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.
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
Following a career as a professional Basketball player, Anestis graduated from the University College of Osteopathy.
His deep interest in his patients contributes to his desire to include them in their Osteopathic treatment plan to produce a truly holistic and collaborative outcome. His interest in people had contributed to him furthering his education in studying Psychology to integrate into his Osteopathic treatment.
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. He 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 holds certifications 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
As an Osteopath she uses a gentle approach, utilizing a range of techniques to meet the needs of each individual patient, through structural and 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. She uses her qualifications in Deep tissue and Sports massage and interest in yoga and meditation to support this.
Availability: Thursday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Thomas completed a master’s degree in Osteopathy at Swansea University. He explores the interrelations between our physical and emotional health, and the neuroscience behind it, which led to publishing a research study in the renowned journal Frontier in Psychology. After graduating, Thomas joined the medical-equip Medical Volunteer International, providing Osteopathy for asylum-seekers at the Moria refugee camp. This experience strengthened his resolution to end health inequalities as it is often the case.
Availability: Monday 2:00pm - 8:00pm, Tuesday 9:00am - 1:00pm, Wednesday and Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Graduating with a master's 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.
Availability: Monday and Thursday 9:00am - 6:00pm, Wednesday 11:00am - 8:00pm
Tania graduate with a master's from the University College of Osteopath and uses Osteopathy to help reduced relieve pain, restricted movement and stress. She has particular experience in treating patients in stressful jobs, the performing arts, sports and during pregnancy.
Tania starts by identifying the causes and aggravating factors, then diagnoses the underlying issue. She works in partnership with the patient to understand their experience. Treatment consists of exercise as needed and a combination of manipulations, massage, Medical acupuncture, Kinesio taping, Lymphatic drainage, 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, feeding her keen interest in nutrition, fitness and leading an active lifestyle. 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 acute and chronic patients, working to understand the circumstances that led up to injury and the mechanisms that maintain painful or discomfort. As a member of the British Geriatric Society, having a particular interest in treating older patients.
Availability: Tuesday and Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Renato moved to London to complete his degree at the University College of Osteopathy. His interest in Osteopathy stems from a desire to help others, particularly engaging physical activity, as 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. He supports this with his actions as having completed the Land’s End to John O’Groats cycle ride in 2015, he still maintains a keen interest in cycling.
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. She strives to help her patients understand their condition and find coping strategies by offering honest and practical advice. She always informs her patients what the cause of their pain is and what can be done about it. Her Osteopathic sessions involve a combination of manual therapy, Medical acupuncture, Kinesio Taping and exercise prescription as part of a treatment plan, in which the patient's goals are the key driver.
Availability: Monday and Wednesday 9:00am - 1:00pm