Areas of Expertise

Pain relief

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Functional change

Assessment and treatment of muscle imbalance and dysfunctional muscle firing patterns, to restore stability where it has been lost; to ensure the correct muscle(s) are being recruited to ... ; eliminating the dysfunction caused by incorrect muscle recruitment - long term, this includes spinal/joint instability, and muscle stress/joint inflammation

Systemic health

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My Approach

I am a UK registered Osteopath trained at the prestigious University College of Osteopathy, formerly known as the British School of Osteopathy. Biopsychosocial approach incorporating a person-centred ...

I incorporate Myofascial Release techniques which are said to be a. missing link in the treatment of muscle-skeletal (msk) pain and dysfunction. This involves sinking through to different layers of tissues to help unwind and undo sometimes years of tension and trauma (physical or emotional) ... I trained in Myofascial Release with Myofascial Release UK back in 2012. 

 

I also heavily use a Neuro-Functional  approach to assess for muscle imbalance and disorders in muscle firing patterns and sequences, which is often the underlying cause of chronic pain and msk disorders that do not respond to more traditional manual therapy treatment approaches. I utilise NeuroKinetic Therapy and Douglas Heel's BeActivated approaches. 

I also trained at the prestigious Barral Institute in the use Visceral manipulation techniques to work directly with the viscera (organs) of the body, to improve motility (their innate movements as they perform their functions) and mobility (all organs are held in place by ligaments and fascial attachments, which can get restricted and cause problems with organ function, as well as msk referred pain). I trained in Visceral Ma

Functional Medicine at the Functional Medicine University

 

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