Cranial information

At North London Osteopaths Alan Nevies and associates pride themselves on helping patients at all ages and stages of life. People are often surprised that babies and children might require osteopathic treatment, but cranial osteopathy for babies and children involves looking at their unique anatomy. A baby’s head is significantly different to the adult skull. Their head is made.. read more →

Back pain? How can help

Back pain and beyond-how can help you Many people are troubled by the increase in prescription and over the counter medication to deal with chronic pain and other conditions. The different varieties of alternative medicine may be able to help in some cases, often working with the body’s defence mechanism and using alternative remedies… read more →

School children with back problems

At northlondonosteopaths alan nevies treats many school children with back problems. These are caused by a variety of reasons but very often carrying around heavy back packs all day is the major culprit. Alan Nevies remembers (just after the dinosaurs) when he was in school, students were largely based in one classroom where they kept.. read more →

How’s your neck?

Your hands are free but how’s your neck? Alan Nevies at North London Osteopaths has some words of wisdom for you! Often we hold our phone between our neck and shoulder when our hands are full. Although it might be convenient at the time it has negative effects on the muscles and joints on the.. read more →

Frozen shoulder

Many people in the mild temperatures of north London suffer from frozen shoulder. At North London osteopaths, Alan Nevies and associates diagnose and treat this problem frequently. A frozen shoulder occurs when the shoulder joint capsule contracts, either for no apparent reason or following a minor injury. This results in pain and stiffness and may.. read more →

Going away on holiday

As we approach the summer months we know that many of the patients from North London Osteopaths, Golders Green, will be going away on holiday. Heavy lifting is a common reason for low back pain and here at North London Osteopaths we can provide some tips which will make lifting easier, safer and hopefully injury.. read more →

Dealing with allergies

Here at we are ready for the bright beautiful skies of spring and the lazy hazy crazy days of summer and we can help you get ready too! Sadly, many people suffer with a variety of allergies caused by the different pollens that proliferate now and osteopathy can be very useful as a way.. read more →


At northlondonosteopaths Alan Nevies and associates see many patients who present with shoulder joint pain. The shoulder joint is unique in the sense that its stability is provided by muscles known as the ‘Rotator Cuff’ and not by ligaments. The rotator cuff muscles are supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor and subscapularis. Tears to the rotator cuff.. read more →

How young is too young?

Here at we are regularly asked: How young is too young? It is often thought that because babies and children are so young they are not exposed to any stresses that may result in strains in their bodies. In reality, the birth process exposes the baby to a lot of stress and strains! This.. read more →

Exercises for Coccyx Injuries-handy suggestions from

The tailbone, called the coccyx, is the last three to five vertebrae at the bottom of the spine. Injury to the tailbone may occur when a person falls backwards, or during childbirth. Some relief from pain may be achieved through the use of physical therapy exercises. Squats Bodyweight squats can relieve the pressure on the.. read more →