Islington Osteopathy Clinic, Colebrook House, 10-12 Gaskin St, Islington, London, N1

General Osteopathic Council Institute of Osteopathy International College of Applied Kinesiology UK General Council & Register of Naturopaths British Naturopathic Association Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council

Our Practitioners

Our practitioners specialise in techniques that include Applied Kinesiology and Cranial Osteopathy, and we receive a lot of recommendations based on our individual and effective approach to assessment and treatment.

Karen Willis BSc (Hons) Ost Med, ND, DO, BSc (Hons) Biochem, DIBAK

Available Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10am-7.30pm
Karen originally trained as a Biochemist at the University of Edinburgh, and during this time she became intrigued by the field of natural medicine.
Following some years of research into cancer, genetic disorders and disease diagnostics, her interest in natural therapeutics led her to pursue a career in the healing sciences.
She obtained a First Class Honours degree in Osteopathic Medicine, Diplomas in Naturopathy and Osteopathy from the British College of Osteopathic Medicine and was awarded a prize for Natural Therapeutics.
Whilst Karen studied Osteopathy and Naturopathy, she worked as a Natural Remedies adviser and practiced Sports Massage and Lymphatic Drainage.
Since qualifying as an Osteopath and Naturopath, she has completed further training in Medical Acupuncture (dry needling), Cranial Osteopathy (Sutherland Cranial College), and Applied Kinesiology (ICAK).
  • Registered with the General Osteopathic Council
  • Member of the Institute of Osteopathy
  • President of the UK Chapter of the International College of Applied Kinesiology
  • Registered with the General Council and Register of Naturopaths
  • Member of The British Naturopathic Association

Pantelis Xenophontos M.Ost, MSc Sports Med.

Available Mondays & Saturdays from 9.30am - 7.30pm, and Wednesdays from 2-8pm
Pantelis graduated from the British School of Osteopathy with a Master’s degree in Osteopathy and has undergone further training in Medical Acupuncture and Applied Kinesiology.
His passion for sports led him to continue his studies in the field of sports medicine where he completed a Master’s degree in Sports Medicine, Exercise and Health from the University College London (UCL). He thus has a deep understanding of sports and musculoskeletal injury management and the vital role of physical activity in the prevention and treatment of chronic disease.
His patients range varies from office-based professionals to fitness enthusiasts and high performance athletes, as well as those recovering from musculoskeletal injuries, pregnancy-related pain and the elderly. The treatment is always tailored to each individual and is supported with advice on posture, lifestyle, nutrition and exercise.
  • Registered with the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC)
  • Member of the Institute of Osteopathy (iO)
  • Member of the Osteopathic Sports Care Association (OSCA)
  • Member of the International College of Applied Kinesiology (ICAK) UK

Jaz Clarke M.Ost

Available Wednesdays from 8am-2pm
Jasper graduated from the University College of Osteopathy with a Masters degree during which his undergraduate research speciality was the neurology of pain, breathing and interoception (internal body sense). He has undertaken additional training in advanced structural and visceral techniques and in the application of mindfulness for the treatment of chronic pain, and has experience in treating expectant mothers.
With a special interest in the role stress plays in our lives and especially the interplay between psychosocial factors and the biomechanics of injury, Jasper aims to support the individual coping mechanisms of each patient. His previous experience brings a broad understanding of the impact of different lifestyles to bear in his assessments and he treats structurally using breathing mechanics and lifestyle and nutritional advice when appropriate.
Jasper enjoys an active lifestyle, he has been a keen cyclist since he got his first bike aged 5, and has experience of many sporting injuries. As a result of his active background and his appreciation of current research he often uses exercise prescription to supplement his manual therapy treatments.

Elodie Bridelance Osteopath, DO

Available Sundays from 3-7pm
Elodie completed a 5 year full-time course at the Institut Supérieur d’ostéopathie d’Aix-en-provence, in France, graduating with a Master’s degree in Osteopathy.
She specialises in the osteopathic treatment of babies, children and women during pregnancy. She completed her general osteopathic training with internships in paediatric neurosurgery, neonatology and maternity at Hôpital de la Timone in Marseille, and in de Vitrolles, France. She then undertook a one year full-time postgraduate course in order to specialise in paediatrics and perinatal osteopathy.
Elodie commenced private practice during 2012 in a multidisciplinary clinic near Geneva, Switzerland, and thereafter relocated to London. She has been registered with the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC) since 2013.
Elodie is experienced in cranial, fascial and visceral techniques. She is competent in the treatment of a wide range of patients including babies, children, pregnant women, athletes and also the elderly.

Clio Turton M. Ost, DO, ND

Available Sundays from 10am - 3pm
Clio is a general practice osteopath, treating a wide variety of patients from athletes to office workers and from newborns to the elderly. Clio has a particular interest in women's health and treating women around pregnancy and birth. She graduated in Osteopathy and Naturopathy with distinction from the British College of Osteopathic Medicine.
She has completed further training in Holistic Pelvic CareTM as taught by women’s health physiotherapist Tami Lynn Kent. Holistic Pelvic CareTM involves gentle internal massage of the pelvic floor muscles and fascia alongside attending to emotional holding patterns in the pelvic bowl using dialogue, visualisation, breath-work and abdominal contact. Treatments help re-balance the pelvic floor and increase blood flow to pelvic organs, which can improve problematic symptoms.
Clio has a background in contemporary dance and capoeira, and is also a trained yoga teacher, all of which she draws on to tailor her movement and exercise prescriptions for health, injury and postural rehabilitation. Advice on nutrition and lifestyle is also offered where needed to support health and well-being.
  • Registered with the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC)
  • Member of the Institute of Osteopathy (iO)

  I have been treated by Karen in the past and am currently seeing James for my back problems. They are both highly professional and progressive in their field. They take the necessary time and care to get to know you and your problems, I highly recommend them both.  

- Karen Jamshidi