The underlying principle of treatment is that illness and pain occur when the body's qi, or vital energy, cannot flow freely. By inserting ultra-fine sterile needles into specific acupuncture points, a traditional acupuncturist seeks to re-establish the free flow of qi to restore balance and trigger the body's natural healing response.
Massage involves the manipulation of soft tissue to benefit a person engaged in regular physical activity. Massage is designed to assist in correcting problems and imbalances in soft tissue that are caused from repetitive and strenuous activity and trauma. Massage will aid recovery and prevent injury.
Shiatsu is an ancient Japanese art of manipulation of the body to aid recovery. Meaning literally "finger pressure" special massage, press and manipulation are used to heal injured areas
An ancient treatment where a candle made from Beeswax and herbs, is inserted into the ear and lit. The candle burns, drawing out impurities and wax from the ear canal. Relaxing and highly effective against wax build up, glue ear and Tinnitus
Aromatherapy is the practice of using natural oils extracted from flowers, bark, stems, leaves, roots or other parts of a plant to enhance psychological and physical well-being.
Essential oils can be absorbed through the skin, and can promote whole-body healing. It is used for a variety of applications, including pain relief, mood enhancement and relaxation.
Cupping: an ancient Chinese medical treatment where suction cups are attached to the body. The treatment is said to improve blood circulation, thereby speeding up healing, reducing pain and easing muscle soreness.
Moxibustion: Using the Japanese mugwort herb/plant. The moxa is set alight and the warmth is transmitted along meridian lines or acupuncture points
Reiki is a Japanese Healing Art. The Japanese word ‘reiki’ can be translated as ‘universal life energy’ and is a way of self-healing and that of others. Sessions are very relaxing and last about 60 minutes. Ideal for those who are spiritual and like to be intune with the universe and nature
Why not book a session of Tai Chi, either on your own or with friends and family. Richard has a Diploma in Tai Chi and is also receiving tuition from John Jones in Sun Style Tai Chi and a special form of Tai Chi adapted for those with health problems, especially arthritis, high blood pressure, diabetes and some mobility issues called VETCH (Variable Easy Tai Chi for Health)
Try a session on meditation, you do not need to be religious or have particular views. Meditation can help to relive stress, provide mindfulness and tap into your spiritual side. You do not need to be fit or flexible as meditation can be done sitting or kneeling, whatever is comfortable
Counselling is a talking therapy that enables individuals to actively improve their health and wellbeing by working through their past or present problems or feelings. It offers an opportunity to speak openly and confidentially without being judged in a safe and secure environment.