Osteopathy for

Central & East London in Bethnal Green

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We are

Osteopathy London for Central & East London since 2001. John Mallinder Osteopath & Cranial Osteopath and Gervais Roubeix offer treatment for all ages from the Roman Road in Bethnal Green.

Our clinic

The Plane Tree provides not only osteopathy, but a range of other therapies for body and mind with experienced practitioners including massage, acupuncture and psychological therapies.

The Plane Tree

our calm therapeutic space run by John with his Psychologist wife Martina, is 3 minutes from Bethnal Green Tube on the Central Line, and easily reached from all of East & Central London and Hackney.

We will

work with you to resolve your issues quickly, and to appreciate both the physical dimensions and the relationship between body and mind in pain and dysfunction.

Our aim

is to return you to your work and usual life, help you rediscover the simple pleasures of movement and exercise, empower you to remain healthy, and feel human again.

We provide in-person treatments working to guidance from our comprehensive COVID-19 risk assessment for both Osteopathy London (available here) and our home The Plane Tree Clinic.

You are asked to wear a facemask and sanitise on entry to the clinic.

If you are uncertain about the suitability of osteopathy then please reach out to John on 07931 356 295 or via email at johnosteopathylondon@gmail.com.

Appointments are easily made online. Please see our booking page from where you can see our availability, and view our fees in the FAQ section.

Stay safe & well,
John & Gervais

About us

Osteopath John Mallinder at Osteopathy London

John (Clinic Director)

John has over twenty years of osteopathic experience, and tutored technique and in the clinic of the British College of Osteopathic Medicine for five years. Originally from East London, after travels abroad and time living elsewhere, he settled in Bethnal Green to live and work in 2001, and has since experienced the enormous changes to Tower Hamlets and Hackney. He enjoys treating all ages from infants to older people and is as comfortable with direct mechanical osteopathic manipulations as he is with gentle and subtle cranial osteopathic techniques.
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Osteopath Arturo Del Val Anguita at Osteopathy London

Gervais (Osteopath)

Gervais developed an interest in osteopathy after receiving significant benefits from osteopathic treatment in his youth. Moving to the UK he studied at the European School of Osteopathy (ESO), graduating with a Masters in Osteopathy.  In addition to structural osteopathic techniques, the ESO specialises in teaching the subtle techniques of Cranial and Visceral Osteopathy, that Gervais uses to supplement his work. Further qualifications in Sports Massage and Medical Acupuncture enable him to provide a broad range of techniques to support his patients. 
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Osteopathy for:

  • Mechanical Neck Pain
  • Sciatica & Trapped Nerves
  • Muscle Spasms
  • General Acute & Chronic Backache & Pain
  • Neuralgia
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Arthritic Pain & Stiffness
  • Generalised Joint Pain & Stiffness
  • Digestive Issues
  • Lumbago
  • Stress & Tension
  • Frozen Shoulder Sports Injuries
  • Rheumatic Pain
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Shoulder, Elbow Pain
  • Headaches from Neck & Back Issues
  • "I've been having osteopathy with John on and off for around 10 years or so now; he's always been reliable and consistent, and I trust him completely. He is highly skilled, professional, gentle, friendly and kind."

  • "Great osteopathy, Arturo has helped enormously in getting my feet and ankles moving to overcome gout and arthritis. Can't recomend highly enough."

  • “After suffering with lower back pains for sometime, John took the time to hear what issues I had and then went to work. He’s also given me the tools to work at home on my stretches and exercises which have invaluable and given my back a new lease on life.”

  • “He (Artuo) really knows his stuff and it only took two visits to untrap the nerve that caused the numbness. Very patient and empathetic professional. Highly recommended”

  • "I really like the Plane Tree. It’s clean and beautiful and the service is professional and very friendly. Having osteopathy with John really helped my ankle recover from a bad sprain."
  • “I highly recommend John! I have seen 3 different ostheopath before him...After a few sessions with john, I felt so much better and I never experienced pain there anymore.”
  • "I am so grateful to John, he helped us so much with our preemie baby. She started developing so fast after just the first session.”

Get in touch

Contact & book

Book online on our bookings page. To chat with John to decide if osteopathy is right for you, email or call 07931 356 295. See the bookings page FAQ's for our fees.
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Your consultation

is an hour long and allows for a thorough case history taking, examination, diagnosis, treatment & advice.
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Your treatments

are 40 minutes long and continue the work towards resolving your issues.
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Our clinic

The Plane Tree is a calm professional space in Bethnal Green at the heart of East London offering osteopathy, massage, other physical therapies, and a range of psychological therapies since 2011. Many of our patients walk from Hackney, Shoreditch, Mile End, Bow, Stepney or the beautiful Victoria Park to reach their osteopath appointment. Visit the Plane Tree Website.

We are just 3 minutes walking distance from Bethnal Green tube, one stop from Liverpool Street and the City, easily reached Stratford, Central London and further afield. The bus stop outside our clinic connects to Docklands, Canary Wharf and other parts of Tower Hamlets and Hackney.


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Osteopathy London, 31 Roman Road, Bethnal Green, East London E2 0HU

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