For thousands of years massage has been used for its therapeutic and healing effects on the body. While it has not always been understood why massage worked, the positive results were recognised and appreciated. From the relief of muscular and skeletal pain to the treatment of a wide range of conditions and ailments, massage has proven itself an effective tool for medicinal healing and general body maintenance.
Becoming increasingly recognised as a first line treatment of back pain and other musculo-skeletal conditions, Osteopathy is an established system of diagnosis and manual treatment that is recognised by the British Medical Association as a distinct clinical discipline. Its main emphasis is on the structural integrity of the body. Commonly acknowledged as effective treatment for low back pain and neck pain, it is less known for its effectiveness in the treatment of the joints of the arms and leg, face and jaw pain and many other conditions
Cranial Osteopathy is a specialised technique described as 'indirect' as no manipulative thrust is applied to any spinal joint. The cranial osteopath believes that the fine joints, or sutures, of the bones that form the skull allow tiny movements to occur between them.
Many people have heard how effective the Osteopathic approach is for painful muscles and joints, or have felt for themselves how back and neck pain has been relieved by Osteopathic treatment. Here we look at the Osteopathic approach using the specialised techniques of Visceral Osteopathy.
With increased pressure put upon employers to consider the wellbeing of their employees, we recognise the importance of having access to effective treatment and the right advice. Our services to local industry serve to provide access to treatment as soon as possible and also provide sound advice about the workplace envirionment, to help avoid ongoing issues.
Drivers who fail to wear seatbelts correctly are at risk of injury according to the British Osteopathic Association (BOA). While most people are fully aware that wearing a seatbelt saves lives, the majority are not aware that the way they sit in a car plays a huge part in their personal safety.