Anatomy in Motion is a new way of looking at pain. Created by renowned Sports Therapist Gary Ward (as featured on BBC1's Doctor in the House). AiM uses a systematic method of assessing and changing movement through walking (gait), harnessing the incredible potential in every humn body. The Flow Motion Model details the movements at all joints throughout the gait cycle.
Your body's movement is controlled by the brain and nervous system. When everything works well we move with ease. Injury, trauma, repetitive movements and stress all interfere with these optimal patterns of movement, leading to compensation and further pain or injury.
I provide a holistic assessment of your whole body, both as you move and when you are still. Observing how your body works enables me to identify patterns that are creating problems. A programme of exercises can then be used to help you reconnect with your body and relearn natural movement. From improved posture to treating chronic pain, we will wok together to reach your goals.
At our first meeting I take a detailed history and carry out a number of assessments to determine what will be most helpful. I will then give you a series of exercises to reinforce and build upon the treatment given in session. I offer full support and guidance outside of our appointments. Staying in touch lets me see how you are progresssing and helps me to understand whether any alterations should be made to your programme.
Continuing personal development is important to me, so I voluntarily registered with the Complimentary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC).
Set up with government support, the CNHC aims to protect the public by providing a voluntary register of complimentary therapies. The CNHC quality mark guarantees an independent seal of approval to well qualified, responsible professionals in the complimentary healthcare field. The quality mark insures that the registrants meet national standards of practise in their work. Registrants must commit to maintaining ongoing personal development and hold current professional indemnity insurance to practise in the UK.
You will find me at the following locations:
York Body Mechanic
Bannatyne's Gym, White Rose Close, York Business Park, Nether Poppleton, York YO26 6RL
Monday's: York Yoga Studio, 112 Acomb Road, Acomb YO24 4EY (Monday’s)
Appointments are available:
Monday - Friday 08.00 - 20.00
Saturday 08.00 - 13.00