Osteopathy & Sports Massage Frequently Asked Questions

You should wear whatever you’re most comfortable in. For females to be most comfortable, shorts and a vest top is ideal. For males, a pair of shorts or boxer shorts is fine.

Yes, there are free parking facilities that you can utilise during your visit.

Osteopathy and sports massage can be uncomfortable when areas of chronic muscle tension and joint restrictions are being treated. However, none of the treatments should ever be painful. The intention is often to encourage the body to relax, and this can’t be achieved when unnecessary, painful pressure is used. To avoid any unnecessary discomfort, good communication between patient and practitioner is essential.

Sure, if you’re a little nervous or it is your first time visiting the clinic, then you’re welcome to bring a parent or close friend with you.

Payment can be made by cash or card. If paying by cash, please bring the correct amount with you because change may not always be available. Usually payment is made at the end of each visit, unless you’re being referred by a health insurance provider.

The number of treatments required to overcome your pain or injury, will depend on the nature and severity of your complaint. This information will be discussed with you during your initial consultation.

You only need to bring two things – appropriate clothing and payment for your appointment . If you need to bring anything else such as healthcare notes we will request these from you.

Please consider personal hygiene before attending the clinic for treatment. If poor hygiene is considered, our practitioners reserve the right to refuse treatment.

This depends on the nature of your complaint and the type of treatment you have received. Aftercare advice will be discussed with you at the end of each visit. However, please feel free to ask any questions if there’s something you would like to discuss.

Our practitioners Mark Hutton and Helen Gaston are fully qualified, insured and experienced. For more details regarding our practitioners please visit our practitioners page.

Book An Appointment

Book your osteopathy or sports massage appointment using our booking system. Alternatively, talk to our practitioners on 0121 747 2802


Conditions We Can Help With

We can help you achieve lasting relief from common aches, pains and injuries.