Principal Osteopath

Melinda Cotton

Cotton- Meet the teamMelinda Cotton DO MICO is Practice Principal at Fulham Osteopaths, specialising in the care of expectant mothers, babies, and children.

Once described as “The Osteopathic Sherlock Holmes” Melinda is one of the most experienced osteopaths in the country. Her inquisitive mind and extensive experience help her to resolve issues that other professionals have been unable to treat.

She is registered with the General Osteopathic Council. On graduation from the British School of Osteopathy in 1989, she continued her studies with the Sutherland Cranial Teaching Foundation, and also at the Institute of Classical Osteopathy.

From 1991- 1997 she was a member of the teaching faculty at the British School of Osteopathy.

She founded Fulham Osteopaths in 1989, where she is now Practice Principal, Osteopath and mentor to her colleagues.

Melinda brings a wealth of experience and insight to her consultations, which is invaluable when working with patients with tricky and complex cases. Her approach is gentle, drawing on all osteopathic approaches including cranial and classical osteopathy, in a way that is in tune with each individual’s needs.

At Fulham Osteopaths she offers two services:

• Mother and baby care and family service (click to read more)
• Second opinion service for complex adult cases (click to read more)

Many of the adults referred to her have been suffered with a particular problem for a long time, and wonder whether osteopathy, or her particular approach, may be able help them move forwards.

Melinda deeply understands why a problem exists and what is blocking a persons own self healing. She firmly believes that there are no hopeless cases, and that there is always room for improvement. Thoughtful osteopathic care, combined with good sound advice and education are the hallmarks of her approach.
Because of the high demand for her services, Melinda is only able to take on a limited number of new patients each year. To be added to the waiting list and to be the first in line to have access to her unparalleled skills, please contact us on 020 7384 1851 to enquire as to the first available appointment.

“Melinda Cotton @ Fulham Osteopaths is a first choice resource for back and posture issues. Melinda is a credible practitioner is not only thorough but effective, especially for anyone who really puts their back into their work – writers, psychotherapists, executives, trainers, teachers, etc.”