Treatments

Deep Tissue / Sports Massage

By |November 1st, 2019|

What are Deep Tissue, Sports and Therapeutic Massages, and how can they help me? Deep Tissue Massage and Sports Massages are Therapeutic treatments performed with the aim of providing treatment for a specific condition. Our deep tissue massage therapy focuses on stimulating muscle tissue at a deeper, more fundamental level. This way the process aims to release the chronic patterns of tension in the body through slow strokes and deep finger pressure on the contracted areas, either following or going across the fibres of the muscles, together with their tendons and fascia. Sports massage specifically focuses on the [...]

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Pregnancy & Post-Natal Massage

By |November 1st, 2019|

At the Fairlee Wellbeing Centre our practitioners offer a massage treatment that is specifically designed for expecting mothers. Our pregnancy massage therapy aims to improve the health and wellbeing of both mother and child, and we do this using a calming and rejuvenating oil-based massage, with focused attention on specific areas of pain and tension. Pregnancy Massages are appropriate during the second and third trimesters of pregnancy. As an intensely relaxing and healing course of therapy, post-natal massages are the ideal way to help new mothers to strengthen their body and restore their energy levels. Our treatments are highly [...]

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Lomi Lomi Hawaiian Massage

By |November 1st, 2019|

What is Lomi Lomi Massage? Lomi Lomi massage originated as a therapeutic technique from the islands of Hawaii, and represents an inclusive, holistic healing treatment that draws on a combination of body work and intention. However, from long experience we know that authentic Lomi Lomi massage offers so much more than simply another physical massage discipline. Lomi Lomi massages aim to harmonise every aspect of individual wellbeing, taking in mind, body and spirit to deliver a profound sense of calmness. Each massage is carried out using the full concentration of the therapist in the Hawaiian spirit of aloha, [...]

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Indian Head Massage

By |November 1st, 2019|

Indian Head Massage is an ancient discipline that aims to release trapped tension that accumulates in the muscles, joints and tissues of the head, face, neck and shoulders. You sit fully clothed as the therapist uses various massage techniques and movements, incorporating Acupuncture and Reiki to achieve the desired effect. Indian Head Massage is an effective remedy for a number of conditions and disorders, including: Ear Ache, Strain and Tinnitus Aching Jaws or Grinding Teeth Sinusitis Congestion Headaches and Migraines Sleep disorders and Insomnia Hair Loss & Alopecia Dandruff, Psoriasis & Scalp Tension Timing and [...]

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Tui Na Massage

By |November 1st, 2019|

What is Tui Na Massage? Tui Na massage is a full body-work healing process, relatively similar to acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. It is based on the principle that the body contains a network of meridians running through it consisting of 12 pairs – one of the pair of medians is one the right hand site and it’s corresponding partner can be found of the left. The network is completed by 2 unpaired meridians encircling an individual’s head down the middle of the body. These meridians are more akin to key energy pathways rather than specific physical structures. [...]

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Foot Massage

By |November 1st, 2019|

Expertly refined and honed by our Chiropodist, the main aim of this excellent 30 minute foot massage is to relax and relieve pressure from throughout your body by rubbing the skin, muscles, ligaments and joints. Specialised Gehwol Foot Massage Emulsion is used during the treatment to moisturise and deodorise feet, relieve anxiety and induce deep relaxation. The foot massage is can be for general relaxation or tailored to your specific requirements. Timing and Fees Session Length Cost 30 mins £35

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Aromatherapy Massage

By |November 1st, 2019|

What is Aromatherapy Massage and how can I benefit? Aromatherapy Massage is a holistic massage with essential aromatherapy oils, combining the healing benefits of both for a deeply relaxing therapeutic treatment . Aromatherapy calculatedly combines different scents to stimulate your own innate sense of smell for specific purposes – whether it is to elevate your mood, reduce stress levels, re-energise you or to enhance your overall wellbeing. With this treatment, you also absorb the essential oils into your skin and blood stream through the slow, rhythmic, flowing connective strokes of the whole body massage. This effect of this [...]

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Facial Rejuvenation Massage

By |November 1st, 2019|

What is the Facelift Massage and what are its benefits? Facial rejuvenating massage therapy is the ideal natural alternative to a cosmetic surgical face lift. The non-invasive, non-surgical treatment combines Ayurvedic ‘champissage’ with the facial elements of a variety of different styles including Acupressure, Lymphatic drainage and Swedish massage. It is designed to slow down facial ageing and remove wrinkles in such a way that it appears like you have had a face-lift The Facial Rejuvenation massage may help: Less facial lines and better skin complexion Increased definition of facial features and improved facial flexibility Improved muscles tone [...]

