Manual Therapies

Manual Therapies

manual therapy

Hands on – to improve range of movement and reduce pain:
When pain and protective spasm limit movement, mobilising the joint by using a series of specific accessory movements helps to improve joint range of movement and reduce pain.

 

Myofascial release – relieves pain by combining compression and movement.

myofacisalrelease


Myofascial release is a type of bodywork that helps to relieve  pain, break-up scar-tissue, lengthen muscles and eliminate nerve impingement, 
 by  combining compression and movement to reduce inflammation and pain.

 

Hot Stones Therapy

hotstones

Basalt stones are heated and used to relax and soothe your muscles, aiding lymphatic drainage, liminating toxins and ironing out knots and tension and, combined with massage techniques, will balance, soothe and invigorate your body.

 

 

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a therapy involving the insertion of fine needles. It acts mainly by stimulating the nervous system. Western medical acupuncture is principally used to treat musculoskeletal pain, including myofascial trigger point pain.

acupuncture


Jane is a qualified acupuncture practitioner and will offer acupuncture modalities in your treatment programmes where appropriate, often to facilitate therapies and exercises that may otherwise be painful.