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Musculoskeletal Treatments
When a person is physically out of balance or misaligned, treatment addressing the structure of the body may work alone or in combination with other treatments to speed up the natural healing process.

At greenfields clinic we offer the following musculoskeletal treatments:

Traditional acupuncture is a system of holistic healthcare that regards illness, whether physical or mental, to be a sign that the body is out of balance. Research at the University of Regensburg has shown that acupuncture is one of the most effective therapies for back pain. The researchers showed that acupuncture can provide significantly more relief from lower back pain than conventional therapies. Some of the applications of acupuncture are as follows: Electro-acupuncture — whereby a very low electrical current is applied to the needle; Cupping — whereby a flame is used to create a vacuum inside a glass cup, which is then applied to the skin; Guasha — vigorous rubbing of the skin with a smooth tool.; Heat Lamp — application of indirect heat to warm and relax areas of the body; Moxa — the burning of a herb on or around a needle to warm and invigorate the area; Electrical Microcurrent/Miliamp Therapy for pain and facial rejuvenation (without needles).

Craniosacral therapy is a subtle and profound healing treatment. In a typical craniosacral session, you will usually lie (or sometimes sit) fully-clothed on a treatment couch. The therapist will make contact by placing their hands lightly on your body and tuning in. The body's own natural self-corrective mechanisms are activated.

Osteopathy is a system of diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of medical conditions. It works with the structure and function of the body, and is based on the principle that the wellbeing of an individual depends on the skeleton, muscles, ligaments, connective tissues and fluids functioning smoothly as a whole. Techniques using osteopathy in the cranial field, often called 'cranial osteopathy', can be applied to the head as well as other parts of the body. Osteopathy is suitable for people of all ages, including babies and children.

Tuina is point pressure body work using a Chinese style of therapeutic acupressure (similar to shiatsu). Tuina includes varying depth of pressing, plucking and scraping on the skin (guasha). 

Private yoga classes can address personal goals and focus on a specific area or needs, such as alignment and core stability, at a time that suits you.
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