Freedom Clinics – London
Our modern clinics are conveniently located in London’s Canary Wharf…
Freedom patients now get FREE parking at Canary Wharf on Saturdays – just give us a call for more info.
We are in the shopping mall, one level down from street level, near Costa coffee and Waitrose. There is parking available within the shopping mall and Canary Wharf tube & DLR stations are only a few minutes away.
Freedom Clinics, Canary Wharf Clinic
(Canada Place Shopping Mall)
34 North Colonnade
Mon ‑ Fri: 7:00 – 20:00
Saturday: 10:00 – 16:00
Call: 0203 197 9100
|Treatment||Single treatments||8 treatments SAVE 12.5%||12 treatments SAVE 16.7%||15 treatments SAVE 20%|
|Full Assessment and treatment||£85|
|Osteopathy, Chiropractic, Physiotherapy||£65||£455||£650||£780|
|Massage Therapy (60 mins)||£75||£525||£750||£900|
|Massage Therapy (30 mins)||£45||£315||£450||£540|
|Express Massage (10 mins)||£20||£140||£200||£240|
Meet the team
at Freedom Clinics London
Canary Wharf practitioners are registered with all the major insurance providers such as BUPA, Simply Health, Pru-Health, Aviva, WPA, Allianz and others. They are also registered with the professional bodies who regulate clinical practice and are dedicated to adopting the highest possible standards of patient care.
Laura Wilden, Osteopath
Laura Wilden graduated from the prestigious British College of Osteopathic Medicine gaining a Masters in Osteopathic Medicine as well as a diploma in Naturopathy. She has full membership of the British Osteopathic Association (BOA) and is state registered with the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC), a body concerned with the continued professional development of practitioners.
After graduation Laura studied Dry Needling techniques at the Science of Healing Arts Academy which is now a part of her Osteopathic treatment.
Having a strong sporting background, Laura treats a wide variety of sports injuries and has worked with the London marathon and many elite athletes.
Currently, Laura’s special interests include spinal and work related injuries; postural correction, work space assessments, and helping patients achieve their goals in regards to health and sporting performance.
Jason Patel, Osteopath
Jason Patel graduated from the Surrey Institute of Osteopathic Medicine with a BSc (Hons) and has been a qualified practitioner for 7 years. He is a member of the General Osteopathic Council – the body charged with regulating Osteopathy practice in the UK. Jason has attended post graduate in Cold Laser therapy to treat acute and chronic injuries. Cold Laser therapy is also used to treat numerous sports injuries such as ligament injury and tendonitis. Jason is a fully qualified DSE work station & ergonomics assessor. Correct work station assessments play a vital role to reduce the risk of many work and postural related symptoms.
Jason has now worked for Freedom Clinics for 5 years and last year alone performed over 3,000 Osteopathic treatments. Having worked in numerous clinics with other healthcare professionals, Jason has gained extensive and broad clinical experience. He has strong relationships with local GPs, consultants and even MRI diagnostic clinics. Jason regularly ensures he is at the forefront of clinical knowledge, an approach he shares with fellow osteopaths, doctors and consultants at educational events in London.
Jason’s specialist areas include: spinal & joint conditions, neuralgia (nerve pain), myalgia (muscle pain), sports injuries, treatment of pregnancy related conditions, children’s injuries, senior citizen’s injuries, work and non-work related pain. Jason uses a number of different treatment techniques including; manipulation of spine and joints, gentle or intense mobilisation of joints and soft tissue, mechanical spine and joint vibration, articulation movement of joint, various muscle work and cold laser. Once patients recover he additionally recognises the importance of postural correction, rehabilitation, postural, diet, lifestyle and exercise advice. Outside work, Jason enjoys travel, theatre, dining, football and more recently golf!
