Glencairn House Clinic
Health Treatments and Therapies
What Do We Offer?
We offer a range of traditional and complementary therapies. Appointments can be made by self-referral, from a GP or other health care worker. Most health insurance companies are accepted.
Please contact us to discuss your particular requirements or for further details.
The Shaftesbury practice at Edwards Farm is a smaller clinic staffed by osteopaths Alex Gibbs and Michael Brown, Massage Therapist Sarah Junor and Jenny Franks who runs a foot care clinic.
The clinic was set up 20 years ago in a converted stable so has ample parking and is situated just under Foyle Hill on the A30 out of Shaftesbury. This provides a location for patients in the Gillingham, Shaftesbury, Mere, Salisbury, Sturminster Newton and Blandford areas.
If you require Jenny Franks please call her directly on 01747 853162
Acupuncture is the procedure of inserting and manipulating fine filiform needles into specific points on the body to relieve pain or for therapeutic purposes.
Allergy Treatment & advice
Allergy is an over-reaction of the body to a substance that is normally considered harmless.
Treatment often involves the prescription of foot orthoses to help support the feet or encourage better function for improved comfort.
The Bowen Technique is widely regarded as a highly effective way to free people of pain, and increase muscle and joint mobility.
Chiropody / Podiatry
A Podiatrist/Chiropodist is a health professional who can assess, diagnose, treat and manage conditions of the feet and lower limbs.
Craniosacral therapists recognise health as an active principle. This health is the expression of life – an inherent ordering force, a natural internal intelligence. Craniosacral Therapy is a subtle and profound healing form which assists this natural bodily intelligence.
Homeopathy is a system of medicine which aims to help the body heal itself by stimulating the body’s own natural healing processes. Homeopathy treats the whole person, the holistic approach to health care provision; homeopathy aspires to restore well-being and overall good health.
These conditions often result in muscle weakness, tight or stiff muscles, and balance problems. Many of those affected have difficulty with performing everyday tasks with walking, using their hands, and with their everyday confidence in general.
Optimal nutrition is necessary to maximise general health and well-being. It is defined as dietary intake with sufficient and correct food components. This must include protein, carbohydrate and fats, as well as vitamins, minerals and trace elements.
Glencairn House is delighted to offer appointments with the following consultant orthopaedic surgeons, from Bath Circle Hospital.
A baby has to cope with the stresses of birth, a toddler may have frequent bumps and scrapes. The school child carries heavy school bags, whilst the student spends long hours hunched over the laptop peering at low level screens.
Physiotherapy is a health care profession which provides services to individuals in order to develop, maintain and restore maximum movement and functional ability throughout life.
The Pilates method is a unique system of stretching and strengthening exercises. It strengthens and tones muscles, improves posture, flexibility and balance.
Psychology & Counselling
There is a vast field of knowledge within psychology. The title Psychologist has in the past put people off exploring their worries and fears on a one to one basis.
Finding your natural balance with reflexology.
Sports and Swedish Massage
Massage is the practice of soft tissue manipulation with physical (anatomical), functional (physiological), and in some cases psychological purposes and goals.
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