Paediatric osteopathy is a safe and effective manual therapy for infants and children of all ages and stages of development. Paediatric osteopathy involves a range of treatment styles from cranial osteopathy to gentle stretching and joint articulations, depending on the age of the infant or child and their problem.
Cranial osteopathy is a very safe and effective form of treatment for children of all ages. Cranial osteopathy involves light touch, which allows Osteopathic Manual Practitioners to work with subtle tensions and strains within all structures of the body such as; muscles, ligaments and bones.
Osteopathy for infants and children can be helpful for a range of conditions, including:
Paediatric osteopathy can be utilised on its own or alongside other therapies such as physiotherapy, chiropractic care, massage therapy and speech therapy.
Osteopathy for your child is often covered your own extended health benefits but we recommend checking with your insurance provider before booking an appointment.