Herts Wellness Centre
Hertford, Hertfordshire, united kingdom(1 Review)
All our staff are highly experienced clinicians within their respective professions, with both NHS and private practice experience, who are dedicated to offering you the highest standards of care at all times in a professional and compassionate way.
We Specialise in Podiatry and Chiropody treatments, Biomechanics, Osteopathy,Sports massage, Reflexology, Reiki, Custom made insoles and orthotics
If you wish to talk to a member of the team, a telephone consultation can be arranged prior to booking your appointment
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Herts Wellness Centre
Herts Wellness Centre Location
50 St Andrew St, Hertford SG14 1JA, UK
Herts Wellness Centre Services
Podiatry and Chiropody
Routine foot care involves the following: Nail care, in-growing toenails, thickened nail reduction, nail cutting for patient`s who have difficulty cutting their own toenails. Nail Surgery Fungal nail treatment - please see our Clearanail section for further information Corn and callus Foot care advice Foot wear advice Diabetic foot care and full assessments Chilblains Athletes foot Cracked heels and foot wounds
What does an Osteopath do and how will they benefit you? An Osteopath aims to restore normal function of the body by treating joints, tendons, muscles and ligaments helping the body to heal itself. They use their hands to treat the body in a variety of ways utilising a mixture of techniques. These include: Massage to release and relax the muscles Stretching and joint articulation High velocity thrust techniques, which are short sharp movements to the spine to help encourage movement in a joint These techniques aim to reduce pain, improve mobility and encourage blood flow to aid healing and recovery. Common conditions an Osteopath would treat are: Low back pain Neck pain Tension headaches Sciatica Pregnancy related pelvic and back pain Work related strains Repetitive strain Rotator cuff injuries and many more
What is Biomechanics? Biomechanics is the science that examines forces acting on the body and the effects produced and the study of gait analysis in related to the foot and the lower limb. A person's abnormal stance and gait can be the cause of recurrent problems such as pain or limiting one from fully achieving a desired fitness level. Treating such conditions requires the specialist knowledge of a Podiatrist, who can perform a Biomechanical assessment, which is an examination of the foot and leg function and make individually tailored orthotics (insoles) and will offer specialist advice and work with the patient and in more complex cases other health care professionals to achieve the best possible results for you.
Inoles and Orthotics
Prescription orthotics are divided into two categories Functional orthotics are designed to control abnormal motion. They may be used to treat foot pain caused by abnormal motion; they can also be used to treat injuries such as shin splints, plantar fasciitis or tendinitis. Accommodative orthotics are softer and meant to provide additional cushioning and support. They can be used to treat diabetic foot ulcers, painful calluses on the bottom of the foot, and other uncomfortable conditions. At Herts Wellness Centre we use state of the art Gait analysis equipment to offer a comprehensive assessment and use the highest quality orthotics.The Scan Cast 3D system allows us to accurately capture full volumetric data in less than five seconds. How can an orthotic help me? The information gathered during your biomechanical assessment and your presenting chief complaints, activities, foot profile and overall well-being will help our podiatrist to determine if orthotics/insoles might be helpful. If orthotics are needed, your podiatrist will capture a three-dimensional image of each foot as per the above image. Those images, as well as any measurements obtained by your podiatrist, are used to create a set of bespoke orthotics/insoles that may improve your foot movement and lead to more comfort and mobility.
Reflexology is a non-intrusive complementary health therapy based on the theory that different points on the feet, lower leg, hands, face or ears correspond with different areas of the body. Reflexologists work holistically with their clients and aim to work alongside allopathic healthcare to promote better health for their patients. Baby feet Reflexology is a therapy which can be received by anyone at any age, from newborn babies to those receiving end of life care and everyone in betw
The word 'massage' is derived from the Arabic word 'mass' or 'mash' which means to press softly. To rub or press on an injured area is an instinctive reaction to pain. Massage can be dated as far back as 400BC and is the use of hands and movements on the body to manipulate, stretch and tone muscles, tendons, ligaments and the skin. It can be used and adapted for relaxation, stimulation and rehabilitation from illness and injury. Wellness Swedish Massage Sports Remedial Massage Sports therapy massage is used to target areas related to sports injuries. To promote healing in the area, increasing blood flow and relieve pain.
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