Pregnancy related pain
Home exercise plan
The main differences between the professions is historical, as over the years times have changed and today there are far more similarities than differences. The differences are in the personal treatment style of the practitioner, not the profession itself. Both will use their hands to treat disorders of the bones, muscles and joints. Treatment techniques may include joint mobilizations & manipulations, massage, active release and prescriptive exercises.
No, although we do take a lot of referrals from GPs, you are able to self refer to us.
Yes, you are able to take normal painkillers before any appointment. It won’t affect how we treat or assess.
We cover most major insurance companies apart from BUPA,, however all polices vary slightly. If in doubt please contact your insurance company to check the required process.
This is varied an depends of your age, length of time you’ve had the condition and how good you are at implementing life changes we suggest! On average our patients recover in 5 treatments
Yes, excluding extenuating circumstances once you are booked in with a practitioner you will stay with them for your course of treatment. If they feel your needs will be better suited with another practitioner this will be discussed with you.
We have one treatment room up a single flight of stairs. If you are unable to use a flight of stairs, please let us know and we will ensure you are booked in an downstairs room. Please note our bathroom facilities are upstairs.
We don’t current offer a home visit service.
Yes, you can request who you see when booking, either on the phone or by selecting the required practitioner online. However we only have one Osteopath currently, Andy.
We will need to know any previous surgery, illness, your past medical records as well as your current state of health including any medication you are taking. Any previous scans, X-rays, letters or investigations are always helpful. If you are intending to claim for treatment using private health insurance it is useful to bring the details with you.
We will have to expose the body part in question. So clothing that allows us to do this is helpful. If this is not appropriate, we have patient gowns and shorts for you to change into in private. If unsure please wear loose clothing that you will be comfortable moving around in.
If we feel that your case would best be managed by another medical professional, or if you need a referral for further testing or scans we will make sure we find the best person for you.
Your first appointment lasts approximately 60 minutes. During this we will perform a complete medical history, thorough examination, explain what the issue is and how its treated. If appropriate to we will begin treatment on this first visit.
We always aim to treat on the first visit, however occasionally its not appropriate. For instance if we need further scans or X-rays, or feel that you would benefit from a second opinion.
Initial consultations are 60 minutes, follow up sessions are approximately 30 minutes.
All services at the clinic are currently private.
All osteopaths are regulated by the General Osteopathic Council in the UK. As it is a regulated profession it is illegal to call yourself an Osteppathy unless a registered member of the General Osteopathic Council
The team are a delight, they fit you in at their earliest convenience, have the highest level of service and excellent value.
Absolutely excellent service every time and have gone out of their way to fit me in at short notice. All the team are very knowledgeable, understanding and professional. Highly recommended.
Highly professional, friendly and excellent at what they do
Life a life without pain