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Coronavirus Update 2.

Since the recent relaxation of some lockdown measures I have now started to put in place amendments to my practice including sourcing PPE and making my room easier to clean and sanitize. I am hoping to be able to re-open in a limited capacity within the next few weeks as soon as I can get measures in place. At present we are still very limited as to whom we are allowed to see in person and have to allow extra time to clean and disinfect between consultations. Patients will have to be screened by means of telephone triage before attending and should still stay at home if they are in a high-risk group. I am anticipating it will be possible to see some patients from mid-June onwards.

Justine Knowles 23 May 2020.


Coronavirus Crisis Update

It is with regret that I have now suspended face-to-face consultations as I feel it is not possible to guarantee the safety of my patients and myself during the current health emergency. I continue to be available for advice either over the phone or by e-mail and I hope to be back working in my clinic as soon as possible. I am very sorry to have had to take this decision but I think it is the right one in the current climate. I extend my best wishes to all my current and future patients and hope that you stay safe and well. In the meantime I will try and include some helpful advice on this website for those who need to self-manage their symptoms at home.

Justine Knowles March 2020


Arthritis literally means” inflammation of the joints”. It is not one condition but more than 200 different ones with different causes and can affect anyone from small children to the elderly. Read more

Shoulder Conditions

Pain and stiffness in the shoulder joint is one of the commonest things I see in practice. It typically affects people in late middle age and older. Read more


This distressing condition is one of the commonest reasons that people seek osteopathic treatment. It is characterised by pain in the low back which radiates into the buttock, posterior thigh and calf and sometimes into the foot. Read more

Your Practitioner

Justine Knowles graduated from the British School of Osteopathy in London in 1992 with a Bachelor of Sciences degree. Since then she has worked in practices in London, Staffordshire and the West Midlands and took over Oakville Osteopathy in 2000. She is registered with the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC) She is a Trustee of the Birmingham and District Osteopathic Clinic charity and continues to undertake regular training and development. She spends her spare time playing the piano and mandolin, running, writing and herding cats.

Every patient is an individual and treatment plans are tailored to their needs, abilities and budget.

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