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Associates Evening/Saturday Clinic

BSO Associates Evening/Saturday Clinic

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Our graduate clinic runs Monday to Thursday from 17:45 to 20:15 every week with qualified osteopaths who are all registered with the General Osteopathic Council. We are also open on Saturday mornings between 8.30am-12.30pm. This service is ideal if you cannot take time out of work to visit an osteopath or if you have less time for an appointment.

The cost per appointment is £40, which is excellent value when compared to fees at private practices in the local area. Your first appointment will last around 45 minutes as your osteopath will take a full case history, and appointments thereafter will last around 30 minutes.

and book your appointment today or phone 020 7089 5360.

Please note that concessionary and community partnership rates are not available in the evening clinic.

Evening clinic team

Find out more about our Clinic Associates below including their specialist interests and their style of treatment. You can nominate a specific osteopath if you wish when you make an appointmentbut this is not compulsory.

Lucy Anderson - Mondays and Thursdays

Photo of Lucy Anderson.Lucy graduated from the British School of Osteopathy with Distinction and is registered with the General Osteopathic Council.

A former professional dancer, Lucy trained at the Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance and performed both classical and contemporary repertoire for 6 years. During this time she completed her Pilates instructor qualification with Body Control Pilates and has been teaching for nearly 10 years. Through this background Lucy has developed a keen interest in injury prevention and rehabilitation, a good eye for movement and alignment and genuine fascination in the human body. She is passionate about an active lifestyle and believes that movement is central to good health and pain management.

Lucy adopts a structural, holistic approach to treatment using a wide variety of osteopathic techniques including soft tissue massage, articulation and joint manipulation. She enjoys treating patients of all ages and walks of life and has a particular interest in chronic aches and pains, stress management, dance and sporting injuries and shoulder pain. She is an advocate of mindfulness and this influences her approach to Osteopathy.

Lucy is fully insured and first aid certified.

Edward Bateman - Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

After experiencing the benefits of osteopathy first hand from a back injury, Edward packed in the corporate life and gained his Masters in Osteopathy from the BSO.

During his time at the BSO Edward completed an ITEC Diploma in Sports Massage and qualified as a Level 3 Pilates instructor. These additional skills create a comprehensive treatment and rehabilitation program for his patients, aiding them in their recovery.

Edward is a structural osteopath who incorporates elements of manipulation, muscle energy, soft tissue, strain counter strain and visceral techniques when appropriate. He is interested in office workers and associated work stress issues, postural demands placed on the body, long term chronic degenerative conditions, and how movement and exercise can be beneficial to help individuals in their return to health.

James Birkett - Wednesdays and Saturdays

Registration number: 8988

James came to osteopathy following a long history of working in the health and social care industry, having previously studied Medicine at Kings College London and subsequently working within social care in the fields of Mental Health and Homelessness.

He graduated from the BSO with a Master’s degree in Osteopathy, where he developed a treatment style using~elements of both structural and visceral osteopathic approaches. He has also undertaken further training in pelvic assessment, taping techniques for osteopaths and Still Technique, a treatment which is based on the original techniques used by A T Still, the founder of osteopathy.

James has also undertaken a post-graduate course in medical acupuncture (also known as dry needling) which is an adaptation of traditional Chinese acupuncture based on western understanding of anatomy, physiology and pathology. James finds this to be particularly effective for managing both acute and chronic pain, especially when used in conjunction with osteopathic treatment.

 

Matt Brabner - Mondays and Thursdays

Photo of Matt Brabner.Registration number: 8993

Matt graduated from the British School of Osteopathy with distinction after a long and successful career in the travel industry.

Matt’s own experience of the effects that commuting, stress and a sedentary lifestyle can have on the body led him to pursue a career as an osteopath, and he now loves utilising his naturally positive, calm and empathetic approach to help others.

Matt has experience of working with patients with both acute and longer-term pain and enjoys working in collaboration with them to find a bespoke treatment that works.

As a keen runner, he also has a particularly well-grounded appreciation of the effects that sport has on the body and can help with a wide range of sports related injuries and rehabilitation.

Frances Carey - Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Frances Carey M.Ost is an osteopath and medical acupuncturist. She graduated from Swansea University with a Masters in Osteopathy in 2014. Frances is fully registered with the General Osteopathic Council, a member of the Institute of Osteopathy and part of the British Medical Acupuncture Society.

As well as working for the British School of Osteopathy Frances is currently undertaking an osteopathic internship at University College London Hospital for Integrated Medicine (UCLHIM) where she is providing Osteopathy on the National Health Service (NHS).

Frances has developed a keen interest in chronic pain management and through UCLH is working with fibromyalgia clinics, podiatry and women’s health including pregnancy and post partum conditions.

Frances completed post graduate training in ‘dry needling’ acupuncture with the British Medical Acupuncture Society (BMAS) and is currently completing more training to extend her practice.

Jo Christophe - Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

Jo gained her Masters degree from the British School of Osteopathy where she acquired a high level of knowledge and understanding of the body along with invaluable experience treating patients from all modalities. 

Already a qualified therapeutic massage therapist (since 1997), Jo has always maintained a keen interest in health, fitness and wellbeing, training daily at her local gym for the last 20 years. Running an average 40 kilometres per week Jo regularly enjoys swimming, yoga and surfing. Jo appreciates an athlete’s needs and has first-hand knowledge of the stresses and demands exercise and sport places on the body as well as the implications of injury. This gives Jo an in depth knowledge and understanding of the mechanics of the body helping her expertly treat and plan rehabilitation programmes and provide advice to anyone at any level of fitness from the office worker to the professional athlete. Jo utilises her experience in sporting activities, massage and osteopathic technique to successfully support and help anyone experiencing pain and bring them back to health.

