- Providing breastfeeding preparation.
- Postnatal feeding support.
- Frenulotomy (tongue-tie release) procedure.
- Teacher of Developmental Baby Massage and Movement.
- Trainer for tongue-tie release.
As described by the General Osteopathic Council, osteopathy is a system of diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of medical conditions. It works with the structure and function of the body, and is based on the principle that the well-being of an individual depends on the skeleton, muscles, ligaments and connective tissues functioning smoothly together.
This is a specialised form of Osteopathy, requiring extensive post graduate training. It uses gentle osteopathic techniques specifically for treating babies, children, teens and perinatal mums. Paediatric osteopaths look beyond conditions and take a holistic approach to a patient, using manual techniques to restore, maintain and support health and well-being. We don't use any single osteopathic technique - we draw on the relevant approaches that are gentle enough for babies and children, providing treatment that's as individual as the patient. In young patients, the methods used are nearly always very gentle, but nonetheless powerful, requiring specialist skill and knowledge.
Local paediatric osteopathists include:-
Mary Jane Anderton
WOW (Westbourne Osteopathic and Wellness ) Clinic Westbourne Road, Westbourne, West Sussex, PO10 8UL
T: 01243 372272
The Centre of Complementary Medicine, 20 Lavant Street, Petersfield, GU32 3EW
T: 01730 231655
Cowdray Therapy Rooms, Parkway, Easebourne, Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 0AW
T: 07879 772152
Burbridge Clinic, 1 Chacksfield Court, 29 Craneswater Park, Southsea, PO4 0NX
T:02392 824910 or 07770 606359