Treatments Osteopathy, Acupuncture, Massage… complementary therapies in Ely

This section provides an overview of the treatments offered at Ely Complementary Health Centre. For further information about a treatment, please select a treatment from the list below. If you would like to get an idea of which treatments might be able to help a number of common symptoms, take a look at the list in the box to the left.

Osteopathy and Cranial Osteopathy for Adults, Children and Babies

Osteopathy is an established and recognised system of diagnosis and treatment which is based upon the principle that in order for the body to work properly, the structural components of that body must be correct. It is distinctive from other forms of healthcare in that it acknowledges that much of the pain and disability which we suffer from stems from abnormalities in the structural function of the body, as well as damage caused to it by disease.

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Acupuncture

Acupuncture is an holistic approach to health based on over 2000 years of developments and refinements in the Far East. Western-style acupuncture (also known as medical or myofascial) is a more recent development practiced predominantly by doctors and physiotherapists.

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Therapeutic and Remedial Massage Therapy

Therapeutic massage aims to promote general well-being whilst boosting the circulatory and immune systems to benefit muscle tone, skin tone and re-balance the stresses of everyday life. Remedial massage (often referred to as deep tissue or sports massage) can be used to target specific areas causing pain and/or a reduction in range of movement, improving existing conditions as well as preventing potential problems and injuries. Massage can be invigorating or relaxing and is adapted to your own specific needs.

 

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Tuina Massage

This is a Chinese style of massage conducted through the clothes and can be used to relax muscles and invigorate or nourish the body. It can help with a wide range of conditions, including musculo-skeletal problems, sports injuries, and because it is based on Chinese medicine principles it can help with internal problems such as digestive or menstrual disorders. As such, it can be considered to be like acupuncture without the needles.

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Combined Remedial Treatment

An intensive remedial treatment, individually designed to target small, specific areas of muscular dysfunction. Typically, acupuncture needles are used to release trigger points in muscles that are too deep or sensitive to be treated with massage alone. The local area is then massaged to flush away the released toxins and ease surrounding tension. These treatments are intended only as a short course and are best used in conjunction with other therapies such as osteopathy or massage.

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Chiropody/Podiatry

Our feet are often neglected, hidden away in our shoes and expected to function efficiently. Proper care is essential to prevent pain and avoid future problems. 

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Homeopathy

Homeopathy is a system of medical treatment where the use of minute quantities of homeopathic remedies are used to stimulate the body’s own healing process. The treatments are tailored to the individual and are gentle and safe, without side effects or risk of addiction. Homeopathy is suitable for patients suffering virtually any physical, mental or emotional condition.

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Food Sensitivity Testing & Nutritional Analysis

Bioresonance scanning employs cutting edge technology to test your system's reaction to hundreds of substances; the screening procedure quickly delivers detailed information on food intolerances, and environmental sensitivities, as well as vitamin and mineral status. Fungal dysbiosis and other potential problems can also be identified. Any of these factors may be adversely affecting your health.

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Ear Candles

Ear candles have been used for many millennia by ancient civilizations to cleanse and purify and as part of shamanic rituals. There has been resurgence in their use in recent years, as various health benefits have been discovered.

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Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy is a multi-faceted profession whose aim is to encourage and support the return to normal following illness, surgery, disease or trauma. So whether your problem is a sprained ankle, back pain, injury at work or many other different conditions, a physiotherapist can help to get you better. (Physio First)

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Reflexology

Reflexology has been practiced in various cultures for over 5000 years; particularly in Egypt, China and India.

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