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Myofascial Release

By |November 1st, 2019|

What is a Myofascial Release and how can it help me? Myofascia are the bands that surround the muscles, bones and organs throughout our body. Myofascial Release is a hand on therapy with focus on tissue dysfunction, pain and tension. The treatment involves gentle and sustained pressure on the affected areas for 3 minutes at a time. This is combined with a number of different styles of remedial massage to enhance the desired effect and results from the treatment Timings and Fees Session Length Cost 60 mins £60

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Swedish Massage

By |November 1st, 2019|

What is a Swedish Massage and how can it help me? Full body Swedish massage uses traditional techniques to help soothe, relax and detoxify your body while improving the tone of muscle skin tissue. This oil based treatment is incredibly helpful in relieving many or the stresses and strains we build up in our daily lives. The treatment can be adjusted to concentrate on specific problem areas or for the body as a whole. Timings and Fees Session Length Cost 60 mins £60

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Thai Foot Massage

By |November 1st, 2019|

What is Traditional Thai Foot Massage (Reflexology)? Thai foot massage is the application of pressure onto particular areas of the soles of the feet. A reflex action in another part of the body is stimulated by the manipulation of each specific area. This Foot Reflexology massage uses hands, fingers, thumbs, knuckles, and a rounded wooden stick with lotion or oil. It is a marriage between the ancient healing arts of Reflexology, Chinese Tuina, Japanese Shiatsu and Indian Ayurvedi yoga. Working with the feet, lower leg and knees, this 2000 year old, highly reputed session frees up blocked energy [...]

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Lymphatic Drainage

By |November 1st, 2019|

What is Lymphatic Drainage Reflexology Lymphatic Drainage (RLD) is an award winning reflexology technique which focuses on activating the lymphatic reflexes on the feet, whilst Lymphatic Drainage Massage works on areas across the body The aim is to cause a stimulating effect on the lymphatic system throughout the body to aid Lymph movement and relieve build up. Research suggests that Breast Cancer survivors with Lymphoedema are more likely to suffer psychological and emotional difficulties, be more disabled, and experience a poorer quality of life than survivors without the condition. Both RLD and Lymphatic Drainage Massage aim to provide [...]

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Nutritional Therapy

By |November 1st, 2019|

Have you been diagnosed with a condition such as IBS or Hypothyroidism and have attempted to use orthodox treatments, to no avail? Are you looking for an alternative to prescribed drugs or are concerned about the potential side-effects or even reliance on drugs to treat your condition? Do you need help or support dealing with day to day problems such as digestion issues, anxiety, sleeping problems, allergies, headaches or PMS? Have you been left feeling tired or strained on a daily basis, with medical solutions unable to come to a definitive diagnosis? Naturopathy is a system of healthcare designed [...]

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Kinesiology

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What is Kinesiology? Kinesiology is a complete form of natural health care that uses muscle testing to read the energetic bio feedback system from our bodies to find where health issues stem from, where imbalances/energy drains are and what particular stresses are affecting you. We then correct those imbalances using specialised lymphatic massage, nutrition, electromagnetic balancing and emotional work. Allergies and Intolerances First of all, what is the difference between a food allergy and a food intolerance? With a food allergy, the immune system is involved and the response is usually immediate and [...]

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Emotional Freedom Technique

By |November 1st, 2019|

What is Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) and how can it help me? EFT is a combination of a number of varying treatments, including Acupuncture points, Kinesiology muscle testing and Psychotherapeutic techniques to mould and alter your physical energy field. Specific acupuncture points and tapped and accessed while the traumatic issue or memory is focused on, in order to manage and alleviate the psychological problem. EFT may helps with: Managing Physical or Psychological Pain Addiction/s Allergy and Intolerances Losing Weight and Managing Food Issues Dyslexia Claustrophobia and Agoraphobia Headaches and Migraines Asthma Trauma Abuse Depression Eating Disorders Blood Pressure [...]

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EMDR

By |November 1st, 2019|

What is EMDR? EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. It is a form of therapy that is extremely effective and efficient at dealing with traumatic memories and allowing your mind and body to process them, thus freeing you from the painful emotions and flashbacks that can result from a traumatic experience. EMDR is a useful technique for addressing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. For example it is very beneficial for victims of physical or emotional abuse, rape or terrorist attacks. Usually 5-8 sessions are sufficient. It has been extensively tested and is recommended under the NICE guidelines [...]

