Osteopaths undergo a minimum of 5 years of university training. Osteopathy focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal disorders, and the effects of these conditions on patients’ general health.
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.
Dry Needling is based on anatomy, physiology and western scientific findings. It is often used in conjunction with other therapies as discussed above. Most acupuncturists that practice western acupuncture should have some sort of medical qualification and have studied it as a post graduate qualification.
Our Deep tissue massage is a highly popular therapy that focuses on deeper layers of muscle tissue loosening chronic built up tension, and releasing adhesion’s (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.
Dry needling is a modern treatment designed to ease muscular pain. Its popularity is growing. During dry needling, a practitioner inserts several filiform needles into your skin. Filiform needles are fine, short, stainless steel needles that don’t inject fluid into the body. That’s why the term “dry” is used.