Qualified osteopaths in Rye

Our team at Bexhill Osteopathic Practice

Nigel Bassett D.O. GOsC Reg. Ost.

Nigel Bassett D.O. GOsC Reg. Ost.

Nigel was born in, grew up in and lives in Hastings. He studied at the European School of Osteopathy in Maidstone, where he completed the undergraduate, four year course in 1986.
Initially he joined practices in Lewis, Seaford and London and commenced the Hastings Osteopathic Practice on a part-time basis in the same year.

As the practice developed he gradually reduced his involvement in the other practices and in 1988 opened the Rye Osteopathic Practice, followed by the Bexhill Osteopathic Practice in 1992.

These practices have developed over more than 30 years to offering a wide spectrum of osteopathic techniques provided by thirteen osteopaths in total.

Nigel also joined the faculty at the European School of Osteopathy initially as an assistant lecturer in 1986 and went on to lecture in orthopaedics, osteopathic medicine and osteopathic business practice. Throughout this period he has been a clinical tutor to the undergraduate students at the college and remains a member of faculty.

The aim of the practices, under the guidance of Nigel, has always been to look at the body from a holistic view. By keeping the fees at as reasonable a level as possible, we aim to enable as many people as possible to take advantage of the benefits of osteopathic treatment.

During the years when GPs had Fundholding contracts, the practices were amongst the first to receive patients from the NHS on a funded basis. This option grew considerably over the ten year period that this system was in place, which led to GP referrals that continue to this date. However, since the removal of Fundholding, this is now on a fee paying basis.

As well as growing up in the locality, Nigel and his family continue to live in the area and be active in the local community.

Bahman Maleki Kashkavij, BSc Ost (Hons) GOsC Reg Ost

Bahman Maleki Kashkavij, BSc Ost (Hons) GOsC Reg Ost

Bahman started his career in the food industry and qualified from the European School of Osteopathy in 2001 with a BSc in Osteopathy. He has taken further studies in acupuncture and often combines treatments. Since graduating, Bahman has been working in successful practices in East and West Sussex. He is registered with the General Osteopathic Council as well as British Medical Acupuncture Society.

Bahman is experienced in treating patients with chronic conditions as well as acute, sporting and accidental injuries.

His main passion is treating musculoskeletal problems, using a variety of osteopathic treatment methods, this includes structural as well as soft tissue, articulatory techniques and Acupuncture, exercise and postural advice specific to the problem which may also be given to assist the treatment.

Bahman’s personal interests include spending time with family and friends. He loves the outdoors, and enjoys cycling, walks, sports and being out in the fresh air.

 Alastair Dunbar,  M.Ost (GOsC Registered)

Alastair Dunbar, M.Ost (GOsC Registered)

Alastair graduated from the European School of Osteopathy. Understanding that the body functions best when it functions as an integrated whole, he offers a versatile approach to treatment combining manipulations, articulatory, soft tissue, and cranial techniques according to the needs of each individual patient.

Currently, Alastair is enrolled on the Diploma in Paediatric Osteopathy offered by the Osteopathic Centre for Children and also, to keep up to date with osteopathic education, he works once a week as a teaching assistant at the European School of Osteopathy. Alastair welcomes the opportunity to work with patients of all ages.

Jordan Strutt, M Ost GOsC Reg Ost

Jordan Strutt, M Ost GOsC Reg Ost

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Rebecca Oliver, M Ost. GOsC Reg Ost

Rebecca Oliver, M Ost. GOsC Reg Ost

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Imogen Bassett, M Ost GOsC Reg Ost

Imogen Bassett, M Ost GOsC Reg Ost

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if you are looking for experienced osteopaths Call Rye Osteopathic Practice Ltd on

01797 225 099