Employing a general approach to her practice Jo enjoys attaining effective results by identifying a patient’s individual expectations, and devising treatment accordingly. She is currently working alongside a physiotherapist in West London in addition to running her own practice.

Joseph Duff - Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

Photo of Joseph Duff.Registration number: 9040

While volunteering in Delhi, India, in 2004, I first experienced the power of manual therapy. I worked with physiotherapists in providing therapy for disabled children and was inspired to gain the skills to treat patients myself. After completion of my B.Sc. at University College Dublin and several years teaching, I moved to London to study Osteopathy.

During my second year of studies at the British School of Osteopathy, I embarked upon an additional Diploma in Sports Massage and have utilised this training to further enhance my Osteopathic treatments.

Now qualified in Osteopathy, Sports Massage and Medical Acupuncture, I also employ a broad range of gentle but effective techniques including visceral mobilisation, Still Technique and advanced spinal manipulation to ensure my patients get the best possible outcome from my treatments.

I love the gym, Yoga and running and I believe that movement is at the core of health and happiness. In addition to injury recovery and prevention I am also passionate about HIV care and mental health. I hope to use Osteopathy to greatly improve the quality of life, mental health and wellbeing of people living with chronic illnesses, such as HIV.

Andrew Hoskins – Tuesdays and Saturdays

Andrew chose to become an osteopath as it is a varied career path with continued learning opportunities and offers a chance to make a real difference to people’s lives. He worked in the travel industry for 11 years and has a passion for kitesurfing and squash.

He is a structural osteopath and uses a variety of techniques including functional and visceral ones where appropriate. Andrew will soon be completing further training in cranial osteopathy and in treating babies and children.

Andrew is trained in sports massage and is currently completing a course to become an APPI Pilates instructor.

Sheena McLennan – Wednesdays and Thursdays

Sheena works with patients to develop a treatment and management plan that fits into their life, whether this means a prescription of recommended exercises, stress management or a workspace evaluation. She is also interested in using Pilates-style exercises for rehabilitation and practises mindfulness to achieve long-lasting pain relief for her patients. Other interests include treating patients with sports injuries and treating pregnant women.

Danny Miller - Mondays & Wednesdays

Ronan O'Brien treating a patient.Danny started his career in finance, spending 17 years in the City of London, working both on the LIFFE trading floor, then in a senior sales role with a European bank. With his passion for learning and interest in how the human body operates, he undertook a career change from finance to osteopathy, which involved both part-time and full-time study over a period of 6 years.

Danny graduated from the British School of Osteopathy with a Masters in Osteopathy and is also a qualified sports massage therapist. He is fully registered with the General Osteopathic Council and is a member of the Institute of Osteopathy.

With first-hand experience of working for long hours in an office environment, Danny is very aware of the challenges that can arise when periods of daily inactivity are combined with intense exercise. He continues to be a keen follower of rugby and keeping fit, largely through outdoor circuit training and gym work.

Danny strongly believes that osteopathic treatment can benefit people of all ages and backgrounds, whatever the underlying issues. He is trained to examine and treat using a variety of methods from sports massage to osteopathy and also has a keen interest in how nutrition impacts the human body.

Caroline Lovett - Tuesdays and Thursdays

Registration number: 9078

Caroline completed a 5 year Masters in Osteopathy at the BSO and during this time also completed the ITEC Diploma in sports massage. She also practices in the Camberley area.

She is a structural osteopath and incorporates manipulation, soft tissue, muscle energy and visceral techniques.  Having completed her dissertation on ex-military amputees she is interested in the musculoskeletal changes and adaptations that occur with injuries and chronic postural adaptations.

Caroline first became interested in osteopathy after seeing the transformation osteopathy made in her then 11 week old son. A long serving Army Reservist officer Caroline has always been interested in fitness, particularly running and skiing and more recently cycling.

Aimee Newton - Tuesdays and Saturdays

Registration number: 9100

Aimee has always had an interest in health and the human body.  In addition to qualifying as an Osteopath from the BSO in 2015 she is qualified in Sports Massage and is also an experienced Hatha Yoga teacher and trainer and sits on the Executive Board for “Friends of Yoga” as their Training and Standards Officer.

Aimee uses a combination of structural techniques including joint articulation, functional technique, soft tissue and direct joint mobilisation to help restore function, reduce tension, improve muscular aches and pain and encourage recovery. She is experienced in treating a wide range of people from athletes to the elderly.

Her experience of yoga adds an additional aspect to her treatment with a personal interest in helping people living with chronic pain using mindfulness practices based on her experience as a qualified yoga teacher and the OsteoMAP process.

David Wells - Mondays & Wednesdays

David decided on a career change from the building industry and graduated from the British School of Osteopathy.

He is a structural osteopath who enjoys treating all ages with a varied approach from gentle stretching techniques to deeper soft tissue work and gentle joint mobilisation through to direct joint manipulation.

He is particularly interested in acute and chronic back pain, sports injuries and how nutrition and exercise can be beneficial to help individuals back to health.

David is passionate about osteopathy and its role in promoting health and overall wellbeing and believes that osteopathy is ideally placed to help individual’s specific needs with the aim to enhance the patients’ capacity to perform the activities that are meaningful for them.

Gaby White - Tuesdays and Thursdays

Ronan O'Brien treating a patient.Registration number: 9139

After a long career as a ski instructor, traveling winter-to-winter following the snow, Gaby was inspired to retrain as an Osteopath following her recovery from a neck injury. Returning to London Gaby trained British School of Osteopathy and graduated with distinction.

Gaby is experienced helping patients of all ages with an assortment of conditions ranging from lower back pain to shoulder pain, and headaches. She employs a variety of techniques catering to each patient, taking into consideration their injury, lifestyle and expectations.