Marta Nunez, Sports Massage Therapist
Marta is a Sports Therapist BSc (Hons) & Massage Therapist. Specialising in the assessment, treatment and prevention of sports injuries, and the rehabilitation back to optimum levels of functional, occupational and sports specific fitness. In particular, she is known for treating sports injuries with “hands-on” therapies including massage, myofascial release techniques, and joint mobilisations. In addition to muscle activation techniques and therapeutic exercises aimed at restoring the natural stability and alignment of the body. Marta is a member of the Society of Sports Therapists and a graduate from London Metropolitan University. She has spent the past 10 years in private practice, treating a wide spectrum of musculoskeletal conditions, ranging from sports injuries to acute and chronic pain conditions, joint restrictions, and spinal disorders in the non-sporting population.
She has a wealth of experience in providing sports therapy and massage for a wide range of sports; in particular she has extensively worked with swimmers but also has worked with semi-professional football, rugby and wheelchair basketball athletes. In addition she is currently coursing an MSc in Sports and Biomechanical Medicine at the University of Dundee. She has a keen interest in sports biomechanics and injury prevention.
Marta’s specialist areas include:
- Sports Injury rehabilitation
- Sports Massage & Deep tissue massage
- Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilisation (IASTM)
- MAT™ Jumpstart – Muscle Activation Techniques day
- Posture and Pain
Clair Astin, Acupuncturist
Following a successful career as an Art Director at top London Advertising Agencies, Clair swapped pencils for needles after experiencing the benefits of Acupuncture for herself. “My life was pretty full on – working to tight deadlines and a hectic social life thrown. Eventually it all caught up with me. I tried Acupuncture and the results were really life-changing. I felt calmer, focus and more balanced.”
The rest is history, Clair graduated in 2009 from the University of Westminster with a BSc (Hons) in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture.
She now specialises in supporting couples through all stages of fertility, conception, pregnancy, childbirth and post-natal Acupuncture. Most recently she was part of a select team of Acupuncturists appointed by the NHS to take part in an innovative programme at the Lister Hospital, Stevenage, specialising in treating fertility, gynecological problems, PCOS and endometriosis.
Specialist Post Graduate training in:
- Acupuncture for PCOS and endometriosis
- Male and female infertility
- Acupuncture for pregnancy and labour
- Acupuncture for, and during, IVF, IUI
- Member of the British Acupuncture council
- Member of ACT London (Active Childbirth Team)
Aiste Dranseikaite, Acupuncturist
Aiste graduated from Middlesex University with a degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Aiste has more than 5 years clinical experience and has worked in many NHS hospitals within the London area such the Whittington Hospital in Islington, The Royal Free London Foundation NHS Trust and North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust. Aiste also holds certification in Cosmetic Acupuncture and Nutrition. Aiste is passionate about natural medicine, natural healing and applies expertise and techniques such as nutrition influence, Traditional Chinese Medicine nutrition, Acupuncture, Herbal prescriptions and Cosmetic Rejuvenating Acupuncture.
Aiste has a significant experience in treating various conditions and her aim is to meet individuals’ health issues, treating them in the most natural way possible by providing highest quality of treatment using Traditional Chinese Medicine, getting to the root of individual health issues and bringing the body to balance — the cornerstone of acupuncture treatment.
Ben Lee, Specialist Physiotherapist
Ben Lee completed his physiotherapy training in Australia and has over 20 years of experience working in New Zealand, Australia and now in London. He further obtained his post graduate qualifications in Sports Medicine, Rehabilitation and McKenzie Therapy at a diploma level. His recent achievements include working alongside renowned physiotherapist Josephine Key in Sydney who excels in treating spinal dysfunction (www.keyapproach.com.au), being appointed as a spinal specialist in a physiotherapy specialization clinic in UK, and one of the few physiotherapists who practices Neurokinetic Therapy: The Missing Link (www.neurokinetictherapy.com).
Ben’s interest is in going beyond the traditional physiotherapy approaches and techniques in solving the puzzles of the body dysfunctions. Symptoms are only the manifestation of so many things that have gone wrong in the body. The art of ultimate cure is to identify them through in-depth questioning, skilled observation of how the body moves, and the willingness of patients to take on self responsibilities.
Ben’s article: ‘Low Back Pain: The Effect of Mechanical Therapy on Tissue Healing.’ was published in Patient Management in 1995. Ben also practices dry needling and physiotherapy acupuncture. Ben speaks fluent English and Chinese. In his spare time, Ben enjoys languages, travel and arts.
