About us

Heswall Osteopathy was established in 1988 by Melanie Jane Wright DO,MRO Registered Osteopath after qualifying at the British School of Osteopathy (BSO) in London after completing a four year full time course.
Initially she worked from home as a sole practitioner on Barnston Road and then in 1994 set up Heswall Osteopathy and Holistic Centre on Milner Road. 21 years at this address working with a host of other therapists including Osteopaths (NHS and private work), physiotherapists, reflexology, acupuncture, massage
In December 2019 Melanie moved to a purpose built treatment room at her family home

Melanie qualified as an Animal Veterinary Osteopath in 2003 after a post graduate course and then did a Masters degree in Public Health Nutrition. Her thesis was relating to bone health in women and their vitamin D3 status with regard to its impact on Osteoporosis. This enables her to give an overview of an individuals nutritional status and advice on how to make simple but effective changes to diet and lifestyle.She also has a post-graduate teaching certificate -PGCertACE
Melanie has one school aged child, three dogs and enjoys walking, skiing and gardening.
The spring and summer months are extra busy as she is involved with wildlife rescue meaning that there is an ever changing range of temporary inhabitants including 'disturbed nest mother hedgehogs and their babies', ducklings, goslings, baby birds!!

Since the start of the Covid 19 Pandemic Melanie has been working long hours with the National Test and Trace process-initially Tier 2 but now for PHE Tier 1 Cumbria. This limits her availability in the practice so please be patient!