Tel: 01707 888 229

 £10.00 OFF your first treatment this month.  Physiotherapy-Osteopathy-Acupuncture – We have over 30 years of clinical experience – Our reception team are here 8am – 8pm for help and friendly advice – Call us on Hatfield 01707 888229 


Welcome to the Hatfield Practice

The Hatfield Practice is a family business.  Evolved over 30 years in a thoughtful and patient focused way. Personally run by husband and wife Ian  & Helen Norman (Osteopath  and Acupuncturist).  Our “specialists”  comprise of around 15 practitioners. All our clinical staff must have proven experience in private health care and pass a multi-stage interview process. Our recruitment process includes an in-depth clinical assessment with our senior clinical team. Our friendly reception team are happy to answer any questions you may have on 01707 888229.  Alternatively the online diary . A simple and convenient way to make your appointment if the the phone lines are busy.

Expertise and experience our approach to patient care

Our unique approach to patient care has enabled us to treat thousands of local people successfully. Experience has helped us develop the Hatfield Practice into the friendly, professional place it is today. Getting you pain free, back on track in speedy fashion is very important to us. A satisfied patient is at the heart of everything we do today. We also feel the best investment you can ever make is in your health. Feel free to pop in or call us if you have any questions.

A clear  pricing structure.

The quality and scope of the treatments we provide has developed over time. We only  employ  experienced, highly trained Professionals who have passed the grade. The team we have today has taken many years to come together. Many of our practitioners here been here since the early days. Practitioners are trained and encouraged to work the way we always have. We aim to provide a professional and effective solution to your pain or problem.  If you need to see more than one “specialist” during your treatment session, we won’t charge you a penny more.  We have always worked this way. The Hatfield Practice has a clear and open pricing structure.

High standard of care

We also support our local community. In part we hope our transparent pricing structure reflects this.  The Hatfield Practice provides you with genuine hands on safe professionals. Our aim is to provide a treatment experience that leaves you feeling great, satisfied and happy. Around 87 % of our patients are from recommendations directly to our practice by Gp’s, friends and family. We will provide you with a high standard of care in order to help you achieve your individual needs and goals.

Long term health solutions

Providing patients with long term health solutions is essential. We don’t want you to spend your life taking pain killers or on someones treatment table. Our thoughts are – If we provide consistent high quality treatments then we have very happy patients. A satisfied patient is at the heart of everything we do. To be honest we couldn’t imagine doing anything else.

Treatments individually designed for you

Treatments at the Practice are designed individually for each person. This is important, as each treatment aims to resolve the root cause of  the problem rather than just the sore bit. Working this way reduces the risk of the injury happening over and over again. Our integrated healthcare team work together to provide you with safe and effective options. By working this way  patients improve quickly and we feel one of the reasons people recommend us.  Feel free to come in anytime and see what we do. we are relaxed, professional and of course its about you.

30 years of expertise and experience

Experience in practice has helped us to think outside the “box”. Especially with conditions that are complex or that just “don’t get better”.  Our experience and multi-practitioner approach has helped us to provide solutions where other clinics / modalities may struggle.  We have the ability  and resources to cross refer patients between “specialists”. This ensures you have the best possible approach and treatment. Providing you with speedy access to the best treatments available. If see more than one practitioner during your Hatfield Practice treatment session, we won’t charge you a penny more ! We have always worked this way.

Call Shirley at the Hatfield Practice. Osteopathy, Physiotherapy, Acupuncture and Massage. The Hatfield Practice 01707 888229

Call Shirley on 01707 888229


Why choose The Hatfield Practice?

We employ the experienced, highly trained Professionals who have passed the grade. Our practitioners are “in house” trained and encouraged to work the way we always have. Our aim is to provide a professional treatment experience. Of course its important not only to keep standards high but to be great value for money. The Hatfield Practice has a clear and open pricing structure . We are here 8am – 8.30 pm to help you with any questions you may have.


Our Receptionists – Shirley, Marylin, Donna or Cindy will make you feel at home and of course if needed make a lovely cup of tea. Our thoughts are that you sit back and relax. 

