Osteopathy is an established, recognised medical discipline in the primary healthcare system.
Osteopathy isdrug-free non-invasivemanual medicine that focuses aligning and strengthening the whole body framework, which includes the joints, muscles and spine. By ensuring the body has a good alignment and mobility, it can alleviate the body of pain and create a positive effect on the nervous, circulatory and lymphatic systems.
Progesterone and relaxin hormones causes a laxity or loosening of ligaments and joints in the body, a necessity for a women to carry a baby to full term. However, these higher levels of hormones can increase the risk of sprains and strains due to the increased fragility of ligaments.
Retirement can bring time for leisure, travel opportunities and interests to the older person. This is the chance to take up those sports and activities that you never had time for whilst working or bringing up your family.
Sport activities are a regular way of life for many of us now, and involve people from across all age groups from those who have an avid interest to those who just wish to keep fit; from the elite professional to the casual participant.
Medical or Western Acupuncture can also be known as Dry Needling. The term medical acupuncture does not mean that it is a technique to only be used by medical physicians, but is practiced by osteopaths, physiotherapists, doctors and chiropractors. The term is used to convey that the approach, when deciding to use acupuncture is based on the structure and function of the body.
Our Deep tissue massage is a highly popular therapy that focuses on deeper layers of muscle tissue loosening chronic built up tension, and releasing adhesions (knots) thereby stimulating circulation of blood detoxifying the system by releasing toxin build-up (Lactic acid).
Sport therapy is an aspect of healthcare that is specifically concerned with the prevention of injury and the rehabilitation of the patient back to optimum levels of functional, occupational and sport specific fitness, regardless of age and ability.
Lymphatic drainage is a delicate form of massage that stimulates the body’s lymphatic system, improving the metabolism, helping the body to eliminate waste and toxins and providing a boost to the immune system.
Myofascial release (MFR) is a specialised stretching technique and soft tissue technique used to treat patients with somatic dysfunction (impaired function of musculo-skeletal system) accompanying pain and restriction of motion.