Osteopathic treatment of babies, toddlers and older children is gentle natural hands on approach to healthcare to give your kids a helping hand. It focuses on the importance of physical comfort and ease of movement for our health and wellbeing, and is suitable for babies and children of all ages.
Paediatric osteopathy forms part of standard osteopathic undergraduate UK training and has the same principles as osteopathy for adults.
Our principle osteopath has also undertake specialised postgraduate training in paediatric osteopathy at the Osteopathic Centre for children, and is currently a post graduate paediatric clinical tutor at the British School of Osteopathy who have had children’s clinic for more than 50 years.
Parents consult paediatric osteopaths for various reasons, some bring their newborns ‘just for a check up’, others because they have been recommended by their health visitor, GP, NCT or friends.
Patients have have reported that their children seem more relaxed and sleep better after osteopathy treatment.
Osteopathy is suitable for babies and children of all ages, its a gentle, natural way to give your children a helping hand.