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Clinic

About Clinic

Our experienced therapists all hold Japanese national qualifications which are recognised and authorised in the UK.  We offer a broad and holistic range of treatments, including acupuncture, facial acupuncture, shiatsu, massage, seitai, massage, sports massage, cupping, and rehabilitation therapy. For more information, please also read our staff column.

Treatments are excellent not only for the improvement of symptoms and illnesses but also for the maintenance of general health.

Oriental Medicine works on the basis of maintaining health and well-being.  The body and the mind are maintained so that disease is less likely to develop.  Regular treatment can be helpful in maintaining your ‘self-healing’ power

 

We work to understand each client's condition properly and serve complimentary/and holistic care for both health and well-being.

What are acupuncture and moxibustion?

Acupuncture and moxibustion treatments is called whole-body treatment (holistic treatment).

Acupuncture and moxibustion are natural therapies that aim to treat disorders by enhancing the body's own natural healing powers. This process is achieved by stimulating the body through the insertion of metal needles into acupuncture points or the warming of moxa placed on acupuncture points.   Acupuncture and moxibustion are also recognized as complementary and alternative medicine that maintain health.   These therapies activate the immune system, by improving blood circulation, homeostatic functions, and stimulating the parasympathetic nervous system.

More detailed information can be found here.

What are Shiatsu and Anma Massage?

In Japan, Shiatsu therapists must obtain the national qualification "Anma massage and Shiatsu practitioner" to practice the treatment as a profession. Our practitioners are qualified.

Anma is not as well known as "shiatsu", which is well recognised abroad. in Japan, both shiatsu and anma techniques are elaborately combined to enhance the therapeutic effect of the treatment.

 

Basically, both treatments are carried out over clothes or towels, and although there are some differences in technique,  they share the same idea that "find and treat the unwell parts of the body while examining the body with the hands".

More detailed information can be found here.

La moxibustion où (MOXA), une pratique chinoise étonnante que vous ignorez _ - CosmopolMag
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What is the manipulative treatment of Seitai?

The literal translation of Seitai in Japanese is to bring the body to balance, In good health, the body can be considered as existing in a "Seitai" state.   Seitai treatment can improve posture thus enabling the body is functioning at its optimum level. It works on the principle that any pain in the body is representative of an underlying disharmony within the body. Such disharmonies are often a result of organ weakness and disease or poor posture and unhealthy lifestyle habits.

 

The treatment applies pressure to trigger points in order to relieve pain and discomfort as well as joint adjustment to realign the body and massage away muscular tension, allowing the body to relax. These points are selected because of their ability to quickly provide direct stimulation to the internal organs and systems of the body.  This improves the functioning of the musculoskeletal system. Clients often feel invigorated, warm and clear-headed as the body begins to re-address its imbalances.

For diseases such as rheumatism, hernia, arthritis, severe back pain or sciatic neuralgia or pain due to sports injuries, this therapy can be suitable. It is also effective in the improvement of the neck and spinal conditions, post-natal hip issues, and tinnitus (ear noise) by the manipulation of the jaw bone.

 

Please check the video under Info to see the treatment.

For more detailed information, please refer to HERE

 

What is the treatment of Sports Massage?

What is the treatment of Sports Massage?

Our treatment is also very effective for sports injuries, recovery from fatigue, and maintenance of the condition.

It can reduce muscle pain or tightness, or prevent any injuries regarding sports activities.

By using the above techniques of Seitai, Shiatsu, Massage, and Acupuncture treatment if needed, we will concentrate on areas of muscular stiffness, pain, and other problems.

This also aims to quick recovery after exercise/sports, maximise your performance through conditioning, or prevent injuries, and increase the range of motion of joints. Kinesio taping is also available. This effect can be mixmised together with rehabilitation therapy. 

 Stretch Massage

What is a stretching massage?

Stretching helps release muscle tension and stiffness, thereby improving flexibility, mobility, and lymphatic drainage circulation throughout the body with manual techniques. 

 

Benefits of stretching

● Improvement of performance in physical activities,

● Decrease in and prevention from the risk of injuries in not only sports activities but also in daily life.

● Relieve the tightness and tension that's built up in the worn-out muscles.

● Increase in the quality of life when aging

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FACIAL ACUPUNCTURE

 USED FOR COSMETIC AND ALSO HEALTH REASONS

Acupuncture needles are inserted into the muscles of the face. The process stimulates natural healing mechanisms within the skin and dermis. This has the effect of increasing blood flow and lymph circulation which in turn stimulates oxygen flow through the blood vessels. Facial acupuncture results in a gentle plumping and shaping of the face, helping to reduce wrinkles and sagging. The health benefits are the relaxation of the muscles in the forehead and neck which can reduce such symptoms eyestrain and migraine.

Please check what facial acupuncture is.

Please check Q&A facial acupuncture.

Aesthetic Seitai and Facial Aesthetic Firming & Lifting Seitai 

 

Beauty/Aesthetic Seitai 

Helps to firm up your chest, correct bad posture and the position of hips, thereby reducing cellulite from your body. The procedure will also tighten your arms, thighs, waist and release your back, shoulders and neck.

 

Facial Aesthetic Firming & Lifting Seitai 

This nonsurgical aesthetic facial treatment is effective for facial swelling, lifting, eye strain and even insomnia, and encourages relaxation by stimulating the parasympathetic nervous system.

 

It can improve facial stiffness and lift up the jawline, thereby toning, refining and sculpting the muscle tissues of the face and neck.  This treatment can relax the stiffness of the neck and shoulders and also help to widen the eye areas by stimulating stiff muscles and providing good blood circulation, thereby improving your eyestrain and bringing a better visual field by lifting the sagging around the eyes.

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 Cupping

Cupping works by applying cups in relevant areas.

The technique creates suction which has an effect on underlying tissue, particularly the fascia. As a result, tissues begin to soften, increasing the range of movement in the joint or surrounding area. This helps release fascia adhesion and provides an improvement in movement restrictions and muscle pains. Please see here for details.

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