Osteopath & Nutritional Therapist
The Margaret Papoutsis PracticeMargaret Papoutsis was the Gold Medal Graduate from the British School of Osteopathy in 1968, where she was a Clinical Tutor for a number of years. Until 2017, Margaret was a Vice Patron of the college, and the British School of Osteopathy is the largest and longest-established osteopathic training centre in Europe.
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Her lifelong work with dancers and other performers has given Margaret unparalleled experience with the specific physical, dietary and emotional problems associated with these professions. She has held numerous posts with dance companies and colleges, including London School of Contemporary Dance, London Festival Ballet, English National Ballet and School, Royal Ballet School Teachers Training Course, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet and School, Peter Schaufuss Ballet and School, Denmark. Alongside these she has had long-standing associations with musical theatre colleges and West End theatre productions. Consequently she is in great demand for consultations and lectures on aspects of performance medicine.
Singers, musicians and actors make up a substantial part of Margaret's practice, finding that their own particular needs are both understood and catered for.
Margaret is a recommended practitioner for Dance UK.
Having always incorporated nutritional advice into her osteopathic practice, she subsequently qualified (with Distinction) as a Nutritional and Dietary Therapist from Raworth College.
Nutritional Therapy adds an extra dimension to her management of many disorders and health concerns. Women's health, fertility, eating disorders, musculo-skeletal problems and digestive disturbances, to name but a few, can all have a nutritional aspect which is worth addressing on both treatment and prevention levels.
As well as her interest in the more usual areas of therapeutic dietetics, she has diplomas in Sports Nutrition and Herbal Therapy. Margaret is also a Foresight Preconceptual Care Practitioner, and on the Practitioner Registry of Integrative Medicine for Mental Health.
Margaret Papoutsis has worked with Pilates -based exercise for over 20 years, and incorporates this into her osteopathic approach.
She has been practising Reiki since 1994, and became a Tera-Mai™ Reiki and Seichem Master in 1998.
In 2006, her work with performers and disordered eating sufferers resulted in Margaret training to become one of the first certified Psych-K™ facilitators in the UK. Margaret Papoutsis is an Advanced Psych-K™ facilitator and was trained in in the UK by an instructor who themselves was mentored by Rob Williams, originator of Psych-K, at the Psych-K Centre International.
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Jenny Matthews is our Practice Manager, responsible for all appointments and administration. Contact her with any queries. Please telephone: 020 8653 8785.
Photograph by courtesy of Gautam Rajadhyaksha
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