Massages/Acupuncture and Well Being therapies at The Sherwood Clinic, Harrow

Ayurveda MassageMassageAcupunctureReflexologyHypnotherapy

Massage for Well Being

With the hectic pace of life and the environment we live in, it is important to recognise that stress lowers the body's immunity, thus we are more susceptible to become ill.

While the physical health is an all-important goal, it can not be divorced from mental well being.

At Sherwood, we offer a range of well recognised therapies that would enable relaxation and peace of mind with a fit body.

Why not treat your dear ones with a gift that will enhance their well being ? Contact our receptionist to order a gift voucher for any of the well being therapies exclusively offered at Sherwood.

The power of touch is vital to life, sustaining us with everything from a hug to a helping hand. It is the keystone of Sherwood, brilliantly exemplified in a series of pampering and rejuvenating massage treatments. Massage increases circulation from head to toe. Massage is proven to have therapeutic and healing effect on body system. In settings where all the senses mesh in renewed harmony, the gifted hands of our massage therapist will treat you to a world of therapeutic pleasures. Come to have an unforgettable experience.

Ayurveda Massage

It uses essential oils that are chosen to suit your constitution.Techniques used include tapping, kneading and squeezing as well as the more traditional massage strokes.The style and flow of the massage is determined by what your body needs for balance and wellbeing at the time. An Ayurvedic therapist is trained to focus on the "marma points" - similar to the pressure points in reflexology, acupuncture and acupressure.

The Ayurvedic massage is designed to:


Some of the other massage treatments we provide include:


To book please contact our receptionist on 0208 869 0000.

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Acupuncture

Acupuncture is an integral part of the rapid growth of complementary therapy in UK. It is a very well researched system of healing and pain relief. Acupuncture involves fine needles inserted at key points of the body that relate to different organs. It stimulates nerves in the skin and muscle producing a variety of effects. It Increases the body’s release of natural painkillers (endorphin and serotonin).It produces an improved sense of wellbeing. Our senior acupuncturist Sherwood is a member of the British Acupuncture Association and is also an experienced senior pharmacist.

Our trained and experienced physiotherapists also offer this treatment as an adjunct to their pain relief techniques.

Some of the conditions treated by acupuncture

Pain relief
Back pain and neck pain due to whiplash and spondylitis, shoulder and knee pain, sports injuries, migraine

Abdominal and Bowel Problems
Diarrhea, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), irritablebladder, indigestion

Gynaecological problems
Pre- menstrual tension, menopausal symptoms, period pains

Allergies/skin conditions:
Asthma, eczema, psoriasis, hayfever

Smoking Cessation:
Acupuncture is an effective smoking cessation strategy for smokers who need help to give up

Obesity
Acupuncture can assist weight loss along with regular exercise and a nutrition programme

Eating disorders
Anorexia and bulimia

To book please contact our receptionist on 0208 869 0000.

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Reflexology

Reflexology is a deeply relaxing and energising therapy stimulating the body’s self-healing properties. It involves a specialised massage technique, concentrating on different zones of the reflex (feet, hands) which reflect particular organs of the body. Some of the conditions treated excellent for reflexology are back and neck pain,

Reflexology is a holistic healing therapy that treats the whole person, not just a condition. It is not diagnostic or prescriptive and sits well alongside conventional medical treatment.

 

Reflexology can:


Conditions commonly helped

Stress and anxiety
Fatigue
Insomnia
Headaches/migraine
Arthritis
Back pain & sciatica
Digestive disorders
e.g. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), colitis, constipation
Allergies, Asthma, Hayfever
Menstrual/ Menopausal discomforts
Hormonal imbalances
Infertility
Skin complaints and many more.


To book a session with our Reflexologist please contact our receptionist on 0208 869 0000.


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Hypnotherapy

All our memories are stored in our conscious and subconscious mind , where they continue to have an important effect on the way we live our daily lives.


Happily most of the information we have stored is helpful and continues to make our lives safer and less problematic.


Sometimes we pick up problems, perhaps through repetition or trauma, which our inner mind retains.


This is because one of the major functions of the unconscious mind is to help us to learn and remember important things.


Difficulties begin when we learn and act out behaviours which we later find are unhelpful or even harmful.


Using hypnosis we can cross the bridge from the conscious to the unconscious mind.


A hypnotherapist helps by communicating with your storehouse of learned patterns and behaviours.


New instructions can be placed there which have a strong effect when we are wakeful again.


The great thing about hypnosis is that it uses the natural abilities of your own mind to safely bring about the change you require.

Dealing with…


To book a session with our Hypnotherapist please contact our receptionist on 0208 869 0000.


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