Lucy Samantha Rayner B.Ost MICO DPO obtained her Bachelor of Osteopathy degree in 2005 from the British School of Osteopathy.

Having taught herself to massage by the age of six, she found her calling into Osteopathy at the age of eight, with her passion for Osteopathy encouraged by continual further study in its science and art of technique to expand the reach of Osteopathy further to those in need.


Lucy is a specialist osteopath in trained in classical osteopathy, cranial and paediatrics, and visceral osteopathy for pregnancy, postpartum recovery and women’s and men’s pelvic health issues.  Lucy works alongside dentists for management and treatment of cranial and dental strains occurring through malocclusion, trauma, tongue tie and birth strains. 

Lucy qualified in 2005 from the British School of Osteopathy, and has since qualified in Classical Osteopathy with the Institute of Classical Osteopathy, trained at The Osteopathic Centre for Children for 3 years acquiring the Diploma of Paediatric Osteopathy, has undergone courses with Osteopaths for Headaches and Migraines for specialist care and treatment, and is currently completing 2 year postgraduate diploma in Women’s Health Osteopathy with the Molinari Institute of Health. 

Lucy’s special interests are nutritional and organ health, trauma and stress within the body, and how our birth and development in infancy lead to the chronic issues we face in our adult lives.

Lucy works closely with Lactation Consultants for assessment and treatment infants with feeding difficulties and digestive issues, including specialist team care and referral for tongue tie.



(All provided by Osteopath Lucy S Rayner)


Paediatric Osteopathy

Specialist training in assessment and treatment of newborn infants to adolescents up to 18 years of age. 

Infant Health: Lactation Consultants work closely with Paediatric Osteopaths to address breastfeeding difficulties relating to difficulties with latch and positioning and issues with infant feeding mechanics and Tongue tie (Tethered Oral Tissues).


Women’s Health Osteopathy

Specialist training in visceral osteopathy and preconceptive, pregnancy, postpartum health including postpartum recovery and chronic and complex women’s health isssues. 


Men’s Health

Specialist training in visceral osteopathy and men’s pelvic health, with whole body integration and exercise and lifestyle advice.


Classical Osteopathy

Specialist training in bringing together the science and art of osteopathy as it was originally developed by AT Still, using the key health and body’s principles in an integrative treatment known as the Body Adjustment to treat the person as a whole. 

Osteopathy is a whole body holistic integrative system of medical treatment which takes into account all influences on the body, including biopsychosocial, nutritional and environmental health. 



Cranial Osteopathy including Dental, Headache and Migraine

Specialist training in understanding the complex and subtle intrinsic movements of the bones of the skull in health, and the strain patterns that occur as a result of birth, dysfunctional breathing, injury/trauma to the head, neck or body, and tongue tie/dental/jaw issues which cause ongoing dysfunction and stress throughout the body and nervous system. Manual treatment is applied over the whole body (not just the head) to resolve these issues and integrate and improve the body’s expression of health. 

Referral to specialist Functional Orthodontist may be required.


Since qualifying, Lucy has worked at various locations in London, and internationally in General and Family Osteopathic Medicine, and in Sports Medicine and Pitch-Side Medical care with Chingford Rugby Team and Athletics team Newham and Essex Beagles.

Lucy continued her postgraduate studies into Classical Osteopathy at The Institute of Classical Osteopathy with clinical residence at the London Centre for Classical Osteopathy in Holloway, London.

Lucy has undergone further postgraduate osteopathic training in Pregnancy and Obstetrics, and Paediatric Osteopathy with the Foundation of Paediatric Osteopathy with further clinical residence at the Osteopathic Centre for Children, obtaining a specialist qualification, the Diploma in Paediatric Osteopathy in 2018.

Lucy is currently completing postgraduate training in Women's Health Osteopathy, with the Molinari Institute of Health, with clinical observations at the Molinari Women's Health Osteopathy Clinic.


Lucy is registered with The General Osteopathic Council (GOsC), and The Institute of Classical Osteopathy (ICO), and is a member of the Institute of Osteopathy (iO).

Lucy Samantha Rayner is "Lucy the Osteopath" and is based in London with permanent residency at Anamaya in Kensington, and in South Woodford from October 2021. 

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