Dry needling has some similarity with traditional Chinese acupuncture, but is based on neurological effects rather than energy and meridians.
Structural Osteopathy involves the diagnosis and treatment of problems in the musculoskeletal system, in order to improve function throughout the body.
Visceral osteopathy involves gentle manipulation of the viscera – the soft organs, chiefly in the abdominal cavity.
Cranial osteopathy is a refined form of osteopathic treatment which encourages the release of stresses and strains within the body using gentle manipulative pressure.
A nice solid no-nonsense massage! Targets the tight spots whilst inducing an all-over loosening, relaxing effect. Don’t be fooled by the name – it doesn’t have to hurt to be effective, so do tell us if it is not comfortable. No pain no gain is a complete lie in this case, if you are tensing because […]
Muscle energy technique is a form of assisted stretching, with the aim of lengthening and loosening your muscles. It involves finding the point of tension and then gently engaging the muscle against a force for a short period. After this, the muscle finds it easier to relax and you get a better, less painful stretch!
Articulation refers to the movements that your osteopath will perform on your joints, to increase mobility and decrease inflammation and pain.
OsteoMAP combines traditional osteopathic manipulation with mindfulness and CBT techniques to help individuals with chronic pain to find their own way of living a more fulfilling life.