Call us?  Reception staff  are always available to answer any questions.  01707 888229  

Easy, Free Parking at the front or in accessible bays outside the Practice in Ground Lane, Hatfield .

Click this highlighted link for easy directions.

All Hatfield Practice Physiotherapists are Chartered and registered with the CSP
We certainly won’t waste your time. We provide Professional Osteopathy, Physiotherapy, Acupuncture and Massage in Hatfield . Helping you to feel better is what our  Hatfield Practice patients tell us we do best. 
Above all our experience has shown that a caring and thoughtful  approach tends to resolve problems faster. Our patients are referred by recommendation by their  local GP, Triage Physiotherapist, friends or Consultant. We are told that most patients feel improvement after their first consultation and  treatment.
Call our reception on 01707 888229. Experience has shown that our triage style “combined treatments” such as combinations of Physiotherapy with OsteopathyAcupuncture or Massage have been shown to improve patient outcome and faster response times.


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  • “I received a hot stone massage voucher off my boyfriend for Christmas last year. I always come every month to see Daisy and couldn’t survive without my little bit of heaven. Thank you”

    Hannah, Welwyn Garden City
  • ”The treatment I have received from Ian and his tean has been very helpful. Everyone was so pleasant – I will have no hesitation in coming here when needed”

    Vera, Herts
  • ”I have had great support from Umana and Leon and feel the standard of treatment is very high. The clinic also has a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere – Thanks!”

    Jasmin, Herts
  • ”I am a keen amateur golfer and find my regular MOT sessions with Ian invaluable. The service is friendly and professional and I recommend the practice to all my fellow golfers”

    Jeff, Hatfield
  • ” Now i can work again without constant pain and without having to eat pain killers like smarties all day. I feel like a new man !! ”

    Brian. sales manager
  • ” Such enthusiasm… thank you for your advice and support. I think the surgeon would of got his own way if i hadnt of found you. Always a relaxing happy place “.

    Alistair (Sprinter) Welwyn Garden City.
  • ” I have been a professional body builder for many years. I have never met anyone as good as Ian his ability to diagnose and treat  acute and in my case often repetitive injuries. Support  gives me the confidence to train harder without the fear that injury that could mean end of my career”

    David, St Albans
  • Friendly, warm and professional – after three months off work I was out of pain very quickly. I am now back at work and pain free.

  •  Came to the practice after a serious injury. I am now  now walking around the house with a stick, am able to use the stairs I really feel like my old self again. Many thanks to the Hatfield Practice  for their continued efforts and support!”

    Mrs Currel. Stevnage

    Mrs Currel. Stevenage
  • Thank you Dora top class Physiotherapy – I feel stronger each day now.

    Betty – Hatfield
  • It always amazes me how well acupuncture works. I spent 3 years feeling sorry for myself in constant pain. Helen changed all that – regular sessions of acupuncture have left me less reliant on painkillers and changed my life!

  • Very friendly and honest, have fixed my lower back pain after a previous physio just insisted on lots of expensive treatments that did’nt help. Highly recommended. Thank you. Stefan

  • ” I always pop in for a cup of tea and a chat, no place like it”

    Elsie ( 82 yrs)
  • .”You will soon be Feeling brilliant again “

    Jasmine. Welwyn Garden
  • ”Fantastic service – everyone is so friendly and caring.  I am a long distance runner and compete regularly at a high level. I have found that Ian and his team have helped me no ends in supporting my training regime for which I am incredibly grateful. I would recommend the practice to anyone”

    Hayley, Hatfield
  • ”Everyone at The Hatfield Practice has been brilliant. I work at a local gym as a personal trainer and am a ”regular” and always happy to recommend lots of people – It works so well… I love it ! ”

    Tom S. Personal Trainer, Hatfield
  • ”It is a great pleasure to come to see Helen and her team at The Welwyn &  Hatfield Practice – you are all heroes ! ” –

    Beryl 88yrs, Herts
  • Fantastic service, everyone is so friendly and caring. Ian has helped me no ends for which I am incredibly grateful! Would recommend to anyone.

