Complementary health

What is complementary health?

Complementary health means taking a holistic or whole approach to your physical and mental wellbeing. Complementary therapists guide patients in ways that will bring balance and harmony back into every level of daily life.

All of the practitioners who operate from Mayfair are fully qualified in their own therapy, fully insured and have been in practice for at least two years. Each one is affiliated to their relevant governing body and practises according to the codes of practice and ethics of that governing body.

Most practitioners are willing to negotiate fees in cases of hardship.

Contact us at Mayfair for more information about individual practitioners and their therapies. Please note, these are appointment-only services.

Our therapists

Liesa Allcock – Podiatrist/Chiropodist

Liesa is a fully qualified experienced HCPC registered podiatrist. She has a degree in Podiatric Medicine and offers services including nail surgery, verruca treatments, orthotics, biomechanics and general podiatry.

To make an appointment call Liesa on 07305 496095 or email

Gary Smart BSc(Hons),MSc, DC

Gary is a primary health care professional, concerned with diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disorders of the musculoskeletal system and their effect on the function of the nervous system and general health. Treatment is usually done manually including spinal manipulation helping to improve the efficiency of the nervous system and releasing the body’s innate healing ability.

Every Thursday 8.30am to 1.30pm. To make an appointment call Gary on 07727 137415.

Fiona Robertson – Mindfulness & Reflexology

Fiona practices mindfulness, or mindful awareness, which is a state of present-moment attention in which you can clearly perceive thoughts, physical sensations, emotions and events at the moment they occur without reacting in an automatic or habitual way. This means you can make choices as to how you respond to things and have a rich and fulfilling life, even when experiencing difficult circumstances.

Fiona also offer reflexology which is a popular and relaxing treatment based on the principle that reflex points on the soles, tops, and sides of the feet correspond to areas throughout the body.

Please contact Fiona on 01588 638416 or email to make an appointment.

Chris Turner – Physiotherapy

Chris completed a degree in Sports Science at Loughborough University, Chris then went on to train as a physiotherapist at Birmingham University, in 2001. Chris is currently employed as a specialist musculoskeletal physiotherapist at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust. His practice focuses on client education and engagement as well as the use of a variety of therapeutic modalities including acupuncture, joint mobilisation and therapeutic exercise. As a keen cyclist, climber and general outdoors enthusiast he has a particular passion for treating sports injuries and helpi

Please contact him on 07471 182384 or for an appointment or further details

Jan Crate – Sports Massage

My sports massage can be of benefit to everyone, not just the sports players or athletes; it can offer much help and relief for those who have a desk job or a job where there is a lot of sitting around. It can also help with builders or gardener’s aches and pains as it keeps joints and muscles supple and can help to prevent injury.

If you are looking for a sports massage in Shropshire you are in the right place. My name is Jan Crate and I run Equilibrium Sports Massage. I am available at my treatment room in the Mayfair Community Centre twice a week, on Mondays and Fridays.

Jan can be contacted on 01584 823819 or

Hanna Litschmann – Shiatsu & Indian Head Massage

Shiatsu is a Japenese healing art which literally translated means finger pressure. The practitioner uses his/her own fingers, palms, elbows, knees and feet to press along the meridian lines (channels of living energy) on the body. Shiatsu is primarily a preventative medicine which helps maintain an individuals health, vitality and stamina.

Hanna can be contacted on 01743 353062 or 07966 146696

Mary Warrilow RN, BSc (Hons) QN Lymphoedema, Lipoedema & Chronic Oedema Services

Mary an experienced Registered Nurse with specialist knowledge and skills in assessing, diagnosing and treating all type of oedema and is also a qualified Bowen Therapist. Swelling of any type can cause distress and have a negative impact on your wellbeing. If you are suffering with any form of swelling why not give Mary a call to discuss any concerns that you may have and to arrange an appointment. Home visits are available.

Mary can be contacted on 07725 598715 and

Mandy Mason – Hypnotherapy

Hypnotherapy is a therapy utilising hypnoses, which is a very natural state of focused attention.
Hypnotherapy can be used for a wide range of issues including IBS, anxiety, fears and phobias,
habit control, insomnia etc. You will remain completely in control and the sessions are very relaxing.

Mandy can be contacted on 07903 222966 and

Kate Schenk – Reiki Master/Teacher

Reiki enhances natural healing, helps calm the mind, enhances a positive outlook,
eases tension and stress as well as balancing the body energies.
You remain fully clothed during the hour long session. For more information contact Kate directly on

07879 846328 or