Balancing your body for a healthy life.

Balancing your body for a healthy life.

WELCOME TO THE Purbeck Practice, a registered osteopathy clinic based in the village of Corfe – within sight of the iconic Corfe Castle – right in the heart of the Purbeck countryside in Dorset. Offering a friendly and professional service, the Purbeck Practice provides treatment for a wide range of painful and debilitating conditions.

Young or old, active or infirm, you can receive a consultation and treatment at the clinic for both long term and recent ailments. If you are rendered immobile or infirm, we can arrange to visit you in your home.

The Purbeck Practice values the personal and personable approach it offers to its clients, working closely with patients to explain treatments and develop programmes of recovery. The fully-equipped treatment clinic provides a relaxed yet professional area for discussion, therapy and rehabilitation, and our fully-qualified osteopaths are always available to discuss the best treatment plan for your condition.

Osteopathy can be used to effectively treat:
  • Back pain
  • Neck & shoulder pain
  • General aches and pains
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Disc Problems / Sciatica
  • Nerve Pain
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Tendonitis
  • Repetitive Stress Injury
  • Respiratory problems

Latest news

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    Migraine and Acupuncture

    Migraine is a complex condition with a wide variety of symptoms. For many people the main feature is a painful headache. Other symptoms include disturbed vision, sensitivity to light, sound and smells, feeling sick and vomiting. Research has shown that acupuncture can provide an effective alternative to conventional medicine.

  • Shoulder pain

    Shoulder Pain!

    Shoulder pain is very common and will affect most people at some stage in their lives. Patients will often complain that they can’t lift their arm up beyond 90 degrees without pain, or have difficulty putting a shirt on, or lifting a kettle. Sleeping can often be more painful and lying on the affected side near impossible. The number one cause is Shoulder Impingement.

  • World spine day

    ‘Straighten up and move’ – World Spine Day

    Millions of people in all continents of the world suffer with spinal disorders. These can include low back pain, neck pain, scoliosis and disc disease, to name but a few. Spinal pain and disability can have a profound effect on a person’s overall health, sometimes preventing them from working or even doing simple daily activities.

  • Indian spices - turmeric

    The spice is nice

    Curcumin is the active ingredient prevalent in the Indian spice turmeric. With almost 3,000 pre-clinical investigations, it is one of the best investigated botanical constituents in biomedicine. It has been shown to induce a range of positive effects, including the treatment of the symptoms of osteoarthritis, osteoporosis and tendon injury.

  • Muscle pain

    Muscle pain & CoQ10

    The use of statins can block the production of CoQ10 – a vitamin-like substance found in every body cell which serves to produce energy and act as an antioxidant – resulting in mild to chronic muscle pain. Preliminary tests show that restoring levels of CoQ10 in statin patients with muscle pain may provide some benefit.