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Our Osteopaths

We’re lucky to have fantastic osteopaths at the clinic.  Their training involved a minimum 4-year degree course encompassing a thorough academic education and over 1000 hours of clinical practice in the student clinic.  They are all registered with the General Osteopathic Council.

Hollie Carter

Hollie Carter MOst MA(Oxon) PgACE

Partner – West Dulwich Osteopaths & Triangle Osteopaths

Hollie qualified from the British School of Osteopathy with distinction in 2011, having been awarded the prize for Clinical Excellence in her final exams.  She has worked in a variety of practices since graduating and took the reins at West Dulwich Osteopaths in 2015.

Hollie did a degree in Physiology before training as an osteopath. She has always been fascinated by the complex workings of the body and loves helping people understand their problem and get back to feeling their normal selves after a period of pain or injury.

 

Charlie Mead

 Charlotte Mead MSc MOst

Partner – West Dulwich Osteopaths & Triangle Osteopaths

Charlie studied with Hollie at the British School of Osteopathy, completing her M.Ost Master Of Osteopathy Degree in 2011. Alongside working, she completed a second masters, an MSc in Sports & Exercise Medicine, at Queen Mary’s University London in 2016.

Charlie has a wide range of experience with all types of patients from the very young to the very elderly, using a wide range of techniques. 

The focus of her most recent masters has given her a unique perspective on injury management and prevention specific to individual sports. She is passionate about providing bespoke, holistic treatment, rehabilitation and management plans for all types of musculoskeletal injuries.

Charlie firmly believes that no matter how long you’ve been in pain there’s no reason to stay there!

 

 

Gina Osborne

Gina Osborne MOst BSc (Hons)

Gina graduated from the University College of Osteopathy with a master’s degree in osteopathy. Gina uses a range of osteopathic techniques in her work and has clinical experience working with a wide range of patients including expectant mothers, older patients and those with long-term health conditions such as HIV.

Gina has always been fascinated by health and the human body; before qualifying as an osteopath she worked as a medical researcher for over 10 years and uses her analytical and observational skills to aid her as a clinician. Coming from a science background, Gina has a structural approach and uses tailored, person-centred treatments to aid recovery and achieve the best outcomes.

 

 

Esther Tang

Esther Tang B.Ost, BA (Hons), Dip NLSSM, FRCms, FRA

Esther graduated from the London School of Osteopathy. She takes a holistic approach to treatment: she listens carefully to your history, thoroughly examines you and tailors the treatment to your needs. Every person is an individual and Esther aims to develop a treatment and management plan tailored to your requirements.
 
Esther has a strong manual therapy background. Treatment will involve massaging the muscles, articulating and manipulating the joints, IASTM (Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation), dry needling and taping. Esther will also prescribe appropriate home care exercises to help you extend the effects of your treatment.
 
Esther’s early sporting life was spent in BJJ (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu) where she became the second woman in the UK to be promoted to rank of black belt. She also has experience in Judo, wrestling, powerlifting, weightlifting and climbing. 
 
She has over 13 years experience as a Sport and Remedial Massage Therapist and is also a senior tutor at NLSSM.
Livia West Dulwich Osteopaths

Livia Battafarano

 Livia Battafarano MOst

Livia graduated from the University College of Osteopathy with a Master’s degree in osteopathy.

She uses a variety of techniques in her treatment, including soft tissue massage, joint manipulation, sports massage and dry needling/medical acupuncture.

Throughout her training she worked with patients of various ages and background, with a passion for providing the best patient care.

Livia finds the human body fascinating. She is passionate about helping patients understand how their body works and guiding them towards recovery. She enjoys the osteopathic holistic approach, finding a tailored treatment plan for each individual patient.

 

 

West Dulwich Osteopaths

At West Dulwich Osteopaths our aim is to help you feel pain-free, flexible and strong. Don’t let pain interrupt your life!  Let us guide you out of discomfort and back to the things you enjoy.

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