Perry Westbrook was born and raised in central London. At 17 he began working for the Royal Parks of London in Kensington as a tree surgeon, gaining a distinction in arboriculture from Merrist Wood Agricultural College. This work took him into the gardens of The Houses of Parliament, Clarence House, Kensington Palace, Buckingham Palace and the outlying Royal Parks!
Having had a ball of a time for 4 years, he answered an advert in Autosport magazine and entered the world of motor racing with Alain De Cadnet’s private Le Mans project, fulfilling a childhood dream to build racing cars. Over the following 12 years, Perry remained involved with racing and elite sports cars until a back injury led him to seek treatment from a chiropractor, initially in Denmark and then in London.
Perry became fascinated with how the treatment was helping him so much, resulting in a change of career. Initially qualifying as a sports therapist, after 18 months of working on recreational and elite sports people, he decided to take his training further.
He first looked at becoming a chiropractor in Atlanta USA and Bournemouth UK, but family commitments resulted in him signing up to a four year degree course in London at the British College of Naturopathy and Osteopathy (now known as the British College of Osteopathic Medicine).
Perry went on to graduate as an Osteopath and Naturopath 1995 with a 2.1 Honours Degree and in 1996, he and Anthea set up the Broad Street Practice in Stamford.
Over the last 20 years, Perry has worked hard to build a wealth of experience in general practice, treating a diverse range of patients from all walks of life and corners of the globe! He particularly enjoys the challenge of complex cases and as a result has very good connections with local GP’s and Specialists.
“Even after all this time and countless treatments to thousands of people, I continue to thoroughly enjoy my work, finding it stimulating and satisfying. I relish attending courses to further expand my knowledge”.
As a father of four and grandfather or two (at the last count!), Perry has no plans for retirement. He intends to continue offering his brand of osteopathy for many years to come, whilst also trying to fit in his passion for photography, guitars and woodwork.