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We aim to bring you interesting and helpful information about osteopathy and complementary medicine within Bristol and beyond.......

Monday 17 December 2012

Merry Christmas

All of us here at The Chandos Clinic wish you a very Merry Christmas and healthy and happy New year!

Monday 10 December 2012

Christmas Cheer

All of the team here at Chandos had a great time on Saturday night at our staff Chrsitmas Party. Back to work today, bright eyed and bushy tailed!

Monday 3 December 2012

New Begining

Hi I'm Bronwyn, the Massage and Reiki therapist here at Chandos. It's Monday morning and my first day on the reception desk. I have talken over from Jackie and will be on reception Mondays and Tuesdays.  I hope everyone will be patient as I learn the ropes!

Tuesday 27 November 2012

New Receptionist

Welcome to Brony , Brony will be taking over from Jackie on reception as from next Monday.

Tuesday 30 October 2012


The Chandos Clinic is having a childrens christmas drawing competition, to enter please collect a drawing sheet from our reception  draw, a christmas scene of your choice and hand back to reception. The winner will be contacted on Weds 19th December    GOOD LUCK

Tuesday 16 October 2012

Alex Prince

Osteopath Alex Prince  is also committed to his professional development and has just completed a First aid course last weekend .

Tuesday 9 October 2012

Professional development

All our osteopaths are committed to a programme of continual professional development- Barbara has just spent the frist of two weekends in Stroud studying  internal medicine

Tuesday 2 October 2012

Giles in Stockholm

Giles will be away teaching in Stockholm as from Friday 5th October until Sunday 7th

Tuesday 25 September 2012

"Goodbye" & " Welcome"

It is with sadness that we are saying goodbye to Violette Aubry.
Violette has worked as an Osteopath at the clinic for the last four years treating both adults and Children. We would like to thank Violette and wish her all the best .
We would also like to say a big welcome to Xavier who has now joined the Chandos team and will be taking over the care of many of Violettes patients as well as his own.

Thursday 13 September 2012

New Osteopath

Xavier qualified as an osteopath in France where he practised in Marseille. He has also worked in the premature baby unit of the city hospital alongside Paediatricians, Doctors and Physiotherapists dealing with complex and difficult cases.
He is also the co-founder of an Osteopathy Association helping disadvantaged people.
Xavier is experienced in using musculoskeletal, Cranial and visceral techniques in treating Adults and Children.
He has recently moved to the UK and has joined the Chandos Clinic working Mondays, Wednesdays and alternate Saturdays

Tuesday 4 September 2012

Osteopathy Courses

Giles in planning another four Osteopathy courses this autumn , they will be held in Oslo, Stockholm, Bristol and Cork
for futher information  pleae see www.intergratedosteopathicstudies.com

Tuesday 14 August 2012

Parking restrictions

The parking restrictions on Chandos Road are now in force. Parking opposite the clinic is now limmited  to 2 hours with no return  within 1 hour.  This should benefit our patients when visiting the Clinic as these parking spaces where often used by many for all day parking .  

Monday 30 July 2012

Anne Brunton

Tuesday 24 July 2012


Our Reiki Master Bronwyn Ward will be holding a Level 1 attunement workshop at the Chandos Clinic on  Sunday 12th August from 10am - 4pm. Discover the healing art of Reiki and begin your journey of self healing .
For more information  please call 07766500611 or Email aroma_enquiries@yahoo.co.uk

Monday 9 July 2012


Unfortunately BUPA are insisting that Osteopaths tender for their referals and are inposing unrealistic caps on the fees they will pay for their members treatment. We have been encouraged by the British Osteopath Association to resign 'en masse' from BUPA on 13th July & will thereafter be unable to treat BUPA patients. Please see the petition on http://www.save-osteopathy-on-bupa.org/ if this will effect you & sign the petition.

Monday 2 July 2012


As from 2nd July 2012 Violette Aubry and Alex Prince will be changing the days they work at the Chandos Clinic.
Violette will no longer be working on a Monday instead she will be available for appointments on Wednesday afternoons and  between 10am and 3pm on a Saturday. Alex prince will now be available for appointments on a Monday Afternoon and a Wednesday morning.We hope this will give more flexibility to their  patients.  

Tuesday 19 June 2012

Giles is going on a "Short sabbatical"

Giles will be away  from the 16th July  until the 10th September .
In his absence we have appointed a locum osteopath Xavier Decup. Xavier  is very experienced and has practised mostly in France . Xavier will be at the Chandos clinic on a Monday and Wednesday.
we would like you to join us in welcoming Xavier to the Chandos Clinic  .

