CLAIRE CRAVEN D.O. Claire graduated from the renowned British School of Osteopathy in London in 1991 and has practiced from her home in Cheam ever since. Claire has also been a principal practitioner of Wallington Osteopaths since 2006.
Claire is passionate about her work and through years of enthusiastic application of knowledge and experience has developed approaches for treatments applicable to a large range of patients.
Osteopathy provides a safe, natural and non-invasive treatment tailored to the individual patient. The treatment is based on the relationship the structures and systems of the body have with each other and the effect they have on the overall function of the person.
What is Osteopathy?
Osteopathy is a holistic system of healthcare that assesses, diagnoses and treats a wide range of health problems. Its main emphasis is to alleviate symptoms arising from problems that can affect the body’s structure and function. Osteopaths believe that the pain and disability that we suffer can be the result of changes to the normal function of the body’s mechanics affecting joints, ligaments, muscles, tendons, nerves and connective tissues…
Treatment and Exercise
Osteopathy is a natural, manual therapy, which uses a variety of ‘hands-on’ techniques such as soft tissue massage, stretching, joint articulation, manipulative techniques and muscle energy techniques. Alongside treatment, exercises are often prescribed and advice given to encourage the body’s natural self-repairing mechanisms, aiding recovery, promoting health and preventing reoccurrence of symptoms.