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Osteopathy

Nescot Osteopathy Clinic (Surrey Institute of Osteopathic Medicine)

AFFORDABLE OSTEOPATHY

WELCOME TO THE ICOM CLINIC AT NESCOT

To book an appointment call 020 8394 3154 or e-mail osteopathy@nescot.ac.uk

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About The Clinic

Nescot's new clinic opened in September 2016, offering excellent facilities to students on our four-year degree programme. The clinic is open to the public every day, with evening clinics two times a week as well as specialist Mother and Baby Clinics. We also run a one-day a week clinic at Kingston University (click here for details).

Treatments are carried out by senior students, supervised by experienced osteopaths. Patients can book appointments directly, and do not need a referral from a GP.

Our charges are approximately half those of a commercial clinic, and because of our size our waiting lists are much shorter.

Why Osteopathy?

Osteopathy is a way of diagnosing, treating and preventing health problems through looking at the way the body’s muscles, bones and tissues move. Many people use osteopathy as a way of treating aches and pains without using drugs or surgery. Osteopaths work with their hands, using a wide range of treatment techniques, including massage, stretching and manipulation, as well as gentle release techniques that are suitable for children and elderly people.

Not just for backs! Osteopathy can be used to treat a huge range of musculoskeletal conditions, including:

  • Back and neck pain
  • Work-related postural problems
  • Sciatica
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Many pregnancy-related conditions
  • Sports injuries
  • Headaches
  • The symptoms of arthritis

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Teaching Clinic Times and Prices:

Adult £25, Infant/Child £20, Concession £20*

Note: Opening times may change due to college holidays. Children's clinic on Thursday mornings. To avoid a full charge please give 24hrs notice when cancelling appointments. *Concessions apply to: Retired, Unemployed, Student with ID, Disability Allowance, Nescot Staff, Kingston Uni Staff, Public/Emergency Services. Child defined as U16.

Opening Times:

Mon
Tues
Weds
Thurs
Fri

1.45pm-8pm
1.45pm-5pm
1.45pm-8pm
9.30am-5pm
9.30am-1pm

How To Find Us

ROAD: The ICOM Clinic is located at Nescot College on the A240 Reigate Road in Ewell, near Epsom. SatNav Postcode is KT17 3DS. We have a large free car park. Ask at the College Reception for the Osteopathy Clinic. Please call us in advance on 020 8394 3154 if you will need help or assistance from your car.

RAIL: We are five minutes walk from Ewell East Station (Zone 6 with direct connections to Sutton, Carshalton, West Croydon, Mitcham, Leatherhead etc.). Exit the station via Platform 2, turn right down the path and follow the signs to Nescot. Go straight on at the dip in the path (railway bridge on your right). Enter Nescot via the gate on your left after the locked turnstile gate. Ask at the College Reception for the Osteopathy Clinic. Once in Nescot follow the signs for 'ICOM Clinic'.

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What Can I Expect On My First Visit?

At your first visit to the teaching clinic, you’ll be asked detailed questions about your specific aches and pains, as well as your general health. You’ll be asked to remove some of your clothing and to perform some simple movements. This enables the person treating you to look at how your joints are moving in order to help make a diagnosis. The student osteopath will examine the affected area to identify weakness or strain, and if necessary they may recommend further tests such as an X-ray or MRI scan. You are welcome to request to be treated by a practitioner of the same sex. Please wear loose fitting clothing if possible.

Your practitioner will then form a detailed treatment plan and discuss this with you.

The International College of Osteopathic Medicine

ICOM is the teaching centre for Osteopathy at Nescot. ICOM offers a four-year full-time honours degree in Osteopathic Medicine. Students undertaking the degree study areas including anatomy, physiology, clinic medicine, pathology, osteopathic philosophy and osteopathic technique as part of their training.

The osteopaths teaching on the degree are all registered with the General Osteopathic Council, bringing with them their individual specialist knowledge. The course team adopts a dynamic approach to patient healthcare and student learning.

You can find more about studying Osteopathic Medicine at Nescot here.


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