ADVICE TO NEW PATIENTS
use no chiropracty or forced manipulation.
After an appointment has been made, you will be asked for a medical history
and the proposed treatment explained in full. You will be asked to
sign a consent form and asked if you have any reservations
or questions about ‘hands on’ treatment.
Many injuries involve the application of acupressure to
points that might
involve contact with the pubic area and under the breast.
The ligaments and
muscles in those areas are critical and often subject to
tearing and other
injury. Even where you have already given
consent and requested treatment,
you should tell the therapist if you
are not comfortable.
It is common
for treatments to take 3 or 4 sessions and the effects may
not be experienced
for some 3 days following the treatment. During the
between treatments here, you should not have any other physical
or start self medication. You may be asked to wear a
Advice from a medical
practitioner and prescribed drugs
must be continued.
Chi Kung is an art using the Chi energy for health and to
other treatments. The ability to project Chi and to use
it for healing is
for many an unfathomable experience and it can be a very strange
feeling. Rest assured that we know what we are doing and
Mr Hardiman has practiced this since he was a child.
Lymphatic drainage massage.
This is standard practice during a consultation for a whole
In men, toxins and fats predominantly
are stored in the abdomen and in
women, in the arms, buttocks and breast
area. Thus, the treatment for
men and women is different.
Again, you will be asked to sign a consent form detailing
If you are not entirely comfortable with being touched, do
say so at any time. The ideal underwear for women is
a G string
garment. Towel draping
is used or may
be dispensed with at your request.
The treatment has benefited many hundreds of people.
is applied to all parts of the body using massage oils with hand pressure
trigger points or reflex points to release toxins.
You should rest and drink plenty of water. No
to be consumed prior to or following treatment for 24 hours.
If you wish to speak to others who have had the treatment,
as there are hundreds willing to testify to the benefits.
You may care to look at the testimonials page on this site.
Exercises, Chi Kung and Tai Chi.
The exercises offered here are designed
to promote healing and should be
done as instructed, with care and
patience. The rule is never to hurt an
The exercises that have been devised for our patients are excellent
Chi-Do Martial Arts.
The arts are designed to enhance rehabilitation
through physical exercise.
to promote self confidence and well being with a different attitude
Acupuncture involves the use of single use sterile needles
of various lengths.
These are applied
to points that are usually in muscle or skin. Ideally, you
have a light meal an hour before treatment. You will be interviewed
and asked for
a medical history, the treatment discussed and a
consent form completed.
You may have a heat lamp applied or ‘Moxa’
(Herbs that are burned and the
warmth applied carefully to the body).
Every care is taken to preserve
If you are a blood donor, you may not be able to give blood
months after having acupuncture.
This is part of acupuncture and group sessions may be held periodically.
Five small needles are inserted in the ear followed by 20 minutes meditation.
Used to balance the energies in the body and for detoxification.
We treat all ages from babies, the very young and through the teens
adulthood. A parent or guardian must accompany anyone under 16 to the
give consent for treatment, whether or not they
are already known
a child may choose, with the parents consent to talk in private
with one of us where there are family concerns, anxiety issues or abuse.
Those under 16 will usually have a parent or guardian present
during treatment. Under 18s must have parental consent.
Probably the oldest method of treatment in the world. Finger
applied to points on the body to ease pain and to stimulate
of energy. It’s use has been known
for many thousands of years.
The methods used are
a hybrid unique to The Chi Clinic using light and
deep tissue methods,
sports therapy, Chi Kung or energy work
and lymphatic drainage.
A very useful method of treating
tension and stiffness.
Exercises are often suggested
for the continuation of healing and may
include Tai Chi and Chi
Kung or the Martial Arts.
None of our therapists
are trained counsellors but the ability to listen is part
Kung Therapy. Just to be able to ‘Get it off your chest’ where no-one
will patronise you, judge you or criticise and to simply be who you
are is a rare treat.
Stress related conditions.
The massage techniques used here are very effective in the release
of stress, lowering tension levels and all conditions related thereto.
No treatment can be guaranteed
but our methods ensure that you
will be treated as a person, holistically, with respect and to the
best of our abilities and care.
Over 90% of our many hundreds of patients and clients come
by personal recommendation. Testimonials are here
to be read if you wish.
Our reputation for effective
and considerate care is well known.
Please ring for appointments… 020 8641 3756
Credit card facilities.
Gift vouchers for treatments are an ideal gift.
The British Complementary Medicine Association
Affiliated to and registered as a School of Alternative and
Medicine and Martial arts in 2004.
The Institute for Complementary and Natural Medicine
This was the examining institute for the direct entry of Tony onto the
British Register of Complementary Practitioners (BRCP) Oriental Medicine, in 2000. One of the foremost
Institutes in the UK for
setting standards for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
Chinese Medical Institute and Register (London)
Vicky is a member of the Acumedic Foundation in conjunction with the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine and
Pharmacology. The division registration is Professional Healthcare Membership (PH)
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