Osteoporosis means porous bones. Normal bones (picture above left) are made up of minerals and proteins. Throughout life there is an ongoing process of replacement and repair of this structure. In most people a gradual demineralisation of bone occurs after the age of about 35.
An orthotic is an externally applied device used to modify the structural and functional characteristics of the neuromuscular and skeletal system. The orthotics used at the Clinic are specialised insoles for shoes which change the position of your foot in your shoe, to correct postural and gait abnormalities.
Acupuncture is a tried and tested system of complementary medicine. The Chinese and other eastern cultures have been using acupuncture to restore, promote and maintain good health for thousands of years. Nowadays more and more people are finding this long established therapy can offer an effective solution to all manner of today’s ills.