ABOUT YOUR OSTEOPATHIC VISIT

All osteopathic appointments are held at our osteopathy clinic in Harrow, Middlesex. 

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The initial session may last up to 60 minutes and follow ups up to 30 minutes.

 

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The initial osteopathic session may last between 45-60 minutes and follow ups up to 30 minutes.

Is Osteopathy suitable for me?

Osteopaths assess and treat people of all ages from newborns and babies, to children, adults, sports people, pregnant mums to be and the elderly.

Visiting an Osteopath

On your first visit to an Osteopath, a detailed medical history is taken from you, which includes information about your current problem, any previous medical problems and questions about general health and lifestyle. If you have any x-rays, scans, blood tests or are on any medication, please bring them with you.

We then perform a thorough physical examination, including a postural assessment, orthopaedic, neurological and medical tests. This may involve undressing to your underwear, to enable us to examine the area properly and see how your body moves.

It is advised to wear comfortable clothing and modest underwear. You may wish to bring a pair of shorts or tracksuit with you.

  • Gowns are provided to keep other areas covered if you require it.

  • You are welcome to bring a friend or relative with you.

  • If you are 16 or under, you need to bring an adult with you.

Before treatment begins we will discuss your examination findings, diagnosis and your personalised osteopathic treatment plan.

Should any further investigations be required e.g. X-rays, blood tests, scans etc. the osteopath will inform you and recommend the appropriate course of action.

If appropriate and with your permission, the osteopathic treatment will begin.

Please feel free ask questions, or ask to stop at any time.

Osteopathic treatment for each individual will vary but often includes massage, gentle rhythmic stretching of the muscles and joints and manipulation of the joints, which usually produces the (in) famous pop or clicking noise. This is the same noise you hear as when you click your knuckles.

Treatment should generally be quite relaxing. If you have any questions, comments or concerns you should always feel free to talk to the osteopath.

Home Visits and Emergencies

Home osteopathy visits and out of hours emergency osteopath appointments are available when possible. However these are charged at a higher rate than treatments given at the practice. Please enquire for further information.

Private Medical Insurance

Osteopathic treatment is covered by most private medical schemes including Bupa, Legal & General, Aviva, Cigna, WPA, Simply Health, HSA and AXA-PPP. Usually it is necessary to be referred by your GP for you to be able to make a claim, but it is advisable to check the procedure with your insurance provider first.

Medico Legal and personal injury cases

The practice is very experienced in dealing with these cases and are very happy to liaise with case handlers and solicitors to provide osteopathic evaluation and treatment for Medico Legal and personal injury cases.

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Awoolfsson Osteopaths

647 Kenton Lane

Harrow Middlesex HA3 6AS

Tel: 020 8954 9504 / Email: lee@awoolfsson.co.uk

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Lee Freed B.Sc.(Ost.), FSCC

Mayuri Kalidas B.Sc.(Hons.) Ost., IIHT

Awoolfsson Osteopaths provide quality osteopathy care in Harrow, servicing patients in North London, Wembley, Ruislip, Pinner, Northwood, Stanmore and Edgware. We provide osteopathic treatments for lower back pain, middle back pain, Lumbago, Sciatica, pelvic pain, neck pain, headaches, migraines, shoulder pain, digestion problems and more.

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Osteopaths

Call Us Now: 020 8954 9504

Opening Hours: 10.30am-7pm Mon, Tues, Thu & Fri

10am-12pm Weds & Sat

 

Phone lines open from 8.30am-7pm Mon-Fri
8.30am-2.30pm Sat

 

Emergency appointments and home visits available

 

Monitored answerphone for out of hours messages