Babies & Children

As the twig is bent so the tree shall grow.
—A.T. Still, founder of Osteopathy

Infants and children may present for treatment with musculoskeletal issues that may be from a number of different causes. For example, trauma from pregnancy and birth, childhood accidents and falls, genetic disorders, growth related stresses and strains, infections, postural strains ans sporting injuries.

Do Osteopaths treat babies?

Some of our Osteopaths have postgraduate training to treat babies. Please check with reception to ensure that you book with the right Osteopath for your baby. Treatment is typically hands-on using gentle techniques and is in conjunction with education and advice to aid parents. Treatment for infants and small children never involves forceful joint manipulation techniques.

Children and Teenagers

Osteopaths may help children and teenagers with a range of problems including;