Acupuncture is a 6,000 year old Chinese medical therapy which stimulates the body’s own natural healing process. Inserting needles and/or applying heat or low current electrical stimulation at very precise acupuncture points can initiate the natural healing process.
Chinese Herbal Medicine is an important and integrated component of the Traditional Chinese Medicine system. By utilizing naturally occurring herbs our TCM practitioners can help alienate common conditions like, high blood pressure, allergies, arthritis, gout, and dermatitis.
Physiotherapy can make a difference in an individual’s ability to live an active, healthy lifestyle. For many seniors, disabled or chronically ill people, physiotherapy is the key to restoring and maintaining a level of physical function that permits independent living
Chiropractic is a healing discipline firmly grounded in science. Although its main focus is the relationship between the skeleton (particularly the spine) and the nervous system that runs through it, chiropractic is concerned with the care of the entire body. Chiropractors use various diagnostic methods, including -rays, to discover the state of your health, paying particular attention to your spine and bone structure. Spinal manipulation and other manual adjustments are their primary methods of helping your body heal itself.
Massage Therapy can help with stress reduction as well as physical ailments and disease. By encouraging the body’s own healing processes to act, massage therapy, reduces injury healing time, aids in the healing process from injury or over-use, and is an excellent form of preventive health care. Whether you experience headaches, pain or just need to relax, massage can help. By manipulating the soft tissue;s of the body ie; muscles, massage can release the body’s own natural pain killers and decrease pain as well as stimulate the lymphatic channels that help eliminate toxins from the body and improve circulation.
Reflexology is a holistic complementary therapy which initiates the body’s own natural healing mechanisms though a specific massage technique on the feet or hands. It brings about a state of deep relaxation and balance. It works on the principal that the feet “mirror” the body and have reflex points all over them that relate to every part of the body. Reflexology encourages energy and improved blood and nerve supply to areas of the body which are in need.
A Chiropodist specializes in the assessment, management and prevention of dysfunctions, disorders and diseases of the foot. Chiropodists can treat diabetic foot care, sports and traumatic injuries, perform biomechanical assessments and orthotic therapy.
Custom orthotics and orthotic footwear treat common foot conditions like heel pain, bunions, hammertoe, plantar fasciitis, bursitis, tendinitis, diabetic foot ulcers, and foot, ankle, and heel pain. You can see one of our chiropractors or chiropodists to cast your custom orthotics.
Compression tockings can help reduce leg pain, by improving blood flow and reduce swelling. Maybe you spend a lot of time standing or sitting, or have varicose veins, our therapists can help fit you in your own pair of compression stockings.