Our treatments

We treat everyone, from babies to the elderly.


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Osteopathy is an effective yet gentle form of therapy that aims to restore the body to its natural balance.

Osteopathy is suitable for everyone and can relieve pain from a wide range of injuries and health conditions. We use multiple treatment approaches, applying expertise in anatomy, physiology and hands-on technique. Treatment is tailored to each patient according to their diagnosis and lifestyle.

We aim to help the person, not just the symptoms. By assessing your overall health, we can find the root of the problem and create the ​right treatment plan for you​.

If you’ve never seen an osteopath before, or would like to discuss if your problem is suitable for treatment, please book a free 15 minute call.

Cranial Osteopathy

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Cranial osteopathic treatment can provide relief from a wide range of problems and is suitable for all ages.

The name cranial osteopathy refers to the structures inside the head, however, cranial osteopathic techniques and can be applied throughout the whole body. Our practitioners have undergone specialist training in Cranial Osteopathy and will let you know if this treatment is right for you.

Free Baby Check

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We offer a free online Baby Check service to assess any issues causing you or your baby concern.

We take a full medical history prior to assessment and if osteopathic treatment is needed we'll let you know.

Mummy MOT

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The Mummy MOT is a specialist postnatal assessment we recommend for all women following delivery – whether 6 weeks or years after.

Most women experience weakened stomach and pelvic floor muscles after delivery, creating instability and poor core strength. This can result in problems such as back pain, pelvic pain, bladder and bowel weaknesses.

We’ll look at the strength and function of your abdominal and pelvic floor muscles and work to understand how your body is compensating for these changes. Together, we’ll help you achieve your goals and regain your confidence.

This includes:

  • Assessment of your tummy muscles after pregnancy
  • Evaluation of your pelvic floor muscles (internal vaginal assessment is optional)
  • Check for scar tissue, rib cage changes and other postnatal issues
  • Full screen of your posture, breathing and physical changes
  • Recommendations for tummy and pelvic floor exercises

C-Section ScarWorks

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ScarWorks is a gentle yet effective technique that stimulates healing.

Often scars can feel tight, restrict mobility, be painful or have reduced sensation. This treatment helps to smooth out the scar and integrate it with the rest of the myofascial system. ScarWorks can also improve the appearance of lumps, bumps, knots and strings in the tissue of the scar and surrounding area.

ScarWorks can start as early as six weeks after a c-section. However, it's never too late to work on a scar and see results.

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