Welcome to the Bristol Osteopath 's Clifton & Shirehampton Osteopathic Clinics


We have two Practices in the city – One at either end of the Avon Gorge!

At both Practices we always aim to provide fast, effective, professional treatment for all our patients, in a relaxed, friendly and informal atmosphere.

We have good, long established relationships with all the local GP practices, which helps us in providing you with the very best care.



Clifton Osteopathic & Sports Injury Clinic


Our first practice (est. 1989) is located within ‘The Workshop Health & Fitness Centre” at Clifton College’s Sports ground in Leigh Woods, less than five minutes drive from the centre of Clifton, across Brunel’s historic suspension bridge.


Our location offers excellent facilities, coupled with plenty of free parking and easy access, convenient to much of greater Bristol. We are also on a main bus route from central Bristol with a bus stop just 75m from the main entrance served by services 357, 358 & 359 every 10/15 minutes.


On site we also have a fully equipped rehabilitation & personal training gym with excellent trainers / instructors, a sports massage therapist & a dietician.


We are open weekdays between 9am and 6.30pm
Home visits are also available if needed.


Appointment Line – (0117) 929 3289



Shirehampton Osteopathic & Sports Injury Clinic


private consulting room The second Practice (est. 1995) is within a brand new purpose built multi-disciplinary medical centre in the centre of Shirehampton.


We aim to provide a multidisciplinary approach to healthcare for the populations of Stoke Bishop, Sneyd Park, Sea Mills, Shirehampton, Avonmouth and Kings Weston.

We offer easy, level access for all patients (including specialised disabled access) as well as our own large free car park, at the side of the surgery.


We are open weekdays between 9am and 6.30pm.

Home visits are also available if needed.


Appointment Line – (0117) 916 2200




The Osteopath - Jonathan Nichols D.O.

Jonathan NicholsJonathan graduated from the British School Of Osteopathy - London in 1987. He is accredited by The General Osteopathic Council and is a member of the British Osteopathic Association. After graduating he worked for a large Osteopathic practice based in Herefordshire. His first practice was established in Clifton Village, Bristol in 1989.

In 1991 the Chepstow Osteopathic Clinic was established and in 1995 the Shirehampton Osteopathic Clinic was also opened. He has also worked in the remedial dance injuries clinic of the Arts Education School, London and as Osteopath to the ‘Bristol Old Vic’ theatre company.

With over 20 years experience Jonathan practices traditional ‘structural’ osteopathy, treating people of all ages, shapes and sizes for the widest possible range of conditions - with particular interests in both sports and performing arts related injuries.
Jonathan tries to maintain his own fitness by visiting the gym, alongside his other sporting interests of running, swimming, tennis and windsurfing (when time allows!)

Jon sails regularly, competing in offshore events like ‘The Fastnet’ and has completed an Atlantic crossing to the Caribbean.
He is also a keen musician – playing the violin in various local orchestras and groups.



Accredited practice


We are an accredited practice for the following Private Medical Insurance companies:

  • BUPA
  • AXA / PPP
  • WPA
  • HSA
  • BCWA
Plus many more – Please ask for details.


....would you like some more information or book an appointment?


Use our contact form or call us on the corresponding number below:


Clifton Osteopathic Clinic - (0117) 929 3289
Shirehampton Osteopathic Clinic - (0117) 916 2200