Our award winning Balham clinic has an experienced team of Osteopaths including specialists in:
- Traditional and Musculoskeletal Osteopathy
- Cranial Osteopathy
- Women’s Health Osteopathy
Our Osteopaths provide treatment for a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions, many different injuries and conditions including chronic pain, back and neck pain, small niggles, musculoskeletal dysfunction, migraines, jaw pain, whiplash, pain during treatment during pregnancy, postnatally and much more.
Osteopathy is a patient centered manual therapy that works with the structure and function of the body and is based on the principle that the well-being of an individual depends on the skeleton, muscles, ligaments and connective tissues functioning smoothly together.
During your treatment, our Osteopaths will use a variety of different techniques including soft tissue therapy with manipulation and adjustment; lymphatic drainage; myofascial release, visceral and cranial sacral osteopathy.
We have an extensive Osteopath team specialising in many different areas. You can read more about our specialisms below and our Osteopath team here. If you have any questions about a specific injury or condition and whether our Osteopaths can help, please give us a call for more information.
You can book your Osteopath appointment online below, we have appointments available 6 days a week from early morning to late evening. If you are claiming Osteopath treatment through BUPA or AXA PPP please give us a call or visit us in the clinic to book this in. We are located a few minutes in between Balham and Tooting tube stations.
What conditions do Osteopaths treat?
Our Osteopaths treat a huge variety of musculoskeletal conditions. Some of the conditions we treat are:
- Neck pain
- Back pain
- Headaches and migraines
- Jaw pain and TMJ disorder
- Prolapsed discs
- Frozen shoulder
- Shoulder impingement
- Rotator cuff tears
- Tennis and golfer’s elbow
- Arm fractures
- Wrist sprains
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Tendonitis and tendinopathy
- Hip injuries
- Patellofemoral pain
- Calf strains
- Musculoskeletal pain during pregnancy
- Cranial osteopathy in newborns and children
What treatment methods do Osteopaths use?
Our Osteopaths use a combination of treatments depending on the diagnosis, including:
- Soft tissue therapy
- Manipulation and Adjustment
- Lymphatic drainage
- Myofascial release
- Visceral and cranial sacral osteopathy
Prior to any treatment, your Osteopath will perform a full assessment and explain what each treatment involves and make sure you are happy to proceed.
How do I book an Osteopath appointment?
You can book your Osteopath appointment online via our booking system here.
You can call our clinic on 020 8672 4455 to book your appointment over the phone.
You can come into our clinic, located between Balham and Tooting to book in person. Our address is 260 Balham High Road, SW17 7AN.
Which Professional bodies are your Osteopaths registered with?
All of our Osteopaths are registered with:
- The General Osteopathic Council (GOsC)
Can I use my Private Medical insurance for Osteopathy?
Our Osteopaths are recognised by AXA PPP and some are registered with BUPA, we directly invoice these companies for your treatment if you have authorisation. Prior to booking an Osteopath appointment, contact your insurer directly to obtain authorisation and they will provide you with a code. Please let reception know this code at the time of booking.
Our Osteopaths are also registered with many other companies such as WPA, Aviva and Cigna. To use your insurance with these companies, you will need to pay in the clinic and make the claim to your insurance.
Please note, we are unable to take any patients claiming through Vitality health insurance.
For more information about making a claim for treatment through your Private Medical Insurance, please visit our Private Medical Insurance Page
Do you offer concessions for Osteopathy?
You may qualify for a discount for Osteopathy treatment at our Balham Community Clinics during off-peak times with selected therapists (subject to availability) if you:
- Are age 70 or over
- Are a full time students
- Are NHS staff
- Hold a valid medical exemption certificate
- Hold a valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate, HC2 or HC3
- Receive income support, job seeker’s allowance, income related employment and support allowance, pension credit guarantee credit or universal credit
Please visit Prices for more information and note that you must quote Community Clinic on booking and bring proof of eligibility to your first Osteopathy appointment.
Where is my Osteopathy appointment?
Your appointment will be at either of our two clinics in Balham:
260 Balham High, SW17 7AN
246 Balham High Road, SW17 7AW
Both clinics are a short walk from both Balham and Tooting tube stations.