Ms. Charli Santiago
B.Sc (Hons) Ost., MSCCO. Principal Osteopath
Charli has a creative background having worked with children with learning difficulties, performed in the theatre, and travelled extensively. She is the longest qualified Osteopath at the practice. Her special interests include Cranial, Structural and Visceral Osteopathy, Osteopathy in pregnancy and for babies and children. She has completed extensive studies at the Sutherland School of Cranial Osteopathy. Charli very much enjoys offering osteopathy for the elderly, and Osteopathy to help with stress. She has also completed studies in Herbal medicine and Laughing Yoga. Over the past 18 years she has created a welcoming and relaxed therapeutic environment, ensuring that the practice offers a high level of professional care. She enjoys being involved in the local community.
Charli is available on Tuesday all day, Thursday Morning & Friday afternoon. click here for online booking
Ms. Poppy Moore
Poppy graduated from the London school of Osteopathy and has been working with Crystal Palace Osteopaths for 10 years treating people of all ages as a structural Osteopath. She has post graduate qualifications in Cranial Osteopathy for babies and children. Poppy has also studied with a Midwife Osteopath and has experience treating women during and post pregnancy. As a mother and grandmother she has vast experience of caring for children with natural medicine.
Poppy has a varied career history in arts and crafts, including stained glass and jewellery design, social care – working mainly with autistic teenagers, and in accountancy – working for Neal’s yard remedies and the Royal Academy of Dance.
Poppy has appointments from 1-7pm on Tuesday and 10-4.45 on Thursday click here for online booking
Ms Iulia Martinas
Iulia has extensive experience as a nurse in the NHS and the private sector which has given her experience in communicating with people from many backgrounds and cultures. She became interested in Osteopathy after being helped herself, and completed her masters in Osteopathy at University College of Osteopathy. Using her effective and intuitive mix of classical, functional and visceral osteopathic techniques she is a popular member of the team at Crystal Palace Osteopaths.
Iulia is available all day Friday and Saturday. click here for online booking
Ms Annik Dufour
With a dedicated and diligent approach, Annik offers effective treatments which are delivered with care and compassion. All treatments are supported with appropriate recommended advice and/or Yoga or Pilates exercises and stretches.
Annik has special interest, experience and skills in support of expecting mothers and treating infants and children.
Her holistic approach to Osteopathy is informed by a cross-disciplinary medical background gained in hospitals and private clinics; managing disabled and post-operative patients with cardiovascular and neurological health rehabilitation and physiotherapy.
Annik is a Swiss/British national.She enjoys skiing, walking and swimming and loves the outdoors especially the mountains. She’s kept very busy with her 2 little boys who have given her first hand appreciation of the stresses and strains of not only pregnancy but also of parenthood on body, mind and soul.
Annik is available on Monday 9-4, Tuesday 9-1 and Friday 7.45-13.00 click here for online booking
Ms Naomi Nekesa
Naomi graduated with a Distinction for her Masters in Osteopathy from the University College of Osteopathy. She is an experienced Yoga Teacher, has a BTEC Level 5 in Sports and Remedial Massage and certifications in Dry Needling (Medical Acupuncture) and Applied Functional Science (Grey’s Institute).
Naomi has a gentle and caring approach to her patients, seeking to understand what is important for them to function in daily life so that she can develop a treatment plan tailored to their individual needs. She uses a combination of hands-on treatment, patient education and functional movement techniques to help people achieve their goals and get back to doing the things they love, free from pain.
Naomi has experience in specialist clinics: Women’s Health, HIV Blanchard and in a GP surgery and is well versed in treating people from all walks of life with a variety of musculoskeletal conditions.
Naomi enjoys travelling, swimming, cycling and live music.
Naomi is available Monday 13.30-19.00and Wednesday 9.00-17.00. click here for online booking
Ms Laura McCrave (she/her)
Laura enjoys working with all types of people, in particular, people in their later years, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and pre-and post-natal women. Laura works hard to ensure that all patients in her care feel safe, comfortable, and respected.
During her osteopathic treatment, Laura uses a range of hands-on techniques such as joint articulation, massage, and lymphatic drainage, and often incorporates movement and breathwork, to further improve physical and mental health.
Laura has worked as a sports massage therapist, and as a keen runner and member of the local running community, she draws on her own experience to enhance treatment, advice, and rehabilitation for running and all sport related injuries.
Laura is available Monday 8.30-13.00 and Thursday 1.30-18.30 click here for online booking