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Alexander Technique

By |November 1st, 2019|

When a young child picks up something, they will instinctively bend at the hips, knees and ankles, however as adults we will often fix these joints and tend to bend from the waist. This puts substantial strain on our muscles and joints which is worsened by our sedentary lifestyle, thus leading to generally poor use and activation of our postural muscles. The Alexander Technique teacher will help you identify your proven pain producing traits and will pro-actively facilitate the coordination, function and mobility of joints and lengthening of the spine, thus reducing spasm and pain. Practising the Technique involves [...]

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By |November 1st, 2019|

What is Reiki? Reiki is an effective energy healing technique that improves our sense of well being by restoring balance to our mind, body, emotions and spirit. It does so by gently stimulating the flow of our subtle energies; by cleansing and recharging them, it activates our bodies own ability to self heal. In doing so, it helps relieve stress and its effects, promoting instead feelings of peace and relaxation. Is Reiki for me and how can it benefit? Everyone can benefit from Reiki. It is for anyone who is aiming to live [...]

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By |November 1st, 2019|

What is Physiotherapy? Physiotherapists combine their knowledge, skills and approach to improve a broad range of physical problems associated with different ‘systems’ of the body. In particular they treat neuromuscular (brain and nervous system), musculoskeletal (soft tissues, joints and bones), cardiovascular and respiratory systems (heart and lungs and associated physiology). How can Physiotherapy help? Sports / Soft-tissue damage Treatment for sprains, bruising and damage to the soft tissues are the mainstay of Physiotherapy – this tends to cover muscular, ligaments, tendon, cartilage and nerve issues. Neck and back problems Issues of this nature [...]

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By |November 1st, 2019|

What is Osteopathy and Cranial Osteopathy? Osteopathy is a form of manual medicine which focuses on total body health by releasing tissue tension, thus restoring balance to the musculoskeletal framework. Our professional Osteopaths in Clapham use a combination of massage, stretching and joint manipulation techniques to relieve pain by relaxing muscles, improving circulation and calming nervous system function. Cranial Osteopathy is a refined and subtle type of osteopathic treatment that uses very gentle manipulative pressure to encourage the release of stresses throughout the body, including the head. It is can be helpful in treating a wide range of [...]

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By |November 1st, 2019|

What is Chiropractic Therapy? The practice of chiropractic therapy is an established and regulated healthcare profession in the UK. At the Fairlee Wellbeing Centre, our chiropractic therapists are primarily concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mechanical issues of the musculoskeletal system. By fully understanding these we aim to mitigate the negative effects of these disorders on the general functioning of the patient’s nervous systems and overall health status. Here at the Fairlee Wellbeing Centre you will find a strong emphasis on manual treatments including bone or spinal manipulation, targeted adjustments and specific deep massage. We can [...]

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By |November 1st, 2019|

Acupuncture treatment involves the insertion and manipulation of very fine needles into various points on the body for pain relief or therapeutic reasons. Acupuncture originated in and has been practised in the Far-East for over 3000 years, making it the oldest recorded forms of medicine! There is increasing scientific evidence to support the effects of acupuncture. Various research studies – including those approved by the National Institute of Clinical Excellence – have shown that acupuncture treatment stimulates the production of Endorphins (natural-pain relieving chemicals) in the brain. These enable the body to self-heal and naturally relieve pain. [...]

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