After months of restricted movement, it’s time to get mobile again.
Keeping you moving...
Everyone should be able to move freely and without pain
Focused on YOU
After months of restricted movement, it’s time to mobilise your joints and muscles again.
Osteopathy for all
An Osteopaths approach to helping is …focused on you, holistic, gentle and effective.
Osteopathy can help and aid in your management in many ways such as …
- Arthritic pain
- Back pain
- Circulatory problems
- Digestion problems
- Elbow pain
- Helps Fibromyalgia management
- Frozen shoulder
- General backache
- Generalised aches and pains
- Headache (related to neck)
- Hip & Knee pain
- Inability to relax
- Joint pains
- Migraine prevention
- Muscle spasms
- Neck Pain
- Rheumatic pain
- Shoulder Pain
- Strains & Sprains
All appointments consultation or follow up incl. treatment.
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|Tue. - Wed.||9:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|Fri.||9:00 am - 4:00 pm|
|Sat.||9:00 am - 12:00 pm|
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Please call or text 0770 993 4052
Charles Millward ND DO
Charles practices his Osteopathy on the simple premise that if a person’s body is allowed to work properly, then there are very few conditions which do not respond to Osteopathic treatment.
After all, the body wants to heal itself.
Experience Counts!Charles is the most established Osteopath in Barry, practising in Barry & Vale since 2007.
Trusted & Known throughout the community for his honest, friendly approach and affordable fees, Charles has an instinct to look beyond the symptoms of pain and help identify the cause.
Charles uses a wide treatment approach depending on what is appropriate for his patients, their lifestyle, personal goals, and the conditions they present with. He is also a great advocate for Osteopathy as a regular, preventative treatment, which encourages general and systemic health.
Since 2011, Charles teaches the next generation of Osteopaths studying at Swansea University for their Masters in Osteopathy (MOst).
Charles is also a qualified Higher Education Teacher & Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Trained at: British College of Osteopathic Medicine, London
After qualifying, Charles has developed his skills in both Cranial and Classical Osteopathy as he believes the integration of these skills is crucial to deliver the best osteopathic care.
Approaches used by Osteopaths
Osteopathy has been in the UK for over 100 years! Considered one of the most effective and safe treatments for a great number of our health problems.
Osteopaths think of the body as an inter-connected whole and Treatment is “hands on” using gentle stretching, massage, mobilisation and manipulation. This aims to positively affect the body’s nervous, circulatory, and lymphatic systems helping the body to help itself.
Recovering from a Sports or Work Related injury can be frustrating. Sometimes we need to help the body help itself.
By using the drug-free hands-on approach that focuses on the health of the whole body not just the injured or affected part, you can start on the road to recovery.
Osteopathy can help with initial treatment and advice to longer term management and rehabilitation
Western Acupuncture is a therapeutic treatment involving the insertion of fine single-use acupuncture needles into the muscles and structures around the joints.
Many people find it a relaxes and soothes; some find relief from pain. Others have found it useful for immediate treatment for Sports Injuries or other acute problems.
However, there are many receptive to this approach and find it helps them manage their pain.
Barry Osteopathy – 10 Canon St, Barry CF62 7RH
Comfortable, Home based clinic. Free parking always available.
Easy access for Barry & Vale.
See what others think…
It’s been 7 months since I fell off my bike. I went to A&E and my GP, they took x-rays and said everything seemed normal, that I would just have some pain for a few days. A few days actually turned into several weeks, so at the suggestion of a friend, I went to see Charles. He examined the arm & neck and treated the area, after a few treatments I began to feel better and became to feel more confident than before. I never would’ve thought to see an Osteopath to help with my pain, but I’m sure glad now that I did.
I have benefited tremendously from the care Charles gave me. Not only has the adjustments helped alleviate my stiffness and aches, but it has helped me have more energy and just feel more balanced over all. A few months ago, I was able to resume golf. Due to my previous pain, I never thought that’d be possible. Thanks again Mr Millward for helping me get my swing back. I appreciate everything you’ve done for me.
Charles just wanted to express my gratitude for your work today. It has made a huge difference. As the day progressed the pain and stiffness has eased dramatically. Thank you!
Afternoon Charles – just some feedback, even though my leg is sore and tender I’m walking a lot better. I’m sure over the next few days it will be back to normal. Also slept a lot better, so I’d like to thank you, you seem to have sorted it.
My back was hurt during an accident at work. I first went to a Physiotherapist and then saw a Chiropractor, both with limited success. I finally contacted Charles who I knew from friend recommendations. After only 3 treatments I had made more progress than all the other treatments put together. I am no longer receiving treatment and only following a set of exercises which Charles has given me. He is still in regular contact with me to monitor my progress. I wish I had gone to him sooner.
As a builder, using my hands to type on a daily basis is a requirement. The work is physical and in all weathers. Several months ago, every movement I made became excruciatingly painful. I started seeing Charles and his magic hands seemed to do the trick. He stressed the importance of my posture and correct use when lifting. At the appointments, he would manipulate and massage my neck, back, shoulders and arms. Within weeks, my pain subsided and I don’t feel the same tension when working. Thanks, Charles!
I’ve had several unhappy experiences with osteopaths and chiropractors before settling on Charles, but because he explains what he is doing and his manner is very calming, even when I have a silly or very painful injury, I always feel safe being treated by him. I trust his treatments and his advice and he is always happy to liaise with my G.P. to make sure that I’m receiving the appropriate treatment for any or all of my issues. It’s tricky to find a reliable, local osteopath, who fees are reasonable (and who has Saturday appointments), so I’m happy to recommend Charles for head to toe treatment.
I went to see Charles on a recommendation from a neighbour because my knee pain was getting worse and affecting my Nordic walking. On questioning Charles suggested my problem really stemmed from a previous ankle injury that had never fully recovered. After 4 sessions, I could not believe the difference, and I’m now being back on the poles!. Thanks Charles
Charles has allowed me to be headache free for quite some time now. I used to have daily nagging headaches that often would turn into a migraine leaving me unable to function. For the longest time, I thought I could just keep taking medication to have the pain subside. Then, my friend referred me to Charles and he was able to pinpoint a misalignment in both my back and neck that was triggering the pain. After the first treatment I felt different & after some more my headaches have not come back. I would definitely recommend him to my friends and family.
I have been seeing Charles since he started in Barry in 2007 as I suffer from neck arthritis (cervical spondylosis), which causes much stiffness and pain. I was not prepared to go along the route of daily painkillers and find a regular mix of Osteopathy and Acupuncture from Charles allows me to get on with my life with the minimum of fuss.