Osteopathic Care of Children
Does Harsh Medical Treatment of Children Concern You?
Osteopaths use a range of techniques to treat children — all of them very gentle.
is the name of one of these techniques. Before treating your child, we record a comprehensive case history, including birth history and general health.
We use highly developed palpation skills to diagnose any areas of the body that are not functioning well. By applying very gentle but specific pressure to the parts of the body that feel disturbed, obstructions to healing may be removed and a more normal state of health returned.
Blood flow to and from all the involved tissues may improve as may nerve function and tissue mobility. Improved general health, more optimal nervous system functioning and less pain is likely to result.
Hover over the conditions tab for more information on conditions that commonly affect children.