How we can help?

Complementary therapies offer effective treatments for a variety of medical and psychological conditions. At The Devon Clinic CIC, we bring together Torbay’s best therapists to help you with the following ailments and issues (please note this list is not exhaustive):

Acid Reflux Disease

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is defined as chronic symptoms or mucosal damage produced by the abnormal reflux of stomach acid to the esophagus. A typical symptom is heartburn. MORE >>

Acne

Acne vulgaris (or acne) is a common human skin disease, characterized by areas of skin with scaly red skin, blackheads and whiteheads, pinheads, pimples, and possibly scarring. MORE >>

Addiction

Addiction means not having control over doing, taking or using something, to the point that it may be harmful. Common addictions include addictions to alcohol or drugs, but it is possible to become addicted to anything, from gambling to sex to chocolate. MORE >>

Agoraphobia

Many patients who have agoraphobia have it as a result of a panic disorder. Agoraphobia is a fear of places or situations where a panic attack may occur. MORE >>

Allergies

Allergy is the word used to describe an adverse (bad) reaction that the body has to a particular substance in the environment. Most substances that cause allergies are not harmful and have no effect on people who are not allergic. MORE >>

Anger

Anger is a completely normal, usually healthy, human emotion. But when it gets out of control and turns destructive, it can lead to problems at work, in your personal relationships, and in the overall quality of your life. MORE >>

Angioedema

Angioedema is swelling of the deeper layers of the skin. The swelling is often severe and is caused by a build-up of fluid. MORE >>

Anti-ageing

From anti-wrinkle injections to permanent eyeliner, all our anti-ageing and beauty treatments are performed by qualified healthcare professionals. MORE >>

Anxiety

Anxiety is a generalised mood that can occur without an identifiable triggering stimulus. This means it is different to fear, which is an appropriate response to a perceived threat. MORE >>

There are several types and several causes for anxiety, for the purposes of this article we shall talk about Generalised Anxiety Disorder GAD MORE >>

Arthritis

Arthritis is a common condition that causes pain and inflammation (swelling) of the joints and bones. MORE >>

Asthma

Asthma is a common disease of the respiratory system. It comes from the Greek word “aazein”, or “sharp breath MORE >>

Avoidant Personality Disorder

AvDP is characterized by an extreme shyness and sensitivity to criticism and rejection by others, leading to self imposed social isolation. MORE >>

Back pain

Back pain is a common condition that affects most people at some point during their life. Most cases of back pain are associated with pain and stiffness in the lower back. MORE >>

Bad Breath

Having bad breath translates into people pulling away from you. Solve your bad breath issues and regain your social king/queen status. MORE >>

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) causes long-term tiredness (fatigue) that affects everyday life. It does not go away with sleep or rest. MORE >>

Compulsive Overeating

Compulsive overeating is characterized by uncontrollable eating and consequent weight gain. Compulsive overeaters use food as a way to cope with stress, emotional conflicts and daily problems. MORE >>

Depression

Depression is one of the most widespread and serious psychological disorders.MORE >>

Emetaphobia

Emetophobia is an intense, irrational fear or anxiety pertaining to vomiting. It is considered to be one of the most common phobias in the world MORE >>

Exam Nerves

Exam nerves can be absolutely crippling, whether its a driving exam, a school exam or an exam for work/interview. MORE >>

Fatigue

Fatigue is generally defined as a feeling of lack of energy and motivation that can be physical, mental or both. Fatigue is not the same as drowsiness, but the desire to sleep may accompany fatigue. MORE >>

Fear of Flying

Fear of flying is a complex psychological issue, one that has been made more complex by the security concerns of the last few years. MORE >>

Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder, medically referred to as adhesive capsulitis. Adhesive capsulitis is a painful and disabling condition. MORE >>

Fybromyalgia

Fibromyalgia, also called fibromyalgia syndrome, is a chronic (long-term) condition that causes pain all over the body. MORE >>

Heartburn

Despite the name, heartburn has nothing to do with the heart. It’s a digestive problem that occurs when stomach acid comes into contact with the lining of the esophagus, causing irritation. Most people get heartburn occasionally, usually after a meal. MORE >>

IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic (long-term) disorder that affects the digestive system. It causes abdominal pain, diarrhoea and constipation. MORE >>

Insomnia

Insomnia is difficulty getting to sleep or staying asleep for long enough to feel refreshed the next morning. This happens despite having enough opportunity to sleep. MORE >>

Low Self-Esteem

Low self-esteem can result from various factors, including a physical appearance or weight, socioeconomic status, or peer pressure or bullying. MORE >>

Migraine

Migraine is a neurological syndrome characterized by altered bodily perceptions, severe headaches, vomiting and nausea. MORE >>

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most common neurological condition in young adults in the UK, affecting around 85,000 people. MORE >>

Obesity

Obesity isn’t just a cosmetic problem; it’s very much a health problem as well. You may be reading this today because you are, or have been, very unhappy about your physical appearance. MORE >>

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder OCD

Obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder characterized by intrusive thoughts that produce uneasiness, apprehension, fear, or worry; MORE >>

Pain Relief

Pain Relief or Pain Management is a branch of medicine employing an interdisciplinary approach for easing the suffering and improving the quality of life of those living with pain. MORE >>

Panic Attacks

For people who suffer from panic attacks or panic disorder, feelings of anxiety, stress and panic occur regularly and at any time. MORE >>

Parkinsons

One person in every 500 has Parkinson’s. That’s about 120,000 people in the UK. Most people who get Parkinson’s are aged 50 or over but younger people can get it too. One in 20 is under the age of 40. MORE >>

Phobias

A phobia is an excessive or unreasonable fear of an object, place or situation. Simple phobias are fears of specific things such as insects, infections, flying. A social phobia is a marked fear of social or performance situations. MORE >>

PMS

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) is the name given to the physical, psychological and behavioural symptoms that can occur in the two weeks before a woman’s monthly period. It is also known as premenstrual tension (PMT). MORE >>

Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a skin condition that causes red, flaky, crusty patches of skin covered with silvery scales. The condition is not infectious and most people are affected only in small patches on their body. MORE >>

Sciatica

Sciatica (or sciatic neuritis) is a set of symptoms including pain that may be caused by general compression of the sciatic nerve. MORE >>

Self Confidence

Self-confidence is an attitude which allows individuals to have positive yet realistic views of themselves and their situations. MORE >>

Smoking Cessation

Smoking has long been known to be detrimental to your health as well as those around you. MORE >>

Sports Motivation

For both elite and amateur athletes, regardless of their sport, the desire for constant improvement is a characteristic that inspires them to be their best. MORE >>

Stress

Stress can be defined as the emotional, physiological and psychological effects caused by a build up of either internally or externally generated mental pressure. MORE >>

Tinnitus

Tinnitus is the perception of sound within the human ear in the absence of corresponding external sound. MORE >>

Weight Loss

A client’s intellect may tell them that they really shouldn’t eat that cream cake but their emotions tell them otherwise. Some people will be able to win the battle but many more will give in to these completely normal temptations. MORE >>

Whiplash

The term “whiplash” is a colloquialism. “Cervical acceleration-deceleration” (CAD) describes the mechanism of the injury, while the term “whiplash associated disorders” (WAD) describes the injury sequelae and symptoms. MORE >>

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