  • ” I have never been anywhere, quite like the Welwyn and Hatfield Practice and i would certainly never go anywhere else. They always try 110% ”

    Dave . Hertford
  • Highly recommend the clinic, great guys and atmosphere. Treatments are exceptional and clearly focus on areas that need work – I always walk away feeling on top form. Thanks!

    Colin – Hatfield
  • After suffering from a very painful C-section scar which didn’t improve over the course of 19 months and caused me pain permanently, I had five acupuncture treatments with Helen. The pain lessened significantly after the first treatment but amazingly, the appearance of the scar (very red, very uneven) also improved dramatically. It is now completely pain free and smooth. Thank you Helen!

    Professor K. Radner
  • “Cant say its been easy but a combintion of Acupuncture and osteopathy  almost certainly saved me from the operation my Bupa  consultantwas suggesting. I’m now pain free and working with their Physio to train my core muscles i feel new again”

    Janet, Colney Heath
  • “The Welwyn and Hatfield Practice is my first choice for private referals”

    Dr. W, Hatfield
  • ”Service and treatment is brilliant – always so friendly”

    Sue, Herts
  • “The acupuncture has been  small part of my treatment, in fact during the session with Helen i laughed so much i nearly put my back out again”

    Tina St. Albans
  • ”Three generations of our family have attended The Hatfield Practice – they all look forward to the care and treatment they receive”

    Sarah.Welwyn Garden City
  • ” I just dont understand why you cant get this sort of treatment on the NHS “

    Sam T. St Albans
  • ”Myself and my partner have found coming for treatment at The Hatfield Practice a great experience. Ian and his team are so friendly and caring – they really listen to you. The service is quick and really effective and he has helped loads with out backs!”

    John & Kay, Herts
  • We have been trying for a baby for years a friend suggested the fertility clinic an the Welwyn and Hatfield Practice.  By using a combination of acupuncture and IVF we were able to succeed. Just don’t leave it to chance. We now have beautiful much loves twin boys .Helen is simply brilliant.

    John and Liz B
  • I have been working with Dora ( Physio) apart from the very professional treatment she always goes out of her way to treat me like a real person. Seems genuinely interested. This holistic and human approach to care makes such a difference and seems to permeate the whole practice –  from the greeting at reception to the banter between colleagues to the therapy itsself  .

    Sue M.
  • ”I would highly recommend The Hatfield Practice – great guys and atmosphere. Treatments are exceptional and clearly focus on areas that need work – I always walk away feeling on top form – Thanks!”

    Colin, Hatfield.
  • Even people that are getting free treatment through my place of work are considering attending the practice. Amazing.

    Fiona ( Hatfield )

    Amazing Place
  • “I was in a real mess after a major car accident. I was told by hospital doctors that i would be in pain permanently. I pleased to say they were very wrong. I am now pain free 90% of the time. Wonderful thoughtful people. Really Cant thank you enough guys.

    Peter. Welwyn
  • I have seen a lot of osteopaths and massage people in my time but you take the first prize. I really appreciate that there is now hope for me.

    Sam B
  • Thank you Chris for making my body do things that i thought not possible…. Im trying to stretch every night to keep those skiing positions…but its hard at my age but I’m kicking those 25 age somethings  a***s, like a 43 year old should!

    Sally- Ski instructor
  • Relaxing, professional and just brilliant.

    Graham. Hatfield
  • “Great exercise advice, painful at first but now  feel much more mobile and have less day to day pain.Well done”

    Clive N, Watford.
  • Ian is great – helped me loads

    Thanks Brain

    Back Pain
  • AMAZING – Helen knew just what to do

    Zara Brookmans Park
  • “I’m a triathlete, runner and cyclist. Over the years, Ian has treated me for a number of injuries. He understands the importance of getting me back training and racing as quickly as possible. On several occasions I expected to be advised to stop training, but after an examination Ian told me I could continue. In each case I went on to make a full recovery following his treatment.”

    Graham. St Albans
  • Ian will get you injury free and playing again faster than anyone else…. !!!

    Graeme. Hatfield