Why Complementary Therapy?

Complementary Therapy is a therapy that complements conventional medicine.

Our GPs are there to diagnose and treat us,which is often enough to get us back to good health.

Although when we are ill or suffering from stress for long periods of time, it may take longer to recover because one or more of our systems have become blocked or stagnant. Chronic symptoms may hinder our quality of life.

Reflexology


Then reflexology can help with this and complement conventional medicine.

During the first session, the therapist is able to gather information about the person as a whole. This includes physical and mental health, lifestyle with sleeping, diet, friends and family.

Remember all this information is strictly confidential, which enables a person to chat openly.

This can then help them by maybe unloading something which has been causing worry or concern. The treatment then is in a warm, comfortable, quiet, relaxed enviroment. A state of relaxation occurs and balancing of the body begins. During reflexology the person often falls asleep....

The first session can take an hour to an hour and a half. Following sessions will then be 45 mins to an hour. This will create an enjoyable and beneficial experience for the person. The number of sessions will be discussed during the initial treament, depending on why the person has come along for treatment. Sometimes one session every now and then is suitable or four sessions one every week are advised for more chronic conditions.

Holistic Massage

 

Holistic massage is when each person is treated as a whole.

Massage is a two way flow of touch and response, a mutual exchange of energy. The hands which give and receive and the skin, are the instruments of communication.

Through the hands you perceive and discover the uniqueness of the person you are touching, the caring content and movement. All touch therapy is a sharing process.

For the healing power of touch to come through, both the partners need to be receptive, focusing on the contact between the giver and reciever.

A massage helps relieve general or specific aches and pains e.g backache from gardening. A gentle massage can provide relaxaton for stress with all the symptoms it brings.

 

Examples of conditions treated through Complementary Therapy:

  • Stress
  • Insomnia
  • Sinusitis
  • Swollen ankles
  • Tiredness
  • Back pain
  • Constipation
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Painful periods
  • Depression
  • Menopause
  • High blood pressure