Philip Ashcroft is our in-house Osteopath and medical acupuncturist and has been part of the Warley Grange Health team since 2020. Phil founded Osteopath Covent Garden in 2008 and is one of the leading Central London osteopaths.
Now entering his twentieth year practising osteopathy (2020), he gained valuable experience consulting for the NHS in Essex 2008-2012 and 2014-2015 for the NHS in Richmond upon Thames. An osteopath with consulting rooms for private treatment in Covent Garden and Trafalgar Square since 2008, he is trusted and considered a ‘safe pair of hands’ by many, including the Government and show business. Philip regularly assists on TV and film productions.
Phil is extremely knowledgeable in general spinal and peripheral joint pain- i.e back and neck pain, sometimes accompanied with symptoms into the arms and legs. He has a particular interest in headache, migraine, intervertebral disc injuries, sleep, and the wide-ranging effects of stress upon the body. He is skilled in the ‘vocabulary of pain’, putting patients at ease through a clear explanation of their problem.
Phil will give advice, pain relief, a working diagnosis, rehabilitation and maintenance. Every appointment provides you with first-class care.
- Head and jaw pain
- Neck pain
- Assessment of headache vs migraine
- Back pain, shoulder pain and stiffness
- Elbow, wrist and hand pain
- Hip, knee, foot and ankle pain
- Postural guidance to prevent pain
- Stretching and strengthening bespoke advice
- General health recommendations
Treating a wide range of painful musculoskeletal complaints through osteopathic assessment and technique. This can include joint mobilisations through gentle articulation, carefully considered high velocity thrust techniques, and advanced massage skills.