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Castle Osteopathic Clinic

Osteopathy is an NHS Allied Health Profession.

Osteopathy is a way of detecting damaged or irritated parts of the body such as muscles, ligaments, nerves and joints. These could lead to aches and painsknee and hip problems, low back pain, mid back pain, neck pain, headaches, shoulder pains and could be caused by sports injuries, work related injuries, arthritic joints or just bad posture.

cache_21457946When the body is balanced and efficient, just like a well tuned engine, it will function with the minimum of wear and tear, leaving more energy for living.


Expert Advice

Jon McSwiney is a registered osteopath with over 27 years experience who also teaches in this field.  Jon has a passion for sport and works closely with sports people from all different areas including Para athletes. He has a particular interest in rugby and is the osteopath to Didcot Rugby Club and Oxfordshire Under 20’s. He was selected for the medical team at the 2012 London Olympic Games, 2017 World and Para Athletics Championships and the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games. He also provides consultancy to businesses on work environment and ergonomics. Jon is also the external final year examiner for The British College of Osteopathic Medicine. 

Joel Redman is an award winning Registered Osteopath with many years of experience. After a rigorous selection process Joel was selected out of many applicants as the  NHS Musculoskeletal intern at The Royal London Hospital of Integrated Medicine as part of University Colleague Hospital based on Great Ormond Street.  A keen rugby player and skier, Joel has a wide interest in sport and sports injuries, chronic pain and headaches. 

Nick Jones is a Remedial Massage and Manual therapist. He has a special interest in treating sports injuries and has gained considerable experience at Oxford University Sport where he has treated a number of the Oxford Boat Race CrewsNick now looks after the Valkyries at Didcot Rugby Club. Nick is a keen runner with a marathon personal best of 2 hours 36 minutes. He also regularly participates in Sportive cycling events. Nick has a passion for encouraging movement in people who spend their days in static seated postures. 

Your Visit

When you book your first appointment you will receive an email asking for some basic details. This will help us complete all the information we need before your treatment begins. You will also receive a text reminder for your appointment the day before your booking. If you have neither, please don’t worry as we will contact you directly. Both consultation and follow up treatments are charged at £58. A number of insurance companies are accepted.

Where can we help

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Arthritic & Joint Pain
Fibromyalgia (Fibrositis)
Circulatory Problems
Digestive Problems
Frozen Shoulder
Muscle Spasms
Back pain
Neck pain
Sports injuries
Muscle Tension
Rheumatic Pain
Work related disorders


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The Lodge, 51a High Street
OX10 0DB

Tel: 01491 838363

Email us: castleosteopathy@me.com

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Joel Wins Associate of the Year

Huge congratulations to Joel Redman for winning Associate of the Year at the annual Institute of Osteopathy awards. The awards, designed to celebrate successes in osteopathy and encourage role-modelling of best practice, were nominated by the profession, judged by an independent panel of experts and presented at the glittering gala dinner and awards ceremony in the company…