Osteopathy

Osteopathy 2019-03-28T16:02:02+00:00

Helping your body’s natural healing mechanisms

Osteopathy is a complementary medicine which focuses on manual readjustments, myofascial release and other physical manipulation of the muscle tissue and bones. Seeing an osteopath can help to improve posture and as well as provide relief to patients suffering with pain.

Some examples of conditions commonly treated using osteopathy include:

  • Back pain

  • Neck pain

  • Sciatica

  • Joint aches and pain

  • Sports injuries

  • Musco-skeletal problems during pregnancy

Your osteopath will be able to help treat problems by correcting and improving your body’s natural healing mechanisms. We will provide you with advice on factors such as posture and lifestyle as well as give you appropriate exercises to aid your rehabilitation.

The number of treatments that are needed depends very much on the nature of the problem. Some acute problems can be dealt with in just one or two sessions. Chronic problems may require a longer course of treatment however. Many patients also voluntarily choose to see their osteopath periodically on a maintenance basis.

If you’re looking for an osteopath in London, Basuto Medical Centre can help. We have experts in this field who are highly knowledgeable and have a wealth of experience. During your first consultation, an extensive medical history will be taken to help make an accurate diagnosis of the problem. If osteopathy is appropriate, an examination will be carried out to make a full assessment. The duration of the course of treatment will depend on the individual.

OUR THERAPISTS ARE:

Charlotte Jopling

Charlotte trained at the British School of Osteopathy in London. The largest and oldest osteopathic training college in the UK, it was here she received an academic scholarship. Before this, Charlotte studied Biology at the University of Nottingham.

Charlotte successfully treats a wide range of conditions using a structural osteopathic approach. She aims to restore function and alleviate pain by diagnosing the source of the problem first then treating accordingly.

Charlotte has worked at Basuto Medical Centre since 2011. She is registered with the General Osteopathic Council and is a member of the British Osteopathic Association.

Carmen Lagova

Carmen (MOST) began her career in the field of Physiotherapy and Sports and Remedial Therapy. It was while treating a variety of patients including athletes that Carmen became interested in becoming an osteopath.

Carmen’s interest in the human body and movement plays an important role in her osteopathic approach. She has a keen interest in treating complex cases incorporating a wide range of techniques.

Carmen believes osteopathy is an essential component to any lifestyle.

If you would like to make an appointment with an osteopath in London, please feel free to get in touch or click the button below to make an appointment online.

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