TREATMENTS

Is a branch of medicine devoted to the study of diagnosis, medical and surgical treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle, and lower extremity.

A chiropractic adjustment is a common method for chiropractors to treat back pain and neck pain and involves the chiropractor applying thrusts of varying speed and forces to spinal joints that are causing dysfunction and related pain

Is a form of psychotherapy used to create subconscious change in a patient in the form of new responses, thoughts, attitudes, behaviors or feelings. It is undertaken with a subject in hypnosis

Is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It is administered by “laying on hands” and is based on the idea that an unseen “life force energy” flows through us and is what causes us to be alive.

Treatment for a sports injury will depend on how severe the injury is and the part of your body affected. Sports injury treatments are intended to minimize the inflammatory phase of an injury. Activity is delayed.

Is a ‘treatment’ based on the use of highly diluted substances, which practitioners claim can cause the body to heal itself.

Usually referred to as the Vojta method, is the technique for the treatment of physical and mental impairment in humans. It was discovered by Václav Vojta.

Is a double-edged sword. On one hand, we all have weaknesses that could benefit from attention. Muscular imbalances, postural issues, and aberrant movement patterns can—and often do—lead to discomfort, pain, and in the worst-case scenarios, injury.

Is a way of detecting, treating and preventing health problems by moving, stretching and massaging a person’s muscles and joints. Osteopathy is based on the principle that the wellbeing of an individual depends on their bones, muscles, ligaments and connective tissue functioning smoothly together.

Is a treatment derived from ancient Chinese medicine in which fine needles are inserted at certain sites in the body for therapeutic or preventative purposes.

Is the application of nutrition science in the promotion of health, peak performance and individual care.

(sometimes written as “accupressure”) is a technique related to acupuncture, where the energies of the body are regulated by manipulating points on the body. This has effects on the emotions, tension and physical conditions.

Is a healthcare profession that assesses, diagnoses, treats, and works to prevent disease and disability through physical means. Physiotherapists are experts in movement and function who work in partnership with their patients, assisting them to overcome movement disorders, which may have been present from birth, acquired through accident or injury, or are the result of ageing or life-changing events.

Is a cosmetic treatment (or series of cosmetic treatments), which can restore a youthful appearance to the human face. Facial rejuvenation can be achieved through either surgical and/or non-surgical options.

Procedures can vary in invasiveness and depth of treatment. Surgical procedures can restore facial symmetry through targeted procedures and facial restructuring and skin alterations. Non-surgical procedures can target specific depths of facial structures and treat localized facial concerns such as wrinkles, skin laxity, hyperpigmentation and scars.

Is a system of treatment and healthcare that supports the body’s innate ability to heal itself through nutrition, exercise and life-style advice. It is a holistic system which believes that good health is not the same as the absence of disease and that promoting a general state of wellbeing through dietary principles, lifestyle, exercise and other techniques is an effective way to manage our physiological systems. Naturopathy may be beneficial for a wide range of acute or chronic conditions as well as a general practice for living well. It draws on a wide range of therapeutic disciplines – known as “modalities” – and may help to avoid surgery and excessive medication. A naturopath will instead use gentle techniques to seek to bring a patient back to his or her state of health.