Our Team

Alex and Kate established Putney Osteopaths in 2005. We have been joined by a great team of experienced professionals and can now offer a range of specialist treatments including paediatric osteopathy, a headache clinic, acupuncture, pilates and remedial massage.

Alex Jones

BSc(Hons)Ost, BOst

Alex Jones graduated from the British School of Osteopathy in 1996.
He practiced in New Zealand for 10 years and was the President of the New Zealand Register of Osteopaths and the Deputy Chair of the Osteopathic Council of New Zealand.
Alex uses structural, cranial and visceral osteopathic techniques and over the years has treated a range of patients from members of the New Zealand Olympic rowing team and professional rugby players to babies and children.

Kate Handy

BSc(Hons).ND.PFMF (OsteoPilates practitioner)

Kate has been a Pilates Matwork teacher for 15 years, previously trained as a masseur specialising in Work Related Upper Limb Disorders and also practiced as a registered Osteopath for over 20 years. She has created her own treatment modality as an OsteoPilates practitioner.
OsteoPilates works using osteopathic principles combined with fascial release techniques, trigger points, joint manipulation and deep soft tissue release together with an individually prescribed Pilates exercise programme.

Owen Davis

M.Ost

Owen has worked with Putney Osteopaths since 2011.
He graduated with a Masters degree from the British School of Osteopathy.
He combines the use of traditional osteopathic techniques with modern manual interventions in order to provide effective treatment strategies for a wide range of painful conditions.
He is a member of the Institute of Osteopathy and is registered with the General Osteopathic Council.
Owen has previously been on the faculty of the University College of Osteopathy London.

Helena Bridge

DO(1991), MSc Pain & Headache management (Edinburgh, 2020)

Previously an orchestral violinist, Helena qualified from the London School of Osteopathy in 1991.
In 2011/12 she trained in Academic and Clinical Education at the British School of Osteopathy; she has a PGCE in Clinical Management of Headache Conditions in 2014/15 from the University of Edinburgh.
Since 2016, Helena has been teaching headache management to both undergraduates at the ESO Headache Clinic which she founded and leads, and at post-graduate level at the University College of Osteopathy. She does this with her award-winning teaching team, OPHM (Osteopaths for Progress in Headaches & Migraines, www.ophm.org) which is an associate member group of the Osteopathic Alliance.
Helena is a member of the International Headache Society. She is a member of the Institute of Osteopathy, and is registered with the General Osteopathic Council.

Gaby White

M.Ost

Gaby qualified with a Masters in Osteopathy from the University College of Osteopathy. She likes working with structural, cranial and visceral techniques, taking into consideration each individual and their current complaint, lifestyle and expectations.
Gaby also works at the Osteopathic Centre for Children gaining a Diploma in Paediatric Osteopathy. She has extensive knowledge in treating babies, children and expectant mothers, in addition to her wide ranging experience with other patients.
Gaby has trained in the Perrin Technique and is a licensed practitioner for this treatment for those suffering with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME.

Alexandra Freeman

DMA (Hons) MA (Ost) DPO

Alexandra’s interest in Osteopathy, and in particular Paediatric Osteopathy, was piqued when her own children were treated as newborns. The difference that treatment to their discomfort fascinated her. When she embarked on her training it was with the intention of specialising in children, and pre and post partum women. Alexandra loves treating children of all ages. She also lectures undergraduate osteopaths at The London School of Osteopathy.

Christopher Woodward

BSc(Hons), LicAc, MBAcC Acupuncturist

In his general private practice Christopher specialises in Seasonal Preventative Medicine and Post Treatment Recovery.
Christopher is qualified to practice Traditional Chinese Medicine and Five Elements Acupuncture.
He has worked as a staff Acupuncturist for over 18 years at the Breast Cancer Haven charity.
He also regularly holds clinics and professional talks at the Leaders in Oncology Care (The LOC) facilities in Harley Street, London.

Antonia Curling

ITEC ACMT Massage Therapist

Antonia has over 17 years experience in body work.
Trained in Swedish, Pregnancy, Deep Tissue, Advanced Clinical Massage Techniques and most recently Myofascial Release. Antonia draws on her skills in multiple techniques to create a treatment plan tailored to each individual client. She believes that working on the fascia is the missing link for easing long term physical, emotional and habitual trauma.

Zoe Attfield

Receptionist

Zoe has worked at Putney Osteopaths since 2019, having returned from travelling. She loves to organise and clean, meaning that she is in her element at work. In her free time she enjoys long country dog walks and being involved in social activism.

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