BSc (Hons) Ost


pain relief therapy in Bromley

For affordable and effective pain relief therapies in the Bromley area, contact Charles Read & Associates today.

Our Osteopaths qualified at the University College of Osteopathy (formerly known as the British School of Osteopathy) or the London School of Osteopathy and are all registered with the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC).  Registration with the GOsC is a legal requirement for Osteopaths.

Contact us today 0208 467 4451

Our team

At Charles Read & Associates, we have three hugely experienced osteopaths working within the surgery who hold qualifications from the British School of Osteopathy or the London School of Osteopathy and are registered with the General Osteopath Council. David Canevaro can accept patients who are covered under BUPA, PPP and most other private health insurance companies. However, you will require prior authorisation from your insurance supplier. To schedule an appointment, get in touch with our team today.

We also have a Practice Manager and two charming receptionists who take it in turns to man the reception desk and phones.

Our Osteopaths:
  • Charles Read, D.O.
  • Tanya Clift-Simpson, MOst BA Hons
  • David Canevaro BSc (Hons) Ost

Our Admin Team:

  • Sarah Read, Practice Manager
  • Terrie Denton, Reception
  • Sue Elwood, Reception

  Charles Read, D.O.

Charles graduated from the British School of Osteopathy in 1989 with a Diploma in Osteopathy, D.O. (now reclassified as a BSc (Hons) Ost.). He is registered with the General Osteopath Council (GOsC) and is a member of the Institute of Osteopathy.

Charles also ran a highly successful surgery in Harley Street for more than 27 years, only recently giving this up to focus on the Bickley practice.

Charles has nearly 30 years of expertise in all aspects of osteopathy and employs a range of techniques including soft tissue, articulation, traction release and manipulation.

Due to health issues and a kidney transplant in 2021, Charles isn’t currently treating patients hands-on.  He is still actively running the practice and is often available to speak on the phone to give advice.


Tanya Clift-Simpson, MOst, BA Hons

Tanya trained at the British School of Osteopathy after receiving treatment for disc injuries during pregnancy. She graduated in 2010 with an MOst (Masters in Osteopathy). She also has a Western acupuncture qualification (also known as ‘dry needling’).

Tanya is a proud mother of three and is experienced and trained in osteopathic treatment particularly for children and babies, baby massage and cranial osteopathy.

She is an experienced horsewoman and uses her sports experience to deal with many riding injuries and other sports injuries.

David Canevaro BSc (Hons) Osteopath

David is an experienced osteopath, rehabilitation Pilates, and Clinical Pilates instructor and Sports Therapist who has worked extensively with clients in every walk of life from hesitant beginners to seasoned professionals, and helped them overcome a variety of problems.

His training and experience span over 20 years. He is approved by all the major UK health insurance companies, and has a vast experience of helping people to get a healthier body.

David’s own website

Have been using this osteopath for many years, excellent! Have also recommended to family and friends.

Charlotte Newman

Charles Read is an outstanding osteopath, exceptionally skilled in his field and with a wonderful bedside manner. I have recommended Charles to a number of friends all of whom have been complimentary about the treatment they received.

Michael Wright

I have been a regular visit to Charles Read Osteopaths for many years, where my ongoing back problems have been managed very professionally. The service from the greeting at the door to the treatment received is first class and I happily recommend this practice to friends and family.

Mark Haylock

“Three excellent osteopaths with loads of experience and a friendly setting. Easy parking. Friendly family-run practice.”

- SarahR-128

“I highly recommend this team of osteopaths who have treated me for some years. As a retired nurse with a long-standing back problem, I know that without their excellent care and treatment I would be unable to lead the busy and active life I enjoy.”

- Mrs S Ritchie, SRN SCM

“Very friendly, very professional and always fixed any ailments I have. Top quality service at your doorstep. Can’t ask for more.”

- MikeS-308

“After having two hip replacements and some spinal problems I needed pain relief and mobility help. I received this by having regular treatment from Mr Charles Read at his osteopathic practice. He and his two colleagues are dedicated to their work and have given so many people a better quality of life. I would not have kept so active without the help and advice from Mr Read. His receptionists are always helpful and do try to arrange appointments quickly if it is an emergency.”

- Mrs BM

“Charles Read & Associates is the best osteopathic practice I have ever used. Whether for an acute problem, or a regular ‘maintenance’ visit, the treatment is excellent and the osteopaths and staff are understanding, supportive and courteous. I have found out more about how my body works from Charles and his colleagues than I ever have from visiting my GP!”

- Lesley Harmer

“Charles Read is pleased to treat patients who suffer from a chronic condition. He responds with tenacity, creativity and patience to the challenges such patients present. I am just so grateful to the person who recommended him to me.”

- A satisfied patient

“Charles and Alison Read have treated myself and my family for over 20 years now and I cannot recommend the practice highly enough.

They have helped me immensely through back problems caused by a fall as a child and chronic back pain due to high stress. They also treated my very ill mother with care and compassion and have become an integral part of mine and my family’s life.”

- Anya

“I have suffered from a bad back now for many years through various ailments from a neck injury and from having a very stressful job as a teacher. As a result, I have been coming to the practice for many years – it is part of my ‘time’ for looking after myself.

I have been treated by most of the osteopaths on the team and they all offer the same high level of experience, care and well-informed advice about what works for me. As well as treating the symptoms the team has educated me to understand the cause of the symptoms and treated them. This is what makes the difference. Thank you.”

- Tara Parkhouse, Teacher

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