Frequently asked questions

What should I expect on my first visit?


On arrival you will be asked to complete a medical questionnaire and our consent and data protection forms. Your first appointment will start with an initial medical case history being taken by your Osteopath. Once we have discussed your symptoms and you are happy to consent to examination your Osteopath will carry out a series of physical examinations relevant to your presentation, this may involve movements and feeling problematic areas. Once your Osteopath has explained what their provisional diagnosis is they will formulate an appropriate personal treatment plan with you. This will be followed by treatment and in some instances, exercises for you to do at home.




What should I wear?


Loose fitting or stretch clothing that allows for a good range of movement. In some circumstances, with your consent, your Osteopath may ask that you remove appropriate items of clothing to carry out examinations or particular treatments.




What are the costs of treatment?


Treatment Costs: - Osteopathy £52 - Osteopathy (Babies and children under 13) £45 - Deep Tissue / Sports Massage (one hour) £60 - Laser Therapy (fifteen minutes) £35 - Acupuncture £35 All fees are payable to the clinic at the time of treatment by debit/credit card or in cash.




Will my medical insurance cover the cost of treatment?


Our practitioners are registered with most medical insurers. Please consult your insurance provider prior to attending the clinic. Any insurance excess not covered by your medical insurer should be paid to the clinic at the time of treatment.




How many treatments will I need?


The number of treatments required will be dependant on the nature of your symptoms. Some acute instances may only require a small number of treatments. Chronic conditions may require more treatments with a complementing exercise plan to follow up.




How are Osteopaths regulated/registered?


All of our osteopaths are regulated and registered with the General Osteopathic Council.




Covid-19 precautions


We have implemented additional hygiene and social distancing procedures at the clinic. All of our staff wear full PPE and are trained to follow governement advice to the highest clinical standards, upholding the best practice of registered UK medical bodies. Please wear a face covering to your appointment. On arrival please wait in your car in the carpark. You will be collected from your car at the time of your appointment.





Opening hours

Mon-Fri: 8am-6pm

Sat: 8am-1pm

01959 563688

 

Bessels Green Osteopaths

16 Main Road, Sundridge

Sevenoaks

Kent

TN14 6EP

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