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The Sevenoaks Osteopathic Practice
Mark Pitcairn-Knowles

Osteopathy Today

Please now visit our new web site www.springbankclinic.co.uk that has all our up to date information to reflect the increase in diversity of practitioners working at the clinic. There is also a facility to book an appointment on-line for the next day, particularly useful for out of office hours.




Osteopathy is now recognised as an effective treatment for a wide range of painful disorders. It helps restore the function of the musculoskeletal system (joints, muscles and ligaments)

The aim is to relieve pain and get you going again as quickly as possible. Patients of all ages can obtain benefit. The treatment is tailored to suit.
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The Treatment

Osteopathic treament consists of gentle manipulation and stretching of the muscles, ligaments and joints. Treatment is not painful and rarely uncomfortable.

Conditions treated by Osteopaths

Osteopathic treatment can help many musculoskeletal conditions. These include the common aches and pains due to strains, falls and overuse, as well as the more long-term back and neck probems.

It can often alleviate the problems associated with stress and tension including chronic headaches.

Osteopathy is for all of you

Below is a list of practitioners working at the Practice.
Please telephone the practice for prices for treatments with specific practitioners.



OSTEOPATHS


Mark Pitcairn-Knowles DO (hons)


Dawn DraperB.Sc.(Ost)Hons


Tara Turgoose B.Sc(Ost)Hons



HOMEOPATH


Georgina Drewe BA(Hons) MCPH RSHom





PILATES INSTRUCTORS


Emma Rutherford and Zoe Hart





ACUPUNCTURE


Renata Blacker BAC MBAcC MRCHM




CHARTERED CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST


Dr Jo King MA(Clin Psychol)DPHIL


Dr Deon Van Zyl MA(Clin Psychol) DPHIL


SPORTS AND THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE


Richard Puxty



The Practice is open 8.30am to 7.00pm Mon-Fri and 8.30-1.00 Sat.

The fee for Osteopathy is 35.00 per treatment. The practice is accepted by all private insuance schemes, please inform us if you have insurance at the start of any treatment to ensure that the correct procedure is followed.

The practice has been established for over 45 years and is situated in the centre of Sevenoaks where it has its own car park for the use of patients.

For acute conditions we average 2.8 treatment sessions, so you can expect to be treated between one and five times.

We put an emphasis on the individual and take a detailed case history to establish the exact cause of pain, to include any aspects of your lifestyle that may be contributing to the cause of the pain .

We treat children to adults. Tara and Xavier specialise in cranial osteopathy with16 years experience between them.