Tishani Sitters, Osteopath
Tishani graduated from the Surrey Institute of Osteopathic Medicine in 2011 after completing a 4 year undergraduate honors in Osteopathic Medicine. Tishani is a fully registered member of the General Osteopathic council.
Tishani has a broad range of osteopathic skills; she is a structural osteopath who combines a wide range of soft tissue techniques, articulatory manoeuvres and manipulations to encourage the body to better health. Since graduating, she has further developed her scope of practice to become a cranial osteopath, which is a fantastic form of treatment for babies and children through to adults.
With a keen interest in Netball, Yoga and Pilates, Tishani has always been fascinated with the intricacies of human body since her teenage years. Whilst studying, she played county netball and now continues to enjoy the sport with a local netball team.Tishani’s main focus is for patients to engage in their well-being and achieve the best out of their bodies. Firstly, through hands on therapy and adjustments, and secondly through prescribed exercises and movement to make a difference in people’s lives.
Dr Wayne Cottrell – GP (General Practitioner)
Dr Wayne Cottrell graduated as a general practitioner, from the University of the Free State, South Africa, in 1994. He came to the UK in 1995 and after working in psychiatry for a few years he completed his GP vocational training in 2001. Since then he has been working as a both an NHS and Private GP, based in London. He was involved in the setting up and running of a private practice in Harley Street, where he worked for 6 years and developed a special interest in sexual health, HIV and in mens health. He has extensive experience as a GP, both in the NHS and in private practice, is licensed to practice as a GP in the UK and undergoes yearly appraisals through the NHS. Dr Cottrell also has extensive experience in sexual health and is a member of BASHH( British Association of Sexual Health and HIV) His other interests include travel health, preventative screening and non invasive cosmetic procedures, with over 7 years experience in these services. For the past 5 years he has built and established a loyal following In Canary Wharf and is happy to announce that he is now working in conjunction with Freedom Clinics.
Christos Stefanidis – Sports Massage Therapist
BSc Kinesiotherapy / ISRM Soft Tissue Therapist
Christos graduated with a Bachelor in Kinesiotherapy from the National Sports Academy of Bulgaria in 2000. Gained experience in various hospitals working with patients from orthopaedics, cardiovascular, respiratory, neurology, paediatrics and Sports medicine departments.
Since 2002 Christos focused his practice to Sports rehabilitation, treating proifessionals.The Greek National team of Athletics, the Greek National squad of Gymnastics and honoured to participate in 2004 Olympics as a member of the Greek National Gymnastics team. He also worked within various professional volleyball clubs.
In tandem with the athletes support, Christos was Tutoring soft tissue therapy and Sports massage for 8 years in Athens.
Since 2010 Christos is based in London working in various Clinics, treating a wide range of individual clients from elite athletes, as part of their training build-up, to City workers, Bankers and those needing to maintain flexibility and mobility to enable them to get through each day. Christos has outstanding experience and expertise in sports massage treatments and sports rehabilitation.
Russell Kesley Specialist Physiotherapist
Russell Kesley trained at St Georges in London graduating in 2006 and has 10 years experience of working in the musculoskeletal field. He is currently on his way obtaining his masters in Physiotherapy MACP in his spare time. He spent 2 months in New Zealand working at Cape Physiotherapy in Havelock North.
Russell has worked with elite sportsmen and women with London Scottish Football Club and currently as the head physio for Blackheath Rugby Club.
Russell worked at Headley Court and other bases whilst a locum for the services over 5 years, developing an understanding of weekend warriors (runners, triathletes, cyclists and the need for patients to take on self-preventative measures to reduce the risks of injury. Through understanding how our daily routines impact our movement patterns through questioning and observation a patient is often able to reduce the risk of injury and in many cases enhance performance.
Russell also practices dry needling and is physiotherapeutic acupuncturist.
