The Core Clapton team is a group of highly motivated individuals who all care deeply about improving the health and wellbeing of the local community, regardless of anyone’s financial situation.
Einav has always been fascinated by the human body and its function.
When she first came across Osteopathy, she was impressed by its holistic view of the body and by its approach to treat and restore physical but also emotional wellbeing. As an Osteopath she enjoys treating a wide range of patients, from newborns to the elderly.
Einav graduated from the University College of Osteopathy with a Masters in Osteopathy. She has completed postgraduate training in Cranial Osteopathy and is currently studying for a Diploma in Paediatric Osteopathy with the Foundation for Paediatric Osteopathy, the UK’s most comprehensive postgraduate paediatric training for Osteopaths. As part of this she treats children of all ages, as well as pregnant and postpartum mothers.
Availability: Tuesday 9:00am - 6:00pm
During consults, Alexander’s primary aim is to help patients develop an understanding of their body, guiding them through the process of Osteopathic treatment and practical self-management. As part of his training, he has worked in specialist clinics with isolated older adults, the homeless and those living with HIV. He is also a qualified Sports Massage Therapist, a keen motorcyclist and golfer, with a sporting background in competitive level American Football, rugby and javelin. He wrote his dissertation on fear-avoidance behaviour in injury recovery; furthering his interest in helping patients avoid developing and the management of, chronic pain.
Availability: Tuesday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Availability Thursday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Churchill has been fascinated by the human body since his first biology class in primary school. He came across Osteopathy in Switzerland where he grew up and was drawn to it's philosophy and holistic approach.
Churchill is interested in treating all age groups. He has had the pleasure of helping many patients suffering from chronic pain and wishes to continue doing so with others.
He is certified in kinesiology taping and dry needling from the British College of Osteopathic Medicine where he studied.
Outside of Osteopathy Churchill is interested in kickboxing, martial arts and many other sports.
Availability : Tuesday 9:00am -6:00pm
Angela worked within professional development in the non-profit sector before retraining as an Osteopath. Working at CORE supports her life-long love of learning and belief that Osteopathic care should be accessible to all.
Angela uses a range of Osteopathic techniques to help people through injuries or longer-term pain and enabling more ease in daily life. She tailors treatment to support each patient’s needs, with self-management advice to support continued healing. Angela has a particular interest in Osteopathy’s ability to supportphysical and emotional wellbeing.
Angela graduated of the Masters from the London School of Osteopathy and is also qualified in sports massage.
Availability: Wednesday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Joe qualified with a Masters Degree from the British School of Osteopathy in 2015.
His osteopathic interest developed following several years competing in endurance sports. Through several injuries, he discovered the profession and has focused his learning on Osteopathy since.
Joe expanded his knowledge and now specialises treatment acute and chronic spinal pain. He combines hands-on skills with bespoke spinal rehabilitation programs to generate complete and long-lasting results. He has additional interests in the diagnosis and treatment of dizziness and vertigo due to the ability of quick results.
Joe is a montor at CORE and has been working here since early 2019. Due to the being located in Suffolk, he has begun working remotely during the 2020 pandemic.
Johanna has a passion for understanding the body, and how our individual histories affect our physical realities.
As an Osteopath she uses a gentle and empathic approach, utilizing a wide range of techniques to meet the needs of each individual patient; through structural and also visceral techniques, exercise and advice. Johanna has worked with a variety of patients, supporting them through injuries, chronic pain conditions, pregnancy, old age and general aches and pains.
She believes that Osteopathy is for everyone and can be used as a powerful tool to help restore the body’s natural self-healing mechanism, and to support the individual’s recovery to health and empowerment.
Johanna is also qualified in Deep tissue and Sports massage therapist with an interest in yoga and meditation.
Availability: Thursday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Thomas completed a master’s degree in Osteopathy at Swansea University. During his studies, he spent extensive time exploring the interrelations between our physical health, our emotions and the neuroscience behind it, which led to publishing a research study in the renowned journal Frontier in Psychology.
Right after graduating, determined to make a meaningful change Thomas joined the medical-equip Medical Volunteer International, providing osteopathy for asylum-seekers in the infamous Moria refugee camp. This experience strengthened his resolution to end all health inequalities. Socio-economic status, gender, religion or cultural backgrounds should never determine our health outcome, as it is often the case. Thomas believes that Core Clapton has what it takes to help bridge this gap: providing affordable treatments to those that cannot afford it and creating a diverse community that shares and learns about the value of a healthy lifestyle.
