John is a senior osteopathic practitioner with 20 years of post qualification experience. He completed his training with the British College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM), graduating in 1998 with a B.Sc (Hons) degree in Osteopathic Medicine, and qualified as a Cranial Osteopath with the Sutherland Society in 1999. John also holds a diploma in Naturopathy, which qualifies him to advise on dietary and lifestyle issues. His osteopathic work is further supported through the integration of Medical (Western) Acupuncture techniques into treatments where appropriate.
While working widely on general issues and with all ages, John has also gained significant experience treating mothers and infants while working in a dedicated pediatric clinic. He tutored technique and in student clinic at the British College of Osteopathic Medicine from 2000 to 2005.
He advices his patients on lifestyle, ergonomic, exercise and dietary issues as he believes it is an osteopaths' role to engage the patient in their own recovery. He completed the Pilates Matwork Level 1 Course with The Australian Physiotherapy & Pilates Institute, which enables him to use pilates in the treatment and rehabilitation of his patients.
John started in Bethnal Green East London in 2001, and opened The Plane Tree with his wife, a Counselling Psychologist, in 2011.
He is registered with the General Osteopathic Council and is a member of the British Osteopathic Association (BOA). As a Registered Osteopath he undertakes regular courses in areas of interest as part of continued professional development (CPD).
Experienced Registered East London Osteopath, at Bethnal Green. Proving Osteopathy for Hackney. Osteopathy covered by BUPA, AVIVA, Prudential, HSA, Simply Health and other insurers. Osteopathy for, general acute & chronic backache and back pain, mechanical neck pain, sciatica & trapped nerves, muscle spasms, neuralgia, headaches from neck & back issues, arthritic pain and stiffness, generalised joint pain & stiffness, frozen shoulder, sports injuries, shoulder, elbow pain & tennis elbow, cramp, digestive issues, lumbago, fibromyalgia, stress & tension, rheumatic pain & many others. An Osteopath for Hackney East London, and the areas of: Hackney E8 E9, Bow E3, Mile End, Stratford E15, Stepney E1, Shoreditch EC1, Spitalfields, Docklands, Victoria Park Hackney, and Tower Hamlets,