Tuesday 22 May 2012


Giles has been in Kinsale Ireland this weekend teaching  Paediatric Level one . For more information on this and for dates and venues of other courses please visit

Wednesday 9 May 2012

MOT (Maintenance Osteopathic Treatment)

Using various osteopathic techniques, the M.O.T  is used to help maintain optimum body performance and support the body through times of mechanical and emotional stress.
Many patients benefit from regular osteopathic treatment, even thoughthey dont have any specific pain or discomfort. An osteopath may detectan imbalance in the body that needs addressing and be able to prevent it from becoming more serious.  For an up to date list of treatments please visit

Tuesday 1 May 2012


The Highways services have started painting the markings for Parking restictions on Chandos Road, These restrictions have not yet been put into action but once they have we hope our patients will find it easier to park when they visit the clinic. We will keep you updated on this.

Thursday 26 April 2012

Paediatric level 1 in Bristol

Giles recently ran a paediatrics level 1 course here in Bristol. The course was a big success with 18 students attending from all over the UK. The course was also supported with a presentation from colleauge Barbara Moulang Another course (Paediatrics level 2)has been arranged for 9th-11th November at Engineers House Bristol. For further information please visit www.integratedosteopathicstudies.com.

Tuesday 17 April 2012


We now have a community notice board in our reception area, if you would like to display your forth coming event on the notice board please speak to our Receptionist.

Tuesday 3 April 2012

Reiki 2 workshop

Our Reiki Master Bronwyn Ward is running a Reiki 2 Practitioner course here at the Chandos Clinic on Sunday 22nd April 2012 Please Contact us to book your place or for more information.

Tuesday 27 March 2012

Room to rent at the Chandos Clinic

The Chandos Clinic has a vacancy for an established healthcare practitioner wishing to rent a room for a minimum of two days per week. For further information please contact Robert Dumbleton on 0117 974 5084

Tuesday 20 March 2012

Barbara teaching in Antwerp

Barbara moulang Osteopath at the Chandos Clinic is looking forward to going to Antwerp to help teach on a course in the introduction to Paediatrics this course will take place on the 23rd and 24th March

Wednesday 14 March 2012

Chandos Clinic newsletter

The Chandos Clinic newsletter is now available at reception , it if full of useful Tips for beating hayfever and information on different therapies that can help.

Tuesday 6 March 2012


The Chandos Clinic's newletter will be available as from Monday 12th March, you can pick up your copy from reception at The Chandos Clinic

Tuesday 28 February 2012

Reiki workshop

Our reiki master Bronwyn Ward held her first Reiki workshop last Sunday. Everyone was really tired by the end of the day but all thoroughly enjoyed it and are looking forward to practicing their new skills

Tuesday 14 February 2012

Giles is teaching in Denmark

Giles is in Denmark teaching from friday 2nd March - sunday 4th March paediatric level 1.This course discusses the unique role treatment can play in pregnancy and postpartum issues, for the mother and baby.Academic areas covered here, are connected to the neonatal period to nine months of age. You will build the skills needed for palpation of the pregnant uterus and the newborn for further information please visit intergratedosteopathicstudies.com

Monday 6 February 2012

Biodynamic Osteopathy

Last week Barbara Moulang (osteopath) revisited the phase 7 Biodynamic Osteopathy course run by Christian Sullivan in somerset. Barbara went to observe and participate as a "spare body" for practical sessions.

Tuesday 31 January 2012

Reiki workshop

Our massage therapist Bronwyn Ward is organsing a one day Reiki workshop here at the Chandos Clinic on February 19th.For further information on the course or to book your place please contact reception on 01179745084 or email reception@chandosclinic.co.uk

Tuesday 17 January 2012


We now have an information screen in the reception area of the clinic, this is a DVD showing what an osteopath does and who and what they can treat . please be sure to have a look when you next visit the clinic

Tuesday 10 January 2012

New course in Ireland

Giles's Teaching school Intergrated Osteopathic studies is now preparing for its paediatric level one course in Ireland. The course will run from Friday 18th to Sunday 20th May 2012 in Kinsale, Co Cork for further information about this course or other courses please visit www.intergratedosteopathicstudies.com

Tuesday 3 January 2012

Happy New Year

Happy new year from everyone at the Chandos Clinic. We look forward to helping existing and new patients again during 2012. Giles will also be very much focused on the development of osteopathy through his teaching school wwwintergratedosteopathicstudies.com in 2012 he has around a dozen courses planned .