About Us

The Wimbledon Osteopath, established 1990, is a specialist osteopathic clinic set up for you and your whole family. Krystyna’s vision was to present a relaxed and professional place where children and adults could receive safe, and effective top-class osteopathic manual therapy. We strongly believe that you deserve the best pain-relief and health management plan money can buy.

At our clinic we give patients our full attention and are always here to provide you with the very best bespoke hands-on treatment you deserve.

Krystyna Zielinski osteopath in Wimbledon

Krystyna Zielinski

MSc.Ost.Med D.O. Hons

rystyna graduated top of her year with honours from the British School of Osteopathy in 1990.

Her extensive study and experience in both structural and cranial fields led her to become one of the first ever UK osteopaths to achieve a Masters in Osteopathic Medicine in 1997.

Krystyna has practiced osteopathy for over 30 years, including at the renowned Osteopathic Centre for Children in London, before founding her own clinic. She is well known for her osteopathic ‘bodywork’, which aims to let go of tension throughout the body by working on breathing and emotional release, and her ‘MOT’ approach to maintaining proper body function despite the hustle and bustle of modern life.

Her specialisms include paediatric osteopathy, including working with babies who suffer from a wide spectrum of problems including sleep disturbances, suck and swallow issues and reflux, and working with adults who have chronic pain problems that have not resolved with other modes of treatment.

She is confident treating patients with complex cases, and is known in particular for her treatment of headaches, TMJ, abdominal issues, stress-related conditions, chronic fatigue and symptoms of the menopause.

Noemi Panella

M.Ost.Med DO

Noemi is an experienced and highly qualified osteopath, having completed 5 years of training at the International College of Osteopathic Medicine in Milan and later qualifying at the Surrey Institute of Osteopathic Medicine (Kingston University) in 2019.

Noemi prides herself on creating bespoke treatment and rehabilitation packages tailored to the needs of patients of all ages and levels of fitness. She uses primarily a blend of musculoskeletal therapies, combining classical structural, visceral and craniosacral techniques.

Her specialisms include TMJ, migraine and headache relief, sciatica/lower back pain, neck/shoulder pain and knee pain. Paediatrics and women’s health are also per passion and she is happy treating pregnant women for all aspects of pre- and post-natal care. Her gentle and confident approach will put you at ease.

As a keen sportswoman herself, Noemi understands the importance of proper rehabilitation following sporting injuries. She is qualified in the Advanced Training System for the application of elastic taping, medical acupuncture, and has experience working with athletes across various disciplines following sports injuries including rugby players and triathletes.

Alessia Lannibelli osteopath treatments in Wimbledon

Alessia Iannibelli

M.Ost.Med D.O.

Alessia has undertaken extensive clinical training, including 5 years in Milan and a Masters in Osteopathic Medicine from Kingston University.

Her Masters focused on women’s health, which provided greater insight into how to holistically treat pregnant women and abdominal issues. Experienced in paediatric work – many in particular seek treatment to alleviate crying and irritability, sleeping and feeding issues.

Alessia strives to provide each patient with both an improved understanding of their condition and the best strategies available to them to control pain.

She is well versed in a range of manual therapies, and has particular expertise in dealing with musculoskeletal problems arising from sports injuries and poor posture.

Alessia enjoys a wide range of sports, including cycling and skiing. She has a particular interest in sports medicine and rehabilitation, and is proficient in kinesiology taping, medical acupuncture, clinical sports massage and lymphatic drainage massage, all of which can form part of a personalised and supportive fitness regime. Her patients can benefit from tailored exercises to assist with achieving and maintaining strength, flexibility and good posture.

All of our osteopaths are registered with the General Osteopathic Council and Institute of Osteopathy and are insurance approved.

Our Goal:

With effective treatment and advice, we believe you shouldn’t need to keep coming back for treatment any longer than it takes to get you feeling consistently better. Our aim is to get you well enough so that you don’t need to see us anymore!

So what do we do?

  • Take the time to find out about your problem & medical history. We listen to you.
  • Do any necessary tests and examination to reach an effective diagnosis.
  • Always be safe and professional
  • Provide generous hands-on treatment times
  • We treat the bigger picture, rather than only the part that hurts
  • We use a variety of techniques for the patient & problem rather than the easiest or quickest
  • Give relevant advice on how to stay pain-free & avoid injury
  • We offer other specialist care: cranial and visceral osteopathy, paediatric and sports clinics

Feel safe in our hands:

Osteopaths have to train for a minimum of four years. They also have to carry out continuing professional development in order to stay registered. To comply, they have to demonstrate to the General Osteopathic council that they are safe and competent and this follows strict guidelines.


Your confidentiality is of upmost importance to us. Your data will be stored securely and we comply with GDPR data protection and the General Osteopathic guidelines.

Don’t take your health and well-being for granted. Invest in regular MOTs as it’s essential to be pain-free, helps you to move better as well as improving your mental health. Let us take care of your body so it can do a great job taking care of you!

Appointments can be made from 8am-6.30 Mon-Friday and 08.30-1pm Saturdays.

All fees can be covered by most insurance companies with the exception of BUPA and AXA-PPP; we kindly ask you to settle your account with us at the appointment and then claim from your insurers. We are happy to provide digital receipts. Please inform the receptionist if doing so. We advise you inform your insurers in advance to ensure you follow their procedures for claiming treatment.

Please email info@thewimbledonosteopath.com for more information.

24 hrs notice is required for cancellation otherwise the full fee will be charged.