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Coronavirus update: April 2021 

I am open and have all the necessary PPE to continue to practice safely.

Osteopaths are included in the list of healthcare workers allowed to practice during lockdown. 

 

Please ring to discuss any issues.

 

If you have landed on this page because you have ache/pain or an injury then you have come to the right place. If you have landed on this page because you need help improving your function in either sports or daily life you have also come to the right place. Call 07733366158 to discuss how I can help with any of these problems.

Hi, my name is Ben and I have been successfully using osteopathy to treat patients in Brighton since 2007. Before 2007 I travelled wide and far and treated patients all over the UK and also in New Zealand.

Most of my patients come to me in pain. The aim of treatment is to relieve and eventually eliminate all pain and thereby enable people to return to normal function.

Other people come to me because they can’t do what they want without pain. This could be walking for 20 mins, standing at the school gates or beating their PB in the Brighton Marathon. Again, the aim is to eliminate pain and allow optimum function.

A third group come to me for what I call maintenance treatment. These people are not in pain and want to keep it that way!

Most of the time I use osteopathy to treat joint and muscle pain. However pain has many presentations and causes and as a registered osteopath I am qualified to diagnose, treat and give advice for muscle and joint pain. Osteopathic qualification and regulation works in much the same way as regulation of medical doctors and that means you can be safe in the knowledge that a registered osteopath (see below) is first of all a safe clinician.

I also treat sports people to achieve optimum function. Sports people often have finely tuned bodies and are aware of blockages, tightness’s and restrictions that no amount of stretching will undo. Some sports people come in for a tune up and find that they perform better after treatment.

I believe osteopathic treatment and advice can help anyone achieve pain free and full potential. In my practice I treat patients ranging in age from 5 years old to patients well into their 90’s.

Osteopathy is a hands-on medical system based on the sciences of anatomy and physiology. Osteopathic techniques vary from massage to manipulations and range from very gentle to quite vigorous. In every osteopathic treatment session patients will receive diagnosis, hands on treatment and advice on how to improve your condition through exercises and diet.

Since 2019 I have been treating students at The Brighton Academy (TBA) a university specialising in performing arts and musical theatre.

Registered Osteopaths train for 4 years at university level to gain a BSc in Osteopathy and must be registered with the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC).

To contact me regarding the suitability of treatment or to book a consultation

the number is 07733 366158.

 

Ben Raikes
GOsC Registered Osteopath