Acupuncture has been practised for thousands of years. Often described as a means of pain relief, it can in fact treat a wide range of conditions including stress, tiredness, backache, headaches, arthritis, menstrual disorders, digestive trouble, infertility etc. Acupuncture treats the whole person and balances our physical, emotional and spiritual energies to restore health.
Aromatherapy is an ancient healing art, utilising natural aromatic oils from plants. These oils contain an incredibly diverse range of therapeutic natural chemicals which can help with many disorders. Together with massage, aromatherapy is a powerful tool to assist the healing process. A detailed consultation is required to determine which oils are appropriate to your condition.
Massage is probably the oldest healing art in the world. Today it is used in the modern day treatment of stress, tension, emotional trauma and illness, replacing them with energy, health and a feeling of well-being. Massage can help with a wide variety of ailments such as high blood pressure, mental and physical fatigue, muscle tension, digestive problems, headaches and back pain.
The McTimoney Technique is a method of adjusting the bones of your body in order to allow the body’s nerve supply to work efficiently. Restoring correct alignment of your spine can help relieve pain and other symptoms thus enabling your body to function to its fullest potential. Conditions that often benefit from treatment include: back neck and shoulder pain, sciatica, whiplash injury, prolapsed discs, knee trouble, tennis elbow and headaches.
Osteomyology draws on a diverse background of therapies such as Osteopathy, Chiropractic, deep tissue massage, muscle energy technique and crainial work. Practitioners are fully trained in manipulative techniques as well as deep tissue and sports massage. It is an ideal form of therapy for many musculoskeletal problems.
Osteopathy is the science of human mechanics which focuses on the muscular skeletal system and the way it interrelates with the body as a whole. An osteopath seeks to identify the relationship between one area of strain or tension in the body and the resulting repercussions, or compensation, elsewhere in the patient’s body. Osteopathy is a manual (hands on) therapy which uses techniques such as massage, lymph drainage, rhythmic passive joint movement, gentle release techniques, stretching, and joint manipulation to address muscle imbalances, release built-up tensions and relieve strain and subsequent pain.
Reflexology is an ancient healing art that has been used for thousands of years. It is founded on the principle that pressure on certain areas of the feet links directly to other body parts and systems and has a beneficial effect. Reflexology has been shown to be effective for ; Back pain, Migraine, Arthritis, Sleep disorders, Sports injuries, Hormonal imbalances, Digestive disorders and Stress related conditions.
We all go in and out of hypnosis intermittently throughout every day. When we find ourselves lost in a daydream, we are in a state of hypnosis. In this state, logical thinking is toned down and we are more in touch with our subconscious. Hypnotherapy utilises the state of hypnosis to make intentional contact with the subconscious mind, to bring about beneficial changes in the way you feel, think and behave.
Hypnotherapy is safe and natural, creative and gentle and commonly associated with an enjoyable and pleasant relaxation. It can help reduce stress and anxiety, alleviate fears and phobias and raise confidence, self-esteem and well-being. Positive changes are usually experienced after the first 1 or 2 sessions, and goals are often reached within around 3 to 6 sessions.