Nina Bain qualified as an Osteopath & Naturopath from the British College of Naturopathy & Osteopathy (now the British College of Osteopathic Medicine) in 1990. She is committed to providing effective and thorough treatment for her patients who range from babies and pregnant women to sportspeople, performers and office workers.
She is a member of OPACA- the Osteopathic Performing Arts Care Association and enjoys working with actors, musicians and circus artists.
Osteopathy is commonly associated with the treatment of back pain, joint and muscle pain and injuries, however, it may be used to treat a much wider variety of conditions. Nina has studied cranial and visceral osteopathy at post-graduate level and uses cranial osteopathic techniques especially in her treatment of babies and children. She has spent time as a member of staff at The Osteopathic Centre for Children ( a charity offering osteopathic treatment to all children) and as a tutor at the British School of Osteopathy.
Naturopathy is a system of health-care that is based on the understanding that human beings have the innate ability to heal and adapt to changes in circumstances, and that illness and disease occur when this ability to adapt has been reduced. Naturopaths study health and conditions that maintain it. There are three aspects to health that the naturopath considers, the chemical, the structural and mental/emotional or spiritual. When approaching a person from a naturopathic point of view the practitioner is looking to discover how their vitality has been reduced and what can be done to bring them back to full balance.
As well as advising on diet, exercise and lifestyle, naturopaths may use a variety of natural therapies; Nina uses muscle response testing to identify toxins and imbalances within the body and to customise the choice of natural remedies to the individual.