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Frequently Asked Questions


Understanding your treatment is the first step on the road to better health…
At Balance Health Centre we believe that it is vital you have all of the information needed to make an informed decision on whether a treatment is right for you. Our practitioners are more than willing to speak with you either by phone or confidentially on a one-to-one basis.

For more information please contact Balance Health Centre on 0151 263 6442. Alternatively you can send any enquiries to restore@balancehealthcentre.co.uk, all of which will be dealt with in the strictest confidence

Our most common questions...

Osteopathy

How safe is it?
In simple terms, Osteopathy is an extremely safe form of treatment. Strict guidelines are constantly adhered too with only correct and fully taught techniques being practiced and performed

What happens during a treatment?
The first step is the most crucial, Balance get to know you and your history. A full examination will also take place along with a personally tailored test, identifying symptoms and causes of your problems

How many treatments do I need?
At Balance, all patients are treated on an individual basis, meaning that your treatment can vary in length, time and amount. Age, personal symptoms and history of previous conditions have to be taken into account but four to six sessions are the average time spent at Balance by patients

How many treatments before I feel better?
The effects of Osteopathy can be achieved after the first session, with relief being a common feeling amongst patients. With further treatments, you can expect exponential recovery and although some mild discomfort can be expected after appointments, this will wear off gradually

What do I wear?
Due to the nature of the treatment, it is recommended that patients wear loose fitted garments as on occasions, it may be necessary to remove clothing to reveal areas of discomfort and pain

How long does a session last?
Treatment sessions last in the region of thirty to forty minutes

Can I claim on my medical insurance?
Balance Health Centre are registered with various insurance companies meaning patients can claim from their policies

Are you qualified?
The Balance team are fully qualified and registered with the General Osteopathy Council which is the governing body for Osteopaths

Where can I go for further information?
If you are unable to find the necessary answers from our website then please feel free to contact us on 0151 263 6442 or call into the centre

Colonic Hydrotherapy

What happens during a treatment?
A session of Colonic Hydrotherapy will involve filtered water being gently entered into the colon via a disposable speculum, the process is very simple and the results are fantastic

How will I feel after?
Patients leave Balance Health Centre feeling rejuvenated and cleansed, with a sense of well being

What should I do after the treatment?
Enjoying your day is first and foremost. Balance also recommends that any herbal remedies and supplements patients may be taking should be thoroughly analysed and guidelines must be followed. It is also advised that patients drink plenty of water once the treatment is finished

How long does it last?
Colonic Hydrotherapy sessions usually between an hour and an hour and a quarter

Does the centre operate on a discrepancy policy?
Balance Health Centre follows strict confidentiality rules and agreements which are adhered too at all times. Patients can be safe in the knowledge that their details will never be disclosed or discussed with any member of the public

Are you qualified?
The Balance team are fully qualified Colonic Therapists and are fully insured

Aromatherapy

What is Massage Therapy?
Aromatherapy is a holistic treatment involving the use of essential oils extracted from plantation and natural sources, improving both the physical and emotional well being of patients

What conditions are helped by a massage?
Aromatherapy helps strengthen the immune system, the body’s natural defence in addition to helping in the reduction of stress and anxiety, depression, headaches, insomnia whilst increasing circulation.

Are there any risks involved?
Although there are no apparent risks in a patients health, Aromatherapy may not be suitable for everyone. There are certain conditions that need to be avoided and a Balance therapist will be able to advise patients on these areas upon consultation

What should I expect during my massage?
Patients can expect to feel comfort and ease with the therapist as this essential component will help create a tranquil mood and relaxation, resulting in the full enjoyment of an aromatherapy message

Do I have to be completely undressed?
There is only need to remove outer garments and patients can remain in their underwear or are welcome to wear comfortable clothing. A Balance therapist will also use towels to ensure modesty

How do I prepare for a massage and what do I do afterward?
For thorough beneficial treatment, it is recommended that patients shower before arriving at Balance. Once treatment has concluded, details will be passed over on aftercare and lifestyle change that may be required to fully benefit and further Aromatherapy

How long is a massage?
On average, an aromatherapy message lasts for around fifty minutes with ten minutes being dedicated to aftercare advice.

