Harpenden Osteopaths

General Osteopathic Council

All our Osteopaths are registered with the General Osteopathic Council.

About Us


Matthew Tant D.O. Registered Osteopath.

Matthew Tant qualified from the British School of Osteopathy in 1990 and, after a year of personal development in Australia and New Zealand, started the practice in Harpenden. He has also worked as a tutor, teaching student osteopaths in the outpatients clinic at the British School of Osteopathy, from 1992 until 2004. Matthew grew up in Peter's Green, near Harpenden, and went to school in St Alban's, He has lived in Harpenden since 1995 and played rugby for Harpenden RFC and despite not being very good played for far too long for his own physical well being. Matthew is the father of three beautifully behaved young children.

Matthew is also a member of the British Medical Acupuncture Society.


Sean Walker M.Ost D.O. Registered Osteopath.

Sean, originally from and educated in Harpenden, graduated from the renowned European School of Osteopathy. Sean has a strong sporting background having represented Hertfordshire Rugby from U14s to Colts level, as well as being a keen golfer. He has a passion for music and plays the Highland Bagpipes and represented Scotland in the National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland. He is a father of two young girls who keep him on his toes. His background and achievements have shaped his interest within osteopathy but he likes treat holistically and always applies a structured and multi faceted approach to each individual on a case by case basis in order to diagnose and treat effectively. Sean will also consider the mind and body link to your pain presentation and will always communicate what he thinks is causing your pain and how long it may to take resolve or how best to adapt to the problem. He has a diverse toolbox in terms of techniques, and can apply structural, visceral, functional and cranial approaches, but will always work with you to determine what is best suited to you and your ailments.  Sean is also qualified in Medical Acupuncture.


Treatment Charges

Initial consultation and treatment (40 minutes): £50
Subsequent treatments (40 minutes): £50

* Harpenden Osteopaths is recognised by all insurance companies. Please check your cover before attending treatment. A doctor’s referral may be required.