Osteopathy for babies & children

Osteopathic practitioners use very gentle and non-invasive rebalancing techniques with babies and children. Through treatment osteopathic practitioners encourage harmonious function and development of the growing body’s systems, helping children to grow into their full potential. Examples of conditions treated or helped in babies and children are as follows:



  • colic, unsettled babies
  • difficulty feeding, weak suck
  • torticollis
  • congestion in eye/nose areas
  • difficulty gaining weight
  • constipation, reflux, wind
  • cranial molding
  • babies who fail to thrive



  • acute/chronic ear infections
  • asthma, eczema, allergies
  • chronic immune problems, including recurrent tonsillitis, sinusitis, cough, cold
  • headaches, migraines
  • muscle/joint/back pain
  • supportive to orthodontic treatment
  • musculoskeletal conditions
  • learning/concentration difficulties, ADHD
  • sleep disturbances
  • developmental delay, including speech and coordination /dyspraxia
  • injury/strain from falls
  • autism
  • special needs spectrum, eg. cerebral palsy
  • epilepsy/seizures
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