Currently on Maternity leave

Katie Greenwood - Osteopath & Clinic Director -  graduated from the Surrey Institute of Osteopathic Medicine obtaining a first class honours degree in 2011. 

Katie is a qualified Kinesio Tex taping practitioner and has also completed further training in medical acupuncture. These additional therapies are often incorporated into the osteopathy treatments. She believes by educating patients on their diagnosis, and developing a treatment plan her patients will have the very best prognosis.

Katie adores her golden retriever Ollie and is currently getting him  used to the idea of having a baby sister as she is currently pregnant and expecting her first child in January.

GOsC registration number: 8029

Ben Sayer - Osteopath -  graduated from the British School of Osteopathy in 2015 (now known as The University College of Osteopathy) with a Masters in Osteopathy.


Ben has been part of The Orchard Clinic for a number of years and is a brilliant structural osteopath.  Ben also incorporates the use of medical acupuncture and kinesiology taping in his treatments to achieve the best recovery.


Ben describes himself as a sports enthusiast playing a vast range of sports on a regular basis. He is a keen badminton player and cross country runner have represented his county in both.

GOsC registration number: 9124

Sam Boden - Osteopath -

Sam firstly undertook a Sport Science degree from Loughborough University before qualifying as an Osteopath in 2009. Subsequent to graduating he then worked in Cambridge as well as teaching soft tissues techniques, taping and joint mobilisation techniques for his own training business across the country.


Outside of treating and teaching Sam is passionate about Sport and enjoys Squash and has a background in distance running having represented Britain at the World Champs as a Junior. He is also a family man and has 2 daughters called Eve and Lottie who keep him very busy day to day.

GOsC registration number: 7302

Elli Priston

Elli Priston - Podiatrist - graduated with a degree in Podiatry from the University of Southampton, is registered with both the Society of Podiatrists & Chiropodists & Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC)

She has experience in both the NHS and Private practice. She is registered with the Society of Chiropody and Podiatry and is a HCPC practitioner.

Elli has knowledge of a range of foot-related conditions from routine nail and skin care to sports injuries and biomechanics.

As a keen hockey player of Bedford first ladies team, Elli is passionate about keeping people fit, healthy, and mobile to ensure they can achieve their goals. 

HCPC registration number: CH33904

Shona Bonson

Shona Bonson - Podiatrist - graduated with a degree in Podiatry from the University of East London, is registered with both the Society of Podiatrists & Chiropodists & Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC).

Shona has experience in both the NHS (Royal Free Hospital, London) and private practice & is currently working as the head podiatrist at Bedford hospital. She is registered with the Society of Chiropody and Podiatry and is also a HCPC practitioner.

Shona has special interest in nail, skin, and vascular podiatry care, whilst treating a range of foot and nail conditions in her career to date. Shona also performs nail surgery at the clinic, please click here for more information on nail surgery

She loves water sports, in particular sailing, having sailed at an international level.

HCPC registration number: CH32528

Luke Planter

Luke Planter - Podiatrist, Injection Therapist & Biomechanics Specialist - graduated in 2015 from the University of East London, he has since completed further post graduate training Podiatric Sports Medicine from the Queen Mary University.  


Luke has a wide clinical background and experience in foot related problems, with specialist interests in podiatric surgery, sports-related injuries, biomechanics, diabetic foot management and minor surgery for ingrown toenails.

He is our lead biomechanics podiatrist at The Orchard Clinic and uses video gait analysis and slow-motion  to determine a thorough diagnosis.

HCPC registration number: CH34059

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