Russell is a keen cyclist, taking part in the Clock to the Rock cycle this year in aid of charity, a ride of 1233 miles to Gibraltar. He has an interest in rugby, cycling, running and rowing having played rugby semi-professionally and taken up rowing at tender age of 40 to participate in the Head of River Race.
Paul O’Riordan – Osteopath
Paul graduated from the London School of Osteopathy with a BOst (Hons) degree in 2011.
Prior to that, he graduated from the Institute of Physical Therapy in Ireland in 2000.
Paul has over 15 years of working in private practice as a Physical therapist and Osteopath in both Ireland and the UK.
Paul’s first experience with osteopathy was while he was working in an orphanage in Romania. There he saw Osteopaths working with severely disabled children and was amazed at the results. He knew then that he wanted to further his skills as a Physical therapist and train as an Osteopath.
He has extensive experience in treating sports injuries and posture related issues. He has previously worked with MMA fighters and other elite sports professionals.
Paul also worked for a number of years in neurological rehabilitation and has a keen interest in stroke, Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease rehabilitation.
Paul is registered with the General Osteopathic Council and is a member of the Institute of Osteopathy. Paul is covered by all medical insurers including AXA PPP and Bupa.
Dr. Tarveen Ahluwalia – Chiropractor Canada Place
Dr. Tarveen Ahluwalia received her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at the University of Calgary in 2000. From there she went to study Chiropractic at Palmer College of Chiropractic in San Jose, California and graduated in 2004. Over the last 13 years, she has practiced in California, USA, Calgary, Canada and now London.
She has worked and been mentored by some of the most knowledgeable and respected medical Consultants and Chiropractors in the areas she practiced. Her experience and continuing education have allowed Dr. Tarveen to effectively resolve her patient’s musculoskeletal conditions to increase biomechanical performance.
Previously she has held personal and group fitness training designations which have allowed her to combine rehabilitation exercises into her treatment protocols. Dr. Tarveen has treated athletes of various athletic backgrounds. Her areas of interest in practice include; family practice, trauma, athletic injuries, postural correction and wellness care. Dr. Tarveen is very well versed in working with healthcare professionals of various backgrounds in order to bring her patients to optimal state of being.
Outside of work Dr. Tarveen enjoys living and endorsing a healthy lifestyle within her community. In her spare time she enjoys activities such as; yoga, weight training, cycling, cooking and traveling. Nothing makes her more joy than spending time with family and helping others live healthier lives.
- Professional Associations:
- General Chiropractic Council
- United Chiropractic Association
- Additional Training in the following techniques:
- Manual Diversified Adjusting Technique
- Instrument Assisted Adjusting Techniques
- Active Release Techniques – Full Spine certification
- Fascial Manipulation
- IASTT/Graston Techniques
- Dry Needling / Medical Acupuncture
- Low Level Cold Laser
- Ergonomics & Work station Assessor
- Kinesio taping
Michael Hooper – Podiatrist & Chiropodist
Qualified from Southampton University with a BSc (Hons) MchS Podiatry in 2006.
Southampton NHS where he gained extensive experience in all aspects of podiatry. Michael went on to become the Lead Clinician in the ‘At risk Foot team’ helping prevent mainly diabetic patients from having amputations associated with the complications that diabetes can bring.
In 2008 Michael left the NHS to go and work for the one of the worlds leading and UKs largest orthotic manufacturer. Where he was the lead podiatrist for nearly 5 years. In his role there he helped to develop products and an educational programme, which he delivered to thousands of UK healthcare professionals.
Michael has also delivered this educational programme internationally from Portugal to Saudi Arabia. Michael also carried out a number of clinics at some of the UK’s largest employers such as BAE aerospace systems and Coca Cola.
At the start of 2013; Michael left LBG Medical and started working in full time private practice in a number of clinics across London treating a wide range of lower limb and podiatric conditions. His main focus is on human movement and analysing people’s gait concentrating on musculoskeletal conditions.
In Michael’s spare time he enjoys playing Golf, Basketball and Football.
Lower Ground Floor
29 Park Square West
Leeds LS1 2PQ
London, Canary Wharf
(Canada Place Shopping Mall)
34 North Colonnade
London E14 5HX