Osteopathy & Sports Massage Frequently Asked Questions

10 Frequently Asked Questions

You should wear whatever you’re most comfortable in. For females a vest top or bra is ideal. For males, a pair of shorts or boxer shorts is fine.

Yes, there are free parking facilities that you can utilise during your visit.

Osteopathy and sports massage techniques can be uncomfortable when areas of chronic muscle tension are being treated. However, none of the techniques should ever be painful. The intention is to encourage the body to relax, and this can’t be achieved when unnecessary, painful pressure is used. To avoid any unnecessary discomfort, good communication between patient and practitioner is essential.

Sure, if you’re a little nervous or it’s your first time visiting the clinic, then you’re welcome to bring somebody with you.

The number of treatments that you will need to overcome your pain or injury will depend on the nature, severity and complexity of your complaint. This information will be discussed with you during your initial consultation.

You only need to bring appropriate clothing and payment for your appointment . If you need to bring anything else such as healthcare notes we will request these from you.

Please consider personal hygiene and work clothing when attending the clinic for treatment. If poor hygiene is apparent our practitioners reserve the right to refuse treatment.

This depends on the nature of your complaint and the type of treatment you have received. Aftercare advice will be discussed with you at the end of each visit.

Our practitioners are fully qualified, registered and insured. Our osteopath Mark Hutton is registered with the General Osteopathic Council and Institute of Osteopathy. Our sports massage therapist Helen Gaston is registered with the Sports Massage Association.

Book An Appointment

Book your osteopathy or sports massage appointment using our booking system. Alternatively, talk to our practitioners on 0121 747 2802

Why Choose Healthy Bodies Clinic?

If you’re searching for osteopathy or sports massage in Birmingham, Healthy Bodies Clinic is the place for you! Our practitioners are highly competent, experienced and motivated individuals. We have the knowledge, passion and dedication to help you reach your goals!