stress and wellbeing

 Can acupuncture help patients suffering stress? Please note this information is taken from the British Acupuncture Council directly.  Up to half a million people in the UK experience work-related stress every year, which often results in illness.(Health and Safety Executive 2011) Other factors that affect stress levels include alcohol, smoking, exams, pregnancy, divorce, moving, death […]

massage hot stone in worthing

Massage, one of the treatments on offer at BOP, Worthing. What are the benefits and how often should I have treatment.  The information provided below is taken from a variety of resources. The benefits of massage are considered and the author also looks at the importance of the frequency in which massage is provided and […]

Massage hot stone

We offer a whole host of different types of massage at the Broadwater Osteopathic Practice. Treatments can be adapted to your personal requirements and needs. Our team are all highly skilled practitioners whom have a vast knowledge of the treatments they perfom. They are dedicated to providing you with the best treatment and regularly attend […]

We offer chiropody, reflexology and orthotics as some of our treatment in Worthing and West Sussex

Reflexology for wellbeing and relaxation  During this treatment, pressure is applied to a range of points on your hands and feet that correspond to the organs, glands and tissues in of your body. It is believed that by applying this pressure, to the hand or foot, you can cause a reaction to occur in another […]

Repetitive strain injuries Repetitive strain injuries, are, as the name implies, injuries sustained as a result of repetitive movements and overuse. Injury  occurs to the musculoskeletal and nervous system, generally in an accumulative fashion. The condition tends to occur more in the upper body, effecting the hands, wrists, forearms, arms, neck and shoulders. Patients will […]

massage, deep tissue massage

Aromatherapy massage for relaxation and wellbeing in Worthing.  Aromatherapy, also referred to as ‘essential oil therapy’, can be defined as the art and science of utilizing naturally extracted aromatic essences. These can be extracted from plants, herbs, flowers, grasses and fruits. Only a small amount of essential oil is needed, which is blended with a larger […]

Deep tissue massage, what is it, what can it help and what to expect from treatment.  This form of massage, as the name suggests, tends to involve use of firmer massage strokes to ease deeper muscle tensions. In clinic we often use this style of massage to compliment osteopathic treatments. It can be effective in […]

Massage hot stone

Hot stone massage, what is it all about and what to expect from it. What is hot stone massage This type of massage uses oil and warm basalt stones to relax muscles. Some massage therapists will also combine the use of cold stones too as a contrasting treatment to aid soothing muscles. It is said […]

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