West London Osteopaths
West London Osteopaths
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OUR OSTEOPATHS

OUR OSTEOPATHS

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David Tatton DO

David Tatton qualified in 1979 from the British School of Osteopathy and worked throughout the UK and London before establishing West London Osteopaths in 1984. He has treated people from all walks of life including athletes, photographers, actors, hairdressers, civil servants, teachers, nurses, doctors, babies, children, pregnant mothers, the middle-aged and the elderly. He is highly respected for his deep knowledge and understanding of the human body and the benefits that osteopathy can bring to our daily lives.

David lectured at the British School of Osteopathy for 23 years, where he was Co-Head of the Osteopathic Technique Department, Senior Lecturer in Osteopathic technique and taught on the undergraduate professional course leading to a a BSc in Osteopathy. David continues to lecture in osteopathic technique to postgraduate osteopaths and manual therapists throughout the UK and Europe.

David’s appreciation of the skills and limitations of the human body started as a boy when he represented his country in the Junior World Rowing Championships. He went on to train with the Leander Club in Henley and can still be found sculling on the Thames.

More about David Tatton on further information page


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Hannah Lougee MOst DO ND BSc (Hons)

Hannah graduated with Distinction from the British College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2011, having previously obtained a First Class Degree in Biological Sciences with Medical Biology Honours at the University of Edinburgh.

Using her extensive knowledge of anatomy, physiology, neurology and nutrition, alongside well-developed structural osteopathic techniques, Hannah aims to support the body in stimulating its own healing mechanisms, creating the optimum environment for restoring and maximising ongoing good health.

Treatment is tailored to each individual, specifically targeted to alleviate symptoms, remove the underlying causes of discomfort and ultimately improve your mobility and sense of well-being in a safe, welcoming and professional environment.

In addition to her general practice work, Hannah has a special interest in the use of Osteopathy in both ante and postnatal care, with treatment playing a supportive role both during and after pregnancy. This can both help prevent and limit the various aches and pains which often result from the postural and biomechanical changes associated with pregnancy.

Hannah has recently published a paper in The Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies concerning the use of placebo treatments in randomised controlled trials of manipulative therapy.


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Shambhu Manandhar MOst

Shambhu graduated from the British School of Osteopathy in 2011 and is the first and only osteopath from Nepal. Shambhu is a structurally based GOsC registered osteopath and believes that Osteopathy is a great way to relieve musculoskeletal pain: by realigning the spine, the body finds its balance. Osteopathy doesn’t only take into account issues from your muscles or your bones. It understands the tight links between the mind and body, and how sometimes mental stress or issues can affect the body.

Shambhu is trained in Western Medical Acupuncture (WMA).
In WMA dry needles are inserted into areas of the body to reduce pain by creating some physiological changes. It is based on modern anatomy, physiology and pathology and is evidence-based medicine. “The satisfaction in helping others improve their health and to know how the body works is wonderful."

Shambhu has a Buddhist background and believes mind and body to be strongly linked to each other. For this reason, he did his master’s dissertation on mindfulness, breathing and its physiological effect on the muscles.

Shambhu is a keen photographer, musician and enjoys sports – he was a junior runner–up national gymnastic champion. He is fluent in Newari, Nepali, French and English.

 

Get in touch

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Telephone 020 8749 0581

Emergency contact number 07595 563 048*
*Only use outside clinic hours

HOURS

Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am - 2:00pm
Sunday: Closed but emergency visits available

David Tatton also holds a clinic on Wednesday afternoons at the Park Medical Centre, Invermead Close, W6 0QG.