Our Therapists L-Z

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Rajiv NamaLouise RapataJulia Richardson (née Fearon), Merlin Young

Rajiv Nama

Independent Consultant Clinical Audiologist

Ear wax removal and Hearing Clinic

My name is Rajiv Nama and I am Independent Consultant Medical Clinical Audiologist. I am University/Professionally qualified with a graduate, masters degree and various other qualifications added in over the years. 

I see both children and adults.

You can self-refer, but I also frequently take referrals from GP surgeries, Medical centers, Urgent care, Walk-in-Clinic, A&E and other Health and Medical professionals.

My clinic is the most reputed and most 5 star rated clinic in Central England- google reviews. Please refer to my main website.

I have over 29 years of clinical experience globally, in three continents,  Asia - India, Australia and Europe - UK and have seen more than 5,00,000 ears (approx) so far. In the UK, I have worked within the NHS and private sector for several years and cared for thousands of patients, both adults and children. I am familiar and skilled with the latest audiology technology. I have developed specialized skills and expertise in:

  • Ear wax removal
  • Hearing & Hearing aids
  • Tinnitus - diagnosis/ treatment/ counselling- CBT
  • Vertigo/Balance/ Vestibular – diagnosis & rehabilitation
  • Cochlear Implant, BAHA,
  • Children:
    • hearing problems and ear wax removal
  • Teaching, training,
  • Occupational hearing loss
  • Hearing health
  • Dementia and hearing loss, bedside test and ear wax removal, stroke-age-hearing loss etc.

Apart from seeing routine cases, I can see patients out of hours, weekends, bank holidays, urgent cases, bed ridden/ home bound/ immobile patients too. Home visits, Care home visits, Nursing home visits, Dementia care homes visits etc. can be booked also.

My procedures are medically approved procedures mainly done in NHS hospitals e.g. suction, probes, hooks, forceps etc. After looking and examining status of wax in your ear, I will decide what method is best. Many types of wax can't be removed by only suction method. For large and solid lump of wax we uses probes, hooks and some time all the methods together. I can also remove foreign body from the ear.

Consultations are by booked appointment only.

Call me- 07832942207, 07578269144 or email - crownhealthuk@gmail.com

Please refer to my main website for more information-



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Louise Rapata

Iyengar Yoga Teacher

How IYENGAR yoga has helped me

As a child I remember suffering with occasional back pain. In my mid 20’s the back pain got a lot worse to the point of being chronic. I had always kept fit but the pain although helped by swimming kept coming back. I used painkillers , anti-inflammatory drugs and a Tens machine to help with the symptoms of pain until they no longer worked. This caused me anxiety and led to mild depression. My husband suggested trying yoga, so I spent a year practising from a book each morning which would help ease the symptoms of back pain.

After 6 years of yoga practice I came across IYENGAR yoga and with its fine detail my body became stronger on a different level than with other forms of yoga. Due to holding poses for longer periods of time, attention to alignment and detailed explanations from teachers. After 10 years of chronic back pain one day I realised the pain had completely gone. I know for a fact that I have Iyengar Yoga to thank for that. Over the years I have had many injuries on my weaker side. This has only helped me gain a better understanding of the subject putting me in a greater position to be a teacher. Iyengar Yoga has made me the person I am now and I couldn’t imagine where I would be without it.

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Julia Richardson (née Fearon) BSc (Hons) Complementary Therapy.

Aromatherapist, Baby Massage & Baby Yoga Teacher.

I first learnt about aromatherapy in the late 80's/early 1990s. I was at a nursing conference about treating chronic pain in children and listened to a presentation about aromatherapy. I was fascinated to learn that you could use plant extracts theraputically e.g. to treat pain and have been firmly hooked ever since. I went on to study a BSc in aromatherapy and finally left the NHS in 2005 to pursue it as a full-time career. I have also studied and qualified as a baby massage, baby and toddler yoga instructor.

I love my job! Over the last 26 years, I have honed and developed my aromatherapy and massage skills. I am not a 'typical' aromatherapist. I use a wide range of methods including deep tissue massage, facial/foot and head massage and simple lymph drainage techniques. I specialise in antenatal massage and blend individualised aromatherapy products such as handwash, bubble baths and oil blends to vaporise for home use to help maintain the positive effects of treatment between visits. Seeing my clients achieve total relaxation and leave with a smile on their face is great job satisfaction.

Working too with the babies and parents is a privilege. Every class I teach brings joy and laughter to me and I think (hope!) to the families I work with. Watching parents and babies grow in confidence and enjoyment together and making friends is wonderful.

I also teach/lecture and act as external examiner, give conference presentations and write/publish articles about different aspects of complementary therapy for a variety of resources including academic journals and books.

A full member of Birthlight (www.birthlight.com) and (www.birthlight.co.uk/teacher/julia-richardson) and the International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists (www.ifparoma.org), for details of my classes/courses please see Courses & Classes and Yoga classes

Please contact me via the clinic, my mobile: 07711 697877 or email:fragranthealthuk@gmail.com

Merlin Young LicAc, MBAcC


Merlin studied English at University, worked with deprived kids for the best part of ten years, and spent another ten years working in the construction industry! Then he got sick, couldn't get well, and found himself (reluctantly) at the door of an acupuncturist in Birmingham. What followed left some impression on him - enough to make him want to study and practise this curious therapy!

Merlin first studied acupuncture at the College of Tradional Acupuncture at Leamington Spa in Warwickshire. The licentiate qualification obtained there is accredited by the British Acupuncture Accreditation Assessment Board, the body which regulates training in traditional acupuncture in the UK. Since then, he has extensively investigated acupuncture, and particularly the way it is practised in Japan.

After seeing how quickly and easily people improve with the gentle Japanese techniques, today his treatments are primarily planned using principles of this style of treatment. He continues to study and develop these methods. Since 1998, he has studied regularly, both in the UK and Holland, under Stephen Birch, one of the most articulate exponents of acupuncture in the West, who is also a recognised authority on Japanese methods.

This training has enabled him to become a member of the Toyohari Association, and he has travelled to Japan and studied with some extraordinarily gifted blind acupuncturists.

Both inside and outside of the treatment room, the care, comfort and well-being of his patients is paramount . Merlin only uses the finest quality and thinnest pre-sterilised and disposable stainless-steel, silver or gold needles. He abides by the codes of ethics and practice laid down by the British Acupuncture Council, of which he is a member, and through which he is fully insured.

His hope is that each of his patients encounters in him a practitioner who is capable of understanding their pain or discomfort as well as being able to help their condition. In this process, his intention is also to create a space in which humour and humanity can be shared. Experience teaches him that we can thus often discover we are no longer so defined and restrained by our complaints (as it so often feels), but that we can be liberated by them.

Contact Merlin on: 0121 421 3480 or via email: MrlnYoung@aol.com
Website: www.acupuncture-and-moxa.co.uk