Osteopathy in London SE1 from the Rebalance Clinic

Below you will find an overview of osteopathy services at The Rebalance Clinic in London, SE1.

Osteopathy techniques

The techniques used by your osteopath will depend on your presentation and preferences. Your treatment may include:

  • direct and rhythmic movement techniques

  • strength and stretch methods for muscles

  • soft and connective tissue techniques

  • neuromuscular therapy

  • joint manipulation

  • techniques to encourage fluid flow and tissue repair

  • Medical acupuncture

  • indirect, gentle, harmonic approaches

What conditions can an osteopath help to treat?

Osteopathy can be used to treat many musculoskeletal problem (bones, muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments). It is a widely used therapy for generalised pain in areas such as the back, neck, shoulder, hip, knee etc. and can deal with acute muscle spasms, fatigue, nerve pain, tension and posture-related headaches. Osteopathy has been found to be effective in the rehabilitation of sports injuries including sprains, tears and tendonitis.

Common conditions people seek osteopathic treatment for include:

  • sciatica

  • arthritis or joint pain

  • whiplash

  • frozen shoulder

  • tennis elbow

  • carpal tunnel syndrome

  • pregnancy related back pain

  • plantar fasciitis etc.

Osteopathy can also be an effective complement to orthodox GP/NHS in the care of systemic diseases such as circulation problems and high blood pressure (stage one hypertension) as well as influence digestive or gynaecological conditions.

Want to know if we can help you? Ask about your symptoms or condition via our contact us form.

Medical acupuncture

Medical acupuncture is also offered as an adjunct treatment for the relief of pain. It is particularly effective for:

  • joint and muscle pain

  • arthritis

  • tissue damage pain

  • nerve pain

  • nausea, vomiting

There is good scientific evidence that osteopathy and acupuncture are effective for the treatment of non specific persistent lower back pain as recommended by The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). The 2010 UK evidence report (effectiveness of manual therapies) also reports osteopathy as effective in the treatment of a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions. 

All osteopaths in the UK are regulated by the General Osteopathic Council. The British Medical Association’s guidance for GPs advises that doctors can safely refer patients to osteopaths.  

Location of our osteopathy services

Osteopathy services are available from Rebalance Clinic at RAMBERT, 99 Upper Ground, The South Bank, London SE1 9PP. This is located near Waterloo Station (behind The National Theatre).

More questions? 

Take a look at our FAQs, call us on 020 7127 8127 or send us your query via email or our contact us form.