Osteopathy is a gentle and effective hands-on approach to healthcare. It is suitable for people at all stages in life from birth to old age. A key principle of Osteopathy is that the body works as awhole and changes to the body's structure affect its function. By detecting and improving structural imbalances the body can heal itself.
We specialise in offering our clients long term solutions for their physical health. From small injuries to chronic issues, we can both treat and guide you toward better, long lasting health, strengthand mobility. Experienced Osteopaths and Expert Exercise Coaches in Gymnastics and Dance, take a look at the classes we offer.
Scoliosis is a spinal axial deviation, more or less fixed depending on the structural and functional aspects of the disease. Spinal deviation is followed by typical trunk deformities, bending sidewaysand rotating to the side of the convexity of the sideways curve. The process begins with taking a full history, including date of diagnosis, classification of curve, x-ray findings, any complicating medical conditions, factors affecting risk of progression and prognosis given.
The practice currently has two osteopaths who both practice osteopathy and acupuncture. The practice is open for appointments Monday to Friday. Emergency appointments are available on the weekend.Reception is managed by five highly experienced and friendly receptionists. The Practice was established in 1975 by Clifford Davies. It is based on the principles of best patient care and aims to be a home from home. Over the years the practice has become part of the community.
Whether you wish to take a proactive approach to your health by using complementary and alternative therapies, or simply wish to relax, be pampered and look good, the Oxford Practice, established forover ten years, has the specialisation and expertise you require. To be a regional centre for the promotion of well-being, health and beauty by providing our clients with the highest standards of treatments, customer care and service.
Pippa Evans graduated from the British School of Osteopathy with a Distinction in the Masters degree in Osteopathy. She has since enjoyed working in small family practices in Kent, the graduateassociate clinic at the British School of Osteopathy in London and a large multidisciplinary clinic in Bristol. More recently she has also started working in the Cirencester hypnotherapy and health centre.
Bearland Clinic in Gloucester is now closed. Lucy Carden is currently working at Cheltenham Holistic Health Centre. In November 2013 Lucy will be going back on to Maternity Leave. Whilst Lucy is onleave, she recommends that her clients see the other osteopaths at Cheltenham Holistic Health Centre, www.chhc.co.uk.
Osteopathy is a healing art which involves the diagnosis and treatment of structural and mechanical dysfunctions of the body. Osteopathy recognizes that the body is an instrinsically self-healing,self-regulating and self-correcting organism. Osteopaths believe that physical imbalances and strains can impair the ability of the body to maintain itself in a state of health.
My osteopathy practice is based in the rural town of Chipping Sodbury, where I provide Osteopathic, Cranial Osteopathic and Acupuncture treatments. Having graduated, after four years full time studyfrom the British College of Naturopathy and Osteopathy in Hampstead, London, I immediately started work in a Naturopathic Hospital in Buckinghamshire. It was here that I came across the work of Mr Cecil Chen, then head of the Acupuncture Department.
Tom qualified from the British School of Osteopathy in 2003, he began his training at the John Wernham College of Classical Osteopathy which taught traditional Osteopathic principles of practice asdeveloped by the founder of Osteopathy, Andrew Taylor Still. Since qualifying he has worked in a number of practices treating a wide variety of musculoskeletal problems.