Meet The Team

At Butterfield Osteopathy all of our practitioners are registered with the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC) and the Institute of Osteopathy (iO).

Maria Larrain

MSc, BOst, DPO, PgC ACE (clin.ed.) Osteopath

Maria Larrain graduated in 2009 and is the Clinical Director at Butterfield Osteopathy. She is strongly committed to the welfare of parents and their newborns and is currently undertaking her doctoral research at UCL exploring the maternal experience of infant feeding and tongue-tie.

Maria is a qualified Paediatric Osteopath from the Osteopathic Centre for Children. She has a particular interest in biodynamic cranial osteopathy and the use of Shockwave Therapy 


Maria treats people of all ages, but with special interest in the osteopathic care of babies, children and women who have pain and issues related to pregnancy and childbirth.

Maria incorporates mindfulness, pilates-based exercises and breath work when helping people along their healing journeys.

Maria is registered with BUPA.

Karina Spero

BSc (Hons) Ost, BSc (Hons) Psych, DPO, Osteopath.

Karina is 2001 graduate of the British School of Osteopathy. She is a qualified paediatric osteopath, having completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Paediatric Osteopathy at the Osteopathic Centre for Children (OCC) in 2011. She continues to work at the OCC clinic treating babies, children and expectant and post-partum women.

Karina is experienced in diagnosing and treating a wide spectrum of musculo-skeletal problems, in particular shoulder problems. 

She gained professional development in the Niel-Asher Technique, having trained and worked at a specialist shoulder clinic.

In treatment, Karina uses structural approaches such as soft tissue massage, special stretches and gentle joint articulation, together with cranial and biodynamic cranial osteopathy. 

She aims to relieve pain and restore musculo-skeletal health, function and a sense of well being for people of all ages.

Justin Redpath

MOst, Osteopath

Justin Redpath graduated from the British School of Osteopathy in 2015, gaining a Masters of Osteopathy (M.Ost). He is also qualified in massage and craniosacral therapy and offers a wealth of experience when treating complex and chronic issues. He has a particular interest in the mind-body connecton.

Having seen the benefits of cranial osteopathy on his son, Justin expanded his knowledge of working with infants and children by undertaking a year’s study with the Foundation for Paediatric Osteopathy.

His practice combines subtle cranial approaches with stronger structural osteopathic techniques. Working on these different levels and integrating them provides a layered and holistic treatment.

Butterfield Osteopathy accepts most insurance companies except AXA. Most insurance companies have excess on their policy, which must be paid directly to the practitioner. Please check your policy with your insurance company before booking.

Joshua Deacon

MOst, Osteopath

Josh graduated from the University College of Osteopathy in 2021. As a registered primary care practitioner, he can diagnose and treat a wide range of conditions. From an initial consultation at every appointment, you may be offered tailored advice, exercise, and hands-on treatment.

Attaining a Masters degree in osteopathy gave him a variety of clinical and hospital experience including managing sports injuries, women during pregnancy, and HIV sufferers. Josh uses a combination of gentle and indirect sacro-cranial and visceral techniques, as well as stronger, structural articulations, manipulations, and deep tissue massage.

Josh specialises in musculoskeletal care but enjoys treating patients with conditions from birth, chronic pain, and everything in between. Josh welcomes people from all backgrounds and aims to make people more comfortable in their bodies.

From an initial consultation at every appointment, you may be offered tailored advice, exercise, and hands-on treatment.

David Ockenfeld

MOst, Osteopath

David graduated in 2021 from the European School of Osteopathy. The integrated masters course included training in structural, cranial and visceral osteopathy. He has also completed a sport massage course allowing him to offer various treatment modalities. David has shown interest in paediatrics health and is currently expanding his training in assessing and treating children with a cranio-sacral approach.

This allows David to adapt to each individual patient and offer a wide range of osteopathic techniques throughout his treatment suitable for people of all ages and backgrounds. David has learned the importance of integrating exercises and physical rehabilitation in a treatment plan, allowing for the best possible outcome for you, regardless of the current level of fitness.

Butterfield Osteopathy
64 Allen Road, London, N16 8RZ
020 7254 8890

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