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 Arturo Del Val Anguita 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 are providing hands-on treatment, working to guidance from our comprehensive COVID-19 risk assessment for both Osteopathy London (available here) and our home The Plane Tree Clinic.

Appointments are easily made online. Please see our booking page .

Both Arturo and I look forward to seeing you in person again soon.

Kind Regards,
John & Arturo
Osteopathy London

About us

Osteopath John Mallinder at Osteopathy London


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


Arturo graduated with a Masters of Osteopathy in 2012 and as an experienced osteopath, enjoys working with adults with a wide variety of issues. Through post graduate courses and work in gym environments he has honed his skills in the treatment and management of sporting injuries, and uses this knowledge to help all of his patients, whatever the cause of their problem. In addition, a period of four years shadowing and assisting physiotherapists and midwifes as part of the Women’s Health Team at University College Hospital London (UCLH), has provided him with a unique skill-set in the management of pain in and around pregnancy.
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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
  • “John is very professional, calm and a great listener, good at providing the right diagnosis and tailored treatment. I couldn’t recommend his services more.”

  • “Really great treatment from Arturo. Completely reassuring and instantly effective. Sessions relieved pain quickly and advice and exercises helped in the longer term.”

    “The Plane Tree is an oasis for physical and mental recovery.”

  • “John is very skilled and experienced. He knew when to be very gentle and when to be strong helping me with my back. I would trust him completely.”

  • “I have seen Arturo for 2 months now and my pain significantly improved. He is an amazing osteopath and I cannot thank him enough.”

  • “I have a degenerative neurological illness (Parkinson’s disease) and John has helped me enormously.”

  • “Both therapists are friendly, professional and sympathetic to specific issues. My back issues are always resolved after a session at the Plane Tree Clinic.”

  • “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.”

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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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