Fertility & Pregnancy
Reflexology to boost your natural fertility and support the balance of hormones from conception throughout pregnancy
Taking the time out to receive pregnancy massage is important in terms of relaxation for both you and your baby as well as addressing any areas of discomfort you may be experiencing. Katrina provides a massage in a dimly lit room with gentle music, while you lay on your side. She spends time making sure that birth you and your bump are comfortable and supported before performing a massage with a pregnancy specific aromatherapy blend to your back, shoulders, neck, arms and hands. At the end of the massage Katrina performs a foot and ankle massage and can incorporate some reflexology if you would like. A must for every mum to be.
Being Pregnant can be the most joyous of feelings, and many woman adjust to it with ease. It can also be the most exhausting and occasionally unpleasant or uncomfortable time with some women experiencing nausea or discomfort, digestive issues including heartburn, anxiety and sleeplessness. Pregnancy Reflexology aims to provide a sense of comfort and relaxation and address symptoms while supporting you and your baby.
Reflexology is one of the most relaxing therapies to have and is considered perfectly safe to have during pregnancy, It aims to improve your general well-being and encourage relaxation, aiming to help achieve hormonal balance and supporting your body while it adjusts to the major hormonal changes. Find out more here.
As you approach your due date, Reflexology can be used to prepare your body for the labour ahead and as you pass your due date, Reflexology can be used to encourage labour. Please note that your baby needs to be ready to come, but treatments may help the process along. Reflexology works very well alongside chiropractic care during pregnancy, balancing the body systems as well as the physical body itself. You can find out more about chiropractic in pregnancy here.
My background is actually as a nurse, specialising in Neo-Natal Intensive care and I also hold and MSc in Ergonomics. In the past I subscribed to a very medicalised model of health and illness but after receiving complementary therapies myself, I came to see the sense of balance I experienced and recognised how complimentary therapies […]
At my age of 63, I can walk, run, dance and move without any pain, discomfort or muscular troubles. Regular chiropractic has provided me and my body that freedom. I am surprised that regular chiropractic has prevented any major muscle, joint or limb problems.
The combination of chiropractic adjustments and massage has really worked and I have now recommended the clinic to others. The acupuncture came as a surprise, that wasn't my plan. But it's clearly working.
As a keen cyclist in my spare time, it would really get me down when I was in too much pain to get out on the bike. However, following several sessions with Jack, I feel in much less pain, and can get back on the bike on weekends!
After assessment, Katie treated me with massage, adjustments and acupuncture over several weeks, and gave me exercises to practise at home. I am now almost pain free, my posture is corrected and I can function normally. It has been almost life changing as my health as improved and I am physically and emotionally stronger.
Adjustments to the spine which restore the natural healing power of your nervous system to allow the body to heal itself
Pressure points on the feet which are linked to every part of the body are used to restore balance and calm
The use of needles to stimulate specific points in the body to restore balance using traditional Chinese methods
Focussing on the soft tissue and muscles of the body to increase blood flow which aids relaxation and healing