Initial Consultation & Treatment
This is all about you, understanding your problem, lifestyle and any medical issues you may have. The more information about your problem the better!
Individualized assessment of your body movements, performing special tests to identify what's causing your pain.
Hands on treatment involving osteopathic techniques and sports therapy techniques to reduce pain and increase movement.
I will advise you on steps you can use at home to take control of your pain, whether it is in the form of exercises/activities or ways in which you can reduce pain yourself.
Follow up Appointment
A shortened version of your initial consultation to see what progression there has been and how you are.
A shortened version of your initial assessments, again to see how your problem is progressing and changing.
Hands on treatment to continue from the previous session, we may begin to move away from your problem area to improve any compensations that may have occurred.
Potential modifications to your exercise/activity programmes to fit with your progression. This is where we will give you the tools to look after yourself too!
Sports massage.... it's not just for sports people.
It is a deep form of soft tissue manipulation, it is used to reduce muscle tension and improve fluid flow leading to a reduction in pain. It can be used in a number of ways to aid in sporting performance by restoring balance to the bodies soft tissues after strenuous activity or for relaxation if that is your thing!
The application of Sports massage is adjusted to the needs of the tissue and preferences of the person.