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 also very much enjoys Osteopathy for the elderly, and Osteopathy to help with stress. She has also completed studies in Herbal medicine and Laughing Yoga. Over the years Charli 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.
Ms. Poppy Moore
Poppy graduated from the London school of Osteopathy. 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.
Mr. Stefano Pitzalis
Graduated from the London School of Osteopathy, Stefano's structural approach is aimed to relieve pain, improve alignment and enhance the body self-healing mechanism. His experience in sports and remedial massage therapy treating athletes from amateurs to elite team GB has informed his approach to Osteopathy in treating conditions from acute to chronic trauma to injury prevention and rehabilitation. Whether you are suffering with pain, or training for the next marathon, or just want to feel better, Stefano looks forward to helping you on your journey. "What better way to express knowledge compassion and respect from one human being to another than to heal." Stefano Pitzalis
Ms Vivien Anstiss
Vivien has experience of working with a range of patients of all ages, treating both acute and chronic problems. She uses a variety of techniques in her treatments, including Cranial Osteopathy, joint manipulation and soft tissue release on muscles, lymphatic drainage, dry needling, and viceral osteopathy: the specialised articulation and release of tense tissues to improve the movements and quality of internal organs, and working with deeper connective tissue or fascia which often has very successful results. Viv's training has led to a unique and effective style of Osteopathy.
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 mix of classical, functional and visceral osteopathic techniques she has become a popular member of the team at Crystal Palace Osteopaths.