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FAQ

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FAQ: FAQ

How do I get to the clinic? Is there parking?

Although our address states Ashley Road, the clinic is actually located on Leigh Road which is just around the corner from Thornley Grove's estate agents.

There is a patient parking spot on the clinic driveway and free bay parking for 1 or 2hrs on both Leigh and Ashley road. Nearby paid parking is available at Cecil Road East car park which is a 5 minute walk.

What is the difference between an Osteopath, Chiropractor and Physiotherapist?

Although all three professions can be used to treat the same health conditions, they differ in their philosophy and approach to treatment. They are each regulated by their own statutory bodies in the UK and are recognised as Allied Healthcare within the NHS. We recommend choosing someone you feel comfortable with.

Do I need a doctor's referral?

No, you do not need to be referred by a Doctor to see us. Osteopathy is part of the NHS Allied Health Professionals network and is a form of alternative medicine.

What is your new patient procedure?

All new patients will need to have an initial consultation. Please find more information here.

What should I wear?

It is recommended to wear comfortable loose fitting clothing e.g. shorts or leggings. Your Osteopath may ask you to undress to assess your posture and spine.

Can I bring a friend or family member?

Yes, if you feel more comfortable we are happy for you to be accompanied by a friend or family member during all or part of your treatment. They will have to be screened for COVID-19 prior the visit.

How many treatment sessions will I need?

This will depend on your problem or injury. Your therapist will be able to give you a better idea once you have had a consultation. Please remember that every "body" is different and will heal at a different rate depending on various factors including age, general health, occupation, lifestyle and diet.

Can you refer me for a scan?

Yes, we can refer patients for MRI and Ultrasound scans if we deemed necessary.

Are you covered by health insurance?

Yes, we can accept patients from a wide variety of healthcare insurers including AXA PPP, Aviva, Bupa, CIGNA, Vitality, WPA, Simply Health and more. Please give us a call and let us know you would like to book through health insurance before you make your booking.

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