Tag Archives: complementary therapies

Suffering from Fibromyalgia like Lady Gaga? CranioSacral Therapy can help you

Fibromyalgia and CranioSacral Physiotherapy at Sunderland Physiotherapy Clinic

Fibromyalgia You may have seen in the news last week that Lady Gaga has been advised to cancel the remaining dates of her tour due to severe pain from her Fibromyalgia. Lots of the papers are talking about what can help, namely medication, talking therapies, meditation and yoga. We have not seen one yet that […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cosmetic Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a form of ancient Chinese medicine in which fine needles are inserted into the skin at certain points on the body. It originated more than 2,000 years ago   A Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture treatment is used to help reduce lines and wrinkles and improve the overall look and feel of the skin. It […]

Why the re-brand…..?

Physiotherapy, Acupuncture and Complementary Therapies in Sunderland

We are really excited to announce our rebrand! A little about us – We started out in 2010 as ‘Totally Tranquil’. A private Physiotherapy and Complementary Therapy Clinic based in Sunderland Aquatic Centre. Time went by and the business grew, despite the economy slowing down. We needed more space, admin support and a better location. […]

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 […]

Myofascial Release Therapy – What?

We are continuing with our October series on back pain. Talking you through some options of treatments available at Sunderland Physiotherapy Clinic to help you and your back pain. What is Myofascial Release Therapy (MFR)? Myofascial (pronounced Myo fashal) is derived from the Latin words ‘myo’ for muscle and ‘fascia’ for band. Fascia, an embryological connective […]

Getting to the point of back pain!

Back care awareness week may have finished, but we are continuing our back pain and treatment series, this week with the latest news on Acupuncture. So let’s get to the point! A staggering 10 million working days last year were lost to back pain, with the over- 50s being the worst hit. Our increasingly sedentary lifestyle […]