Jan grew up in Vordingborg 90 km south of Copenhagen in Denmark. After several failed treatments for lower back pain at the age of 11, chiropractic eventually provided the relief he and his family had been looking for. From that point his heart was set on becoming a chiropractor.

After graduating in 1992 from the Anglo-European Collge of Chiropractic in Bournemouth he moved to Worthing where he practised as an associate for four years. In 1996 he and Sarah opened Park View Acupuncture & Chiropractic Clinic. He uses various chiropractic techniques including Diversified, Activator, Thompson Drop, Sacro-Occipital tecnique and Dry Needling.

Jan has a daughter, Anya who like him is a very keen golfer. He is an active member and Past Chairman of Worthing Round Table 41 Club.

Jan N Olsen BSc DC

Member of British Chiropractic Association

Member of the Royal College of Chiropractors

General Chiropractic Council registration no. 00152

Roger Cracknell DC

Member of British Chiropractic Association

General Chiropractic Council registration no. 00260

After spending 4 years working as a masseur at various well-renowned health farms in Oxfordshire and Berkshire in the early 1980s, a chance conversation with one of his clients at the time led Roger away from following an osteopathic carreer choosing chiropractic instead.

He graduated from the Anglo European College of Chiropractic in 1988 and in 1989 he opened Worthing Chiropractic Clinic practising there for 28 years. He continues expanding his knowledge and skills in related health care programmes and he has evolved his own unique blend of chiropractic including manual and Activator adjustment procedures, Cranial Therapy, massage and kinesiology into a highly effective system for the treatment of a wide range of conditions. In 2003 he was awarded the Advanced Activator Proficiency Rating.

In his mission to provide people with a natural approach to well-being, Roger compliments his love of chiropractic with interests in yoga and meditation.

In early 2017 he joined our team at Park View.

Sarah Cooper-Olsen LicAcu CertBeijing RGN

Member of British Acupuncture Council

Certificate of Beijing

Licentiate in Acupuncture

Registered General Nurse

Sarah grew up in Worthing and became a Registered Nurse. While nursing she sustained a back injury and found that Acupuncture was the only thing that actually helped her.

Sarah gained a Licentiate in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1992 from British College of Acupuncture. In 1998 she went to China where she received the Certificate of Beijing.

For years Sarah has found treating gynaecological and fertility problems very rewarding. She always uses the latest proven methods in her treatment.

Sarah and Jan (chiropractor) set up Park View Clinic, which celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2016.

Gill Carpenter LicAcu CertBeijing RM

Member of British Acupuncture Council

Certificate of Beijing

Licentiate in Acupuncture

Registered Midwife

Gill trained as a nurse at St George’s Hospital in London and as midwife at St Richard’s Hospital in Chichester.

Her interest in acupuncture originates from travelling for 2 years in Asia and in The Far East.

Gill completed a 3 year course in Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1992 to gain a Licentiate in Acupuncture. She then worked as a midwife and acupuncturist drawing the two skills together where possible.

In 1994 she studied in China and gained her Certificate of Beijing.

Since 2000 Gill has done acupuncture full time - partly at Park View and partly at Acorn Health in Emsworth where she lives.

Gill’s special interest lies in fertility problems, gynaecology, pregnancy and musculo-skeletal disorders.

Jan Olsen

Roger Cracknell

Sarah Cooper-Olsen

Gill Carpenter

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Sarah Cooper-Olsen LicAcu - Principal Acupuncturist Jan Olsen DC - Principal Chiropractor Ian McTear DC - Associate Chiropractor Dianne Jones - Receptionist


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Sara Ball  BSc(Hons)ST DipST MSST

Member of The Society of Sports Therapists

Member of the VTCT.

Sara grew up in Worthing and qualified as a Sports and Massage Therapist from Chichester College of Arts, Science and Technology in 2002. She enjoyed the course and career opportunities so much that she wanted to further her depth of her knowledge in the area. Continuing her professional development with an undergraduate degree at University College Chichester, Sara embarked on establishing a physical therapy career that has now broadened into complementary services, with the VTCT Baby Massage Instructor being the latest service that Sara has to offer.  

Sara played volleyball until 2009 when she decided focus on her running and cycling. She enjoyed many years of playing as part of a team and used her career skills as the England Junior Women’s Sports Therapist in 2005. For a year she maintained the team’s fitness to the highest possible standards both during training and at international tournaments in both Norway and Italy. Nowadays Sara uses her passion for activity for both personal fitness and to raise money for charity events such as her parachute jump from 13,000 ft for Chestnut Tree House and the Cancer Research Race for Life.

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