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Hampstead Osteopathy Clinic

Hampstead Osteopathy was founded by Ben Posen in 2008. The clinic is open seven days a week and has achieved its excellent reputation, because we place patient care at the heart of everything we do. The vast majority of our patients (over 2000 appointments in the last year) come as a result of word of mouth. You can see what a few people who have used the clinic have to say about it by going to We work closely with a wide range of health care providers and regularly make and receive referrals from local doctors,  consultants, Pilates teachers, podiatrists, personal trainers, massage therapists and many others.

Ben Posen

Ben Posen is a friendly, professional and experienced osteopath,  registered with the General Osteopathic Council. He trained at the British School of Osteopathy (now the University College of Osteopathy) and is dedicated to providing effective & safe treatments in a caring and relaxing environment for patients. He is also a UK Athletics assistant coach and will qualify as a coach in running fitness in May 2022.

Ben is able to treat a wide range of problems and has a particular interest in back pain and sciatica, sports injuries, neck pain and headaches arising from the neck and joint pains. Ben also has a lot of experience working with women both during pregnancy and postpartum. He tailors his treatments and management plans to suit each person taking account of factors like lifestyle, posture, gait and exercise.


Ben’s Specialist interest: Sports and running injuries

In sports Ben runs and coaches with the Queens Park Harriers running club and completed the 2021 London Marathon. He has done several post graduate courses in sports and running injuries and is an England Athletics Coach in Running Fitness.  He also does strength training and olympic lifting. He particularly enjoys helping people to learn how to run without injury and to enjoy all the benefits of this fantastic exercise. 

Ben is registered with all the major health providers including, BUPA, AXA, Aviva, Vitality and Cigna

Hermione Halman

Hermione is a friendly and analytical person  who achieves the best possible results for all of her patients by focusing on the needs of each person and developing comprehensive treatment plans.

She particularly enjoys working with dancers, and musicians following her own background in dance (specifically ballet) and playing the violin. She is currently a member of Barnet Symphony Orchestra.

Hermione’s Specialist Interest: Paediatric Osteopathy

Hermione has a special interest in osteopathic treatment for babies and young children from newborn onwards. She graduated from the British College of Osteopathic Medicine with a Masters in Osteopathy in 2018, which includes paediatric osteopathy training. She has since been studying with the London Clinic for Paediatric Osteopathy for further guidance and expertise in this field.

During your visit, a full detailed case history will be taken and a thorough assessment before any treatment is discussed. All osteopaths are trained to screen for medical conditions and will refer to further medical professionals if required. Osteopathy treatment for babies and young children is holistic, varied, and gentle, with the aim of supporting the body’s natural function and structure. If required, simple exercises and advice will be given to try at home and follow-up appointments may also be advised to ensure the best care for your child. If anyone has any questions please don’t hesitate to get in touch.