
Alice Gant BSc (Hons) MCSP
Alice grew up in Saffron Walden and the surrounding villages and is now based in Stansted Mountfitchet. She studied physiotherapy for 3 years at Coventry University, graduating with a 2:1 in 2016. Alice is registered as a member of the chartered society of physiotherapy and is a member of the health care professions council.
Alice has worked within various local NHS hospitals gaining extensive experience within a wide range of physiotherapeutic roles from working with amputee’s to intensive care to chronic pain clinic to surgery. Alice is currently found working within the emergency department at Princess Alexandra Hospital. Alice’s wide breath of experience gives her a unique insight into injury rehabilitation both mentally and physically.
Alice has a holistic approach to treatment and believes in education and promoting self management. Some treatments provided can include: Exercise prescription, Functional rehabilitation, Soft tissue techniques and joint mobilisation.
Outside of work Alice loves walking and spending time with her Dog alongside taking part in local amateur dramatic musicals and pantomimes.