We provide professional treatments for: Physiotherapy - musculo/skeletal problems, women's health, ante and post natal care - Fit back & bumps classes, Clinical Pilates/classes, Chiropody, Podiatry, Acupuncture, sports and therapeutic massage, Alexander Technique, CBT Counselling, NLP Hypnotherapy
We are a dedicated team of expert physiotherapists with specialist training in the nervous, muscular and skeletal systems.
Treatment by physiotherapy aims at the facilitation and restoration of movement and function. It can play a vital role in pain relief, healing and rehabilitation in most medical, surgical and orthopaedic conditions.
We treat: spine & joint problems, post fracture/joint replacement conditions, soft tissue injuries, repetitive strain injuries, tension headaches.
Acupuncture works to help maintain the body’s equilibrium. It involves insertion of very fine needles into specific points on the body to regulate the flow of Qi, your body’s vital energy.
Acupuncture began with the discovery that the stimulation of certain areas of the skin affected the functioning of specific organs. It evolved into part of the system of healing we now know as Chinese Medicine as the connection between the skin and the organs was better understood and more sensitive ways of stimulation were devised.
Our Podiatrist who is HCPC registered, takes great pride in the quality of professional advice and treatment you receive. Our aim is to ensure total foot health for you and your family through preventative, routine and corrective treatments.
Massage therapy helps to alleviate stress and tension and can improve and stimulate muscle tone and circulation.
Our extremely highly qualified practitioners are devoted to providing you with the best treatment possible, using deep tissue massage for sporting injuries to a lighter massage for those who are sensitive to pain.
We have 2 dedicated Counsellors offering a broad spectrum of services. They are highly qualified BACP accredited Counsellors, with many years of experience.
Whether you are looking for individual counselling for a personal problem, couples counselling or need help with family issues or parenting, our Counsellors would be very happy to initially have a chat with you about how they may be able to help.
We have a dedicated Women's Health Physiotherapist who specialises in treating a wide variety of gynaecological problems, including bladder and bowel continence, prolapse, pre and post surgery as well as pregnancy related continence issues. We also offer 'Fit back and bumps' ante and post natal exercise classes, which are also only taken by our Physiotherapist.
Fit Back & Bumps is an Ante and Post Natal Educational Exercise Programme run by Chartered Physiotherapists. It brings mums and mums to be together to share pregnancy experiences and will help you to exercise safely during and after your pregnancy.
Reflexology is a non-invasive holistic therapy to the feet and sometimes the hands. This relaxing treatment involves applying pressure and massage to specific points, thereby helping the body to restore balance.
Please contact Paula on 07506 021549 if you wish to book an appointment.
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