alternative and complementary therapies at fulham osteopaths

Alternative and Complementary Therapies at Fulham Osteopaths

There is much more to Fulham Osteopaths than Osteopathy. We have a range of alternative and complementary therapies available, from therapists that have worked for us in most cases for many years. This means that we can refer clients between therapies or share clients, which leads to a truly excellent and comprehensive service. You can see a brief description on this page, or see the links in the sidebar for more detailed information on each therapy.
I wish I had known this wonderful place years ago. I would not have had to suffer those many years. Now I feel much better and “young” again. But I still come in as I enjoy the treatments.
Tom
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Acupuncture

Acupuncture is one of the most effective treatments for restoring balance to all areas of the body. It is particularly good at relaxing the nervous system and can therefore reduce stress, benefit sleep, reduce pain and inflammation and balance hormones and emotions.
It works by the gentle stimulation or activation of micro-currents of electro-magnetic energy or ‘qi ‘which run along connective tissue pathways throughout the body and feels very relaxing.
Acupuncturists treat the person as a whole and address the underlying health patterns and lifestyle issues behind health problems.
acupuncture in more detail
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Nutritional Therapy

Nutritional Therapy is the application of nutrition science in the promotion of health, performance and prevention of disease. It is about understanding the relationship between food and health. Nutritional Therapy focuses on an individual’s medical condition alongside their diet and lifestyle to correct nutritional imbalances. It takes into account the nutritional requirements for your particular age, gender, genetic make-up, medical history, dietary patterns, lifestyle, and other factors. Since these all vary from person to person, the advice is tailored to you as an individual and is given along with practical recommendations to help you achieve your goals. nutrition therapy in more detail
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KMI

Kinesis Myofascial Integration, (structural integration) known as KMI for short, is a multi-session protocol of sensitively-applied deep tissue manipulation combined with movement education. KMI is designed to restore structural balance, ease and generosity of movement, and a feeling of ‘fitting in your own skin’. KMI in more detail
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Counselling

In psychotherapy the client and therapist explore feelings together in a safe, non-judgemental environment. The aim is to support you, to empower you to make positive changes in your life, and to help you gain the confidence to fulfil your potential. read more about counselling
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Child Counselling

The fundamental aims of counselling/therapy are;
  • to enable children and adolescents to find their place alongside their peers in the classroom
  • to understand and manage more effectively their emotions and behaviour
  • to feel more free to be curious, to want to learn and thrive in school as much as possible.
  • to find ways to build emotional resilience and flourish. read more about child counselling with Saveria Cristofari
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Reflexology

Reflexology is a relaxing therapy that treats the whole person - mind, body and emotions. Using thumbs and fingers, the practitioner stimulates reflex areas on the ‘map’ of the body that can be found on the feet. Treating the body as a whole (i.e. holistically) encourages balance throughout the mind, body and emotions, resulting in a greater sense of wellbeing.
Where did it come from?
Well, it’s both old and new. From ancient texts, illustrations and artefacts, we know that the early Chinese, Japanese, Indians, Russians and Egyptians worked on the feet to promote good health. Today, many of these same techniques have been developed into a modern scientific method called Reflexology, a discipline that builds on the principle that there are reflex areas in the feet and hands that correspond to all the major organs and systems of the body. read more about refexology

Homeopathy

Homeopathy is a gentle, holistic system of healing, suitable for everyone, young and old. Homeopathy focuses on you as an individual, concentrating on treating your specific physical and emotional symptoms, to give long lasting benefits.
* Homeopathic treatment works with your body's own healing powers to bring health and well being.
* Patients are treated as individuals, not as a collection of disease labels.
* Homeopathy treats all your symptoms - mental, emotional and physical.
* Homeopathic remedies are gentle, subtle and powerful. read more about homeopathy at fulham osteopaths