Bradbourne Osteopaths

Our team of Osteopaths offer a wealth of experience, skill and expertise.

Osteopathy is a primary health care system, complementary to other medical practices. It is 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 and joints, using holistic and patient-centred approaches.

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.

Treatments comprise of soft tissue massage, gentle mobilisation movements we call articulation, and firmer carefully controlled movements we call high velocity amplitude thrusts – HVLA’s which stretch the stiff part often accompanied by a series of ‘clicks’ or ‘pops’.

Rehabilitation in the form of specific stretching and strengthening exercises are provided where necessary.

There are two stages to Osteopathic care:

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Initial pain relief in the acute stage.

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Maintenance treatment to maintain the current state of the condition, or preventative treatment to prevent the build up of stiffness, which often leads to acute flair-ups. Maintenance treatment is not required for all patients but is recommended to those with degenerative conditions or those with long term maintaining factors to their condition.

Regulation of Osteopathy

All osteopaths in the UK are regulated by the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC).

Osteopaths must be registered with the General Osteopathic Council in order to practice. Patients may be referred by their doctor, or may opt to see an osteopath independently.


Osteopaths are required to renew their registration each year and we provide registrants with an annual license to practice. As part of this process, the GOsC checks that osteopaths have current professional indemnity insurance, remain in good health and of good character, and have met mandatory continuing professional development requirements.

All osteopaths practicing in the UK have completed rigorous training. Students of osteopathy follow a four or five year degree course, during which they study anatomy, physiology, pathology, pharmacology, nutrition and biomechanics. In addition they undergo a minimum of 1,000 hours of clinical training. Qualification generally takes the form of a bachelor’s degree in osteopathy — a BSc(Hons), BOst or BOstMed — or a masters degree in osteopathy (MOst).


The practice has a calm friendly atmosphere, receptionists are lovely and the treatment is superb. Both myself and my husband have used their services with excellent results. Would and do highly recommend.

C. Matthews

A very warm and welcoming clinic with extremely professional staff. Ive had a problem with my shoulder for the past 10 months and the osteopath was able to get me on the road to recovery and diagnose the problem. I would recommend clinic to anyone seeking professional and high quality help.

L. Corse

My first experience of an Osteopath, very professional and I felt better as soon as I left. Very clean and calm environment with a lovely receptionist

S. Butcher

It was my second visit to Bradbourne Osteopathic today. What a lovely experience in peaceful surroundings. I’ve been suffering with restriction in my back for 2 weeks. It’s really eased. Staff are very knowledgeable and thorough . Felt like I was in good hands . Easy parking too

L. Anthony

Booked in last minute as struggled with pain in neck and lower back. Receptionist very helpful and accomadating. Saw Matt and he eased the pain dramatically. Been here before so knew I would get a great service as always.

X. Xapilaou

Fantastic service from booking in to treatment. Will definitely come back if I need to. The staff are so friendly and you are made to feel relaxed from the moment you walk in.

I. Hall

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