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Hypnotherapy

By |November 1st, 2019|

What is Hypnotherapy? Hypnotherapy is a proven and highly effective treatment to break unwanted habits, fears and phobias in a fast, easy and comfortable manner. Hypnosis is a state of magnified concentration, akin to day-dreaming – it is a part of everyday life, for example whilst watching TV, reading a story, listening to music or driving you are often in a mild hypnotic ‘autopilot’ state. What is NLP? NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming), demonstrates to us how we arrange our thoughts, feelings, abilities and our behaviours. It can be used to help you identify [...]

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Maternity Reflexology

By |November 1st, 2019|

Preconception, Pregnancy & Post Natal Care Reflexology may assist you on the journey to becoming pregnant, optimising your health throughout your pregnancy as well as with post birth recovery. Pre-Conception Reflexology On your way to parenthood, preconception reflexology could help with your preparations to achieve beneficial lifestyle balances that may assist with conception. Maternity related reflexology is designed to help support you throughout your pregnancy, as well as with delivery preparations and postnatal care. Each client will receive an individually prepared treatment program compatible with your natural or IVF conception plan. Whilst reflexology is [...]

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Reflexology

By |November 1st, 2019|

What is Clinical Reflexology and how may it help me? The theory behind this non-invasive clinical treatment is based on the reflex points on the feet, hands, and head which are linked to every part of the human body. This means that treatment in one part of the body can substantially improve your health in another part of the body. As such, Reflexology can produce very individual effects in order to restore your well being naturally. Due to the very personal nature of your treatment, you may encounter effects such as reduced physical tension and improved sleep, whilst [...]

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Nail Surgery

By |November 1st, 2019|

This information aims to answer your questions and help you decide whether to have nail surgery. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives, as well as what you can expect when you have nail surgery. If you have any further questions, please speak to your podiatrist. What is Nail Surgery? Nail surgery (or Nail Avulsion) is a minor operation to remove the whole nail or part of a nail where there is an ingrown toe nail. What is an ingrown toe nail? An ingrown toe nail is a condition [...]

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Medical Pedicure

By |November 1st, 2019|

This one hour treatment is a curative medical foot care procedure, which significantly differs from the classical cosmetic pedicure. It not only improves the well-being of the feet, but also combats foot, skin and nail issues whilst taking care of your foot health in the long run. Using a podiatric drill, medical instruments and medical solutions, your nails will be inspected, trimmed, filed and shaped, whilst calluses and corns will be removed using a surgical blade. The session finishes with relaxing foot massage using Gehwol foot cream. We will also look to give you advice and answer all your [...]

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Podiatry / Chiropody

By |November 1st, 2019|

What is a Chiropodist or Podiatrist? Chiropodists / Podiatrists are specialists in diagnosing and treating complaints and deformities of the feet. We provide foot health care to patients of all age groups and will accept referrals from GP’s and other medical professionals. What treatments are provided? Routine Chiropody This form of treatment principally involves the removal of callous, corns and nail cutting. Most significantly, it allows the Podiatrist to provide professional advice or treatment to target the cause of the problem, in doing so preventing further recurrences of specific aliments. Diabetic Footcare Diabetics [...]

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Collagen Induction Therapy

By |November 1st, 2019|

What is Collagen Induction Therapy and how can I benefit? Collagen Induction Therapy involves “micro needling” with a Dermaroller over the face to stimulate the body’s own production of collagen and elastin. This is conducted by a highly trained professional to ensure safe and effective results. The microneedles finely puncture the epidermis, allowing it to heal quickly, thereby encouraging new collagen production. Unlike more aggressive treatments, the lower skin layers are built, whilst keeping protective layers intact. CIT may be used for: Anti Wrinkle and Anti Aging – Smoothes, tightens and targets aging areas of the face and body, [...]

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Cosmetic Acupuncture

By |November 1st, 2019|

What is Cosmetic Acupuncture and how may I benefit? Very fine, disposable acupuncture needles are placed at strategic points on the face – they increase the local production of Collagen and Elastin, in order to strengthen the structure of the skin. Cosmetic Acupuncture may be used to soften deep lines whilst eliminating finer lines around eyes, nose and lips. Cosmetic Acupuncture may also help to raise bags under the eyes and lighten the appearance of dark circles whilst firming chin lines. After treatment, you may find you have a glowing complexion, diminished puffiness around the eyes, and a [...]

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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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Reiki

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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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Physiotherapy

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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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Osteopathy

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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Chiropractic

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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Acupuncture

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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