Meet The Team

At Butterfield Osteopathy all of our practitioners are graduates of the British School of Osteopathy, now the University College of Osteopathy. Our practitioners are registered with both the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC) and the Institute of Osteopathy (iO).

Maria Larrain

MSc, BOst, DPO, Osteopath

Maria Larrain graduated in 2009 and is the owner of Butterfield Osteopathy. Maria is a qualified Paediatric Osteopath from the Osteopathic Centre for Children and has a particular interest in biodynamic osteopathy. Maria welcomes and treats people of all ages. She specialises in the osteopathic care of babies, children and women who have pain and issues related to pregnancy and childbirth.

She is currently undertaking a PhD examining the subject of tongue-tie and breastfeeding at University College London

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

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.

Butterfield Osteopathy accepts most insurance companies except AXA. Julia and Maria are additionally registered with BUPA. 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. 

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.

Julia Finlay

BSc, BOst, MSc Paediatric Osteopathy, MSCCO

Julia Finlay is a 2007 graduate of the British School of Osteopathy and completed her Masters in Paediatrics at the Osteopathic Centre for Children in 2009. She maintains strong links with this centre and is currently part of the teaching team for Cranial Osteopathy at the British College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Julia has a broad range of clinical experience, working through the NHS in the UK, a project in India and running her own home practice.  

She is particularly interested in cranial and biodynamic osteopathy, a gentle and deep acting treatment. Her specialist skills lie in the treatment of babies, children and women both in pregnancy and post birth. 

She employs a wide range of osteopathic techniques with the aim of helping to reduce pain and improve function quickly. Julia has additional interests in psychosomatic health and the treatment of athletes and sportspeople.

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

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