Availability: Monday 2:00pm - 8:00pm, Tuesday 9:00am - 1:00pm, Wednesday and Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Graduating with a masters from the University College of Osteopathy, Lisa is an experienced practitioner having worked in specialist Osteopathic clinics for the pregnant, HIV patients, and the elderly. This has equipped her to deal with complex cases, giving her the ability to apply a holistic approach to treatment, considering lifestyle, mental health, and more.
She believes that the body aims to heal itself. Thus, through thorough case history taking and examinations, she develops a diagnosis and a personalised collaborative patient-practitioner treatment plan to support health. This perspective with the inclusion of manual therapy has been successful in treating a variety of patients with positive outcomes.
Availability: Monday and Thursday 9:00am - 6:00pm, Wednesday 11:00am - 8:00pm
Tania uses Osteopathy to help relieve pain, restricted movement and stress. She has particular experience in treating patients in stressful jobs, the performing arts, sports and during pregnancy.
Tania is registered with the General Osteopathic Council, a member of the Institute of Osteopathy and is a graduate from the 5-year master’s degree programme at the University College of Osteopath.
Tania starts appointments by identifying the causes and aggravating factors relating to symptoms, diagnoses the underlying issue, then works in partnership with the patient through treatment and exercise as needed.
Treatments always start with listening and understanding, and then include combinations of manipulations, massage, Medical acupuncture (dry needling), Kinesio taping, Lymphatic drainage, and Cranial, Visceral and structural Osteopathy techniques.
Availability: Monday 2:00pm - 8:00pm
Ruby's interest in osteopathy began after benefiting from treatment as a child. With a keen interest in nutrition and fitness she leads an active lifestyle enjoying running, yoga, tai chi, bouldering, and cycling. Ruby aims to enhance her patient's resilience, wellbeing, and ability to live a more active and personally fulfilling life.
She is interested in treating both acute and chronic patients working to understand the circumstances that led up to injury and the mechanisms that maintain painful or uncomfortable sensations.
She is registered with the General Osteopathic Council and a member of the British Geriatric Society, having a particular interest in treating older patients.
Availability: Tuesday and Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Originally from Ayrshire in Scotland, Renato moved to London to complete his degree at the University College of Osteopathy after spending 14 years working in the telecommunications industry.
The transition to osteopathy stems from a desire to help others, particularly in supporting their engagement in physical activity, with it being a proven method of improving health and wellbeing. He adopts a mainly structural osteopathic treatment approach whilst understanding this in the context of the patient’s lifestyle and personal goals.
His own goals include participating in recreational running and gym-work for fitness and, having completed the Land’s End to John O’Groats cycle ride in 2015, he still maintains a keen interest in cycling albeit perhaps not to the same extent of cycling 1000 miles in 9 days!
Availability: Mondays and Wednesdays 9:00am -6:00pm
Christa qualified as an Osteopath in 2015 from the British College of Osteopathic Medicine. She acquired a comprehensive understanding of working with the body through a previous international career in professional dance and teaching yoga before settling in London.
She strives to help her patients understand their condition and find their own coping strategies by offering honest and practical advice. She will always tell her patients what she thinks is causing their pain and what can be done about it. Her Osteopathic sessions involve a combination of manual therapy, Medical acupuncture, Kinesiotaping and exercise prescription as part of a treatment plan, in which the patient's own goals are the key driver. She enjoys treating all conditions, but has a special interest in working with dance and yoga injuries, and pain arising pre-and postnatally.
Availability: Monday and Wednesday 9:00am - 1:00pm
After being injured from playing various sports, Jared found himself in many different treatment rooms, from physiotherapists to chiropractors to naturopathic doctors.
He was eventually introduced to an osteopath, who took a very different approach to helping and successfully rehabilitated him from his injury.
Jared was already very interested in health and wellness, having studied Nutrition and coming from a personal training background. It seemed logical to him to continue his evolution as a healthcare practitioner by studying and becoming an osteopath.
When not working at Core Clapton Jared works at TriYoga in Shoreditch and is a keen amateur photographer.
Jared practices at Core Clapton as an Osteopath on Wednesdays and Fridays.
Freyah gained her Masters of Osteopathy in 2015 from the British School of Osteopathy.
Since then Freyah has worked in multi-disciplinary private practice clinics.During which she has established connections with local GP’s, surgeons in and out of the NHS. She uses a combination of cranial techniques, soft tissue massage, medical acupuncture where appropriate and manipulation techniques.Explaining the cause of the problem forms an important part of her treatment,as does advice on home exercises, stretches, nutrition and mindfulness techniques.
Freyah’s interest in health and fitness influenced her additional qualification as a personal trainer which she uses along with clinical Pilates and osteopathy to maintain progress.
Availability : Tuesday and Thursday 9:00am - 6:00pm