About The Osteopaths - Glasgow & Paisley based Osteopaths
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Teresa Harvey, RGN, BSc Hons (Ost)

Teresa spent ten years as a nurse and a ward Sister specializing in spinal medicine and neurosurgery in London and Cambridgeshire before deciding to retrain as an osteopath. Teresa qualified with a first class honors degree in Osteopathy from the British School of Osteopathy in 1998 and has since worked and taught in the UK and overseas. With a wealth of experience Teresa has worked in multidisciplinary Clinics with Spinal GP’s and Orthopedic consultants.

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Simeon London, BSc Hons, BSc Hons (Ost), Grad Dip HE

Simeon London undertook his training in osteopathy in 1991, graduating in 1995, also with a first class Honours degree. He is a keen cyclist who enjoys exploring the hills and valleys of Ayrshire and Renfrewshire. 
 Since qualification he has worked at several osteopathic practices in the UK and abroad, as well as developing a passion for osteopathic education. He was Head of Clinical Education and Dean of Academic Development at the University College of Osteopathy in London. He has lectured extensively in the UK and overseas to osteopathy students at all stages of their training. He is also a non-executive osteopath member of the General Osteopathic Council, the body that regulates the profession in the UK He has a wealth of experience in treating patients with a diverse range of problems and has a special interest in working with runners and cyclists to help them recover from and manage problems so they can continue to do what they love.

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Sheena

I’m passionate about using the pilates method with my patients as its what worked for me. Before becoming an osteopath I was an engineer, working at a desk all day. I had persistent back pain after I decided to try to get fit and started cycling 20k to work every day!

The back pain told me that my body was not happy with how fast I’d made this change in my lifestyle. I saw a physio who started rehabilitating me with clinical pilates. It took some dedication, getting up 15 mins earlier every morning to do the exercises but after 8 weeks I could really feel a difference. I knew how to sit better at work, I felt great when I cycled and the persistent back ache had receded.

After I qualified as an Osteopath, I undertook further training in mat-based Pilates. Now I am delighted to be able to teach my patients the exercises that really helped me.

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Leah studied at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Australia, qualifying as an osteopath in 2015. During her time at university she worked as a sports trainer for an amateur Australian Football League team and she is very interested in sports, both playing and watching. She has participated in swimming, waterpolo and netball. She is still a passionate follower of the Australian Football League. She loves travelling, meeting new people, exploring different cultures and eating as much as possible!

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Harshitha is a registered Physiotherapist currently studying for an MSc in Sport and Exercise Science and Medicine having studied for her Bachelors degree in Physiotherapy in Hyderabad, India. She has extensive experience in providing rehabilitative care for patients in hospital settings using a range of exercise and therapeutic approaches and will be working within our team to care for patients with diverse rehabilitative needs. Not only is she a talented physiotherapist she was trained professionally in Indian classical music for 12 years and film music for 8 years and has performed over 3000 stage performances at a national and international level.

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Cindy

Cindy’s previous background is in professional acting, however she always had a keen interest in anatomy. Five years ago she decided to re-train as a Massage Therapist. After gaining her qualification in Swedish Massage and Anatomy and Physiology, she then went on to complete her Remedial and Sports Massage Diploma. She is passionate about treating each client as an individual, and catering to their needs through various remedial massage techniques and gentle mobilisations.

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Elaine

Elaine is a fully qualified massage therapist specialising in Swedish Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Reflexology and Reiki. Elaine qualified over 10 years ago from Western School of Massage and has continually developed her skills through courses at Glasgow City College and Gateway Workshops. The sessions Elaine delivers are centred around the patient’s individual needs. Elaine is passionate about helping people feel better physically and emotionally and prides herself on delivering this during and after every treatment.

our

practices

Our Paisley practice is conveniently located at the St James Business Centre just opposite the Phoenix Retail Park. It is well connected by regular bus services and is close to the main A737 Paisley to Irvine trunk road.

Our Glasgow practice is located on Hope Street in the City Centre just a minutes walk from Glasgow Central Train Station.

Our Dalry practice serves North Ayrshire and is located on Sharon Street in Dalry.

Paisley

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Glasgow

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Dalry

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what to

expect

Osteopathy is focused on patient centered care. Therefore, on your first visit we will spend some time finding out all about you and your symptoms.

We will carefully undertake a full medical assessment, listening to you and ask questions to make sure that we understand your medical history and day-to-day routine. We will ask you about things like diet, exercise and what is happening in your life, as your responses may give clues to help our diagnosis. We may also perform a range of clinical tests such as taking your blood pressure, feeling your pulse or checking your reflexes to help us reach a clear understanding of your case. If necessary, and with your consent, you may also be referred for clinical tests such as x-rays if we think you need them. If we perceive such a need we will discuss things with you, so that you can make a fully informed decision about how we best care for you.

We usually look at your posture and how you move your body. We also assess what happens when we move your body for you and see what hurts and when. The Osteopath will use their highly developed sense of touch to find the areas that are sensitive or tight; this will help us identify what is going on and formulate an accurate diagnosis. We may sometimes feel that osteopathy is not appropriate and may refer you back to your GP or another specialist, with your consent.

Osteopathy is all about finding the right solutions for the individual. Therefore all decisions relating to your health will be made in discussion with you as the patient, so that the most appropriate care can be given to best meet your needs.

Treatment lasts between 30 to 45 minutes,the number of appointments required to influence your symptoms depends on the condition and the person we are treating. We will give you a clear indication of how many appointments may be necessary at your first session and we will regularly review your progress with you whenever necessary.

You do not need to see your doctor first if you are paying for your own treatment. However some insurance companies require you to see your doctor before embarking on a course of treatment.

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