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West Hampstead, North London: 020 8969 0247 Maidenhead, Berkshire: 01628 624544 [email protected]
Robin Lansman, osteopath and clinical director of Body Back-Up Osteopathic Clinics
Past President of the Institute of Osteopathy
Qualified at the British School of Osteopathy in 1988
Appears regularly on BBC Radio & BBC TV

This practitioner is currently available for telehealth appointments.

Robin Lansman qualified in London, at the British School of Osteopathy (Now University College of Osteopathy) in 1988.  He opened the first Body Back-Up Clinic, working closely with GP surgeries and sports clubs. He is now clinical director of our osteopathy clinics in West Hampstead, London, and Maidenhead, Berkshire.

He was Senior Tutor of Sports Injuries at the British School of Osteopathy for 10 years, treating sports injuries at both recreational and competitive levels, and has been on hand to give practical help at several London marathons.

He writes regularly for the national and medical press, speaks on BBC Radio & BBC TV and has taught Health professionals extensively throughout the UK and Europe.

He is Founder of COGUK, a training system for Health Professionals to help them develop KEY speaker skills in Health promotion and Health education.

Health Insurance registration:

Cigna, Aviva, Simply Health, Standard Life Healthcare,
WPA, Pruhealth, Medisure, RSA, Vitality


We may be registered with other insurers please ask.

Robin is available Tuesdays and Fridays in London Practice and Wednesdays in Maidenhead Berkshire

Please use the booking system below to check the days and times Robin is available


Sports Injuries

Robin is an expert on treating sports injuries and was Senior Tutor of Sports Injuries at the British School of Osteopathy for 10 years. Robin is passionate about sports health and has also given his time to treat runners at several London Marathons.

Sports injuries Robin treats include injuries and sprains sustained through popular sports such as running, cycling and tennis. Many people seek treatment for conditions such as plantar fasciitis, calf pain, knee pain, “tennis elbow”, or pain in the wrists from weight training.

Functional Active Release (FAR)

By designing treatment & stretches to suit individual needs combined with FAR great results can be achieved with Older patients who want to stay fit as well as Desk bound office staff, Performance or recreational Sportsmen and women for Strength, Flexibility & Stability.

FAR is now used by Osteopaths, Physios, Chiropractors, Doctors and Surgeons from the UK, Germany, Poland, Switzerland, Portugal, Spain & Holland.

They have studied FAR as developed by Leading Osteopath Robin Lansman both in the UK and Abroad.

Arm and Shoulder Pain

Pain in the arm and shoulder can arise following an injury, a chronic condition like arthritis or frozen shoulder, or due to overuse and/or poor posture, as in the case of RSI.

Robin is a specialist in arm and shoulder issues. He identified and treats Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, a condition where nerves become trapped between the collarbone and the first rib, commonly due to poor posture, which can cause numbness or pins and needles in the arm.

Runner experiencing sports injury in the back of their leg

Gait and Orthotics (insoles)

Robin is an expert in assessing foot, knee and ankle mechanics and prescribing specialist low-cost orthotic insoles to improve walking and running gait. Body Back-Up keep a stock of orthotic insoles for sale, and can assess the right insole for you via an online video consultation.

Robin appears frequently in the news, discussing osteopathy and other health-related matters. These are a selection of the articles in which he has contributed an expert view.

Daily Mail
Could YOUR teenager’s computer habit give him a humped back?
View Article

The Sun
Mobile phones blamed for rash of neck pain
View Article

City AM
Rein in back pain
View Article

Lessons Learned: Robin Lansman – Body Back Up
View Article

Fun Palaces
#TinyRevolutions – walking better for better health
View Article

The Times
Get on top of what to have underneath (futons)
View Article

Runner’s World
Body of Knowledge (triathlon training)
View Article

Latte Lounge
Should we really be doing 10,000 steps a day?
View Article

The Mix
Office health
View Article

London Clinic
New Patient or New Problem (45 mins) £95
New Patient or New Problem – extended (60 mins) £125
Follow-up Appointment (30 mins) £75
Follow-up Appointment – extended (45 mins) £95
Orthotics Assessment (30 mins) £75
Maidenhead Clinic
New Patient or New Problem (45 mins) £95
New Patient or New Problem – extended (60 mins) £125
Follow-up Appointment (30 mins) £68
Follow-up Appointment – extended (45 mins) £95
Orthotics Assessment (30 mins) £75
Online Video Consultation (30 mins) £55
Video and Audio

Robin appears often on BBC news and radio as an expert on musculoskeletal health. In this news segment Robin speaks to BBC correspondent Tom Edwards about the move back to commuting after two years of lockdowns, the effect on people’s bodies and how to stay safe and healthy.

Robin was interviewed by the Leaders Council of Great Britain for their podcast series, discussing the promotion of osteopathy and building leadership speaking skills through his COGUK speaker skills programme.

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