• Osteopathy

    Osteopathy is a holistic manual therapy which aims to encourage your body’s natural capacity to heal itself through identifying and treating areas of strain, weakness, restriction and abnormal movement. Osteopathy has statutory recognition. Your osteopath has undergone an extensive training and is registered with and regulated by the General Council of Osteopaths. At Ripon Natural Health Centre we place great emphasis on the relationship between osteopath and patient. Learn More →
  • Acupuncture

    Acupuncture has been practised in the Far East for over 2000 years. It aims to encourage the body’s natural ability to heal itself by identifying and treating obstructions to the flow of vital energy. It also emphasises your relationship to the environment and your acupuncturist may discuss diet, exercise, stress, occupation and how you as an individual respond to different situations. Your acupuncturist has had an extensive training and is a member of the British Acupuncture Council. Learn More →
  • Homeopathy

    Homeopathy has been used for over 200 years and is a holistic therapy which aims to encourage and stimulate the body’s natural capacity to heal itself. Homeopathic remedies are taken by mouth and are chosen on the principle of ‘like cures like’. Minute doses of a wide range of substances, including herbs, minerals and chemical compounds, are used in these remedies. The homeopaths working at Ripon Natural Health Centre have undergone an extensive training and are all members of the Society of Homeopaths which has a code of ethical conduct. Learn More →
  • Massage Therapies

    Massage is a very old therapy and found throughout the world. It is practised in many styles and with a wide variety of techniques. Human beings respond to touch and physical treatment both physically and emotionally and it is important to identify which type of massage or manual therapy will suit you as an individual. Massage encourages relaxation, helping the body make effective use of its capacity to heal and repair. Sports and remedial massage attempts to locate the source of the problem and uses a range of techniques to stretch, relax and strengthen muscle. Learn More →
  • Deep Memory Process Therapy

    Deep Memory process Therapy was formerly known as Regression Therapy and developed by Jungian psychotherapist Dr Roger Woolger, author of ‘Other Lives, Other Selves’. The aim of this therapy is to provide insight into your habitual life patterns and symptoms and to open you to your own capacity for creativity and self healing. Careful discussion of your symptoms and life situation combined with techniques which encourage relaxation and light trance are features of this therapy. Learn More →
  • Aromatherapy

    Aromatherapy combines the use of essential aromatic oils with the healing effects of massage. Essential oils that have been extracted from herbs and plants are absorbed by the skin and their odor inhaled during treatment. The specific effects of the oils and the deep relaxation aimed for during the treatment encourage the body’s natural healing process. Human beings are very responsive to touch and to smell and both senses connect to and influence the limbic system in the brain which affects emotion and our response to stress. Learn More →