Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Positive Balance

Osteopaths treat a wide range of body disorders and conditions.  These range from Sciatica to muscular tension and everything in between. Please see our website for the common conditions that we see in our Bray based clinic.

If you are unsure if we can help you please contact us so that we can provide more information.


We cater for a wide variety of different types of people old and young with many different types of complaints.

We do not treat children younger than 7 years of age – if looking for a recommendation on a pediatric Osteopath please contact us.

If in the Wicklow / Dublin region contact us for more information.

Appointments range from 30-45 minutes. The first appointment is often longer than the proceeding appointments as we need to get as much information as possible to determine what is causing your complaint.

Treatment does not need to hurt in order to be effective. Occasionally however painful symptoms can occur after treatment due to your body’s own healing reaction. These effects can last for 24-36 hours, this will all discussed with you at your initial appointment.

This is always a key question but can vary widely from patient to patient often determined by the origin, severity and length of time the condition. Most people will have an average of 3-4 treatments, this will be discussed with you at your initial appointment.

All treatments are charged at 65 Euros per session.

Children under the age of 15 years are charged at the reduced rate of 60 euros.

Treatments are covered by major insurance plans if applicable.

Yes. As we are registered member of the Osteopathic Council of Ireland you can reclaim a portion of your treatment fees through your health insurance. Please check with your insurer prior to treatment to see what level of cover they will provide.

It is clinic policy to make the patient as comfortable as possible as such you will only be asked to take off over garments if needed. It is recommended to wear something loose, such as shorts and a sports top to facilitate treatment. If you are not happy to remove an item of clothing please inform your Osteopath as they will be happy to work around this.

No. You can see an Osteopath without a referral from your GP.

Just yourself and any previous scans that you may have, a medication list if not known. You may also want to bring some loose clothing.

Yes we accept card and cash payments in our Bray clinic.  Receipts for payments will be emailed or issued on request.

There are on street parking spaces on the Florence Road, Bray but these can be occupied much of the day. For more reliable options parking in the Holy Redeemer church car park is only a 5 minute walk away. Alternative parking can be found on street away from the town towards Bray Seafront. All parking is pay and display during the week and Saturday.