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Nutritional Therapy

We see clients ranging from weight loss to weight gain and sports nutrition clients, but also people with more chronic illnesses such as bowel disorders, autoimmune disease and hormonal problems. Your initial appointment may last up to 1 hour depending on how complexed your medical history is. All follow up appointments may last up to 30 minutes depending on how much we need to go through in that session.

In order to help you achieve your goals I need to know as much as possible about you and your current health. 

Your initial session will last up to 1 hour where we will go through your past medical history and current dietary habits. I may also ask you to fill out a Medical Symptom Questionnaire (MSQ), which is an objective marker on your current health.

I will take some anthropometrical measurements such as height, weight, body fat, BMI, waist circumference and waist to hip ratio. This provides starting point data from which to measure your progress. After this we will establish your goals and I will use any remaining time to put a plan together for you.

Ready to Make a Change?

At Wandsworth Physiotherapy & Osteopathy we're focused on getting you out of pain and back to what you love doing, from simply sitting comfortably to playing with your kids, getting back into the gym or being able to run 5k again, our expert Physiotherapists, Podiatrists & Osteopaths are here to help!

 

Please take note of our cancellation policy at the bottom of the page.

Benefits of Nutritional Therapy…

How it works…

We can implement one of two methods moving forward.

Method 1. The influencer principle: 

We meet every two weeks making small manageable changes to your current habits so that we can start moving you towards your goal – this is a much more powerful coaching method, provides accountability and achieves the best results.

Method 2: The all in one method:

I put together a nutrition and supplement plan together for you and send it to you.

Please indicate which method you would prefer.

In follow up session, that last up to 30 minutes, we check in, re-take measurements and discuss your progress – figuring out what is working well, what is not and how we can implement new habit changes where required.

It is not unusual to take at least 3 months to see significant changes in your shape or your health and in that time you need to commit to making changes in your lifestyle and implementing the advice I have given you.

In some cases more input is required. If you are currently unwell or have a diagnosed disease such as inflammatory bowel disease or and autoimmune disease for example, there is no guarantee that we can resolve your problem, but we can make significant improvements in your health.

This takes more time and a 6-12 month commitment of changing your nutrition habits is required.

Additional Testing

There may also be some additional testing required in order to help you get better. You could speak to your GP about additional testing such as blood tests, however, we use a number of tests to give information about your current health. These include:

NutrEval 
A comprehensive blood and urine test to establish your need for vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, essential fats and vitamin D. This also shows markers for amino acid metabolism, toxic metabolites and bowel health.

ONE test 
a lesser version of the NutrEval using urine to test your need for vitamins, minerals, antioxidants as well as markers for amino acid metabolism, toxic metabolites and bowel health.

CDSA2:0 plus parasitology 
A stool test to establish makers for bowel inflammation, enzyme function, beneficial and pathogenic bacteria and parasites.

Adrenal stress index
A saliva test to establish your stress hormone levels throughout the day.

Oestrogen metabolism 
A urine test to establish your metabolism of oestrogen, highlighting the levels of protective and damaging oestrogen metabolites.

These tests highlight any foods or food chemicals you may need to reduce or avoid as well as food and nutrients you need much more of or if any supplements need to be taken.

Armed with these test results, your anthropometrics, MSQ and food diary we can put a detailed nutrition plan together for you that will help you work towards your goal.

This level of input does have costs associated to it with the testing and follow up sessions that are required. Follow up sessions are recommended on a monthly basis to implement the actions required based on testing results and you will need to commit yourself to this process for a number of months.

We look forward to being to help you improve your health.

Brilliant all round experience. After sustaining a marathon injury during training Wandsworth Physiotherapy managed to fit me in the next day and was back up and running within 2 weeks after three 30 minute sessions. Gave me exercises to go away and do in my own time too so felt like I was making the most of their and my time too.

Marina Williams

These guys are fantastic! Really quick to reply and they found me an appointment on the same day. I've since had regular treatments with Alessio who is excellent, and my torn IT band, shoulder and other ailments are much improved. Brilliant for both sports injuries and wellness.

Gerry Sweetland

Booked an appointment for the same day on a Saturday. Adele has been very welcoming and helpful, providing useful advice as well as efficient treatment. Great local clinic, will definitely come back and recommend.

Jean Reverdy

Steve was excellent. Long term/complex shoulder injury treated over a number of sessions - patient, curious and methodical. Great treatments and programme of exercises and I'm back to pain free swimming.

~ Nick Outlaw

I've been several times for several different problems and Steve has always been excellent. He listens really carefully and asks good questions to find out exactly what's wrong, and is very clear with follow-up exercises to continue the therapy at home. Highly recommend him!

Vanessa Harriss

Meet The Team

Andreas

Osteopath
& Massage Therapist

Grace

Chartered Physiotherapist
& Massage Therapist

Jack

Podiatrist
 

Steve

Chartered Physiotherapist
& Nutritional Therapist 

Wilson

Chartered
Physiotherapist

Clinic Address

338 Old York Road,
SW18 1SS

Get In Touch

Request a call back - tell us about your problem… if you’re not sure what physiotherapy or osteopathy are and whether they can help your problem request a call back from one of our expert therapists. We can listen to your problem and let you know if we can help... just leave your details using the contact form and we'll be in touch as soon as possible!

Cancellation policy

Please note we have a 24 hour cancellation policy. Please respect our Physiotherapists and Osteopaths and give them more than 24 hours notice if you need to change or cancel an appointment. Failure to do so will incur a cancellation charge and result in you needing to pre-pay for appointments thereafter.
Thank you.

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Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 20:00
Thursday 08:00 - 20:00
Friday 08:00 - 20:00
Saturday 09:00 - 13:00
Sunday 10:00 - 13:00

 

338 Old York Road, SW18 1SS

0203 322 9455

Open 7 Days