Tom Jordan

Tom graduated from the British School of Osteopathy in 2012 with a Master of Osteopathy degree. This included over 1000 hours of clinical experience, including time in a General Medical Practice, the Expectant Mothers Clinic, the Sports Clinic, and in the Chapman Clinic (for those with HIV/Aids), as well as the Manna Clinic in a homeless centre.

Tom developed an interest in posture, balance and body mechanics through practicing martial arts, which led him to osteopathy. He’s also a keen cricketer, and has experience treating sports injuries. However, Tom's interested in treating all sorts of patients from teenagers to the elderly, sporty or otherwise, and treats many office workers as well as people in manual trades.

Tom has specialist and postgraduate training in:

  • Sports injuries
  • Injury prevention in runners
  • Hip problems in sports people
  • Shoulder problems
  • Pregnancy and childbirth
  • Gentle manipulation techniques
  • Cranial osteopathy

He also organises and attends talks for local osteopaths, including:

  • Osteopathy in professional cycling (from the osteopath for Team Movistar)
  • Treating tendinopathies in sports people
  • Sports taping

As well as treating sports injuries, Tom also offers sports massage.

Sports massage

Massage helps  through a combination of mechanical, physiological, neurological and psychological processes, and the interaction between all these. The combined effect is more important than each individual element.

General effects

Improves venous and lymphatic drainage and brings fresh blood to the area

Pain relief and relaxation, improved mood

Decreases blood pressure

During training

Pain relief

Improved mood during intensive training

Perceived recovery from training and performance is improved

Short term increases in range of motion, which can then be developed through exercise

Pre and post competition

Helps cope with physical exertion

Aids recovery from muscle fatigue

Effective in reducing delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS)

 

Qualifications

M.Ost - Master of Osteopathy, 2012

Diploma: Sports Injuries and Massage (Distinction), 2010

 

Professional Membership

Institute of Osteopathy

General Osteopathic Council

 

Therapies

Osteopathy

Sports Massage

Cranial Osteopathy