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The Riverside Clinic was opened in August 2001 by Osteopath Victor Henighan, the director of the clinic. Soon after, the range of treatments expanded to include Complementary Therapies and Acupuncture. The following year, the original Clinic had to be expanded to provide another treatment room for Homeopathy.

To cope with continual increase in demand for treatment, we moved to a larger clinic in a beautiful riverside location. There are now five therapists; two Osteopaths one Acupuncturist, and two Complementary Therapists.

There is also a team of receptionists who provide reception cover and clinic administration six days a week.

Our Therapists



Victor earned his BSc Hons Ost at The British School of Osteopathy in London.

Victor practised in Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire before settling in Lincolnshire, and now runs a practice in Gainsborough during the week. On Saturdays, Victor treats able and para-athletes at Dressage Centres, including Sophie Wells, Paralympic, World and European Gold Medallist.

Victor taught Osteopathy at Leeds Metropolitan University between 2010 and 2013.



Laura is a fully qualified Osteopath practising in Nottingham and Gainsborough.

Laura graduated from Leeds Metropolitan University with a Master’s degree in Osteopathy, with additional qualifications in kinesis-taping and osteopathic dry needling. Laura also has had training in pregnancy osteopathy.


Massage & Reflexology

Katherine Round joined The Riverside Clinic in September 2017.

Katherine offers Reflexology and Aromatherapy in addition to massage.


Sports Massage

laire joined the clinic in autumn 2017. As a graduate at Lincoln University Claire is a highly knowledgeable sports therapist.

Her treatments are aimed at injury prevention and cure as well as pre-event tune-ups and ongoing performance improvements.



Lucie Petts received a Bachelor of Science award with honours in 2009 at Lincoln University. Lucie has run a successful practice in Lincoln for ten years. She has since moved to live in Gainsborough and joined Riverside Clinic treating a wide variety of physical, mental and emotional conditions through Traditional Acupuncture.

Further courses undertaken are: Acupressure Massage, Facial Rejuvenation, Acupuncture for Common illnesses, Acupuncture for Infertility and IVF assistance, Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) Meditation, Japanese Reiki, Integral Eye Movement Therapy (IEMT) and Detox Acupuncture.

Although this is a fluid situation and we will keep you up to date with any future changes we are still open and hope to keep it that way as long as possible.

Please inform us if you have an appointment booked and wish to cancel/rearrange at this time, we understand this is a difficult situation and will not make any charges for cancellations.

Please follow government guidelines and do not visit the clinic if you feel unwell or have visited a foreign country with a virus hotspot in recent weeks.

Wishing every one of our patients the very best, stay safe and healthy.

Kind Regards, Victor and the Riverside Clinic team x