Therapies

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Acupressure

Acupressure is a type of treatment that sends signals to the body to promote self-healing and wellness and is also used to treat illness and pain. The technique is commonly known... Read more

Acupuncture

Derived from Chinese medicine, Acupuncture involves having very fine needles inserted into various points on the body. The treatment stimulates nerves in your skin and muscles,... Read more

Alexander technique

The Alexander technique is used to teach and improve posture and movement. It is believed to help reduce and prevent problems caused by unhelpful habits, such as slouching. As... Read more

Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is a complementary therapy that uses essential oils from plants and flowers. Designed to treat the whole body, aromatherapy aims to assist the body’s natural... Read more

Autogenic training

Autogenic training provides a drug free approach to a whole host of stress related conditions, both physical and emotional. The technique teaches individuals simple relaxation... Read more

Ayurveda

Ayurveda is a 5,000-year-old system of traditional medicine native to India. According to Indian philosophy and its theory of evolution, the universe is comprised of five basic... Read more

Bowen therapy

Bowen therapy, or the Bowen technique, is a non-invasive, complementary therapy. It targets certain points on the body with gentle rolling movements to help it balance, repair and... Read more

Chiropody | Podiatry

Chiropody involves the assessment, management and treatment of diseases and disorders of the lower limb. Also known as 'podiatry', it is a branch of medical science practised by... Read more

Chiropractic

Chiropractic refers to a regulated health-care profession that involves the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal issues. It is a type of manual therapy in which a... Read more

Colonic hydrotherapy

Colonic hydrotherapy (also known as colonic irrigation) is a treatment that involves flushing out waste material from the bowel using water. This is done by inserting a tube into... Read more

Craniosacral therapy

The human body is able to function as a result of numerous complex systems that are part of our make up. The system that is relevant to craniosacral therapy is aptly named the... Read more

Crystal healing

Crystals take millions of years to form underground. The way crystals are formed (by repeating chemical structures) is believed by some to imbue them with the ability to hold... Read more

Cupping

Cupping therapy is a complementary therapy that involves placing cups on the skin in a way that creates suction. This gentle pressure is believed to help mobilise blood flow and... Read more

Ear candling

Ear candling (also known as thermo-auricular therapy) is a complementary therapy that aims to help symptoms associated with the ear, nose and throat. It involves placing a hollow,... Read more

Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)

Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) is commonly referred to as psychological acupressure. The therapy aims to release emotional blockages within the body's energy system. As with... Read more

Herbalism

Herbalism is the tradition of studying and using herbs for their healing properties. Growing freely in the natural world, the term ‘herb’ refers to every part of the... Read more

Homeopathy

Homeopathy is a holistic therapy that looks at the person as a whole. This means it looks at emotional, physical and mental illness together. This is because homeopaths believe... Read more

Kinesiology

Kinesiology is a non-invasive holistic energy therapy, combining the ancient principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) with modern muscle monitoring techniques. Kinesiology... Read more

Massage therapy

Massage is a treatment which aims to relax, revive and heal the body. Using manual hands-on movements and manipulation of the soft tissues and muscles in the body, massage therapy... Read more

Naturopathy

The word Naturopathy originates from the 19th Century European expression “Nature cures” and refers to an entire system of holistic health care which incorporates... Read more

Occupational therapy

Occupational therapy supports people with health concerns that prevent them from carrying out activities. The term 'occupation' refers to activities that allow people to live... Read more

Osteopathy

Osteopathy is a holistic treatment that involves diagnosing, managing and treating musculoskeletal and other related conditions. Osteopaths use a range of manual techniques in... Read more

Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy helps to restore movement and function, using physical methods such as massage, manipulation and exercise. There are a number of conditions where physiotherapy is... Read more

Pilates

Pilates is a holistic exercise system of controlled movements designed to coordinate the mind, body and spirit. It aims to improve flexibility, strength, posture, and body... Read more

Reflexology

Reflexology involves applying pressure to and massaging certain areas of the feet, hands and ears. Its aim is to encourage healing and relieve stress and tension. This approach is... Read more

Reiki

Reiki, pronounced 'ray-key', is a system of energy healing originating from Japan. The word Reiki itself translates to 'universal life energy' and is based on the belief that life... Read more

Shiatsu

Shiatsu is a physical therapy originating from Japan that supports the body's natural ability to self-heal. Working on a holistic level, this therapy addresses emotional,... Read more

Speech and language therapy

Speech and language therapy is a process that assesses, diagnoses and treats those with communication difficulties. Alongside this, speech therapy can also help to manage and... Read more

Sports therapy

As we all know, a key part of staying healthy is physical exercise - whether this is done on a treadmill at the gym or outside on a football pitch. If you are a keen fitness... Read more

Yoga therapy

Yoga is an ancient practice that brings movement and breath together to promote physical and mental well-being. The benefits are varied and include increased flexibility, improved... Read more