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Peter Schimke

I received my Master of Osteopathy degree from the British School of Osteopathy in 2011  and I also hold a diploma in sports massage.

I firmly believe healthcare should be about the whole person and therefore I take a holistic approach when dealing with my clients. This accords with the fundamental approach of osteopathy which seeks to diagnose the cause of pain through analysis of a person's entire body and lifestyle, not just an isolated symptom.

I am a skilled structural osteopath who uses a variety of techniques which are tailored to each client’s particular needs, including functional and visceral techniques. However, the way I practise is directed at more than mere symptom management: it is my intended aim to empower clients through understanding the nature of their diagnosis and the anatomy involved to support them in self-managing their rehabilitation, because prevention is better than cure. Therefore, I provide each client with recommended exercises to reduce the likelihood of re-injury and to promote general well-being.


I find it hugely rewarding to see the number of different people that osteopathy is able to help. I have treated a wide range of clients of all ages in a variety of clinical settings, including expectant and new mothers, babies, children, the elderly and those with sports injuries. Outside of clinic work I have also undertaken volunteer work treating children with emotional and behavioural difficulties at an inner-city school in London. I have also lectured in both Germany and the UK on osteopathy in pregnancy and on research methodology. 

I have a special interest in treating mothers during pregnancy and post-birth: I believe that although pain is commonly associated with pregnancy, especially musculoskeletal and digestive symptoms, it need not be endured and can be effectively treated by an osteopath. I also specialise in the prevention and treatment of sports-related injuries.

I am registered with the General Osteopathic Council and I am also a member of the Institute of Osteopathy.

Bookings

Initial Consultation  - 1 hour - £100 

(includes full case history, assessment and a treatment - split over a virtual portion for the case history and face-to-face portion for the treatment and self-care).

Follow-up Appointments - 30 minutes - £70


Please note, longer appointments can be arranged at Peter's discretion, if deemed necessary, and will be charged accordingly.

To book directly with Peter, call 07734 200 874 or email [email protected].

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