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.
Christina has been in practice since 2002. Originally from Germany, she trained at the British School of osteopathy in London. Her specialisms include paediatric osteopathy and Women’s health, using both traditional structural manipulation as well as a deep emphasis on cranial osteopathy.
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: Monday 11:00am - 8:00pm, 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 - 6:00pm, Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm
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: Monday 9:00am - 3:00pm, Tuesday 11:00am - 8:00pm, Thursday 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: Currently on Maternity Leave