Matthew Downard M.Ost

GOSC Registered Osteopath Available at the Wigmore Clinic

Matthew qualified as an Osteopath from the European School of Osteopathy (ESO) in July 2021. Whilst studying osteopathy, he also worked as a Sports Massage Therapist, providing treatments to an array of sports disciplines. He is also qualified in dry needling (acupuncture), which he uses as a complementary treatment alongside osteopathy. Throughout his extensive training at the world-renowned ESO, Matthew treated patients in the general, sports, maternity, headache, and women’s health clinics.

From his studies and sporting experiences, he has developed a substantial knowledge base which he adapts to each individual client, to provide the required treatment to meet their goals and expectations.
 
Matthew has developed an interest in strength and resistance training since joining a gym 4 years ago. He believes that once patients are treated, it is about maintaining function and developing strong movement patterns. This can be achieved via regular exercise and sustaining an active lifestyle. Matthew has extensive knowledge of a variety of sports and equipped with this knowledge he can tailor treatment sessions to improve sporting performance, whilst educating clients to help them overcome their pain.
 
When Matthew is not at work, he can be found either in the gym or out on a golf course.
 
Matthew’s other qualifications include:

  • ITEC level 3 sports massage 2019
  • Dry needling 2021

 

Like all registered osteopaths at the clinic, Matthew is a highly trained healthcare professional, with expertise in the musculoskeletal system. As a result, she is able to help with issues including back, neck, joint or arthritic pains, sciatica, headaches and more.