Lara Maddison, qualified Physiotherapist, Richmond



Stephanie James, qualified Osteopath, Richmond



Many woman experience a gynaecological, pelvic floor or bladder problem at some point in their lives. When they do, they sometimes find it difficult or embarrassing to discuss and, as a result, some women begin to accept their condition as a normal part of their pregnancy or the ageing process.

With growing evidence that these conditions can be alleviated by therapy, The Forge Clinic in Richmond offers specialist Women’s Health treatment and advice.

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Our practitioners are highly skilled in the assessment, management and treatment of a wide range of women’s health-related issues and also understand the importance to women of comfort, confidentiality and reassurance.

Your therapist will take a detailed history from you at your first appointment and allow plenty of time for you to discuss your symptoms. If they need to do an internal examination they will discuss this with you and only go ahead if they have your consent. They will talk in detail with you about their findings and agree your treatment plan in discussion with you.

Lara Maddison is a specialist physiotherapist in Women’s Health and a registered member of Pelvic, Obstetric, Gynaecological Physiotherapy (POPG). She treats a range of gynaecological, urinary and pelvic problems including bladder and bowel dysfunction, pelvic floor muscle disorders, pelvic organ prolapse, vulvodynia and interstitial cystitis, as well as complications arising from pregnancy.

Stephanie James is an Osteopath and Cranial Osteopath. Her specialist expertise includes the balancing of the viscera of the pelvis. New mothers or those suffering from bladder issues in particular find this can improve their feeling of wellbeing.

Your appointment is booked with either Lara or Stephanie as a standard 40 minute session and costs £55 or £60 depending on whether it is peak or off peak (see prices).

A treatment plan and any further appointments are discussed in detail with you at the end of your session.

To book your appointment call us now on 020 8332 6184 or email us at or book online.