Category Archives: Complementary Therapies

Pregnancy massage in Sunderland

Pregnancy massage can help to reduce depression & anxiety, relieve muscle aches and improve your mood and energy. It is a form of therapy using Swedish massage techniques, adapted to aid the pregnant lady:   To relax muscular tension built up by big changes set upon your body during pregnancy. This can include aches and […]

Is Cosmetic Acupuncture the new alternative to Botox?

Facial and cosmetic acupuncture can be used as an alternative to invasive and surgical procedures to help promote skin health. It has gained popularity in recent years, being used on T.V shows and is apparently the choice of many a celebrity. Fans see it as an alternative way to improve the look of the skin […]

Happy relocation anniversary to us!!

Exactly 5 years ago this week (January 2013) we moved out of our premises in The Aquatic Centre and into our newly converted clinic at 37 Mere Knolls Road, Sunderland.  We had been in The Aquatic Centre since 2010. Renting a small room where we provided all our therapies, did our own reception and admin work and […]

Mizan Therapy for Digestion

Mizan Therapy

Mizan (pronounced like Milan) Therapy is an Arabic word that means balance. By using traditional healing techniques, Mizan Therapists seek to restore balance when life feels unbalanced – physically, emotionally or spiritually. Mizan Therapy can be a great way to help digestion and digestive problems.   Mizan Therapy is a gentle, non- invasive effective way […]

Mizan Therapy for Fertility

Mizan Therapy

Mizan Therapy is a great way to support your fertility on the journey to pregnancy and birth. Fertility depends on a series of processes working in the correct sequence and in conjunction with each other. To name a few; hormones must be released at the right time of the cycle, in the correct amounts; the […]

Reiki

Reiki, means ‘universal life energy’. It was founded in Japan by Dr Mikao Usui in the late 19th century. It works on the principle that energy, also known as ‘ki’ or ‘chi’, flows through the body via energy centres called ‘chakras’. A balanced flow of energy is said to provide a sense of well-being and […]

Mizan for Pregnancy and Post Natal

Pre/Post Natal Physiotherapy at Sunderland Physiotherapy Clinic

Mizan is good for you and baby: Many of the problems that we take for granted and accept as a normal part of being pregnant can be prevented. You don’t need to put up with pelvic girdle pain, tired aching legs, varicose veins or swollen ankles, nor do you have to cope with sickness, headaches, […]

Mizan Abdominal Therapy

Mizan Abdominal Therapy

Mizan (pronounced like Milan) is an Arabic word that means balance. Mizan Therapists seek to restore balance when life feels unbalanced – physically, emotionally or spiritually.There are many symptoms that can be helped with Mizan Abdominal Therapy; problems of the reproductive system, the digestive system and emotional blockages. Mizan Abdominal Therapy uses traditional reproductive healing […]

Reflexology

Reflexology is a non-intrusive complementary health therapy, based on the theory that different points on the feet, correspond with different areas of the body. Reflexologists work holistically to promote better health for their clients. Reflexologists do not claim to cure, diagnose or prescribe, reflexology helps the body to restore its balance naturally, helping with overall well-being […]

Infertility and Acupuncture

Infertility affects 1 in 6 couples. A further 1 in 4 then go on to use acupuncture through their IVF process. At Sunderland Physiotherapy Clinic we regularly see couples, women in particular who are seeking Acupuncture treatment to assist them. Below is a short summary of how Acupuncture may help. Acupuncture regulates female reproductive hormones Female […]