Based in Chilham, Canterbury, 1st Care Osteopathy was launched in March 2017 as a centre of excellence in Osteopathy, Acupuncture and Applied Functional Science (AFS). These skilled areas are for optimum health, optimum performance, peak functional movement, pain-free lifestyle, and individual-focused care.


Nadhiir Chanawala BSc (Hons), M.Ost, FAFS.

  • Osteopathy

  • Acupuncture

  • Fellow of Applied Functional Science

  • Functional Manual Reaction certification

  • Functional rehabilitation


Nadhiir is a registered osteopath, qualifying from the British School of Osteopathy.

Completing training in Acupuncture, under the tutelage of Dr Anthony Campbell.

And, further studying functional movement and biomechanics at the prestigious Gray Institute in the USA, and now a Fellow of Applied Functional Science.