Welcome to the Leigham Practice
Since 1983 we have been providing high quality therapies in the South London area. We have built our reputation entirely upon the skills, experience and effectiveness of our therapists. We only work with exceptional practitioners, since only they provide the highest quality of care.
This site contains information about the therapies we offer, the skills and quality of our team, and the types of problems they can help. We welcome all enquiries by telephone, email or in person about any aspect of our services, staff or specific problems.
Our practice is situated on Streatham High Road itself, a few minutes from Streatham Hill Station. We have a team of four experienced podiatrists, four senior physiotherapists, an exceptional osteopathic consultant, two highly skilled acupuncturists and two excellent massage therapists. The practice is open six days a week with services running at various times during the day and evenings. You can find out more information about the individual therapies, or can download information from our leaflets section below.
A brief summary of our services include:
Podiatry / Chiropody: We have a team of three experienced podiatrists able to help, advice and treatment for a wide range of foot and ankle problems six days a week. From simple needs, such as a medical pedicure or an 'MOT' for the feet, through to complex problems of the foot and ankle our team have the skills and experience to treat the vast majority of foot problems.
Nail problems such as thickened, irregular or ingrown nails can be improved, restored or permanently corrected if troublesome. Dermatological/skin problems can be diagnosed and treated, and corns and callus removed. Foot and ankle pains such as neuroma, plantar fasciitis, metatarsalgia, tendonitis and heel pain can be resolved. We also care for foot problems associated with health problems such as diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and neurological problems. We have a biomechanics specialist in-house who helps improve problems associated with walking and running, such as sprains and injuries, hard skin, blisters, bunions, hallus limitus, and ankle equinus. We also work closely with a consultant podiatric surgeon offering surical solutions to problems such as bunions, hammer toes, claw toes, neuroma and other complex problems. If you need more information please go to the podiatry section to find more information on our staff and services, or give us a call.
Physiotherapy: Our team of physiotherapists all hold senior NHS positions and are all BUPA Approved, as is our practice. They offer effective treatments for a wide range of problems such as tendonitis, tenosynovitis, RSI, frozen shoulder, tennis elbow, back pain and sprains and strains. They also manage sports injuries, work-related injuries. Our team use specialist techniques such as acupuncture and pilates as well as therapeutic lasers and ultrasound to reduce healing times and speed recovery. You can find out more about our team and services in the physiotherapy section, or give us a call if we can be of help.
Osteopathy: Our osteopath is a member of both the General Osteopathic Council and the British Osteopathic Association and offers both osteopathy and cranial osteopathy for a diverse range of musculo-skeletal problems and children specific conditions. From the postural and physical changes that affect women during pregnancy, they are also consulted by parents concerned with colic, sleep problems and other common conditions. Our prize winning osteopath qualified with a 1st Class degree, has a further degree in Health and Fitness, is also trained in acupuncture and is one of the few in the country to hold an NHS position. He treats back and spine problems, muscle and ligament problems associated with many sports, occupation, driving and sleep positions. You can find our more abour our specialist in the osteopathy section, and of course you are welcome to give us a call if you need any further help.
Acupuncture: Our acupuncturist team consist of two experienced members of the British Acupuncture Council. Whilst their training is in Traditional Chinese Medicine they have an appreciation of western approaches to health and can treat and support a wide spectrum of health problems. Their holistic approach offers help for headaches and migraines, anxiety and stress-related problems. They offer treatment for digestive problems such as ulcers, nausea, irritable bowel syndrome and constipation. Acupuncture can be used to help joint and muscle problems such as back pain, arthritis and other arthritic and rheumatological problems. Our team also has a specialist interest in female health and fertility problems, chronic conditions and allergies, including hayfever. Acupuncture is a complete system of healthcare and you can find out more in our acupuncture section, or call us if we you'd like to discuss a particular problem.
Massage Therapy: We have two therapists who work together to offer unique treatments tailored to your needs or preferenced. We offer reflexology, aromatherapy, swedish massage, deep/strong massage, indian head massage, pregnancy and ante-natal massage and a wide range of massages for specific problems such as female health, anxiety/stress and sports. Whether you require soothing, stimulation or relaxation, our team can adapt to deliver a massage that is unique to you. Please find our more in our massage section, or call us to book some space for you to relax.
Lifestyle Treatments: How you feel on the inside influences how you look on the outside, and it's also true that how you look and feel on the outide influences how you feel on the inside. We offer a range of waxing for men and women, beauty manicures, pedicures and facials. You can find out more in our lifestyle section, or you can call us now for more information.
At the Leigham Practice our aim is simply to restore and promote balance on many levels by working with high quality, experienced staff to achieve the best for our clients. We are fully registered with the organisations below and hope this site offers you an insight into our practice and our team. Please Email Us or simply call 020 8769 7409 if we can be of any further help.