THERAPIES

 

HERBAL THERAPY
And why choosing to see a herbalist

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WHA

WHAT IS HERBAL THERAPY

Herbal therapy, or herbal medicine, is a holistic holistic practice that involves the use of medicinal herbs in combination with nutritional and lifestyle advice to restore optimal health.

Choosing to see a herbalist means that you are ready to make important changes to your diet and lifestyle to tackle the underlying causes which caused your symptoms to appear

WHAT CONDITIONS CAN BE TREATED THROUGH HERBAL THERAPY

  • ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION

  • CHRONIC DIGESTIVE COMPLAINTS

  • FATIGUE AND EXHAUSTION 

  • CHRONIC PAIN AND INFLAMMATION

  • MENSTRUAL AND HORMONAL IMBALANCES

  • IMMUNOLOGICAL CONDITIONS

  • NEUROLOGICAL CONDITIONS

HOW DOES IT WORK

  1. INITIAL CONSULTATION

During our first 60 minutes appointment, we will discuss and consider the nutritional, psycho-social and physiological factors that might be playing a part in the development of your condition.

  2. ASSESSMENT

This will include specific examinations of physiological systems, blood pressure taking and pulse and tongue reading. 

  3. TREATMENT PLAN

At the end of our consultation, we will discuss a treatment plan for your condition including:

  • Nutritional planning

  • Lifestyle advice

  • Medicinal herbs and supplements

  4. FOLLOW UP

A 30min follow up usually 4 weeks after our first session to monitor your progresses with the treatment

FEES

  • INITIAL CONSULTATION (60min): £60 + Medicine (between £40 and £50 per month)

  • FOLLOW UP CONSULTATION (30min): £30 + Medicine

 

HOLISTIC MASSAGE THERAPY
Rebalance your energies

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WHAT'S HOLISTIC MASSAGE

The holistic massage session takes less in consideration the tissues and more the whole person; it aims at rebalancing energy (Qi) flow through the body to support vitality and wellbeing.

Most of my sessions are carried out using the diagnostics and therapeutic tools of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

HOLISTIC MASSAGE IS EFFECTIVE AT IMPROVING

  • ​ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION

  • FATIGUE, EXHAUSTION AND HEAVINESS

  • STRESS, INSOMNIA AND HEADACHES

  • MENSTRUAL PROBLEMS

  • CHRONIC DIGESTIVE COMPLAINTS

  • CHRONIC PAIN, MUSCULAR TENSION AND JOINT MOBILITY RESTRICTION

  • MOOD IMBALANCES

TECHNIQUES AND THERAPEUTIC TOOLS USED

  • DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE

  • ACUPRESSURE POINTS STIMULATION

  • MOXIBUSTION (CHINESE HEAT THERAPY)

  • HERBAL INFUSED MASSAGE OILS

  • BINAURAL BEATS SOUND IMMERSION

  • GUIDED BREATHWORK

 

FEES

  • SINGLE MASSAGE SESSION (75min): £60

  • BLOCK OF THREE MASSAGE SESSIONS: £155

 

SPORT MASSAGE THERAPY
for correct posture and muscular pain 

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WHAT'S A SPORT MASSAGE SESSION?

 

Sport massage is a science-based bodywork practice aimed at improving joint mobility, correct posture, reduce discomfort and encourage appropriate recovery from injury. It is a very effective therapy providing good results in a reasonably short time. To enhance the benefits of the massage, I often prescribe a

at the end of the session sets of stretching, strengthening and mobilisation exercises.

WHAT CAN SPORT MASSAGE BE HELPFUL FOR?

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  • MUSCULAR TENSION 

  • JOINT MOBILITY RESTRICTION

  • RECOVERY FROM INJURY

  • POSTURAL MISALIGNMENT

  • CHRONIC PAIN

  • FLUID ACCUMULATION (oedema)

TECHNIQUES AND THERAPEUTIC TOOLS USED

  

  • Postural assessment and body reading

  • Herbal infused massage oils

  • Joint mobilisation

  • Trigger point release

  • Myofascial release

  • Passive stretching

  • Deep tissue massage

  • Prescription exercises 

FEES

  • SINGLE MASSAGE SESSION (75min): £60

  • BLOCK OF THREE MASSAGE SESSIONS: £155

 

HYBRID THERAPY SESSION

Combining herbal medicine, nutrition and holistic bodywork

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WHAT'S HYBRID THERAPY?

Hybrid therapy combines holistic bodywork with herbal therapy. It includes a full 60min consultation with a 60min holistic massage treatment

WHY CHOOSING HYBRID THERAPY?

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Hybrid therapy is aimed to offer you deeper and long lasting support. By combining the benefits of bodywork and medicinal herbs, you are encouraging a quicker and more effective resolutions of your symptoms. Conditions that will benefit from this option include:

  • ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION

  • FATIGUE, EXHAUSTION AND HEAVINESS

  • STRESS, INSOMNIA AND HEADACHES

  • MENSTRUAL PROBLEMS

  • CHRONIC DIGESTIVE COMPLAINTS

  • CHRONIC PAIN, MUSCULAR TENSION AND JOINT MOBILITY RESTRICTION

  • MOOD IMBALANCES

  • NEUROLOGICAL CONDITIONS

HOW DOES IT WORK?

  

Your initial session will last approximately 120 minutes and will be divided in two parts: a consultation and a treatment. 

The consultation will conclude with the prescription of:

  • A herbal medicine formulation

  • A nutritional plan

A follow up consultation including a 60min massage session and a 30min consultation will be arranged usually 4 weeks after our first session to monitor your progresses with the treatment 

FEES

  • INITIAL SESSION (120min): £120 + Medicine (between £40 and £50 per month)

  • FOLLOW UP SESSION (90min): £90 + Medicine

This programme is an investment of time and financial resources to achieve a brighter place in your life. Please get in touch to have a feel if it is the best choice for you.