How often should I receive a massage?
Although this is totally dependant upon the individual, patients who require general relaxation in tandem with a healthcare regime, appointments every two weeks are suffice. Patients with chronic problems would need regular treatment once a week with consultation with a therapist, lasting for around six weeks in addition to bi-monthly appointments. Please call Balance to discuss your needs in the strictest confidence

Is Massage Therapy a luxury?
Although luxury is one of the many benefits of aromatherapy, it is also an essential part of taking responsibility for health and well being. When this is taken into consideration, the luxury element of the therapy can be fully experienced by patients

What training is required of a professional Massage Therapist?
Balance Heath Centre insist that our therapists have gained the necessary certifications, all of which are present in the treatment room. For further information on certifications, please do not hesitate to contact Balance on 0151 263 6442

Where can I go for further information?
Further information is available form the reception area at Balance Health Centre, in addition to the Federation Holistic Therapist Organisation (www.fht.org.uk)

Reflexology

What is Massage Therapy?
Reflexology works on the principle that points on the feet correspond to all the major organs and glands of the body and with manipulation of these points wields relaxing and relieving results.

What conditions are helped by a massage?
Stress has long been one of the major concerns of our everyday lives and reflexology acts as a counter to this by offering a reduction in strain and anxiety. In addition, energy levels can be increased along with improved circulation and a stronger immune system. On a spiritual level, a feeling of deep relaxation and a sense that the body is in complete harmony with your soul are also rejuvenated with Reflexology

Are there any risks involved?
Although there are no apparent risks in a patients health, Reflexology may not be suitable for everyone. There are certain conditions that need to be avoided and a Balance therapist will be able to advise patients on these areas upon consultation

What should I expect during my massage?
Patients can expect to feel total relaxation and serene comfort. The treatment usual starts with the removal of shoes and socks, patients are then invited onto a message couch. The Balance Therapist will then begin the Reflexology procedure by using a variety of techniques with adaptation to specific individual needs

How do I prepare for a massage and what do I do afterward?
For thorough beneficial treatment, it is recommended that patients shower before arriving at Balance. Once treatment has concluded, details will be passed over on aftercare and lifestyle change that may be required to further and fully benefit Reflexology

How long is a massage?
In total, sessions last for about one hour. Forty five minutes are dedicated to the treatment and the remaining fifteen minutes being a guide to aftercare, lifestyle and dietary advice along with general relaxation advice

How often should I receive a massage?
Although this totally dependant upon the individual. Patients who require general relaxation in tandem with a healthcare regime, appointments every two weeks are suffice. Patients with chronic problems would need regular treatment once a week with consultation with a therapist lasting for around six weeks followed by bi-monthly appointments. Please call Balance to discuss your needs in the strictest confidence

Is Massage Therapy a luxury?
In essence, Reflexology is not a luxury but plays an important role in the development of a responsible health regime. The treatment helps in the breakdown of imbalances before they can occur and take form in the physical body, preventing discomfort and stress.

What training is required of a professional Massage Therapist?
In addition to being explained upon a patient’s first consultation, Balance insist that our therapists have gained the necessary certifications, all of which are present in the treatment room. For further information on certifications, please do not hesitate to contact Balance on 0151 263 6442.

Sports Therapy

I've had an injury how soon can I be seen?
Balance operate with an open door facility and treatment can start from whenever a client is ready

What can I expect?
A full consultation comes as standard along with Testing and Injury Assessment. Following on from this, Treatment and Rehabilitation are the next steps in Sports Therapy, all of which are conducted in a relaxed atmosphere with total commitment in reaching a patients specific level of fitness

What should I wear?
Casual clothing is a requirement for Sports Therapy and depending upon the weather, shorts are a preferred garment.

How many treatments before I feel better?
The amount of treatment depends upon the extent and seriousness of the damage, injury and individual. Each session will act as a progression toward fitness with Home Care Advice being given in order to gain a full recovery and time frame.

Can I claim on medical insurance?
Balance Health Centre are registered with various insurance companies meaning patients can claim from their policies.

Are you qualified?
The Balance Sports Therapists are fully qualified to meet and exceed the required practitioner levels. With specialist knowledge in:

  • Sports Injuries
  • Rehabilitation
  • Personal Training
  • Football Association Approval
  • Bsc (Hons) in Health & Exercise Science and Nutrition

The Balance staff are also experts in Exercise Physiology with five years worth of experience in the study of Anatomy and Physiology.

Where can I go for further information?
If you are unable to find the necessary answers from our website then please feel free to contact us on 0151 263 6442 or call into the centre.


 
 
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