New osteopathic treatments at Piccadilly Health Club

Our osteopathy specialist

Tim is an honours graduate of the British School of Osteopathy in London and has 20 years of experience as an osteopath. He has worked extensively abroad in China, Japan and Dubai as well as the UK, where he currently has practices in Central London and Surrey.

As well as general practice, treating a wide range of ages and conditions, Tim specialises in sports injuries, their treatment and rehabilitation. Also, importantly, he tries to make sure that they do not reoccur by utilising regular maintenance programs.

He is a keen gym-goer and advocate of resistance training and enjoys cycling, martial arts and winter sports so understands how important it is for clients to get back to the sports and pastimes they enjoy when injuries occur.
Tim is registered with the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC) and is a full member of the Institute of Osteopathy.

 

 

About Osteopathy

Osteopathy is a primary health care system concentrating on the structure and function of the body, suitable for almost anyone and can contribute to the treatment and management of a wide range of conditions. Osteopaths primarily work through the neuro-musculo-skeletal system, mostly on muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and joints, to make sure that all components are functioning smoothly together.

A core principle behind osteopathy is the idea that the body is an integrated and indivisible whole, and contains self-healing mechanisms that can be utilised as part of the treatment. No part of the body works, or can be considered, in isolation. Relevant psychological and social factors also form part of the process of patient diagnosis.

The key tools for osteopathic diagnosis include listening to the patient's history, examining muscles and joints and observing movements. X-rays, scans and other clinical investigations are also used if required. A wide range of non-invasive manual techniques such as deep tissue massage, joint articulation and manipulation are applied therapeutically using a holistic and patient-centred approach.

Advice on posture, nutrition and exercise may also be provided to aid recovery, promote health and prevent symptoms recurring.

Conditions commonly treated by osteopaths include:

  • Arthritis
  • Headaches
  • Back and neck pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Elbow pain, including Tennis/Golfers elbow
  • Wrist and hand pain
  • Hip and knee pain
  • Ankle and foot pain
  • Sports injuries
  • Postural problems caused by driving, work or pregnancy
  • Problems with the pelvis, hips, and legs”

 

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