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How long do osteopathic appointments last?

Generally the initial consultation lasts up to 1 hour, and any further treatments approximately 30 minutes. Please enquire with reception for the Perrin Technique.

How much does the treatment cost?

£85 Senior Osteopath, £74 Associate Osteopath, £59 for Senior Osteopath follow up appointment and £54 for Associate Osteopath. Please enquire with reception for ‘The Perrin Technique’.

Do I need a referral from my GP to see an osteopath?

No, GP referrals are not necessary as most patients ‘self refer’. Patients are encouraged to keep their GP and osteopath fully informed so that their medical records are kept up to date and complete.

How do I know if an osteopath is registered?

All osteopaths must be registered with the General Osteopathic Council. To check the register click here.

Is osteopathy safe?

Yes, extensive and stringent training over four years ensures that osteopaths have the necessary skills to care for you in a safe and gentle manner. Training is also given so the osteopath also understands when NOT to treat a patient as this is just as important as treating the patient. By law, osteopaths also have to register with the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC), the profession’s statutory regulator. Find more information about the GOsC here

Who can be treated?

Patients of all ages, including babies and children, are all welcome.

Can I rearrange or cancel an appointment?

If you need to rearrange or cancel your appointment, please give us at least 48 hours notice to avoid a cancellation fee of £35. This will enable us to offer your unwanted appointment to someone else.

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What do our patients think?

Really nice people and service. Very relaxed, informal but professional. I didn't really have anything 'wrong' but every now and again I like to get checked over. Some tight vertebrae, tight muscles in my neck and thigh were identified and loosened off - as Olwen said I'd be an inch taller, not sure how long it lasted for though. As a desk worker Olwen also gave some really useful information on posture and seat setup that made quite a difference, can't recommend Leek Ostopathic Health Centre enough!

Marc Briand

It really is the place to go if your in pain. The treatment is first class!

Melody Cartledge

Excellent Osteopath with treatments for M.E patients - using the 'Perrin Technique'

Kathryn Turnock

M.E. is a very debilitating condition to live with. I. like all other people living with M.E. are looking for ways to make myself well again. I have been fortunate to find Helen and the Perrin Technique. With Helen’s treatment, support and careful pacing I’m slowly getting my life back.

M.E Patient

Fabulous! Helen White has been brilliant with both myself & my baby. I took Siân at 4 weeks old for help with her neck. Since born, she hadn't been able to look right very well. 3 treatments later, she was totally better. Such a relief. Sleeping & feeding improved. I have arthritis & I decided to give it a go for myself. Thank goodness I did. Huge improvement. Recommended to everyone.

Jane Wood

Helen sorted my Mum out quickly when she had back problem. 5 stars!

Catrina Clulow

I have seen a number of Osteopaths over the years, these are by far the best.

Osteopathy Patient

1st class treatment from a gifted osteopath. Thank you!

Amanda Bagshaw

Freya is brilliant. She's really improved my movement and my pain levels in a couple of visits. Lovely lady too.

Helen Caldwell

Excellent practice, very welcoming and always on time. Helen and Alan are extremely professional and knowledgeable.

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Alan was fantastic at listening to my concerns. He focused on the whole body including mind-set not just physical symptoms.

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