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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020
Laurence Smith has been registered with the General Osteopathic Council since 2008 after completing four years training full time at the Surrey Institute Osteopathic Medicine.
He has practiced in London, Surrey and Monaco. He is the Principle practitioner at Ashford Osteopathy and has also been treating patients at the Royal Automobile Club since 2012.
Laurence has continued his professional development by completing post graduate courses in tissue repair and electrotherapy, proprioceptive strapping and cranial sacral therapy.
Also a Swimming Coach, Laurence has trained to apply the Alexander technique to the principles of swimming, particularly with adults. Patients can expect to be given stretches and exercises to promote better alignment. His professional and warm demeanor helps identify his patients discomfort using his diagnostic and Osteopathic techniques.
With a healthy appetite for exercise, Laurence utilizes the same enthusiasm to promote his patients recovery.
Laurence Smith is registered with GOSC and the Institute of Osteopathy.
Areas of interest
Shoulder, elbow, wrist;
Hip, knee, ankle pain ~
We use a variety of techniques including
soft tissue techniques, articulation, manipulation, stretching & exercises, strapping & taping.
I have suffered shoulder pain for at least 5 years and have seen numerous specialists to treat this problem. I have seen Laurence on 4 occasions and in that short period of time has managed to reduce the pain considerably, something that no-one else has achieved. I cannot recommend him highly enough.
GrayStamp76, 03 Feb 2018
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I'd been struggling with agonising shoulder pain for over 2 years, Laurence diagnosed the problem very quickly and after the 1st visit was 80 per cent better . One more visit and totally pain free now. Very professional and friendly service would highly recommend
Mrs S Wivell-Ashford, July 2017
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I have been treated by Laurence for around the last 4/5 years and can recommend him as an Osteopath. The clinic is in a clean and restful environment and the staff are all extremely friendly. Laurence is very knowledgeable about all areas of the body and also takes into consideration other factors that may be affecting it. Laurence also advises self help at home, you don’t feel pressured into having lots of appointments which I have experienced at other clinics. If there are any issues in-between appointments he is accessible and happy to give advice.
- BSc (Hons) Osteopathic Medicine Surrey Institute Osteopathic Medicine 2008
Affiliations / memberships
A member of the General Osteopathic Council & British Osteopathic Association.
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